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

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

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 2021: 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
68 - 89.6 °F
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 4.8 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

Round-trip from

$136

From New Orleans to Los Angeles

One-way from

$90

One-way flight from New Orleans 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 day to fly round-trip from New Orleans to Los Angeles?

Users have found that flying from New Orleans to Los Angeles on a Saturday 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 Los Angeles?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 17 days in advance to save up to 20% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 17 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from New Orleans to Los Angeles 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $75, or $95 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New Orleans to Los Angeles?

The best pricing can be found in the month of April. Prices to Los Angeles from New Orleans average $86. You can even find prices in April for less than $86, as users have found deals to Los Angeles from as low as $43. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Los Angeles from New Orleans. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 23%.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from New Orleans to Los Angeles in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 28% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from New Orleans to Los Angeles in June, July 2021

The best prices found for MSY to LAX flights for June, July
10 Jul - 14 Jul
$138pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
31 Jul - 4 Aug
$175pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
24 Jul - 24 Jul
$182pp
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 to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from New Orleans found for this year
14 Sep - 15 Sep
$119pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
10 Jul - 14 Jul
$138pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
20 Sep - 29 Sep
$150pp
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 Los Angeles from New Orleans

Save time with New Orleans to Los Angeles direct flight deals
20 Sep - 29 Sep
$150pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
22 Sep - 27 Sep
$158pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
14 Sep - 15 Sep
$160pp
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 Los Angeles

Late deals on round-trip flights to Los Angeles from New Orleans, departing today and this week
28 Jun - 5 Jul
$196pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
28 Jun - 5 Jul
$199pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
28 Jun - 4 Jul
$206pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
     
3 STOPS
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
6:56 am - 7:33 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
14h 37m
MSY - LAX
Frontier
$90
Kiwi.com
12:30 pm - 6:08 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
7h 38m
MSY - LAX
United Airlines
$108
United
2:25 pm - 7:45 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
7h 20m
MSY - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$116
FlyFar

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Flight FAQs

From New Orleans to Los Angeles

Are flight prices decreasing from New Orleans to Los Angeles due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both New Orleans and Los Angeles for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Los Angeles to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Alaska Airlines to help keep travelers safe while flying. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Los Angeles are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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.

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 8 different airlines have flights from Louis Armstrong (MSY) to Los Angeles (LAX) on a regular basis. There are 13 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 4h 01m.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Orleans to Los Angeles for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $119, but on average you can expect to pay $167.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New Orleans to Los Angeles under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from New Orleans to Los Angeles is less than $175.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from New Orleans to Los Angeles?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Los Angeles was viewed by 487 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Per day, 1 flight departs from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Los Angeles on average.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in New Orleans or Los Angeles?

The rainfall in New Orleans is generally less than the rainfall in Los Angeles. This will continue over the next 17 days.

Is New Orleans weather warmer or cooler than Los Angeles?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 91 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in Los Angeles is generally colder than in New Orleans. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from New Orleans to Los Angeles?

A quick flight from New Orleans to Los Angeles can take about 4h 01m. Spirit Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $170. The distance between New Orleans and Los Angeles is about 1676 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Currently priced at $119, Spirit Airlines will fly you from New Orleans to Los Angeles and back. In addition to Spirit Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Spirit Airlines is 38% 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 Los Angeles one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from New Orleans to Los Angeles are Spirit Airlines ($79), Frontier ($90), and Delta ($99).

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
3h 58m
Average temperature for June in Los Angeles
82.4 °F

Airports servicing New Orleans

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 6 airlines flying from New Orleans 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
Spirit Airlines
$93 $216 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$120 $217 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$107 $223 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$98 $240 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$103 $283 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$133 $414 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 58% of MSY to LAX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 35% of MSY to LAX departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 4% of MSY to LAX departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 3% 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
17 daily flights
Monday
14 daily flights
Tuesday
11 daily flights
Wednesday
12 daily flights
Thursday
13 daily flights
Friday
16 daily flights
Saturday
13 daily flights
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