Cheap flights from Oakland to New Orleans (OAK - MSY)

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

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

All the information you need to plan the best OAK to MSY flight in 2021: compare Oakland to New Orleans flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New Orleans.
OAK - MSY
Price
$149 - $371
MSY
Temperature
51.8 - 82.4 °F
MSY
Precipitation
3.3 - 6.4 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 Louis Armstrong

One-way from

$91

One-way flight from Oakland 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 Oakland, California to New Orleans?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 29 days in advance to save up to 27% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 29 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Oakland, California to New Orleans 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $338, or $409 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to New Orleans from Oakland, California. Users have commonly found prices around $323 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $177. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in April.

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

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

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Oakland, California to New Orleans?

Flying to your destination on a Thursday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to New Orleans. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

The best prices found for OAK to MSY flights for October, November
13 Nov - 18 Nov
$73pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
12 Nov - 17 Nov
$96pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
4 Nov - 15 Nov
$120pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
OAK
Oakland

Oakland to New Orleans 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Orleans from Oakland found for this year
2 Dec - 9 Dec
$68pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
6 Dec - 10 Dec
$70pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
1 Dec - 7 Dec
$72pp
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
28 Oct - 31 Oct
$140pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
OAK
Oakland
27 Oct - 3 Nov
$143pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
27 Oct - 1 Nov
$154pp
OAK
Oakland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland

One-way flights to Louis Armstrong from Oakland

The cheapest one-way flights from Oakland to New Orleans
1:12 pm - 7:26 am
Frontier
1 Stop
16h 14m
OAK - MSY
Frontier
$91
Kiwi.com
8:25 am - 6:13 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
19h 48m
OAK - MSY
Multiple Airlines
$94
Kiwi.com
7:45 am - 5:34 pm
Spirit Airlines
3 Stops
31h 49m
OAK - MSY
Spirit Airlines
$97
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From Oakland to New Orleans

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, California to New Orleans for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Oakland, California to New Orleans for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $68, but on average you can expect to pay $111.

Are there last-minute flights available from Oakland, California to New Orleans for under $200?

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

How popular is this Oakland, California to New Orleans 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.

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

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($68), offers the cheapest pricing from Oakland, California to New Orleans. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 76% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Oakland, California to New Orleans?

The most popular airlines flying from Oakland, California to New Orleans are American Airlines, Alaska Airlines and Delta. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Oakland, California to New Orleans?

On average you can expect to pay $609 for a flight from Oakland, California to New Orleans. The cheapest flight overall is $87 while the most popular route, (Oakland - New Orleans Louis Armstrong) is currently priced at $73.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for New Orleans, LA

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to Oakland 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 Oakland.

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

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Alternative routes for Oakland 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 Oakland to New Orleans.
Average temperature for October in New Orleans
80.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in New Orleans
3.3 ″

Airports servicing Oakland

Airports servicing New Orleans

Top 7 airlines flying from Oakland to New Orleans Louis Armstrong

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%
Alaska Airlines
$146 $345 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$146 $373 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$154 $429 No cancel fee 71%
Spirit Airlines
$157 $334 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$163 $414 No cancel fee 69%
Southwest
$336 $539 No cancel fee 63%
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