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When is the best time to fly to New Orleans?

What is the absolute cheapest flight to New Orleans?

The best deal found on momondo in the last two weeks was a flight to New Orleans from Killeen for $48. This is 91% cheaper than most flight deals to New Orleans. To find the cheapest price to New Orleans from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

What is the cheapest month to fly to New Orleans?

The month of September is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to New Orleans from United States, with most prices found around $186. If you don’t want to visit New Orleans in September, then you should wait until August to fly from United States, when ticket prices are also cheap, with an average price of $209.

How far in advance should I book a flight to New Orleans?

In general, most travelers find the cheapest time to book a flight to New Orleans is about 26 days prior to their departure date when tickets on average are $248. However, in the past 72 hours, people saw flights from United States for as low as $56.

What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to New Orleans?

The cheapest day to depart from United States to New Orleans is on a Tuesday when prices can be found for as low as $181. On the other hand, Friday 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 $293.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to New Orleans?

Flying to New Orleans from United States in the morning is the least expensive time of day to depart. momondo users have found prices as low as $234 when looking at flights departing in the morning. Try not to purchase tickets at noon because they tend to be around $293. Of course, these prices can vary depending on the time of year and what airport you fly to.

What is there to do in New Orleans when it’s raining?

Users planning a flight to New Orleans during the months of January, February, or June should anticipate rain. There are still things to do in New Orleans even when it's raining, though. Mardi Gras World is a great museum to visit near New Orleans and is especially great when the weather outside is less than desirable. Shopping centers like The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk are very popular destinations for those visiting the New Orleans area. The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk is a great place to go if you’re looking to spend some time inside. A family-friendly option for when the weather in New Orleans doesn’t cooperate is heading to Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, where you can enjoy all the ocean animals.

Is there a good place to hike near New Orleans?

Hikers looking for a more family-friendly day in the great outdoors would be best suited to plan their flight to New Orleans for October, when they can visit City Park and enjoy all that the park has to offer.

When is it best to fly to New Orleans to go sightseeing?

The best time to plan to fly to New Orleans to go sightseeing would be when the temperature is not unbearable and the chance of rain is only moderate. Considering those guidelines, March, April, or November seems like the best time of year to plan your visit.

How far away is the nearest zoo or aquarium from New Orleans?

The nearest zoo to the center of New Orleans is Audubon Zoo, which is a short 4.2 mi trip. Audubon Zoo is widely visited by local residents and tourists alike. The zoo features some tremendous animals and exhibits for visitors of all ages. The best time to visit New Orleans would be May, so book your flights to New Orleans accordingly. The aquarium nearest to the New Orleans city center, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, is just 0.4 mi away. Seeing as the aquarium is an indoor attraction, most tourists tend to visit when the weather does not cooperate. Months where the weather may be an issue in New Orleans are January or June.

Is there an alternative airport near New Orleans?

Those flying to New Orleans could potentially find better pricing at Gulfport Biloxi Regional Airport (67 mi from New Orleans city center) or Baton Rouge Ryan Airport (76 mi from New Orleans city center) depending on the month and departure airport.

Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into New Orleans?

Prices vary based on where travelers are departing from, but on average, the cheapest airport to fly to in New Orleans is Gulfport Biloxi Regional Airport where the average price is $473pp. Users typically find the best prices when using momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.


What are the current travel restrictions for New Orleans?

Currently, United States travel restrictions include travel to New Orleans. The United States has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals who have passed through or have been in China, Iran, European Schengen Area, the UK, Ireland and Brazil in the past 14 days. US citizens and permanent residents who have passed through or have been in any of the above countries in the past 14 days may still enter the United States, but must arrive at one of the following airports: Atlanta (ATL), Boston (BOS), Chicago (ORD), Dallas, (DFW), Detroit (DTW), Honolulu (HNL), Los Angeles (LAX), Miami (MIA), New York (JFK or EWR), San Francisco (SFO), Seattle (SEA), and Washington (IAD). US citizens and permanent residents who have passed through or have been in any of the countries named don't have to isolate for two weeks, unless they have had close contact with someone who has COVID-19. If you are planning to travel to New Orleans at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.


New Orleans flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to New Orleans found recently by users on momondo
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Quickest
Spirit Airlines
Oct 2
DEN
Denver Intl
5h 56m
1 stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Oct 5
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
11h 37m
1 stop
DEN
Denver Intl
Multiple Airlines
Nov 8
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
1h 36m
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Nov 9
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
1h 43m
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Major Airline
Nov 5
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2h 14m
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Nov 8
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
2h 38m
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Nov 5
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
1h 32m
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Nov 8
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
1h 43m
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
Nov 6
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
1h 25m
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Nov 9
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
1h 43m
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Oct 22
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
11h 36m
1 stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Oct 29
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
1h 37m
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

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Spirit Airlines
Oct 22
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
1h 32m
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Oct 11
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
1h 32m
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Oct 15
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
1h 32m
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Which airlines fly to New Orleans?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to New Orleans

Popular routes to New Orleans

Most frequently searched flights to New Orleans along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans Flights
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Houston to New Orleans Flights
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Chicago to New Orleans Flights
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$85
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$85
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Minneapolis to New Orleans Flights
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Las Vegas to New Orleans Flights
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$100
Baltimore to New Orleans Flights
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2h 45m
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$106
Miami to New Orleans Flights
Fastest flight time
1h 57m
Cheapest price
$106
San Francisco to New Orleans Flights
Fastest flight time
4h 08m
Cheapest price
$165
Seattle to New Orleans Flights
Fastest flight time
4h 30m
Cheapest price
$181
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