Cheap flights from Kansas City to New Orleans (MCI - MSY)

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The best prices from Kansas City to New Orleans are usually found in August or June, booked 23 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Kansas City (MCI) to New Orleans (MSY)

All the information you need to plan the best MCI to MSY flight in 2021: compare Kansas City to New Orleans flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New Orleans.
MCI - MSY
Price
$176 - $350
MSY
Temperature
66.2 - 91.4 °F
MSY
Rainfall
3.3 - 7.8 inches

Popular in

October

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 37% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$176

From Kansas City to New Orleans

One-way from

$167

One-way flight from Kansas City 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 Kansas City to New Orleans?

Flying to your destination on a Wednesday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to New Orleans. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 28% by booking at least 31 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Kansas City to New Orleans within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $200.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Kansas City to New Orleans?

August can be a great time to fly to New Orleans from Kansas City with a flight ticket averaging about $192. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $83. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Kansas City to New Orleans (MCI - MSY)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 25% on flights from Kansas City to New Orleans by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

Cheap flights from Kansas City to New Orleans in May, June 2021

The best prices found for MCI to MSY flights for May, June
22 May - 25 May
$229pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
19 May - 26 May
$232pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
18 May - 19 May
$236pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City

Kansas City to New Orleans 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Orleans from Kansas City found for this year
13 Oct - 16 Oct
$177pp
MCI
Kansas City
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
23 Sep - 27 Sep
$187pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
11 Sep - 14 Sep
$198pp
MCI
Kansas City
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MCI
Kansas City

Last minute flights from Kansas City to New Orleans

Late deals on round-trip flights to New Orleans from Kansas City, departing today and this week
22 May - 25 May
$229pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
22 May - 25 May
$273pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
22 May - 25 May
$280pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MCI
Kansas City

One-way flights to New Orleans from Kansas City

The cheapest one-way flights from Kansas City to New Orleans
4:46 pm - 7:17 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
26h 31m
MCI - MSY
Multiple Airlines
$167
Kiwi.com
2:40 pm - 8:38 pm
Delta
1 Stop
5h 58m
MCI - MSY
Delta
$174
Delta
8:37 am - 7:56 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
11h 19m
MCI - MSY
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Kansas City to New Orleans

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

American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Kansas City to New Orleans for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $177, but on average you can expect to pay $230.

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

There are no nonstop flights from Kansas City to New Orleans, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Kansas City to New Orleans for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Kansas City to New Orleans within the next 7 days for less than $300.

How popular is this flight route?

The Kansas City to New Orleans Louis Armstrong flight path was viewed by 47 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Kansas City or New Orleans?

When traveling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Kansas City is roughly less than New Orleans. You can assume this to be the case over the next 17 days.

Is Kansas City weather warmer or cooler than New Orleans?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 91 °F range in July. The weather in New Orleans is generally hotter than Kansas City's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from Kansas City to New Orleans?

United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and American Airlines can get you from Kansas City to New Orleans in just under 4h 45m. Your travel time can differ by up to 26m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Currently priced at $177, United Airlines will fly you from Kansas City to New Orleans and back. In addition to United Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from American Airlines and Delta - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $198 and $237, respectively. You may be able to fly from Kansas City to New Orleans for 36% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Kansas City 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 $104. Users have also found prices from $144 and $174 on Spirit Airlines and American Airlines, respectively.

Alternative routes for Kansas City 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 Kansas City to New Orleans.
Average temperature for May in New Orleans
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in New Orleans
5.7 ″

Airports servicing Kansas City

Airports servicing New Orleans

Top 5 airlines flying from Kansas City to New Orleans

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Kansas City 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
$86 $220 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$103 $256 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$138 $329 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$139 $338 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$139 $367 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Kansas City to New Orleans

See what time of day planes typically take off from Kansas City towards New Orleans.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 66% of MCI to MSY departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 34% of MCI to MSY departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 0% of MCI to MSY departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of MCI to MSY departures
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Kansas City to New Orleans
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Kansas City to New Orleans.
Sunday
1 daily flight
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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