Cheap flights from Iowa (IA) to New Orleans (MSY)

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

All the information you need to plan the best null to MSY flight in 2021: compare Iowa 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 Iowa to New Orleans?

To save up to 16% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 20 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Iowa to New Orleans from $323 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $373 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to New Orleans from Iowa. Prices for August average $313 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $157. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of November. Opting for a August flight can save you 15% on your journey compared to booking in August

When is the cheapest time to fly from Iowa to New Orleans (USIA - MSY)?

When flying from Iowa to New Orleans, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Iowa to New Orleans in September, October 2021

The best prices found for Iowa to MSY flights for September, October
16 Oct - 24 Oct
$186pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
2 Oct - 15 Oct
$187pp
CID
Cedar Rapids
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CID
Cedar Rapids
2 Oct - 15 Oct
$191pp
CID
Cedar Rapids
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CID
Cedar Rapids

Iowa to New Orleans 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Orleans from Iowa found for this year
12 Nov - 14 Nov
$169pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
4 Nov - 7 Nov
$177pp
CID
Cedar Rapids
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CID
Cedar Rapids
16 Oct - 24 Oct
$186pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Last minute flights from Iowa to New Orleans

Late deals on round-trip flights to New Orleans from Iowa, departing today and this week
2 Oct - 15 Oct
$187pp
CID
Cedar Rapids
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CID
Cedar Rapids
2 Oct - 15 Oct
$191pp
CID
Cedar Rapids
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CID
Cedar Rapids
2 Oct - 14 Oct
$193pp
CID
Cedar Rapids
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CID
Cedar Rapids

One-way flights to Louis Armstrong from Iowa

The cheapest one-way flights from Iowa to New Orleans
9:22 am - 10:40 am
Frontier
1 Stop
25h 18m
CID - MSY
Frontier
$159
Kiwi.com
1:52 pm - 12:53 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
23h 01m
DSM - MSY
American Airlines
2:27 pm - 5:49 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
39h 22m
CID - MSY
Multiple Airlines
$203
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Iowa to New Orleans

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

New Orleans Louis Armstrong (MSY) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from Iowa to New Orleans. It is only a 11.4 mi journey from Louis Armstrong (MSY) to New Orleans’s city center.

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

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

Are flight prices decreasing from Iowa 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 Iowa 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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Iowa to New Orleans for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $162, but on average you can expect to pay $191.

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

There are currently 16+ open flights from Iowa to New Orleans within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this Iowa to New Orleans flight route?

The Iowa to New Orleans Louis Armstrong flight path was viewed by 13 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $71 on Frontier. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include United Airlines from $189 and American Airlines from $200 one-way.

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

The most popular route from Iowa to New Orleans is Des Moines - New Orleans Louis Armstrong. You may also consider Cedar Rapids - New Orleans Louis Armstrong or Dubuque - New Orleans Louis Armstrong.

What are the cheapest flights from Iowa to New Orleans?

On average you can expect to pay $453 for a flight from Iowa to New Orleans. The cheapest flight overall is $134 while the most popular route, (Des Moines - New Orleans Louis Armstrong) is currently priced at $162.

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

Consider Major Airline, American Airlines or Delta when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Iowa to New Orleans.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for New Orleans, LA

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Iowa 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 Iowa are not required to quarantine after entering New Orleans Louis Armstrong.

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

Returning to Iowa 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 Iowa.

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

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Departure points for flights from Iowa to New Orleans

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Destination information for New Orleans

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Iowa to New Orleans.
Average temperature for September in New Orleans
87.8 °F
Avg rainfall for September in New Orleans
5.4 ″

Airports servicing

Cedar Rapids (CID)
Dubuque (DBQ)
Des Moines (DSM)
Fort Dodge (FOD)
Mason City (MCW)

Airports servicing New Orleans

Top 4 airlines flying from Iowa to New Orleans Louis Armstrong

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Iowa 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
Delta
$129 $389 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$148 $388 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$156 $445 No cancel fee 71%
Frontier
$168 $263 No cancel fee 62%
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