Cheap flights from New Orleans to Atlanta (MSY - ATL)

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The best prices from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson are usually found in March or April, booked 32 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
New Orleans (MSY) to Atlanta (ATL)

All the information you need to plan the best MSY to ATL flight in 2022: compare New Orleans to Atlanta flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Atlanta.
MSY - ATL
Price
$94 - $177
ATL
Temperature
42.8 - 80.6 °F
ATL
Rainfall
3.4 - 5.3 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 24% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$94

From New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

One-way from

$69

One-way flight from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from New Orleans to Atlanta?

The best pricing can be found in the month of March. Prices to Atlanta from New Orleans average $125. You can even find prices in March for less than $125, as users have found deals to Atlanta from as low as $65. The month of June appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Atlanta from New Orleans. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 42%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New Orleans to Atlanta (MSY - ATL)?

It’s typically best to fly out from New Orleans to Atlanta in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 53% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from New Orleans to Atlanta?

Users have found that flying from New Orleans to Atlanta on a Sunday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

To save up to 52% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 28 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from New Orleans to Atlanta from $121 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $184 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

Cheap flights from New Orleans to Atlanta in May, June 2022

The best prices found for MSY to ATL flights for May, June
2 Jun - 7 Jun
$84pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
2 Jun - 6 Jun
$85pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
7 Jun - 8 Jun
$86pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong

New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Atlanta 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Atlanta from New Orleans found for this year
2 Jun - 7 Jun
$84pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
2 Jun - 6 Jun
$85pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
7 Jun - 8 Jun
$86pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Non-stop flights to Atlanta from New Orleans

Save time with New Orleans to Atlanta direct flight deals
2 Jun - 7 Jun
$84pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
2 Jun - 6 Jun
$85pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
7 Jun - 8 Jun
$86pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Last minute flights from New Orleans to Atlanta

Late deals on round-trip flights to Atlanta from New Orleans, departing today and this week
25 May - 8 Jun
$107pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
25 May - 8 Jun
$119pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
25 May - 31 May
$129pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong

One-way flights to Hartsfield-Jackson from New Orleans

The cheapest one-way flights from New Orleans to Atlanta
3:45 pm - 3:08 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
22h 23m
MSY - ATL
Multiple Airlines
$69
Kiwi.com
10:12 am - 3:42 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
4h 30m
MSY - ATL
United Airlines
$78
United
3:36 am - 6:13 am
Frontier
Nonstop
1h 37m
MSY - ATL
Frontier
$97
CheapOair

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Flight FAQs

From New Orleans to Atlanta

What airports do I use to fly from New Orleans to Atlanta?

To fly from New Orleans to Atlanta, you need to book a flight from Louis Armstrong (MSY) to Hartsfield-Jackson (ATL). Nonstop flights to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson from New Orleans Louis Armstrong take 1h 30m on average. When it comes time to book airfare, you have a few options: there are 27 outbound flights from Louis Armstrong to Hartsfield-Jackson offered by 8 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Delta, Spirit Airlines, and Frontier are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from New Orleans to Atlanta for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Orleans to Atlanta for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $85, but on average you can expect to pay $110.

Are there nonstop flights from New Orleans to Atlanta for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New Orleans to Atlanta under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from New Orleans to Atlanta is less than $106.

Are there last-minute flights available from New Orleans to Atlanta for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New Orleans to Atlanta within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from New Orleans to Atlanta?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this New Orleans to Atlanta flight route?

Within the past month, 86 users have taken a look at flights from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson.

How many flights depart from New Orleans to Atlanta on average per day?

On average 12 flights depart from New Orleans to Atlanta per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 8% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 42% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 50% of flight departures

How long is the flight from New Orleans to Atlanta?

For as low as $85, Spirit Airlines can have you in Atlanta from New Orleans in 1h 30m. There are 427 mi between New Orleans and Atlanta. Most flights are nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from New Orleans to Atlanta round-trip?

Spirit Airlines, at $85, was found to be the cheapest airline from New Orleans to Atlanta. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Frontier. Spirit Airlines is 31% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from New Orleans to Atlanta one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Spirit Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $30. Frontier flights start at $41 while deals on United Airlines start at $78 one-way.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from New Orleans to Atlanta?

