Cheap flights from Minneapolis to New Orleans (MSP - MSY)

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The best prices from Minneapolis St Paul to New Orleans Louis Armstrong are usually found in September or May, booked 7 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Saturday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Minneapolis (MSP) to New Orleans (MSY)

All the information you need to plan the best MSP to MSY flight in 2021: compare Minneapolis to New Orleans flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New Orleans.
MSP - MSY
Price
$124 - $223
MSY
Temperature
51.8 - 82.4 °F
MSY
Precipitation
3.3 - 6.4 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 31% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$124

From Minneapolis St Paul to New Orleans Louis Armstrong

One-way from

$79

One-way flight from Minneapolis St Paul 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 Minneapolis to New Orleans?

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

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of September. Prices to New Orleans from Minneapolis average $179. You can even find prices in September for less than $179, as users have found deals to New Orleans from as low as $87. The month of June appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to New Orleans from Minneapolis. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 24%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Minneapolis to New Orleans (MSP - MSY)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Minneapolis to New Orleans is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight at noon could potentially save you up to 39% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Minneapolis to New Orleans in October, November 2021

The best prices found for MSP to MSY flights for October, November
8 Nov - 11 Nov
$78pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
2 Nov - 4 Nov
$84pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
15 Nov - 18 Nov
$88pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Minneapolis St Paul to New Orleans 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Orleans from Minneapolis found for this year
8 Nov - 11 Nov
$78pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
2 Nov - 4 Nov
$84pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
15 Nov - 18 Nov
$88pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Non-stop flights to New Orleans from Minneapolis

Save time with Minneapolis to New Orleans direct flight deals
28 Oct - 7 Nov
$127pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
18 Nov - 21 Nov
$138pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
14 Nov - 21 Nov
$143pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Last minute flights from Minneapolis to New Orleans

Late deals on round-trip flights to New Orleans from Minneapolis, departing today and this week
22 Oct - 29 Oct
$108pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
25 Oct - 29 Oct
$146pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
22 Oct - 29 Oct
$150pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

One-way flights to Louis Armstrong from Minneapolis

The cheapest one-way flights from Minneapolis to New Orleans
7:46 am - 6:13 am
Frontier
1 Stop
22h 27m
MSP - MSY
Frontier
$79
Kiwi.com
12:50 pm - 6:55 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
6h 05m
MSP - MSY
American Airlines
1:10 pm - 3:48 pm
Sun Country Air
Nonstop
2h 38m
MSP - MSY
Sun Country Air
$89
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Minneapolis to New Orleans

What airports do I use to fly from Minneapolis to New Orleans?

Booking a flight from Minneapolis St Paul (MSP) to New Orleans Louis Armstrong (MSY) is your only option if you wish to fly from Minneapolis to New Orleans. On a typical day, there are 2 flights from Minneapolis St Paul to Louis Armstrong, all of which are around 2h 36m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 7 airlines when you book a flight from Minneapolis St Paul to New Orleans.

Which airlines flying from Minneapolis St Paul to New Orleans Louis Armstrong have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Spirit Airlines, Delta, and Sun Country Air flying from Minneapolis St Paul to New Orleans Louis Armstrong have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Minneapolis to New Orleans for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Minneapolis to New Orleans for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $78, but on average you can expect to pay $105.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Minneapolis to New Orleans under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Minneapolis to New Orleans is less than $205.

Are there last-minute flights available from Minneapolis to New Orleans for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Minneapolis to New Orleans within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this Minneapolis to New Orleans flight route?

The Minneapolis St Paul to New Orleans Louis Armstrong flight path was viewed by 243 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Spirit Airlines, at $78, was found to be the cheapest airline from Minneapolis to New Orleans. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Sun Country Air. You may be able to fly from Minneapolis to New Orleans for 56% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Spirit Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $47. However, be on the lookout for offers from Sun Country Air and Frontier, as they are both options that can get you from Minneapolis to New Orleans for a low price.

What are the cheapest flights from Minneapolis to New Orleans?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $37. While the most popular route (Minneapolis St Paul - New Orleans Louis Armstrong) can be booked for $100 on average our data indicates $381 when flying from Minneapolis to New Orleans

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

Before booking your flight from Minneapolis to New Orleans check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, American Airlines or Delta.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for New Orleans, LA

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Minneapolis St Paul must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to New Orleans Louis Armstrong.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Minneapolis St Paul are not required to quarantine after entering New Orleans Louis Armstrong.

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

Returning to Minneapolis St Paul 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 72 hours before departing to Minneapolis St Paul.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New Orleans Louis Armstrong are not required to quarantine after entering Minneapolis St Paul.

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Alternative routes for Minneapolis 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 Minneapolis to New Orleans.
Flight duration from MSP to MSY
2h 41m
Average temperature for October in New Orleans
80.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in New Orleans
3.3 ″

Airports servicing Minneapolis

Airports servicing New Orleans

Top 6 airlines flying from Minneapolis St Paul to New Orleans Louis Armstrong

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Minneapolis 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
$60 $186 No cancel fee 62%
Sun Country Air
$61 $198 No cancel fee 83%
Spirit Airlines
$65 $171 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$72 $222 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$99 $242 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$138 $324 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Minneapolis to New Orleans

See what time of day planes typically take off from Minneapolis towards New Orleans.
Morning 6 AM to noon 41% of MSP to MSY departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 30% of MSP to MSY departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 29% of MSP to MSY departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of MSP to MSY departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Minneapolis to New Orleans
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Minneapolis to New Orleans.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
1 daily flight
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