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About Flights to Jackson, Mississippi

Summary info about Jackson, Mississippi flight prices, duration and airlines

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The best one-way flight price to Jackson from United States in the last 72 hours is $103 (New York LaGuardia to Jackson-Evers Intl).
The best round-trip flight price to Jackson from United States in the last 72 hours is $138 (Houston George Bush Intcntl to Jackson-Evers Intl).
The fastest flight to Jackson from United States takes 1h 25m (Houston George Bush Intcntl to Jackson-Evers Intl).
There are 3 airlines operating flights to Jackson, including American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta.

Jackson, Mississippi flights insights and trends

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What is the cheapest month to fly to Jackson, Mississippi?

The cheapest month to fly to Jackson, Mississippi from United States is in September. Flight prices, which tend to average around $318, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. If you’re not able to fly to Jackson, Mississippi in September, then October is your next best option. Flight prices from United States to Jackson, Mississippi during October average around $332.

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Jackson, Mississippi?

$113 is the cheapest deal found on momondo in the last two weeks for a flight to Jackson, Mississippi. This flight is from Tucson and is 91% cheaper than most flights to Jackson, Mississippi. To find the cheapest price to Jackson, Mississippi from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
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What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Jackson, Mississippi?

The cheapest day to depart from United States to Jackson, Mississippi is on a Thursday when prices can be found for as low as $375. On the other hand, Sunday is the most expensive day to depart from United States because it is more convenient for both business and leisure travelers. As a result, prices tend to be around $529.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Jackson, Mississippi?

Our most recent data shows that the best time of day to fly to Jackson, Mississippi is in the morning. Flights from United States to Jackson, Mississippi during this time can be as low as $421. In contrast, the most expensive time of day to depart to Jackson, Mississippi is at noon when prices are around $468.

How long does it take to fly to Jackson, Mississippi?

Flight times from United States to Jackson, Mississippi vary, but if you’re flying out of Los Angeles and flying into Jackson-Evers Intl (one of the most popular routes), then the duration is 5h 46m on average. Another popular route from United States to Jackson, Mississippi is flying from Miami to Jackson-Evers Intl, which will take roughly 4h 16m. Keep in mind that layovers or delays could extend your travel time.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Jackson, Mississippi?

The ideal time to book your flight to Jackson, Mississippi is 24 days in advance when prices tend to average $423. However, flight prices might be lower outside of this timeframe. For example, people recently found flights to Jackson, Mississippi from United States for as low as $348 on momondo.

Cheapest flights to Jackson, Mississippi airports

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Santa Ana (SNA) to Jackson, Mississippi (JAN)

Typically, flights to Jackson from Los Angeles are cheaper when flying from Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty to Jackson-Evers Intl, which has an average price of $501

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI FROM LOS ANGELESOctober41% cheaperFlying from Los Angeles to Jackson, Mississippi costs on average just $309 in October
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI FROM LOS ANGELESJuly42% more expensiveIt costs about $740 for flights to Jackson, Mississippi from Los Angeles in July
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI FROM LOS ANGELESJuly296% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Jackson, Mississippi from Los Angeles in July than any other month

Frequently asked questions about flying to Jackson, Mississippi

Jackson is the capital city of Mississippi and is situated roughly in the center of this southern state, offering visitors a humid, subtropical climate. It’s never extremely cold in Jackson. During the winter, average low temperatures range from 37 – 41 degrees Fahrenheit, so you won’t need your snow boots; a warm jacket will suffice. There aren’t many tourists visiting Jackson during the winter, so you can get less expensive flights and rooms. In the spring, the weather warms up quickly, as does the tourist season. With daily high temperatures between 71 – 85 degrees Fahrenheit, it’s warm but not too hot. May, June and July are the city’s busiest months for visitors, so if you want to come during this period, make sure to book your vacation in advance. August is hot and sticky, with humidity levels making the 93 degree Fahrenheit temperatures feel even hotter. If you visit in August, drink lots of water to stay hydrated and take it easy during the hottest hours of the day. The heat can persist into September and October, but generally lets up in November. There are fewer tourists during fall, perhaps making this an opportune time for your Jackson getaway.

If you’re looking to do your hiking in warmer conditions, consider planning your flight to Jackson for October. Parks like Tunica River Park are popular hot spots in those months.

Those flying to Jackson, Mississippi could potentially find better pricing at Madison Bruce Campbell Field Airport (11 mi from Jackson, Mississippi city center), Laurel Hattiesburg-PineBelt Airport (76 mi from Jackson, Mississippi city center), Meridian Key Field Airport (84 mi from Jackson, Mississippi city center) or Greenville Mid-Delta Airport (94 mi from Jackson, Mississippi city center) depending on the month and departure airport.

Meridian Key Field Airport has an average price of $652 per person and is typically the cheapest airport to fly into when visiting Jackson, Mississippi. This average price does vary based on departure city. Try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool to find the cheapest flight.

Jackson, Mississippi flight deals found on momondo

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Which airlines fly to Jackson, Mississippi?

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Which airlines fly to Jackson, Mississippi?

