Cheap flights from Columbus to New Orleans (CMH - MSY)

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The best prices from Columbus to New Orleans are usually found in September or August, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Tuesday and return on a Thursday

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

All the information you need to plan the best CMH to MSY flight in 2021: compare Columbus to New Orleans flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New Orleans.
CMH - MSY
Price
$137 - $320
MSY
Temperature
66.2 - 91.4 °F
MSY
Precipitation
3.3 - 7.8 inches

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 42% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$137

From Columbus to New Orleans

One-way from

$89

One-way flight from Columbus 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 Columbus to New Orleans?

Leaving on a Saturday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 104% on the overall cost on flights from Columbus to New Orleans.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Columbus to New Orleans, book at least 31 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 28% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $200 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $252.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to New Orleans from Columbus 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 Columbus. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 33%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Columbus to New Orleans (CMH - MSY)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Columbus to New Orleans at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 42% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Columbus to New Orleans in July, August 2021

The best prices found for CMH to MSY flights for July, August
25 Aug - 28 Aug
$87pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
21 Aug - 24 Aug
$104pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
18 Aug - 21 Aug
$111pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus

Columbus to New Orleans 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Orleans from Columbus found for this year
25 Aug - 28 Aug
$87pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
21 Aug - 24 Aug
$104pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
18 Aug - 21 Aug
$111pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus

Non-stop flights to New Orleans from Columbus

Save time with Columbus to New Orleans direct flight deals
30 Aug - 3 Sep
$124pp
CMH
Columbus
Breeze Airways
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Breeze Airways
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
30 Aug - 3 Sep
$128pp
CMH
Columbus
Breeze Airways
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Breeze Airways
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
1 Nov - 4 Nov
$130pp
CMH
Columbus
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus

Last minute flights from Columbus to New Orleans

Late deals on round-trip flights to New Orleans from Columbus, departing today and this week
4 Aug - 11 Aug
$158pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
4 Aug - 6 Aug
$160pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
4 Aug - 6 Aug
$164pp
CMH
Columbus
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Breeze Airways
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus

One-way flights to New Orleans from Columbus

The cheapest one-way flights from Columbus to New Orleans
1:45 pm - 6:08 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
5h 23m
CMH - MSY
United Airlines
$89
United
11:49 am - 5:05 pm
Delta
1 Stop
6h 16m
CMH - MSY
Delta
$127
Delta
2:20 pm - 9:20 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
20h 00m
CMH - MSY
Multiple Airlines
$138
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Flight FAQs

From Columbus to New Orleans

Are flight prices decreasing from Columbus 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 Columbus 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 Columbus to New Orleans Louis Armstrong have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Columbus to New Orleans for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $87, but on average you can expect to pay $121.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Columbus to New Orleans under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Columbus to New Orleans is less than $197.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Columbus to New Orleans Louis Armstrong have been viewed 113 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in Columbus or New Orleans?

When traveling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in Columbus is typically less than New Orleans. We can gather that this will continue over the next 15 days.

Is Columbus weather warmer or cooler than New Orleans?

Expect the weather to be around 91 °F on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in New Orleans is generally hotter than in Columbus.

How long is the flight from Columbus to New Orleans?

There are many flights that can get you from Columbus to New Orleans in 2h 20m. Fly via Breeze Airways, Spirit Airlines, or American Airlines to get the fastest option. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Columbus to New Orleans is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $87 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Breeze Airways and American Airlines, starting at $124 and $148 round-trip. You may be able to fly from Columbus to New Orleans for 63% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Delta. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $56. Users have also found prices from $57 and $74 on Delta and Spirit Airlines, respectively.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for New Orleans, LA

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

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to New Orleans Louis Armstrong within the United States

Most visitors from Columbus need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter New Orleans Louis Armstrong.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Columbus must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to New Orleans Louis Armstrong.

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

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

Returning to Columbus from New Orleans Louis Armstrong

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New Orleans Louis Armstrong must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Columbus.

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

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Alternative routes for Columbus 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 Columbus to New Orleans.
Flight duration
2h 15m
Average temperature for July in New Orleans
91.4 °F
Avg rainfall for July in New Orleans
6.2 ″

Airports servicing Columbus

Airports servicing New Orleans

Top 4 airlines flying from Columbus to New Orleans

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Columbus 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
$58 $168 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$95 $262 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$95 $293 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$105 $303 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Columbus to New Orleans

See what time of day planes typically take off from Columbus towards New Orleans.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 60% of CMH to MSY departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 40% of CMH to MSY departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of CMH to MSY departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of CMH to MSY departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Columbus to New Orleans
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Columbus to New Orleans.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
0 flights
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
0 flights
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