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

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

All the information you need to plan the best null to MSY flight in 2021: compare California to New Orleans flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New Orleans.
How far in advance should I book a flight from California to New Orleans?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 31 days in advance, which can save you up to 28% on flights from California to New Orleans compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 31 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $200. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $252.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to New Orleans from California average $192. You can even find prices in August for less than $192, as users have found deals to New Orleans from as low as $83. The month of June appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to New Orleans from California. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 33%.

Cheap flights from California to New Orleans in May, June 2021

The best prices found for California to MSY flights for May, June
4 Jun - 8 Jun
$151pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
2 Jun - 6 Jun
$160pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
22 May - 25 May
$161pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

California to New Orleans 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Orleans from California found for this year
21 Sep - 28 Sep
$117pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
21 Sep - 28 Sep
$120pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
10 Aug - 17 Aug
$136pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland

Non-stop flights to New Orleans from California

Save time with California to New Orleans direct flight deals
21 Sep - 28 Sep
$117pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
21 Sep - 28 Sep
$120pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
4 Aug - 7 Aug
$138pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from California to New Orleans

Late deals on round-trip flights to New Orleans from California, departing today and this week
24 May - 26 May
$167pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
26 May - 2 Jun
$168pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
26 May - 29 May
$170pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to New Orleans from California

The cheapest one-way flights from California to New Orleans
6:58 am - 6:51 am
Frontier
2 Stops
21h 53m
SFO - MSY
Frontier
$96
Kiwi.com
9:56 am - 8:53 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
20h 57m
LAX - MSY
Multiple Airlines
$97
Kiwi.com
12:57 pm - 6:46 pm
Delta
Nonstop
3h 49m
LAX - MSY
Delta
$99
Delta

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Flight FAQs

From California to New Orleans

Are flight prices decreasing from California 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 California 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.

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

New policies can now be found on Alaska Airlines to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from California to New Orleans Louis Armstrong include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from California to New Orleans Louis Armstrong that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Spirit Airlines, Delta, and United Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

For a flight from California to New Orleans, you will be flying into Louis Armstrong. New Orleans Louis Armstrong (MSY) is just 11.4 mi from the center of the city.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from California to New Orleans for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $120, but on average you can expect to pay $149.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from California to New Orleans under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from California to New Orleans is less than $151.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

The California to New Orleans Louis Armstrong flight path was viewed by 617 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

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

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

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

What are the cheapest Flights from California to New Orleans?

While on average a flight from California to New Orleans is generally $538, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $83. When looking at the most popular route, (Los Angeles - New Orleans Louis Armstrong), you can expect to pay $120 for that flight.

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

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from California to New Orleans are KLM (97%), Korean Air (91%) and Aeromexico (91%).

How long is the flight from California to New Orleans?

A quick flight from California to New Orleans can take about 3h 34m. Spirit Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $164. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

Spirit Airlines, at $120, was found to be the cheapest airline from California to New Orleans..

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

$66 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 $77 and $99, respectively.

Departure points for flights from California to New Orleans

Select to see more specific information for flights to New Orleans from all departure points in California.

Destination information for New Orleans

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from California to New Orleans.
Flight duration
4h 03m
Average temperature for May in New Orleans
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in New Orleans
5.7 ″

Airports servicing

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Concord Buchanan Fld (CCR)
Crescent City (CEC)
San Diego Carlsbad-Palomar (CLD)
Fresno (FAT)

Airports servicing New Orleans

Top 10 airlines flying from California to New Orleans

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from California 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
Frontier
$95 $216 No cancel fee 62%
Sun Country Air
$122 $221 No cancel fee 83%
JetBlue
$147 $268 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$75 $273 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$103 $326 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$107 $344 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$103 $352 No cancel fee 71%
Alaska Airlines
$144 $359 No cancel fee 75%
Endeavor Airlines
$294 $402 No cancel fee N/A

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

Southwest
$170 $551 No cancel fee 63%
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