Cheap flights from Nashville to New Orleans (BNA - MSY)

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The best prices from Nashville to New Orleans are usually found in March or January, booked 19 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Wednesday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Nashville (BNA) to New Orleans (MSY)

All the information you need to plan the best BNA to MSY flight in 2021: compare Nashville to New Orleans flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New Orleans.
BNA - MSY
Price
$99 - $221
MSY
Temperature
66.2 - 91.4 °F
MSY
Rainfall
3.3 - 7.8 inches

Popular in

September

High demand for flights, 38% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 28% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$99

From Nashville to New Orleans

One-way from

$72

One-way flight from Nashville 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 Nashville to New Orleans?

Leaving on a Sunday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 44% on the overall cost on flights from Nashville to New Orleans.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 31 days in advance, which can save you up to 28% on flights from Nashville to New Orleans compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 31 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $200. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $252.

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

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to New Orleans from Nashville. 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 Nashville to New Orleans (BNA - MSY)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Nashville to New Orleans in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 52% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

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

The best prices found for BNA to MSY flights for May, June
20 May - 25 May
$119pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl
20 May - 25 May
$124pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl
21 May - 25 May
$141pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Delta
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl

Nashville to New Orleans 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Orleans from Nashville found for this year
20 May - 25 May
$119pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl
20 May - 25 May
$124pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl
27 Aug - 30 Aug
$137pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Delta
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl

Last minute flights from Nashville to New Orleans

Late deals on round-trip flights to New Orleans from Nashville, departing today and this week
14 May - 18 May
$156pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl
14 May - 18 May
$162pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl
14 May - 18 May
$167pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl

One-way flights to New Orleans from Nashville

The cheapest one-way flights from Nashville to New Orleans
3:30 pm - 10:32 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
19h 02m
BNA - MSY
Multiple Airlines
$72
Kiwi.com
4:38 am - 9:11 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
4h 33m
BNA - MSY
United Airlines
$89
United
12:12 pm - 10:32 am
Frontier
1 Stop
22h 20m
BNA - MSY
Frontier
$97
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Nashville to New Orleans

Are flight prices decreasing from Nashville 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 Nashville 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Nashville Intl to New Orleans Louis Armstrong to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Nashville Intl to New Orleans Louis Armstrong. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Spirit Airlines, American 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.

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

New Orleans Louis Armstrong is the airport most travelers will use when flying to New Orleans from Nashville Intl. Booking flights from Nashville Intl (BNA) to Louis Armstrong (MSY) should be relatively easy as there is 1 daily flight to New Orleans from 7 different airlines. 3h 10m is how long a flight from Nashville to New Orleans Louis Armstrong will take if you book a nonstop flight.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Nashville to New Orleans for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $119, but on average you can expect to pay $156.

Are there nonstop flights from Nashville to New Orleans for under $100 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Nashville 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 Nashville to New Orleans for under $200?

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

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 89 users have taken a look at flights from Nashville Intl to New Orleans Louis Armstrong.

Does it rain more in Nashville or New Orleans?

Nashville will have less rainfall in 2 compared to New Orleans over the next 15 days.

Is Nashville weather warmer or cooler than New Orleans?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 91 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in New Orleans is generally hotter than in Nashville. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Nashville to New Orleans?

A quick flight from Nashville to New Orleans can take about 4h 19m. Delta provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $163. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Flying on Delta is currently your cheapest option to New Orleans, with prices starting at $137. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Spirit Airlines and American Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $142 and $178, respectively.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Spirit Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $38. However, be on the lookout for offers from United Airlines and Frontier, as they are both options that can get you from Nashville to New Orleans for a low price.

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

Airports servicing Nashville

Airports servicing New Orleans

Top 7 airlines flying from Nashville to New Orleans

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Nashville 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 $133 No cancel fee 65%
Sun Country Air
$47 $135 No cancel fee 83%
United Airlines
$70 $222 No cancel fee 69%
Frontier
$144 $244 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$89 $251 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$89 $292 No cancel fee N/A
Southwest
$329 $467 No cancel fee 63%

Hourly flight availability from Nashville to New Orleans

See what time of day planes typically take off from Nashville towards New Orleans.
Morning 6 AM to noon 50% of BNA to MSY departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 33% of BNA to MSY departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 16% of BNA to MSY departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of BNA to MSY departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Nashville to New Orleans
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Nashville to New Orleans.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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