Cheap flights from New Orleans to Los Angeles (MSY - LAX)

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The best prices from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Los Angeles are usually found in August or July, booked 23 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
New Orleans (MSY) to Los Angeles (LAX)

All the information you need to plan the best MSY to LAX flight in 2022: compare New Orleans to Los Angeles flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Los Angeles.
MSY - LAX
Price
$136 - $247
LAX
Temperature
57.2 - 73.4 °F
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 3.4 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 30% potential price drop

Average price

$195

Average for round-trip flights in May 2022

Round-trip from

$136

From New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Los Angeles

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 Los Angeles?

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Los Angeles from New Orleans. Users have commonly found prices around $194 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $62. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New Orleans to Los Angeles (MSY - LAX)?

When flying from New Orleans to Los Angeles, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the morning, which can drop the price by up to 7% versus a flight in the evening.

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

Travelers have found that booking a Tuesday departure is the best way to save up to 46% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 42% by booking at least 19 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 Los Angeles within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $188.

Cheap flights from New Orleans to Los Angeles in May, June 2022

The best prices found for MSY to LAX flights for May, June
18 May - 21 May
$218pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
18 May - 21 May
$222pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
17 May - 21 May
$238pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong

New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Los Angeles 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from New Orleans found for this year
23 Aug - 27 Aug
$202pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
18 May - 21 May
$218pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
18 May - 21 May
$222pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from New Orleans

Save time with New Orleans to Los Angeles direct flight deals
23 Aug - 27 Aug
$202pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
9 Aug - 13 Aug
$238pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
8 Jun - 15 Jun
$242pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
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New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Last minute flights from New Orleans to Los Angeles

Late deals on round-trip flights to Los Angeles from New Orleans, departing today and this week
18 May - 21 May
$218pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
18 May - 21 May
$222pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
17 May - 21 May
$238pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong

One-way flights to Los Angeles from New Orleans

The cheapest one-way flights from New Orleans to Los Angeles
5:41 am - 12:00 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
8h 19m
MSY - LAX
United Airlines
$138
United
1:11 pm - 8:45 pm
Delta
1 Stop
9h 34m
MSY - LAX
Delta
$158
Delta
5:56 pm - 7:51 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
15h 55m
MSY - LAX
Multiple Airlines
$162
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Flight FAQs

From New Orleans to Los Angeles

What airports do I use to fly from New Orleans to Los Angeles?

You will need to book a flight from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Los Angeles if you want to fly from New Orleans to Los Angeles. At least 10 different airlines have flights from Louis Armstrong (MSY) to Los Angeles (LAX) on a regular basis. There are 10 flights to Los Angeles from the New Orleans airport per day. If you manage to book one that is nonstop, then you can expect the flight time from MSY to LAX to be around 3h 56m.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Spirit Airlines, Delta, and American Airlines flying from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Los Angeles have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from New Orleans to Los Angeles for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Orleans to Los Angeles for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $202, but on average you can expect to pay $257.

Are there nonstop flights from New Orleans to Los Angeles for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New Orleans to Los Angeles under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from New Orleans to Los Angeles is less than $275.

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

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

How popular is this New Orleans to Los Angeles flight route?

The New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Los Angeles flight path was viewed by 198 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from New Orleans to Los Angeles round-trip?

Flying on Spirit Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Los Angeles, with prices starting at $202.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Spirit Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $96. Users have also found prices from $138 and $149 on United Airlines and Delta, respectively.

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

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

What are the most reliable airlines from New Orleans to Los Angeles?

Before booking your flight to Los Angeles from New Orleans, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: LATAM Airlines (91%), Air France (89%), KLM( 87%).

What are the cheapest flights from New Orleans to Los Angeles?

The cheapest flight price from New Orleans to Los Angeles is $78. On average you can expect to pay $659. The most popular route, (New Orleans Louis Armstrong - Los Angeles), can usually be booked for $238.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Los Angeles, CA

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

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles.

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 Los Angeles.

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

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

Returning to New Orleans Louis Armstrong from Los Angeles

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles are not required to quarantine after entering New Orleans Louis Armstrong.

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Alternative routes for New Orleans to Los Angeles

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

Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New Orleans to Los Angeles.
Flight duration from MSY to LAX
3h 56m
Average temperature for May in Los Angeles
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Los Angeles
0.2 ″

Airports servicing New Orleans

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 7 airlines flying from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Los Angeles

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New Orleans to Los Angeles 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
$13 $18 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
$81 $207 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$84 $106 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$107 $309 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$112 $296 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$129 $316 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$319 $479 No cancel fee 75%

Hourly flight availability from New Orleans to Los Angeles

See what time of day planes typically take off from New Orleans towards Los Angeles.
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 60% of MSY to LAX departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 24% of MSY to LAX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 16% of MSY to LAX departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 0% of MSY to LAX departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from New Orleans to Los Angeles
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from New Orleans to Los Angeles.
Sunday
12 daily flights
Monday
13 daily flights
Tuesday
9 daily flights
Wednesday
9 daily flights
Thursday
13 daily flights
Friday
12 daily flights
Saturday
8 daily flights
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