Cheap flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to New Orleans (RDU - MSY)

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The best prices from Raleigh-Durham Intl to New Orleans are usually found in September or January, booked 50 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Saturday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Raleigh-Durham Intl (RDU) to New Orleans (MSY)

All the information you need to plan the best RDU to MSY flight in 2021: compare Raleigh-Durham Intl to New Orleans flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New Orleans.
RDU - MSY
Price
$113 - $224
MSY
Temperature
66.2 - 91.4 °F
MSY
Rainfall
3.3 - 7.8 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 30% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$113

From Raleigh-Durham Intl 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 Raleigh-Durham Intl to New Orleans?

Flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to New Orleans are found to be more expensive on Wednesday. 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.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Raleigh-Durham Intl 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 Raleigh-Durham Intl to New Orleans within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $200.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Raleigh-Durham Intl to New Orleans?

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to New Orleans from Raleigh-Durham Intl. Prices for August average $192 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $83. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June. Opting for a August flight can save you 33% on your journey compared to booking in August

When is the cheapest time to fly from Raleigh-Durham Intl to New Orleans (RDU - MSY)?

It’s optimal to fly from Raleigh-Durham Intl to New Orleans in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 11% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to New Orleans in May, June 2021

The best prices found for RDU to MSY flights for May, June
22 Jun - 29 Jun
$136pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
15 Jun - 22 Jun
$145pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
22 Jun - 29 Jun
$146pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Raleigh-Durham Intl to New Orleans 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Orleans from Raleigh-Durham Intl found for this year
22 Jun - 29 Jun
$136pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
15 Jun - 22 Jun
$145pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
22 Jun - 29 Jun
$146pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Last minute flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to New Orleans

Late deals on round-trip flights to New Orleans from Raleigh-Durham Intl, departing today and this week
24 May - 26 May
$184pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
24 May - 25 May
$186pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
24 May - 28 May
$188pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

One-way flights to New Orleans from Raleigh-Durham Intl

The cheapest one-way flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to New Orleans
12:35 pm - 6:45 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
7h 10m
RDU - MSY
United Airlines
$113
United
2:10 pm - 7:10 pm
Delta
1 Stop
6h 00m
RDU - MSY
Delta
$118
Delta
5:50 am - 3:52 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
11h 02m
RDU - MSY
Frontier
$139
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Flight FAQs

From Raleigh-Durham Intl to New Orleans

Are flight prices decreasing from Raleigh-Durham Intl 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 Raleigh-Durham Intl 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 Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to New Orleans Louis Armstrong have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Spirit Airlines, Delta, and Frontier flying from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to New Orleans Louis Armstrong have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to New Orleans for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to New Orleans for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $136, but on average you can expect to pay $176.

Are there nonstop flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to New Orleans for under $100 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl 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 Raleigh-Durham Intl to New Orleans for under $200?

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

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to New Orleans Louis Armstrong was viewed by 288 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 Raleigh-Durham Intl or New Orleans?

When traveling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Raleigh-Durham Intl is roughly less than New Orleans. You can assume this to be the case over the next 15 days.

Is Raleigh-Durham Intl weather warmer or cooler than New Orleans?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 91 °F range in July. The weather in New Orleans is generally the same as Raleigh-Durham Intl's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from Raleigh-Durham Intl to New Orleans?

Departing from Raleigh-Durham Intl to New Orleans will take you 4h 24m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Raleigh-Durham Intl to New Orleans round-trip?

Flying on Spirit Airlines is currently your cheapest option to New Orleans, with prices starting at $136. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Delta and American Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $177 and $195, respectively. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 16% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Raleigh-Durham Intl to New Orleans one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Spirit Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $76. Users have also found prices from $89 and $104 on Spirit Airlines and Delta, respectively.

Alternative routes for Raleigh-Durham Intl 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 Raleigh-Durham Intl to New Orleans.
Average temperature for May in New Orleans
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in New Orleans
5.7 ″

Airports servicing Raleigh

Airports servicing New Orleans

Top 7 airlines flying from Raleigh-Durham Intl to New Orleans

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Raleigh-Durham Intl 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
$38 $145 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$54 $148 No cancel fee 65%
Allegiant Air
$66 $199 No cancel fee 88%
American Airlines
$76 $222 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$77 $223 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$77 $241 No cancel fee N/A
JetBlue
$149 $270 No cancel fee 62%
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