Cheap flights from Los Angeles to New Orleans (LAX - MSY)

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The best prices from Los Angeles to New Orleans Louis Armstrong are usually found in August or September, booked 17 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Los Angeles (LAX) to New Orleans (MSY)

All the information you need to plan the best LAX to MSY flight in 2022: compare Los Angeles to New Orleans flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New Orleans.
LAX - MSY
Price
$141 - $280
MSY
Temperature
51.8 - 82.4 °F
MSY
Rainfall
3.3 - 6.4 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 40% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$141

From Los Angeles to New Orleans Louis Armstrong

One-way from

$135

One-way flight from Los Angeles 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.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Los Angeles to New Orleans?

Wednesday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Los Angeles 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.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Los Angeles to New Orleans, book at least 18 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 25% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $231 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $309.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Los Angeles to New Orleans?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to New Orleans. Flights to New Orleans from Los Angeles in August are about $235 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $76.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Los Angeles to New Orleans (LAX - MSY)?

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 36% on flights from Los Angeles to New Orleans by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to New Orleans in May, June 2022

The best prices found for LAX to MSY flights for May, June
31 May - 8 Jun
$235pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
7 Jun - 14 Jun
$261pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
31 May - 4 Jun
$263pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to New Orleans 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Orleans from Los Angeles found for this year
9 Aug - 17 Aug
$221pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
13 Aug - 17 Aug
$228pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
20 Aug - 27 Aug
$232pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to New Orleans

Late deals on round-trip flights to New Orleans from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
26 May - 1 Jun
$266pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
25 May - 31 May
$272pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
26 May - 1 Jun
$302pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Louis Armstrong from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to New Orleans
3:00 pm - 4:48 am
United Airlines
2 Stops
11h 48m
LAX - MSY
United Airlines
$135
United
2:25 pm - 11:43 am
Sun Country Air
1 Stop
19h 18m
LAX - MSY
Sun Country Air
$136
Tripmonster
2:30 am - 9:44 am
Allegiant Air
1 Stop
29h 14m
LAX - MSY
Allegiant Air
$153
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From Los Angeles to New Orleans

What airports do I use to fly from Los Angeles to New Orleans?

If you book a flight from Los Angeles to New Orleans, you will be flying from Los Angeles to Louis Armstrong. Flights to New Orleans Louis Armstrong (MSY) from Los Angeles (LAX) take 3h 35m for a nonstop flight. There are 10 flights from Los Angeles to New Orleans per day from 11 airlines.

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

Spirit Airlines, Delta, and American Airlines 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 Los Angeles to New Orleans for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to New Orleans for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $221, but on average you can expect to pay $254.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Los Angeles to New Orleans?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Wednesday, Saturday.

How popular is this Los Angeles to New Orleans flight route?

Flights from Los Angeles to New Orleans Louis Armstrong have been viewed 145 times in the past calendar month.

How many flights depart from Los Angeles to New Orleans on average per day?

Per day, 1 flight departs from Los Angeles to New Orleans on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Los Angeles to New Orleans?

A quick flight from Los Angeles to New Orleans can take about 3h 50m. Spirit Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $221. The distance between Los Angeles and New Orleans is about 1676 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Los Angeles to New Orleans round-trip from $221. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are American Airlines, from $254, and Delta, from $276. Spirit Airlines is priced at 5% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

$108 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Spirit Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on United Airlines and Sun Country Air, with prices starting from $135 and $136, respectively.

What are the most reliable airlines from Los Angeles to New Orleans?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Los Angeles to New Orleans on time: Southwest (83%), Spirit Airlines (79%), Korean Air (74%).

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

The most popular airlines flying from Los Angeles to New Orleans are Endeavor Airlines, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Los Angeles to New Orleans?

On average you can expect to pay $1,008 for a flight from Los Angeles to New Orleans. The cheapest flight overall is $102 while the most popular route, (Los Angeles - New Orleans Louis Armstrong) is currently priced at $221.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for New Orleans, LA

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles.

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

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Alternative routes for Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to New Orleans.
Flight duration from LAX to MSY
3h 57m
Average temperature for May in New Orleans
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in New Orleans
5.7 ″

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing New Orleans

Top 9 airlines flying from Los Angeles to New Orleans Louis Armstrong

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Los Angeles 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
Juneyao Airlines
$10 $20 No cancel fee 66%

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

Frontier
$83 $142 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$85 $237 No cancel fee 65%
JetBlue
$93 $226 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$107 $289 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$112 $325 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$148 $359 No cancel fee N/A
Endeavor Airlines
$294 $402 No cancel fee N/A

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

Alaska Airlines
$322 $454 No cancel fee 75%

Hourly flight availability from Los Angeles to New Orleans

See what time of day planes typically take off from Los Angeles towards New Orleans.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 46% of LAX to MSY departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 44% of LAX to MSY departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 10% of LAX to MSY departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of LAX to MSY departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Los Angeles to New Orleans
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Los Angeles to New Orleans.
Sunday
13 daily flights
Monday
14 daily flights
Tuesday
8 daily flights
Wednesday
6 daily flights
Thursday
13 daily flights
Friday
14 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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