Cheap flights from New Orleans (MSY) to California (CA)

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

All the information you need to plan the best MSY to LAX flight in 2022: compare New Orleans to California flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in California.
How far in advance should I book a flight from New Orleans to California?

Find a great deal and save up to 62% by booking at least 42 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from New Orleans to California within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $299.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New Orleans to California?

Flights from New Orleans to California lean towards being more expensive in June. Prices are generally better when you fly from New Orleans to California in October, with the cheapest ticket starting at $85.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New Orleans to California (MSY - CA)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from New Orleans to California as you normally would.

Cheap flights from New Orleans to California in July, August 2022

The best prices found for MSY to California flights for July, August
23 Aug - 30 Aug
$164pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
17 Aug - 18 Aug
$169pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
17 Aug - 18 Aug
$173pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong

New Orleans Louis Armstrong to California 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from New Orleans found for this year
23 Aug - 30 Aug
$164pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
17 Aug - 18 Aug
$169pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
26 Sep - 28 Sep
$170pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Non-stop flights to California from New Orleans

Save time with New Orleans to California direct flight deals
7 Sep - 13 Sep
$164pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
26 Sep - 28 Sep
$170pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
15 Sep - 20 Sep
$171pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Last minute flights from New Orleans to California

Late deals on round-trip flights to California from New Orleans, departing today and this week
7 Jul - 14 Jul
$215pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
9 Jul - 21 Jul
$228pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
7 Jul - 12 Jul
$244pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong

One-way flights to California from New Orleans

The cheapest one-way flights from New Orleans to California
1:56 pm - 7:59 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
8h 03m
MSY - SAN
United Airlines
$103
United
7:10 pm - 7:21 am
Frontier
1 Stop
14h 11m
MSY - SAN
Frontier
$116
Flights by SU
3:10 am - 3:50 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
26h 40m
MSY - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$117
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Flight FAQs

From New Orleans to California

What airport do you fly from for flights from New Orleans to California?

Most people fly from New Orleans Louis Armstrong (MSY) if they book a flight from New Orleans to California. New Orleans Louis Armstrong is conveniently located just 11.4 mi from New Orleans’s city center.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to California have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Spirit Airlines, Delta, and United Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Spirit Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from New Orleans to California for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Orleans to California for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $164, but on average you can expect to pay $189.

Are there nonstop flights from New Orleans to California for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New Orleans to California under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from New Orleans to California is less than $205.

Are there last-minute flights available from New Orleans to California for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New Orleans to California within the next 7 days for less than $300.

How popular is this New Orleans to California flight route?

The New Orleans Louis Armstrong to California flight path was viewed by 187 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $77 on Spirit Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Frontier from $86 and United Airlines from $103 one-way.

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

Consider KLM (86%), Air France (85%) or Southwest (80%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from New Orleans to California.

What are the most popular routes from New Orleans to California?

When deciding which route to take from New Orleans to California consider New Orleans Louis Armstrong - Los Angeles, New Orleans Louis Armstrong - San Francisco or New Orleans Louis Armstrong - San Diego as they are the most popular.

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

Consider American Airlines, Alaska Airlines or Delta when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from New Orleans to California.

What are the cheapest flights from New Orleans to California?

On average you can expect to pay $617 for a flight from New Orleans to California. The cheapest flight overall is $15 while the most popular route, (New Orleans Louis Armstrong - Los Angeles) is currently priced at $164.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for California (CA)

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

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to California 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 California.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New Orleans Louis Armstrong are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering California.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New Orleans Louis Armstrong are not required to quarantine after entering California.

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

Returning to New Orleans Louis Armstrong from California

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from California are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering New Orleans Louis Armstrong.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from California are not required to quarantine after entering New Orleans Louis Armstrong.

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Destination information for California

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New Orleans to California.
Flight duration from MSY to California
3h 59m

Airports servicing New Orleans

Airports servicing

Bishop (BIH)
Burbank (BUR)
Concord Buchanan Fld (CCR)
Crescent City (CEC)
San Diego Carlsbad-Palomar (CLD)

Top 7 airlines flying from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to California

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New Orleans to California 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
$10 $23 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.

Spirit Airlines
$67 $265 No cancel fee 65%
Alaska Airlines
$67 $517 No cancel fee 75%
Frontier
$88 $220 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$116 $429 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$120 $451 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$138 $349 No cancel fee N/A
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