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The best prices from Oakland to New Orleans are usually found in August or September, booked 16 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Oakland (OAK) to New Orleans (MSY)

OAK - MSY
Price
$149 - $371
MSY
Temperature
66.2 - 91.4 °F
MSY
Rainfall
3.3 - 7.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 49% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$149

From Oakland to New Orleans

One-way from

$55

One-way flight from Oakland 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 Oakland to New Orleans?

Users have found that flying from Oakland to New Orleans on a Thursday 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 Oakland 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 22 days in advance, which can save you up to 13% on flights from Oakland to New Orleans compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 22 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 $231. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $266.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in April. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to New Orleans. Flights to New Orleans from Oakland in August are about $234 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $73.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Oakland to New Orleans (OAK - MSY)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Oakland to New Orleans in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 16% on the flight price compared to flying in the evening, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Oakland to New Orleans in December, January 2021

The best prices found for OAK to MSY flights for December, January
20 Dec - 24 Dec
$104pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
26 Dec - 29 Dec
$111pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
21 Dec - 31 Dec
$129pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland

Oakland to New Orleans 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Orleans from Oakland found for this year
20 Dec - 24 Dec
$104pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
26 Dec - 29 Dec
$111pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
21 Dec - 31 Dec
$129pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland

Last minute flights from Oakland to New Orleans

Late deals on round-trip flights to New Orleans from Oakland, departing today and this week
12 Dec - 14 Dec
$177pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
OAK
Oakland
11 Dec - 14 Dec
$181pp
OAK
Oakland
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
OAK
Oakland
12 Dec - 14 Dec
$183pp
OAK
Oakland
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
OAK
Oakland

One-way flights to New Orleans from Oakland

The cheapest one-way flights from Oakland to New Orleans
5:53 am - 5:30 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
9h 37m
OAK - MSY
Spirit Airlines
$55
mytrip.com
5:53 am - 5:30 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
9h 37m
OAK - MSY
Spirit Airlines
$69
KAYAK
5:53 am - 5:30 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
9h 37m
OAK - MSY
Spirit Airlines
$75
FlightNetwork

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Oakland to New Orleans flights.

Flight FAQs

From Oakland to New Orleans

Are flight prices decreasing from Oakland 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 Oakland 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 Oakland to New Orleans Louis Armstrong to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Alaska Airlines and Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from Oakland to New Orleans Louis Armstrong include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Oakland to New Orleans Louis Armstrong have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, and Alaska Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Spirit Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Oakland to New Orleans for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $104, but on average you can expect to pay $140.

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

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

There are currently 15+ open flights from Oakland to New Orleans within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Oakland to New Orleans Louis Armstrong was viewed by 74 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 Oakland or New Orleans?

Expected rainfall in Oakland is same as in New Orleans. You can expect this to be the case over the next 15 days.

Is Oakland weather warmer or cooler than New Orleans?

With an average temperature of 91 °F, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in New Orleans are hotter than in Oakland.

How long is the flight from Oakland to New Orleans?

For as low as $175, Spirit Airlines can have you in New Orleans from Oakland in 5h 30m.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Oakland to New Orleans round-trip from $104. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 64% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

The cheapest airline for a one-way flight from Oakland to New Orleans is Spirit Airlines ($55).

Alternative routes for Oakland to New Orleans

Destination information for New Orleans

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Oakland to New Orleans
Average temperature for December in New Orleans
66.2 °F
Avg rainfall for December in New Orleans
4.4 ″

Airports servicing Oakland

Airports servicing New Orleans

Top 7 airlines from Oakland to New Orleans

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Oakland 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
$145 $273 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$157 $334 No cancel fee 65%
Alaska Airlines
$146 $345 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$146 $373 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$163 $414 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$154 $429 No cancel fee 71%
Southwest
$336 $539 No cancel fee 63%

Hourly flight availability from Oakland to New Orleans

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