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

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The best prices from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to New Orleans Louis Armstrong 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 (RDU) to New Orleans (MSY)

All the information you need to plan the best RDU to MSY flight in 2021: compare Raleigh to New Orleans flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New Orleans.
RDU - MSY
Price
$113 - $224
MSY
Temperature
51.8 - 82.4 °F
MSY
Precipitation
3.3 - 6.4 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 Raleigh-Durham to New Orleans Louis Armstrong

One-way from

$38

One-way flight from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham 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 Raleigh to New Orleans?

Users have found that booking a flight from Raleigh to New Orleans at least 46 days early can save you up to 17% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 46 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Raleigh to New Orleans for as little as $138 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $169 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Travelers have found that booking a Sunday departure is the best way to save up to 87% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Raleigh to New Orleans in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 11% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

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

September is one of the best times of the year to fly to New Orleans from Raleigh. Prices for September average $162 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $77. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June. Opting for a September flight can save you 38% on your journey compared to booking in September

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

The best prices found for RDU to MSY flights for October, November
9 Nov - 11 Nov
$98pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
9 Nov - 11 Nov
$100pp
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
6 Nov - 10 Nov
$101pp
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 Raleigh-Durham to New Orleans 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Orleans from Raleigh found for this year
9 Nov - 11 Nov
$98pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
9 Nov - 11 Nov
$100pp
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
6 Nov - 10 Nov
$101pp
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

Non-stop flights to New Orleans from Raleigh

Save time with Raleigh to New Orleans direct flight deals
28 Feb - 4 Mar
$99pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
28 Feb - 4 Mar
$109pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
25 Feb - 28 Feb
$120pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Last minute flights from Raleigh to New Orleans

Late deals on round-trip flights to New Orleans from Raleigh, departing today and this week
25 Oct - 29 Oct
$118pp
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
26 Oct - 4 Nov
$119pp
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
26 Oct - 4 Nov
$134pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

One-way flights to Louis Armstrong from Raleigh

The cheapest one-way flights from Raleigh to New Orleans
3:33 am - 12:18 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
9h 45m
RDU - MSY
Spirit Airlines
$38
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3:33 am - 12:18 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
9h 45m
RDU - MSY
Spirit Airlines
$46
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1:20 am - 2:25 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
14h 05m
RDU - MSY
Spirit Airlines
$47
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Raleigh to New Orleans

What airports do I use to fly from Raleigh to New Orleans?

To fly from Raleigh to New Orleans, you need to book a flight from Raleigh-Durham (RDU) to Louis Armstrong (MSY). Nonstop flights to New Orleans Louis Armstrong from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham take 2h 15m on average. When it comes time to book airfare, you have a few options: there is 1 outbound flight from Raleigh-Durham to Louis Armstrong offered by 9 different airlines.

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 to New Orleans for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Raleigh to New Orleans for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $98, but on average you can expect to pay $116.

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

Cheapflights has at least 7 direct flights from Raleigh to New Orleans under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Raleigh to New Orleans is less than $127.

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

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

How popular is this Raleigh to New Orleans 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.

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

Flying on Spirit Airlines is currently your cheapest option to New Orleans, with prices starting at $98. Another option worth looking into is Allegiant Air, starting at $99 round trip. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 39% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

Consider Major Airline, American Airlines or JetBlue when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Raleigh to New Orleans.

What are the cheapest flights from Raleigh to New Orleans?

On average you can expect to pay $513 for a flight from Raleigh to New Orleans. The cheapest flight overall is $37 while the most popular route, (Raleigh Raleigh-Durham - New Orleans Louis Armstrong) is currently priced at $83.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for New Orleans, LA

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to Raleigh Raleigh-Durham 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 Raleigh Raleigh-Durham.

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

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Alternative routes for Raleigh 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 to New Orleans.
Flight duration from RDU to MSY
2h 10m
Average temperature for October in New Orleans
80.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in New Orleans
3.3 ″

Airports servicing Raleigh

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham (RDU)

Airports servicing New Orleans

Top 7 airlines flying from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to New Orleans Louis Armstrong

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Raleigh 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%

Hourly flight availability from Raleigh to New Orleans

See what time of day planes typically take off from Raleigh towards New Orleans.
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 100% of RDU to MSY departures
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Midnight
6 AM
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Weekly flight availability
from Raleigh to New Orleans
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Raleigh to New Orleans.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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