There may be other airlines that fly to Jackson, Mississippi from United States, but the most popular among our users are American Airlines, Delta, United Airlines and Frontier. These airlines should offer flights to Jackson, Mississippi on a routine basis if you’re flying from one of the more popular airports in United States.

Delta Flights to Jackson, Mississippi

Delta operates around 36 flights into Jackson, Mississippi in any given week. The most common departure point for these flights was from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson, with the best round-trip Delta deal found being $187 (Boston Logan Intl to Jackson, Mississippi). Users have rated Delta 7.9/10 in over 409 reviews on momondo.

United Airlines Flights to Jackson, Mississippi

Another popular choice for flights to Jackson, Mississippi is United Airlines (7.1/10, 1,364 reviews). Most United Airlines flights landing in Jackson, Mississippi will be arriving from Houston George Bush Intcntl, but there are 28 United Airlines flights to Jackson, Mississippi from all departure points globally so prices can vary significantly. The best United Airlines deal found on momondo this week was $147 (Las Vegas Harry Reid Intl to Jackson, Mississippi, round-trip).

Airports near Jackson, Mississippi

Below you will find all the airports in Jackson, Mississippi along with the distance from the city center

Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN)

The airport serving commercial airlines flying into Jackson is a city-owned civil-military airport located 6 miles east of Jackson, across the Pearl river. There are a few different options for getting into Jackson from the airport.


Taxis are available outside the baggage claim area on terminal level 1. You may hail one or call for service if none are present. The trip into the city takes 18 minutes and the fare is $34.00 USD. Uber services are available, and cost between $16.00 USD and $21.00 USD, depending on the day and time.


Shuttle services are available but must be prearranged. Ask when you are making reservations if your hotel offers shuttle services from the airport, as sometimes these are complimentary. Otherwise, JAN Airport Shuttle service and GO Airport Shuttles shouldn’t cost more than $30.

Car rentals

Car rental is a popular option for travelers to Jackson and you can look for deals on car rentals with momondo.

How to travel around Jackson, Mississippi

Jackson is a sprawling city with many of the attractions out in the suburbs; so many tourists opt to rent a car during their stay. You can travel around by taxi, although you can’t hail one in the street. Uber operates in the city, and is generally less costly than traveling by taxi. The JATRAN buses serve the entire city, but are reportedly unreliable. Here are some details about Jackson, Mississippi transportation.


The Jackson Transit Authority (JATRAN) bus network offers 12 routes running Monday through Friday from 5:15 am to 7:45 pm and Saturday from 6:45 am to 6:45 pm. A one-way fare is $1.50 USD, and transfers are free, or you can buy a day pass for $4.00 USD. Children under 5 ride for free with a paying adult.


Make sure to call for your taxi at least 30 minutes ahead of when you need a ride, or have your concierge do so. You can’t hail a cab on the street in Jackson. Fares start at $4.00 USD for the meter drop, then $2.20 USD per subsequent mile. Uber services can save you a few dollars, with a start rate of $1.75 USD, then a cost of $1.15 USD per mile.

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Best things to do and see in Jackson, Mississippi

Things to do and places of interest in Jackson, Mississippi

Jackson is a southern city full of heart and soul and music! It’s also the capital of Mississippi, and bursts with art and history. Here are a few suggestions for your itinerary.

  • Jackson’s 20th-century musicians were pioneers of blues, jazz and soul, some of the most heartfelt music created in the Americas. While you’re here, visit Johnny T’s Bistro & Bar, the Yellow Scarf, or Frank Jones Corner to soak up the soulful music of Jackson.
  • Visit the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, which focuses on the natural history of Mississippi, highlighting the plants, animals, fossils and habitats of the state. You can see a large collection of native fish, reptiles and amphibians, and a greenhouse called “The Swamp” full of live alligators and turtles. Take a walk on the 300-acre grounds crisscrossed with nature trails.
  • Check out the Old Capitol Museum, an 1839-dated Greek Revival building that was the seat of the state’s government until the early 1900s. This national historic landmark has been carefully restored and displays fascinating exhibits from Mississippi’s legislature, governor and high court.
  • Take a guided tour of Pulitzer-prize-winning author Eudora Welty’s home on Pinecrest St. Most of her fiction and essays were written here, and the home has been returned to it’s 1925 – 1945 appearance.
  • Check out the largest art museum in the state, the Mississippi Museum of Art, which focuses on the works of local and regional artists.
  • Gain some insight into the civil rights struggle at Medgar Evers House. This 1956-dated structure was the civil rights activist’s home when he was killed while standing in his carport in 1963. The house was repaired and stabilized in 1995-96, and in 2013 was restored to the way it looked during the Evers’ residency.

Tips and tricks for visiting Jackson, Mississippi

As the birthplace of the blues, Mississippi promotes the Blues Trail, consisting of 189 historic markers, spread across the state, each with a marker planted in a spot that played a role in shaping the blues. Jackson has 13 Mississippi Blues Trail sites.

Jackson has battled a reputation as a high-crime city. Police warn that women should not be out alone at night, due to a number of violent crimes targeting single women. If you are traveling alone, please use caution and common sense, and stay in well lit areas.

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