Cheap flights from Champaign to New Orleans (CMI - MSY) from $366

This is the cheapest round-trip flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 9/9. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
CMI — MSY
May 26 — Jun 21

Cheap flight deals from Champaign to New Orleans

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Champaign (CMI) to New Orleans (MSY). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated May 21, 2024.

Popular in

March

Cheapest in

April

Average price

$547

Round-trip from

$249
High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in May 2024
From Champaign University-Willard to New Orleans Louis Armstrong

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

Users have found that leaving on a Friday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 38% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

April can be a great time to fly to New Orleans from Champaign with a flight ticket averaging about $554. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of April for as cheap as $304. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of March.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Champaign to New Orleans (CMI - MSY)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Champaign to New Orleans in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 2% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap American Airlines flights from Champaign to New Orleans

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by American Airlines for the route between Champaign and New Orleans. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,708,702 searches. Data last updated May 21, 2024.
Mon 9/97:20 amCMI - MSY
1 stop4h 31mAmerican Airlines
Fri 9/132:11 pmMSY - CMI
1 stop6h 25mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/19$366
Thu 9/123:54 pmCMI - MSY
1 stop6h 19mAmerican Airlines
Sun 9/156:01 amMSY - CMI
2 stops8h 07mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/20$371
Thu 9/123:54 pmCMI - MSY
1 stop6h 19mAmerican Airlines
Sun 9/157:51 amMSY - CMI
1 stop6h 33mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/20$386
Mon 9/93:54 pmCMI - MSY
1 stop6h 19mAmerican Airlines
Fri 9/137:27 amMSY - CMI
2 stops6h 41mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/19$390
Mon 7/297:07 amCMI - MSY
1 stop6h 04mAmerican Airlines
Sat 8/33:31 pmMSY - CMI
1 stop5h 08mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/20$436
Mon 7/293:51 pmCMI - MSY
1 stop6h 51mAmerican Airlines
Sat 8/37:00 amMSY - CMI
2 stops8h 21mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/20$440
Sun 7/283:51 pmCMI - MSY
1 stop6h 51mAmerican Airlines
Thu 8/17:23 amMSY - CMI
1 stop7h 02mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/20$456
Mon 9/93:07 pmCMI - MSY
2 stops7h 06mAmerican Airlines
Fri 9/137:27 amMSY - CMI
2 stops6h 41mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/19$465
Thu 9/1211:25 amCMI - MSY
2 stops8h 43mAmerican Airlines
Sun 9/156:01 amMSY - CMI
2 stops8h 07mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/20$466

Champaign to New Orleans 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Champaign and New Orleans in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,708,702 searches. Data last updated May 21, 2024.
Mon 9/97:20 amCMI - MSY
1 stop4h 31mAmerican Airlines
Fri 9/132:11 pmMSY - CMI
1 stop6h 25mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/19$366
Thu 9/123:54 pmCMI - MSY
1 stop6h 19mAmerican Airlines
Sun 9/156:01 amMSY - CMI
2 stops8h 07mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/20$371
Thu 9/123:54 pmCMI - MSY
1 stop6h 19mAmerican Airlines
Sun 9/157:51 amMSY - CMI
1 stop6h 33mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/20$386
Mon 9/93:54 pmCMI - MSY
1 stop6h 19mAmerican Airlines
Fri 9/137:27 amMSY - CMI
2 stops6h 41mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/19$390
Mon 7/297:07 amCMI - MSY
1 stop6h 04mAmerican Airlines
Sat 8/33:31 pmMSY - CMI
1 stop5h 08mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/20$436
Mon 7/293:51 pmCMI - MSY
1 stop6h 51mAmerican Airlines
Sat 8/37:00 amMSY - CMI
2 stops8h 21mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/20$440
Sun 7/283:51 pmCMI - MSY
1 stop6h 51mAmerican Airlines
Thu 8/17:23 amMSY - CMI
1 stop7h 02mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/20$456
Mon 9/93:07 pmCMI - MSY
2 stops7h 06mAmerican Airlines
Fri 9/137:27 amMSY - CMI
2 stops6h 41mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/19$465
Thu 9/1211:25 amCMI - MSY
2 stops8h 43mAmerican Airlines
Sun 9/156:01 amMSY - CMI
2 stops8h 07mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/20$466

Find flights from Champaign to New Orleans within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Champaign to New Orleans that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,708,702 searches. Data last updated May 21, 2024.

