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

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The best prices from Atlanta to New Orleans are usually found in July or May, booked 36 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Thursday

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

All the information you need to plan the best ATL to MSY flight in 2021: compare Atlanta to New Orleans flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New Orleans.
ATL - MSY
Price
$117 - $192
MSY
Temperature
66.2 - 91.4 °F
MSY
Rainfall
3.3 - 7.8 inches

Popular in

February

High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$117

From Atlanta to New Orleans

One-way from

$56

One-way flight from Atlanta to New Orleans

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 Atlanta to New Orleans?

Users have found that flying from Atlanta to New Orleans on a Thursday 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 Atlanta to New Orleans?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 31 days in advance to save up to 28% 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 31 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 Atlanta to New Orleans 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $200, or $252 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

August can be a great time to fly to New Orleans from Atlanta with a flight ticket averaging about $192. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $83. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Atlanta to New Orleans in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 51% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Atlanta to New Orleans in June, July 2021

The best prices found for ATL to MSY flights for June, July
30 Jun - 3 Jul
$69pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
6 Jul - 10 Jul
$80pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
6 Jul - 8 Jul
$82pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Atlanta to New Orleans 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Orleans from Atlanta found for this year
30 Jun - 3 Jul
$69pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
6 Jul - 10 Jul
$80pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
6 Jul - 8 Jul
$82pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Non-stop flights to New Orleans from Atlanta

Save time with Atlanta to New Orleans direct flight deals
6 Jul - 10 Jul
$80pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
6 Jul - 8 Jul
$82pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
9 Jul - 15 Jul
$84pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Last minute flights from Atlanta to New Orleans

Late deals on round-trip flights to New Orleans from Atlanta, departing today and this week
30 Jun - 3 Jul
$69pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
29 Jun - 29 Jun
$85pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
30 Jun - 3 Jul
$93pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

One-way flights to New Orleans from Atlanta

The cheapest one-way flights from Atlanta to New Orleans
2:36 pm - 12:00 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
22h 24m
ATL - MSY
Frontier
$56
Kiwi.com
1:50 pm - 5:08 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
4h 18m
ATL - MSY
United Airlines
$78
United
7:59 pm - 8:38 pm
Delta
Nonstop
1h 39m
ATL - MSY
Delta
$79
Delta

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Flight FAQs

From Atlanta to New Orleans

Are flight prices decreasing from Atlanta to New Orleans 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 Atlanta and New Orleans 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.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to New Orleans Louis Armstrong have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Spirit Airlines, Delta, and American 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.

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

Booking a flight from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson (ATL) to New Orleans Louis Armstrong (MSY) is your only option if you wish to fly from Atlanta to New Orleans. On a typical day, there are 27 flights from Hartsfield-Jackson to Louis Armstrong, all of which are around 1h 31m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 6 airlines when you book a flight from Hartsfield-Jackson to New Orleans.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Atlanta to New Orleans for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $69, but on average you can expect to pay $94.

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

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

Are there last-minute flights available from Atlanta to New Orleans for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Atlanta to New Orleans within the next 7 days for less than $100.

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

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to New Orleans Louis Armstrong have been viewed 354 times in the past calendar month.

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

Travelers can expect 8 flights from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to New Orleans Louis Armstrong on average per day.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 50% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 50% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Atlanta or New Orleans?

Atlanta will have less rainfall in 2 compared to New Orleans over the next 16 days.

Is Atlanta weather warmer or cooler than New Orleans?

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

How long is the flight from Atlanta to New Orleans?

Airlines like Spirit Airlines and Delta fly from Atlanta to New Orleans in about 1h 31m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. The distance from Atlanta to New Orleans is about 427 mi. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

Flying on Spirit Airlines is currently your cheapest option to New Orleans, with prices starting at $69. Another option worth looking into is Delta, starting at $117 round trip. Spirit Airlines is 52% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

$34 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Spirit Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Frontier and Delta, with prices starting from $56 and $69, respectively.

Alternative routes for Atlanta to New Orleans

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

Destination information for New Orleans

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Atlanta to New Orleans.
Flight duration
1h 35m
Average temperature for June in New Orleans
89.6 °F
Avg rainfall for June in New Orleans
7.8 ″

Airports servicing Atlanta

Airports servicing New Orleans

Top 6 airlines flying from Atlanta to New Orleans

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Atlanta to New Orleans 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
$53 $145 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$118 $227 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$70 $231 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$78 $245 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$72 $265 No cancel fee 69%
Southwest
$159 $309 No cancel fee 63%

Hourly flight availability from Atlanta to New Orleans

See what time of day planes typically take off from Atlanta towards New Orleans.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 50% of ATL to MSY departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 27% of ATL to MSY departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 22% of ATL to MSY departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of ATL to MSY departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Atlanta to New Orleans
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Atlanta to New Orleans.
Sunday
21 daily flights
Monday
35 daily flights
Tuesday
30 daily flights
Wednesday
25 daily flights
Thursday
29 daily flights
Friday
31 daily flights
Saturday
24 daily flights
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