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

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The best prices from Lexington Blue Grass to New Orleans Louis Armstrong are usually found in August or July, booked 47 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Friday 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 2022: 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
51.8 - 82.4 °F
MSY
Rainfall
3.3 - 6.4 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 2022

Round-trip from

$197

From Lexington Blue Grass to New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Lexington to New Orleans?

Users have found that booking a flight from Lexington to New Orleans at least 46 days early can save you up to 32% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 46 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Lexington to New Orleans for as little as $334 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $352 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Lexington to New Orleans (LEX - MSY)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Lexington to New Orleans in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 39% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

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 $306 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $162. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of March. Opting for a August flight can save you 25% on your journey compared to booking in March

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Lexington to New Orleans?

Saturday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Lexington to New Orleans. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to New Orleans.

Cheap flights from Lexington to New Orleans in May, June 2022

The best prices found for LEX to MSY flights for May, June
30 Jun - 13 Jul
$297pp
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
2 Jun - 8 Jun
$313pp
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
30 Jun - 13 Jul
$332pp
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass

Lexington Blue Grass to New Orleans 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Orleans from Lexington found for this year
17 Sep - 24 Sep
$273pp
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 - 17 Sep
$276pp
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
Delta
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Delta
 
1 STOP
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
17 Sep - 24 Sep
$277pp
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
6 Jun - 8 Jun
$404pp
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
Delta
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Delta
 
1 STOP
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
5 Jun - 8 Jun
$569pp
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
6 Jun - 8 Jun
$607pp
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

One-way flights to Louis Armstrong from Lexington

The cheapest one-way flights from Lexington to New Orleans
5:48 pm - 6:53 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
26h 05m
LEX - MSY
Multiple Airlines
$348
Gotogate
3:46 pm - 8:23 pm
Delta
1 Stop
5h 37m
LEX - MSY
Delta
$384
Delta
1:00 am - 2:24 pm
United Airlines
3 Stops
14h 24m
LEX - MSY
United Airlines
$700
United

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Flight FAQs

From Lexington to New Orleans

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 Breeze Airways. 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 $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Lexington to New Orleans for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $273, but on average you can expect to pay $335.

Are there last-minute flights available from Lexington to New Orleans for under $500?

There are currently 12+ open flights from Lexington to New Orleans within the next 7 days for less than $500.

How popular is this Lexington to New Orleans flight route?

Within the past month, 18 users have taken a look at flights from Lexington Blue Grass to New Orleans Louis Armstrong.

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 $273. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Delta, from $276, and United Airlines, from $370. American Airlines is 10% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

For one-way options, check prices for American Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $181. Users have also found prices from $199 and $405 on Delta and United Airlines, respectively.

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

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

What are the cheapest flights from Lexington to New Orleans?

On average you can expect to pay $503 for a flight from Lexington to New Orleans. The cheapest flight overall is $88 while the most popular route, (Lexington Blue Grass - New Orleans Louis Armstrong) is currently priced at $276.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for New Orleans, LA

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Lexington Blue Grass must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to New Orleans Louis Armstrong.

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

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

Returning to Lexington Blue Grass 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 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Lexington Blue Grass.

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

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Alternative routes for Lexington 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 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 5 airlines flying from Lexington Blue Grass to New Orleans Louis Armstrong

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
Breeze Airways
$78 $162 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Breeze Airways. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Allegiant Air
$110 $224 No cancel fee 88%
American Airlines
$167 $396 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$179 $407 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$192 $378 No cancel fee N/A
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