Cheap flights from New York to New Orleans (NYC - MSY)

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The best prices from New York to New Orleans Louis Armstrong are usually found in August or September, booked 25 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
New York (NYC) to New Orleans (MSY)

All the information you need to plan the best NYC to MSY flight in 2021: compare New York to New Orleans flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New Orleans.
NYC - MSY
Price
$156 - $278
MSY
Temperature
51.8 - 82.4 °F
MSY
Precipitation
3.3 - 6.4 inches

Popular in

April

High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 33% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$156

From New York (NYC) to New Orleans Louis Armstrong

One-way from

$18

One-way flight from New York (NYC) 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.
How far in advance should I book a flight from New York to New Orleans?

To save up to 13% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 22 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from New York to New Orleans from $231 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $266 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to New Orleans (NYC - MSY)?

It’s optimal to fly from New York to New Orleans in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 27% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

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

Thursday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from New York 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 New York to New Orleans?

Flights from New York to New Orleans lean towards being more expensive in April. Prices are generally better when you fly from New York to New Orleans in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $73.

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

The best prices found for NYC to MSY flights for October, November
15 Nov - 17 Nov
$37pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
15 Nov - 18 Nov
$40pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
15 Nov - 17 Nov
$42pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

New York to New Orleans 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Orleans from New York found for this year
4 Dec - 11 Dec
$37pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
6 Dec - 11 Dec
$39pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
15 Nov - 18 Nov
$40pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

Non-stop flights to New Orleans from New York

Save time with New York to New Orleans direct flight deals
4 Dec - 11 Dec
$37pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
6 Dec - 11 Dec
$39pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
15 Nov - 18 Nov
$40pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

Last minute flights from New York to New Orleans

Late deals on round-trip flights to New Orleans from New York, departing today and this week
28 Oct - 29 Oct
$69pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
28 Oct - 2 Nov
$77pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
28 Oct - 29 Oct
$81pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to Louis Armstrong from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to New Orleans
9:56 am - 12:16 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 20m
EWR - MSY
Spirit Airlines
$18
Gotogate
5:10 am - 7:40 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 30m
EWR - MSY
Spirit Airlines
$19
Gotogate
2:56 pm - 5:17 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 21m
EWR - MSY
Spirit Airlines
$26
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From New York to New Orleans

What airport do you fly into for flights to New Orleans from New York?

Most people fly into New Orleans Louis Armstrong (MSY) if they book a flight to New Orleans from New York. On average, Louis Armstrong has 32 inbound flights from New York per day from 9 airlines. New Orleans Louis Armstrong is conveniently located just 11.4 mi from New Orleans’s city center.

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

United Airlines, Spirit 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 New York to New Orleans for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to New Orleans for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $37, but on average you can expect to pay $50.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York to New Orleans under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York to New Orleans is less than $53.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York to New Orleans for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New York to New Orleans within the next 7 days for less than $100.

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

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Friday.

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

On average 2 flights depart from New York to New Orleans per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from New York to New Orleans?

Airlines like Spirit Airlines fly from New York to New Orleans in about 3h 30m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. New York and New Orleans are separated by a distance of 1188 mi. All flights are typically nonstop.

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

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($37), offers the cheapest pricing from New York to New Orleans. You may be able to fly from New York to New Orleans for 84% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

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

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

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

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from New York to New Orleans on time: Aeroflot (100%), Icelandair (100%), China Eastern (100%).

What are the most popular routes from New York to New Orleans?

The most popular route from New York to New Orleans is New York John F Kennedy Intl - New Orleans Louis Armstrong. You may also consider New York LaGuardia - New Orleans Louis Armstrong or Newark - New Orleans Louis Armstrong.

What are the cheapest flights from New York to New Orleans?

Looking for the cheapest flight from New York to New Orleans? While on average our users pay $532, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $83. The most popular route (New York John F Kennedy Intl - New Orleans Louis Armstrong), is priced around $137.

What airports serve New York to New Orleans flights

You can fly to New Orleans from a lot of airports in New York but the most flights will go from either Liberty International Airport in Newark, JFK in Queens, or LaGuardia in Queens. There are some direct flights, as well as those with one stop. New Orleans’ airport is Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. It’s 11 miles from the downtown district of the city. It serves all of the city and the southeast region of the state of Louisiana. The airport is just 4.5 feet above sea level making it the second-lowest airport in the world.

Which airlines fly directly from New York to New Orleans?

Those looking for a direct flight to New Orleans will find several available. They’re offered by Delta, JetBlue Airways, United, and Spirit Airlines. The flight will have you in the air for anywhere from about three to three and a half hours.

What are the stopover options between New York to New Orleans?

United will land at Chicago O’Hare on the way down. Spirit will as well. American makes a stop in Charlotte. You might also stop in Houston with United. Delta will fly through Detroit sometimes. American Airlines also has a stop in Washington DC. You could also go with them to Dallas at DFW. Spirit also has a couple of flights that go to Fort Lauderdale before moving on to New Orleans. For the most part, you’ll find that stopovers are an hour or so, and not much more than three hours. Southwest flies this route from LaGuardia too. They have stops in Nashville, St. Louis, Chicago, and Dallas. Most travel times aren’t more than six hours with many of them much lower.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from New York to New Orleans?

There is no need for a passport or visa for this domestic flight. Just remember your valid form of photo identification.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for New Orleans, LA

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New York 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 New York are not required to quarantine after entering New Orleans Louis Armstrong.

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

Returning to New York 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 New York.

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

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Alternative routes for New York 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 New York to New Orleans.
Flight duration from New York to MSY
3h 10m
Average temperature for October in New Orleans
80.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in New Orleans
3.3 ″

Airports servicing New York

Newark (EWR)
LaGuardia (LGA)
New York Skyports SPB (NYS)

Airports servicing New Orleans

Top 5 airlines flying from New York to New Orleans Louis Armstrong

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New York 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
United Airlines
$55 $303 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$62 $275 No cancel fee 71%
Spirit Airlines
$65 $240 No cancel fee 65%
JetBlue
$83 $264 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$92 $314 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from New York to New Orleans

See what time of day planes typically take off from New York towards New Orleans.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 77% of NYC to MSY departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 17% of NYC to MSY departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 6% of NYC to MSY departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of NYC to MSY departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from New York to New Orleans
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from New York to New Orleans.
Sunday
33 daily flights
Monday
35 daily flights
Tuesday
27 daily flights
Wednesday
34 daily flights
Thursday
36 daily flights
Friday
35 daily flights
Saturday
25 daily flights
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