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

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The best prices from Minneapolis to New Orleans 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
66.2 - 91.4 °F
MSY
Rainfall
3.3 - 7.8 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 to New Orleans

One-way from

$80

One-way flight from Minneapolis 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 Minneapolis to New Orleans?

Users have found that flying from Minneapolis to New Orleans on a Wednesday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Minneapolis to New Orleans, book at least 31 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 28% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $200 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $252.

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

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Minneapolis to New Orleans at noon. Doing so could potentially save you 39% on the flight price compared to flying in the evening, which is usually more expensive.

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

The best prices found for MSP to MSY flights for May, June
24 May - 26 May
$131pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
17 May - 20 May
$142pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
17 May - 19 May
$143pp
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 to New Orleans 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Orleans from Minneapolis found for this year
24 May - 26 May
$131pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
17 May - 20 May
$142pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
17 May - 19 May
$143pp
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
24 May - 28 May
$145pp
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
17 May - 21 May
$174pp
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 May - 22 May
$199pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Delta
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
17 May - 20 May
$142pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
17 May - 19 May
$143pp
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
17 May - 19 May
$144pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

One-way flights to New Orleans from Minneapolis

The cheapest one-way flights from Minneapolis to New Orleans
3:32 pm - 10:32 am
Frontier
1 Stop
19h 00m
MSP - MSY
Frontier
$80
Kiwi.com
4:30 am - 7:08 am
Sun Country Air
Nonstop
2h 38m
MSP - MSY
Sun Country Air
$93
mytrip.com
2:45 am - 6:45 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
16h 00m
MSP - MSY
Multiple Airlines
$133
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Minneapolis</span> to <span class="emphasized">New Orleans</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Minneapolis to New Orleans

Are flight prices decreasing from Minneapolis 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 Minneapolis 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 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.

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 is 1 flight from Minneapolis St Paul to Louis Armstrong, all of which are around 2h 37m 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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Minneapolis to New Orleans for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $131, but on average you can expect to pay $151.

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 $257.

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 flight route?

This flight path from Minneapolis St Paul to New Orleans Louis Armstrong was viewed by 243 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 Minneapolis or New Orleans?

In Minneapolis, there will be less rainfall in Minneapolis compared to New Orleans over the next 17 days.

Is Minneapolis 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 Minneapolis'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 Minneapolis to New Orleans?

A quick flight from Minneapolis to New Orleans can take about 2h 38m. Sun Country Air provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $145. 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 Minneapolis to New Orleans round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Minneapolis to New Orleans is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $143 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Sun Country Air and Delta, starting at $145 and $169 round-trip. Spirit Airlines is currently priced 20% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $65 on Spirit Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Frontier from $80 and Sun Country Air from $93 one-way.

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
2h 41m
Average temperature for May in New Orleans
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in New Orleans
5.7 ″

Airports servicing Minneapolis

Airports servicing New Orleans

Top 6 airlines flying from Minneapolis to New Orleans

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
Spirit Airlines
$65 $171 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$60 $186 No cancel fee 62%
Sun Country Air
$61 $198 No cancel fee 83%
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.
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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
2 daily flights
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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