Cheap flights from Memphis to New Orleans (MEM - MSY)

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The best prices from Memphis to New Orleans are usually found in June or July, booked 47 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Thursday

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

All the information you need to plan the best MEM to MSY flight in 2021: compare Memphis to New Orleans flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New Orleans.
MEM - MSY
Price
$179 - $325
MSY
Temperature
66.2 - 91.4 °F
MSY
Rainfall
3.3 - 7.8 inches

Popular in

February

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

June

Best time to find cheap flights, 30% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$179

From Memphis to New Orleans

One-way from

$168

One-way flight from Memphis 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 Memphis to New Orleans?

Thursday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Memphis 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 Memphis 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 Memphis 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 Memphis to New Orleans?

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to New Orleans from Memphis. Users have commonly found prices around $192 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $83. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in June.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Memphis to New Orleans (MEM - MSY)?

When flying from Memphis 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 11% versus a flight at noon.

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

The best prices found for MEM to MSY flights for May, June
26 May - 29 May
$211pp
MEM
Memphis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEM
Memphis
26 May - 29 May
$217pp
MEM
Memphis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEM
Memphis
26 May - 29 May
$242pp
MEM
Memphis
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEM
Memphis

Memphis to New Orleans 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Orleans from Memphis found for this year
20 Oct - 23 Oct
$151pp
MEM
Memphis
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEM
Memphis
27 Oct - 30 Oct
$161pp
MEM
Memphis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Delta
 
1 STOP
MEM
Memphis
27 Aug - 30 Aug
$181pp
MEM
Memphis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEM
Memphis

Last minute flights from Memphis to New Orleans

Late deals on round-trip flights to New Orleans from Memphis, departing today and this week
18 May - 19 May
$337pp
MEM
Memphis
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEM
Memphis
20 May - 24 May
$351pp
MEM
Memphis
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEM
Memphis
20 May - 24 May
$355pp
MEM
Memphis
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEM
Memphis

One-way flights to New Orleans from Memphis

The cheapest one-way flights from Memphis to New Orleans
12:35 pm - 1:54 pm
United Airlines
2 Stops
25h 19m
MEM - MSY
United Airlines
$168
United
9:57 am - 3:20 pm
Delta
1 Stop
5h 23m
MEM - MSY
Delta
$196
Delta
1:30 am - 10:52 am
American Airlines
2 Stops
9h 22m
MEM - MSY
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Memphis to New Orleans

Are flight prices decreasing from Memphis 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 Memphis 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 Memphis 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 Memphis to New Orleans for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Memphis to New Orleans for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $151, but on average you can expect to pay $244.

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

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Memphis to New Orleans within the next 7 days for less than $400.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Memphis to New Orleans Louis Armstrong was viewed by 45 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 Memphis or New Orleans?

When traveling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in Memphis is typically less than New Orleans. We can gather that this will continue over the next 14 days.

Is Memphis weather warmer or cooler than New Orleans?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 93 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in New Orleans is generally colder than in Memphis. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Memphis to New Orleans?

For as low as $291, United Airlines can have you in New Orleans from Memphis in 4h 11m. 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 Memphis to New Orleans round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Memphis to New Orleans is United Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $151 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is American Airlines, starting at $268. United Airlines is 41% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

For one-way options, check prices for United Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $76. Users have also found prices from $169 and $174 on United Airlines and Delta, respectively.

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

Airports servicing Memphis

Airports servicing New Orleans

Top 4 airlines flying from Memphis to New Orleans

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Memphis 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
$109 $274 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$122 $287 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$98 $299 No cancel fee 71%
Linear Air Taxi
$3,291 $5,688 No cancel fee N/A

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

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