Cheap flights from Lexington to New Orleans (LEX - MSY)

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The best prices from Lexington to New Orleans are usually found in August or July, booked 47 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Saturday

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

All the information you need to plan the best LEX to MSY flight in 2021: compare Lexington to New Orleans flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New Orleans.
LEX - MSY
Price
$197 - $383
MSY
Temperature
66.2 - 91.4 °F
MSY
Rainfall
3.3 - 7.8 inches

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 36% potential price drop

Average price

$328

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

$197

From Lexington 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 Lexington to New Orleans?

Users have found that leaving on a Sunday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 37% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 31 days in advance to save up to 28% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 31 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Lexington to New Orleans 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $200, or $252 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to New Orleans from Lexington. 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 Lexington to New Orleans (LEX - MSY)?

When flying from Lexington to New Orleans, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 12% versus a flight in the evening.

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

The best prices found for LEX to MSY flights for May, June
30 Jun - 6 Jul
$296pp
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
14 Jun - 16 Jun
$316pp
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
14 Jun - 16 Jun
$319pp
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
Delta
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Delta
 
1 STOP
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass

Lexington to New Orleans 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Orleans from Lexington found for this year
8 Sep - 14 Sep
$177pp
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
Delta
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Delta
 
1 STOP
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
18 Sep - 22 Sep
$214pp
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
8 Sep - 14 Sep
$218pp
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass

Last minute flights from Lexington to New Orleans

Late deals on round-trip flights to New Orleans from Lexington, departing today and this week
22 May - 25 May
$384pp
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
22 May - 25 May
$388pp
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
24 May - 28 May
$409pp
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass

One-way flights to New Orleans from Lexington

The cheapest one-way flights from Lexington to New Orleans
4:07 pm - 4:47 am
American Airlines
2 Stops
13h 40m
LEX - MSY
American Airlines
3:16 pm - 6:50 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
52h 34m
LEX - MSY
Multiple Airlines
$394
Kiwi.com
2:00 am - 1:55 pm
United Airlines
3 Stops
12h 55m
LEX - MSY
United Airlines
$439
United

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Flight FAQs

From Lexington to New Orleans

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Lexington Blue Grass to New Orleans Louis Armstrong that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are American Airlines, Delta, and United Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Lexington to New Orleans for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $177, but on average you can expect to pay $316.

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

There are no nonstop flights from Lexington 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 Lexington to New Orleans for under $400?

There are currently 5+ open flights from Lexington to New Orleans within the next 7 days for less than $400.

How popular is this flight route?

The Lexington Blue Grass to New Orleans Louis Armstrong flight path was viewed by 146 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 Lexington or New Orleans?

The rainfall in Lexington is generally more than the rainfall in New Orleans. This will continue over the next 18 days.

Is Lexington 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 Lexington'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 Lexington to New Orleans?

American Airlines and Delta can get you from Lexington to New Orleans in just under 4h 05m. Your travel time can differ by up to 05m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Lexington to New Orleans round-trip from $177. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are American Airlines, from $214, and United Airlines, from $351. Users have found that Delta is 42% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Lexington to New Orleans are American Airlines ($175) and United Airlines ($243).

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

Airports servicing Lexington

Airports servicing New Orleans

Top 4 airlines flying from Lexington to New Orleans

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Lexington 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
Allegiant Air
$113 $216 No cancel fee 88%
United Airlines
$104 $284 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$195 $363 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$209 $381 No cancel fee N/A
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