When booking a flight from New Orleans to Atlanta, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Alaska Airlines or Delta as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from New Orleans to Atlanta?

Looking for the cheapest flight from New Orleans to Atlanta? While on average our users pay $393, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $54. The most popular route (New Orleans Louis Armstrong - Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson), is priced around $85.

What are the most reliable airlines from New Orleans to Atlanta?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from New Orleans to Atlanta consider choosing WestJet (90%), Aerolineas Argentinas (90%) or Air France (90%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What airports serve Atlanta from New Orleans?

When flying to Atlanta from New Orleans, you'll depart at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. The second lowest-lying airport in the world, this airport is the primary commercial airport for the New Orleans metropolitan area as well as southeast Louisiana. The total drive time from the city center to this airport is about 20 min. In Atlanta, you'll land at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Among the top three busiest airports globally, this airport is approximately 8.9 miles south of North Atlanta. Given that it has a straightforward and functional layout, you can easily locate where to find a taxi to drop you at your final destination. You can also easily find assistance if you're confused as this airport boasts numerous experienced staff members.

Which airlines fly directly from New Orleans to Atlanta?

The distance between New Orleans and Atlanta is about 425 miles. Thus, numerous airlines fly directly between the two cities. If you're planning to fly directly from New Orleans to Atlanta, some of the airlines whose flights you can board include Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Frontier, Aeromexico, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, and Alitalia. These airlines have flights that depart at different times. As this is the case, you can easily find a flight that leaves at a time you find convenient.

What are the layover options between New Orleans and Atlanta?

Orlando is the only layover option between New Orleans and Atlanta. In Orlando, you'll land at Orlando International Airport. Formerly known as the McCoy Air Force Base, this airport handles over 50 million passengers annually. This makes it the tenth busiest airport in the country. While at Orlando International Airport waiting to resume your flight, there are numerous things you can do, including eating at one of the airport's elegant eateries, relax at one of its lounges, shop at some of the best duty-free shops in the country, and get pampered at either Terminal Gateway Spa or Xpress Spa. You can also enjoy viewing some art as the airport usually has several art exhibits.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from New Orleans to Atlanta?

A flight from New Orleans to Atlanta is a domestic flight. US citizens don't need a visa or a passport to fly domestically. This being the case, if you're a US citizen and you intend to fly from New Orleans, you can use your passport, although you don't have to. Apart from a US passport, you can use your driver's license or any of your state photo identity cards. You can also use a DHS trusted traveler card, border crossing card, permanent resident card, and a US Department of Defense ID.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Atlanta, GA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Atlanta from New Orleans?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson within the United States

Most visitors from New Orleans Louis Armstrong need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New Orleans Louis Armstrong must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New Orleans Louis Armstrong are not required to quarantine after entering Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson.

Do I need a test to fly back to New Orleans from Atlanta?

Returning to New Orleans Louis Armstrong from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to New Orleans Louis Armstrong.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson are not required to quarantine after entering New Orleans Louis Armstrong.

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Alternative routes for New Orleans to Atlanta

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Atlanta

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New Orleans to Atlanta.
Flight duration from MSY to ATL
1h 34m
Average temperature for May in Atlanta
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Atlanta
3.5 ″

Airports servicing New Orleans

Airports servicing Atlanta

Top 6 airlines flying from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New Orleans to Atlanta choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Juneyao Airlines
$11 $22 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Frontier
$29 $86 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$38 $103 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$86 $197 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$87 $237 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$105 $209 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from New Orleans to Atlanta

See what time of day planes typically take off from New Orleans towards Atlanta.
Morning 6 AM to noon 46% of MSY to ATL departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 38% of MSY to ATL departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 13% of MSY to ATL departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 3% of MSY to ATL departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from New Orleans to Atlanta
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from New Orleans to Atlanta.
Sunday
29 daily flights
Monday
34 daily flights
Tuesday
33 daily flights
Wednesday
26 daily flights
Thursday
26 daily flights
Friday
32 daily flights
Saturday
13 daily flights
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