Cheap flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans (PHL - MSY)

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The best prices from Philadelphia to New Orleans are usually found in August or July, booked 18 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Philadelphia (PHL) to New Orleans (MSY)

All the information you need to plan the best PHL to MSY flight in 2021: compare Philadelphia to New Orleans flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New Orleans.
PHL - MSY
Price
$80 - $284
MSY
Temperature
66.2 - 91.4 °F
MSY
Rainfall
3.3 - 7.8 inches

Popular in

April

High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 60% potential price drop

Average price

$235

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

$80

From Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia to New Orleans?

Leaving on a Monday 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 87% on the overall cost on flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 28% by booking at least 31 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 Philadelphia to New Orleans within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $200.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to New Orleans. Flights to New Orleans from Philadelphia in August are about $192 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $83.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Philadelphia to New Orleans (PHL - MSY)?

It’s optimal to fly from Philadelphia to New Orleans at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 19% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

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

The best prices found for PHL to MSY flights for May, June
19 May - 22 May
$106pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
18 May - 22 May
$108pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
19 May - 22 May
$111pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia

Philadelphia to New Orleans 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Orleans from Philadelphia found for this year
19 May - 22 May
$106pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
18 May - 22 May
$108pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
19 May - 22 May
$111pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia

Non-stop flights to New Orleans from Philadelphia

Save time with Philadelphia to New Orleans direct flight deals
11 Aug - 18 Aug
$111pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
11 Aug - 18 Aug
$123pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
17 May - 22 May
$133pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia

Last minute flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans

Late deals on round-trip flights to New Orleans from Philadelphia, departing today and this week
19 May - 22 May
$106pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
18 May - 22 May
$108pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
19 May - 22 May
$111pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia

One-way flights to New Orleans from Philadelphia

The cheapest one-way flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans
12:30 pm - 7:00 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
7h 30m
PHL - MSY
American Airlines
2:00 am - 6:21 am
Delta
1 Stop
5h 21m
PHL - MSY
Delta
$89
Delta
7:52 am - 7:45 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
36h 53m
PHL - MSY
Multiple Airlines
$102
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Flight FAQs

From Philadelphia to New Orleans

Are flight prices decreasing from Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia 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.

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

American Airlines, Frontier, and Spirit Airlines 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 Philadelphia to New Orleans?

If you book a flight from Philadelphia to New Orleans, you will be flying from Philadelphia to Louis Armstrong. Flights to New Orleans Louis Armstrong (MSY) from Philadelphia (PHL) take 2h 50m for a nonstop flight. There are 3 flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans per day from 7 airlines.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $106, but on average you can expect to pay $134.

Are there nonstop flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Philadelphia to New Orleans is less than $150.

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

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

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

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Thursday, Saturday.

Does it rain more in Philadelphia or New Orleans?

The rainfall in Philadelphia is generally more than the rainfall in New Orleans. This will continue over the next 16 days.

Is Philadelphia weather warmer or cooler than New Orleans?

Temperatures around the 91 °F's can be experienced in July. The weather in New Orleans is hotter than in Philadelphia. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from Philadelphia to New Orleans?

There are many flights that can get you from Philadelphia to New Orleans in 2h 50m. Fly via Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, or Frontier to get the fastest option. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans round-trip from $137. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Frontier, from $141, and American Airlines, from $157. Spirit Airlines is currently priced 32% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Philadelphia to New Orleans are Spirit Airlines ($45), Frontier ($69), and American Airlines ($79).

Alternative routes for Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia to New Orleans.
Flight duration
3h 01m
Average temperature for May in New Orleans
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in New Orleans
5.7 ″

Airports servicing Philadelphia

Airports servicing New Orleans

Top 6 airlines flying from Philadelphia to New Orleans

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Philadelphia 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
$53 $190 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$56 $201 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$72 $237 No cancel fee 69%
JetBlue
$128 $252 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$92 $258 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$80 $335 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Philadelphia to New Orleans

See what time of day planes typically take off from Philadelphia towards New Orleans.
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 53% of PHL to MSY departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 36% of PHL to MSY departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 11% of PHL to MSY departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of PHL to MSY departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Philadelphia to New Orleans
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Philadelphia to New Orleans.
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
1 daily flight
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