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 October, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Monday and return on a Thursday

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 2022: compare Minneapolis to New Orleans flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New Orleans.
MSP - MSY
Price
$217 - $437
MSY
Temperature
51.8 - 82.4 °F
MSY
Rainfall
3.3 - 6.4 inches

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

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

Round-trip from

$217

From Minneapolis St Paul to New Orleans Louis Armstrong

One-way from

$106

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 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 $313. You can even find prices in September for less than $313, as users have found deals to New Orleans from as low as $143. The month of March 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 39%.

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

Friday 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.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 44% by booking at least 61 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Minneapolis to New Orleans within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $355.

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 at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 82% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Minneapolis to New Orleans in August, September 2022

The best prices found for MSP to MSY flights for August, September
30 Sep - 6 Oct
$171pp
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
23 Sep - 25 Sep
$178pp
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
28 Aug - 3 Sep
$183pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Minneapolis St Paul to New Orleans 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Orleans from Minneapolis found for this year
30 Sep - 6 Oct
$171pp
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
16 Oct - 23 Oct
$175pp
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
16 Oct - 16 Oct
$176pp
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

Cheap Sun Country Air flights from Minneapolis to New Orleans

30 Sep - 6 Oct
$171pp
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
16 Oct - 23 Oct
$175pp
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
16 Oct - 16 Oct
$176pp
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

Sun Country Air is one of the most popular airlines used for those traveling from Minneapolis to New Orleans. Flights on this route from Sun Country Air typically cost $396.81 RT, a price that is 43% more expensive than the average Minneapolis to New Orleans flight. The cheapest flight found was $188 RT. The most popular departure airport in Minneapolis when flying to New Orleans is Minneapolis St Paul Airport. The most popular airport to fly into when visiting New Orleans is New Orleans Louis Armstrong Airport. When flying from Minneapolis to New Orleans, Sun Country Air flights are 23% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap Spirit Airlines flights from Minneapolis to New Orleans

19 Aug - 23 Aug
$256pp
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
19 Aug - 23 Aug
$258pp
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
19 Aug - 22 Aug
$262pp
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

If you’re traveling from Minneapolis to New Orleans, one of the more common airlines traveling that route is Spirit Airlines. Minneapolis to New Orleans flights are typically 128% cheaper than other airlines traveling the same route. Flights from Spirit Airlines typically cost $200.34 RT. The cheapest Spirit Airlines flight found for this route was $89. When traveling from Minneapolis to New Orleans on Spirit Airlines, the most popular airport to depart from is Minneapolis St Paul Airport and the most popular airport to arrive at is New Orleans Louis Armstrong Airport. When flying from Minneapolis to New Orleans, Spirit Airlines flights are 16% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Non-stop flights to New Orleans from Minneapolis

Save time with Minneapolis to New Orleans direct flight deals
30 Sep - 6 Oct
$171pp
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
16 Oct - 23 Oct
$175pp
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
16 Oct - 16 Oct
$176pp
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
21 Aug - 28 Aug
$178pp
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 Aug - 25 Aug
$208pp
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 Aug - 25 Aug
$224pp
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

One-way flights to Louis Armstrong from Minneapolis

The cheapest one-way flights from Minneapolis to New Orleans
3:35 am - 6:18 am
Sun Country Air
Nonstop
2h 43m
MSP - MSY
Sun Country Air
$106
Kiwi.com
10:45 am - 4:05 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
5h 20m
MSP - MSY
United Airlines
$138
United
10:37 am - 6:30 am
Spirit Airlines
3 Stops
19h 53m
MSP - MSY
Spirit Airlines
$142
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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 4 flights from Minneapolis St Paul to Louis Armstrong, all of which are around 2h 30m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 9 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 Delta, Sun Country Air, and American Airlines 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 $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Minneapolis to New Orleans for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Sun Country Air for just $171, but on average you can expect to pay $188.

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 $225.

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.

What days are nonstop flights available from Minneapolis to New Orleans?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Friday.

How popular is this Minneapolis to New Orleans flight route?

The Minneapolis St Paul to New Orleans Louis Armstrong flight path was viewed by 53 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

On average, you can expect to see 4 flights from Minneapolis to New Orleans a day.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Minneapolis to New Orleans?

A quick flight from Minneapolis to New Orleans can take about 2h 43m. Sun Country Air provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $171. Airlines will cover a distance of 1047 mi. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Minneapolis to New Orleans round-trip?

Sun Country Air, at $171, was found to be the cheapest airline from Minneapolis to New Orleans.. You may be able to fly from Minneapolis to New Orleans for 45% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Sun Country Air, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $89. However, be on the lookout for offers from Spirit Airlines and United Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Minneapolis to New Orleans for a low price.

What are the most reliable airlines from Minneapolis to New Orleans?

Before booking your flight to New Orleans from Minneapolis, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Delta (91%), KLM (84%), Virgin Atlantic( 83%).

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: American Airlines, Alaska Airlines or Delta.

What are the cheapest flights from Minneapolis to New Orleans?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $23. While the most popular route (Minneapolis St Paul - New Orleans Louis Armstrong) can be booked for $178 on average our data indicates $459 when flying from Minneapolis to New Orleans.

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 are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering 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 are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering 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.

Top 8 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
Juneyao Airlines
$15 $22 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
$67 $137 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$76 $240 No cancel fee 65%
Sun Country Air
$89 $200 No cancel fee 83%
United Airlines
$137 $298 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$154 $341 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$188 $397 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$344 $462 No cancel fee 75%

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
5 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
5 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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