Cheap flights from Sacramento to New Orleans (SMF - MSY)

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The best prices from Sacramento Intl to New Orleans Louis Armstrong are usually found in August or September, booked 18 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Sacramento (SMF) to New Orleans (MSY)

All the information you need to plan the best SMF to MSY flight in 2021: compare Sacramento to New Orleans flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New Orleans.
SMF - MSY
Price
$204 - $362
MSY
Temperature
51.8 - 82.4 °F
MSY
Precipitation
3.3 - 6.4 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 35% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$204

From Sacramento Intl to New Orleans Louis Armstrong

One-way from

$129

One-way flight from Sacramento Intl 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.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Sacramento to New Orleans (SMF - MSY)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Sacramento to New Orleans in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 57% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Sacramento 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 Sacramento in August are about $323 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $177.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Sacramento 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.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Sacramento to New Orleans, book at least 29 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 27% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $338 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $409.

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

The best prices found for SMF to MSY flights for October, November
30 Oct - 3 Nov
$194pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
2 Nov - 4 Nov
$202pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
6 Nov - 10 Nov
$204pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Sacramento Intl to New Orleans 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Orleans from Sacramento found for this year
9 Dec - 13 Dec
$174pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
6 Dec - 9 Dec
$176pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
9 Dec - 13 Dec
$191pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Last minute flights from Sacramento to New Orleans

Late deals on round-trip flights to New Orleans from Sacramento, departing today and this week
30 Oct - 3 Nov
$194pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
30 Oct - 3 Nov
$213pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl
27 Oct - 29 Oct
$214pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl

One-way flights to Louis Armstrong from Sacramento

The cheapest one-way flights from Sacramento to New Orleans
12:00 pm - 12:51 pm
Frontier
2 Stops
22h 51m
SMF - MSY
Frontier
$129
Kiwi.com
3:01 pm - 5:00 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
11h 59m
SMF - MSY
Multiple Airlines
$139
Kiwi.com
9:34 am - 12:45 pm
Spirit Airlines
3 Stops
25h 11m
SMF - MSY
Spirit Airlines
$145
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Sacramento to New Orleans

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

To fly from Sacramento to New Orleans, you need to book a flight from Sacramento Intl (SMF) to Louis Armstrong (MSY). Nonstop flights to New Orleans Louis Armstrong from Sacramento Intl take 6h 11m on average. When it comes time to book airfare, you have a few options: there is 1 outbound flight from Sacramento Intl to Louis Armstrong offered by 8 different airlines.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Sacramento Intl to New Orleans Louis Armstrong that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sacramento to New Orleans for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $174, but on average you can expect to pay $202.

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

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

How popular is this Sacramento to New Orleans flight route?

The Sacramento Intl to New Orleans Louis Armstrong flight path was viewed by 81 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 Sacramento to New Orleans round-trip?

Spirit Airlines, at $180, was found to be the cheapest airline from Sacramento to New Orleans. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Frontier. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 42% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

Before booking your flight from Sacramento to New Orleans check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines.

What are the cheapest flights from Sacramento to New Orleans?

The cheapest flight price from Sacramento to New Orleans is $81. On average you can expect to pay $716. The most popular route, (Sacramento Intl - New Orleans Louis Armstrong), can usually be booked for $176.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for New Orleans, LA

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to Sacramento Intl 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 Sacramento Intl.

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

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

Airports servicing Sacramento

Airports servicing New Orleans

Top 7 airlines flying from Sacramento Intl to New Orleans Louis Armstrong

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Sacramento 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
Spirit Airlines
$75 $233 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$109 $185 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$127 $363 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$132 $344 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$132 $357 No cancel fee 69%
Sun Country Air
$138 $207 No cancel fee 83%
Alaska Airlines
$169 $372 No cancel fee 75%

Hourly flight availability from Sacramento to New Orleans

See what time of day planes typically take off from Sacramento towards New Orleans.
Morning 6 AM to noon 78% of SMF to MSY departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 22% of SMF to MSY departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of SMF to MSY departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of SMF to MSY departures
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Sacramento to New Orleans
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Sacramento to New Orleans.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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