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Champaign University-WillardNew Orleans Louis Armstrong

CMI - MSY

CMIMSY

Champaign University-Willard

Mon 9/9

1 stop4h 31m

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Fri 9/13

1 stop6h 25m

$366

Champaign University-WillardNew Orleans Louis Armstrong

CMI - MSY

CMIMSY

Champaign University-Willard

Thu 9/12

1 stop6h 19m

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Sun 9/15

2 stops8h 07m

$371

Champaign University-WillardNew Orleans Louis Armstrong

CMI - MSY

CMIMSY

Champaign University-Willard

Thu 9/12

1 stop6h 19m

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Sun 9/15

1 stop6h 33m

$386

Champaign University-WillardNew Orleans Louis Armstrong

CMI - MSY

CMIMSY

Champaign University-Willard

Mon 9/9

1 stop6h 19m

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Fri 9/13

2 stops6h 41m

$390

Champaign University-WillardNew Orleans Louis Armstrong

CMI - MSY

CMIMSY

Champaign University-Willard

Mon 7/29

1 stop6h 04m

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Sat 8/3

1 stop5h 08m

$436

Champaign University-WillardNew Orleans Louis Armstrong

CMI - MSY

CMIMSY

Champaign University-Willard

Mon 7/29

1 stop6h 51m

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Sat 8/3

2 stops8h 21m

$440

Champaign University-WillardNew Orleans Louis Armstrong

CMI - MSY

CMIMSY

Champaign University-Willard

Sun 7/28

1 stop6h 51m

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Thu 8/1

1 stop7h 02m

$456

Champaign University-WillardNew Orleans Louis Armstrong

CMI - MSY

CMIMSY

Champaign University-Willard

Mon 9/9

2 stops7h 06m

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Fri 9/13

2 stops6h 41m

$465

Champaign University-WillardNew Orleans Louis Armstrong

CMI - MSY

CMIMSY

Champaign University-Willard

Thu 9/12

2 stops8h 43m

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Sun 9/15

2 stops8h 07m

$466

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Deals found on 5/19

When is the cheapest time to fly from Champaign to New Orleans?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from Champaign to New Orleans. Price data was last updated on May 12, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Champaign to New Orleans flight should consider departing on Saturday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Sunday mornings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Best time to book a flight from Champaign to New Orleans

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Temperature and rainfall in New Orleans by month

Plan your trip to New Orleans by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

MSY

Temperature

51.8 - 82.4 °F

Reviews of airlines servicing New Orleans

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to New Orleans. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to New Orleans. Reviews last updated May 21, 2024.
7.3
Good
14,447 reviews

Food

6.6

Comfort

7.2

Crew

8.0

Entertainment

7.1

Boarding

7.6

Overall

7.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Allow you to take your carry on with you on the plane. It was a full flight and I had to check my bag. As we boarded, a few people who came after me were able to take their bags on the plane.

7.3
Good
14,447 reviews
7.3
Good
14,447 reviews

Food

6.6

Comfort

7.2

Crew

8.0

Entertainment

7.1

Boarding

7.6

Overall

7.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Allow you to take your carry on with you on the plane. It was a full flight and I had to check my bag. As we boarded, a few people who came after me were able to take their bags on the plane.

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  • Can I find flights from Champaign to New Orleans for under $400 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Champaign to New Orleans for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $366, but on average you can expect to pay $503.

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

    Flying on American Airlines is currently your cheapest option to New Orleans, with prices starting at $366. You may be able to fly from Champaign to New Orleans for 33% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

  • What does CMI to MSY mean?

    This is defined as Champaign University-Willard Airport (CMI) and New Orleans Louis Armstrong Airport (MSY). Codes like New Orleans Louis Armstrong Airport are often used to just call airports uniquely.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Champaign to New Orleans that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Champaign to New Orleans flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Champaign to New Orleans with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Champaign to New Orleans flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Champaign to New Orleans that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Champaign to New Orleans flights, Cheapflights offers vacation packages that include both flights and hotel.

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    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Champaign to New Orleans.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Champaign to New Orleans?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Champaign to New Orleans by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Champaign to New Orleans that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Champaign to New Orleans offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Champaign to New Orleans?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Champaign to New Orleans flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Champaign to New Orleans flight deals updated?

    The Champaign to New Orleans flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 5/20.

  • When is the best time to book a flight from Champaign to New Orleans?

    Currently, September is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Champaign to New Orleans (average of $249). Flying from Champaign to New Orleans in April is currently the most expensive (average of $341). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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American AirlinesCheapest$397Average$559FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%
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