Cheap flights from Detroit to New Orleans (DTT - MSY)

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The best prices from Detroit to New Orleans are usually found in March or September, booked 18 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Friday

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

All the information you need to plan the best DTT to MSY flight in 2021: compare Detroit to New Orleans flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New Orleans.
DTT - MSY
Price
$173 - $232
MSY
Temperature
66.2 - 91.4 °F
MSY
Rainfall
3.3 - 7.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$173

From Detroit to New Orleans

One-way from

$57

One-way flight from Detroit 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 Detroit to New Orleans?

Leaving on a Monday 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 49% on the overall cost on flights from Detroit to New Orleans.

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

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to New Orleans from Detroit. Prices for August average $192 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $83. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June. Opting for a August flight can save you 33% on your journey compared to booking in August

When is the cheapest time to fly from Detroit to New Orleans (DTT - MSY)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Detroit to New Orleans is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight at noon could potentially save you up to 42% on airfare.

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

The best prices found for DTT to MSY flights for May, June
18 May - 20 May
$104pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
23 May - 27 May
$105pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
18 May - 20 May
$108pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Detroit to New Orleans 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Orleans from Detroit found for this year
18 May - 20 May
$104pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
23 May - 27 May
$105pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
18 May - 20 May
$108pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Non-stop flights to New Orleans from Detroit

Save time with Detroit to New Orleans direct flight deals
18 May - 20 May
$110pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
9 Jun - 16 Jun
$116pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
9 Jun - 16 Jun
$117pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Last minute flights from Detroit to New Orleans

Late deals on round-trip flights to New Orleans from Detroit, departing today and this week
18 May - 20 May
$104pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
18 May - 20 May
$108pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
18 May - 20 May
$110pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

One-way flights to New Orleans from Detroit

The cheapest one-way flights from Detroit to New Orleans
3:30 am - 5:02 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 32m
DTW - MSY
Spirit Airlines
$57
mytrip.com
2:00 am - 3:32 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 32m
DTW - MSY
Spirit Airlines
$73
mytrip.com
2:00 am - 3:32 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 32m
DTW - MSY
Spirit Airlines
$75
mytrip.com

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Flight FAQs

From Detroit to New Orleans

Are flight prices decreasing from Detroit 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 Detroit 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 Detroit 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 Detroit to New Orleans Louis Armstrong have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Booking a flight from Detroit All airports (DTT) to New Orleans Louis Armstrong (MSY) is your only option if you wish to fly from Detroit to New Orleans. On a typical day, there are 6 flights from All airports to Louis Armstrong, all of which are around 2h 31m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 5 airlines when you book a flight from All airports to New Orleans.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Detroit to New Orleans for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $104, but on average you can expect to pay $118.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Detroit to New Orleans under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Detroit to New Orleans is less than $135.

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

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

Is Detroit weather warmer or cooler than New Orleans?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 91 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in New Orleans is typically hotter than in Detroit. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Detroit to New Orleans?

Airlines like Delta and Spirit Airlines fly from Detroit to New Orleans in about 2h 31m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Detroit to New Orleans is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $104 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Delta, starting at $139. Spirit Airlines is 48% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Spirit Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $53. Users have also found tickets on Frontier for as little as $97.

Alternative routes for Detroit 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 Detroit to New Orleans.
Flight duration
2h 30m
Average temperature for May in New Orleans
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in New Orleans
5.7 ″

Airports servicing Detroit

Airports servicing New Orleans

Top 4 airlines flying from Detroit to New Orleans

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Detroit 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
$94 $227 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$97 $256 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$79 $281 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$143 $312 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Detroit to New Orleans

See what time of day planes typically take off from Detroit towards New Orleans.
Morning 6 AM to noon 39% of DTT to MSY departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 33% of DTT to MSY departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 27% of DTT to MSY departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of DTT to MSY departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Detroit to New Orleans
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Detroit to New Orleans.
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
8 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
8 daily flights
Friday
6 daily flights
Saturday
6 daily flights
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