Cheap flights from Sacramento to New Orleans (SMF - MSY) from $80

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 9/18. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
SMF — MSY
Jun 25 — Jul 21

The best prices from Sacramento Intl to New Orleans Louis Armstrong are usually found in September or January, booked 55 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

Cheap flight deals from Sacramento to New Orleans

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Sacramento (SMF) to New Orleans (MSY). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated June 20, 2024.

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From Sacramento Intl to New Orleans Louis Armstrong
One-way flight from Sacramento Intl to New Orleans Louis Armstrong

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

Flying to your destination on a Sunday 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 21 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 30% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $431 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $496.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in May. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to New Orleans. Flights to New Orleans from Sacramento in August are about $444 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $228.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from SMF to MSY?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Sacramento to New Orleans in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 12% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap Sacramento to New Orleans flights in June & July 2024

Find cheap flight options from Sacramento to New Orleans specifically for the months of June and July 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,256,981 searches. Prices were last updated on June 20, 2024.
Listed are some of the best fares we've found on flights departing from Sacramento to New Orleans in 2024. For more flight deals, be sure to check back very soon.
Mon 7/228:16 pmSMF - MSY
2 stops25h 55mSpirit Airlines
Tue 7/302:53 pmMSY - SMF
1 stop6h 46mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/18$212
Thu 7/1810:12 pmSMF - MSY
1 stop14h 45mSpirit Airlines
Mon 7/2210:06 pmMSY - SMF
1 stop11h 21mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$220
Tue 7/231:59 pmSMF - MSY
1 stop8h 47mSpirit Airlines
Fri 7/2610:06 pmMSY - SMF
1 stop14h 30mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/20$221
Mon 7/228:16 pmSMF - MSY
3 stops33h 09mSpirit Airlines
Tue 7/302:53 pmMSY - SMF
1 stop6h 46mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/18$227
Fri 7/510:52 amSMF - MSY
1 stop9h 11mFrontier
Sun 7/710:55 pmMSY - SMF
1 stop9h 38mFrontier
Deal found 6/20$229
Thu 7/1810:12 pmSMF - MSY
1 stop14h 45mSpirit Airlines
Mon 7/229:47 pmMSY - SMF
2 stops17h 22mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$231
Mon 7/228:16 pmSMF - MSY
1 stop26h 30mSpirit Airlines
Tue 7/302:53 pmMSY - SMF
1 stop6h 46mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/18$232
Mon 7/228:16 pmSMF - MSY
2 stops25h 55mSpirit Airlines
Tue 7/309:26 pmMSY - SMF
3 stops23h 11mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/18$249
Tue 7/238:33 pmSMF - MSY
2 stops16h 38mSpirit Airlines
Fri 7/2610:06 pmMSY - SMF
1 stop14h 30mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/20$250

Sacramento to New Orleans 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Sacramento and New Orleans in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,256,981 searches. Data last updated June 20, 2024.
Listed are some of the best fares we've found on flights departing from Sacramento to New Orleans in 2024. For more flight deals, be sure to check back very soon.
Sat 8/244:00 pmSMF - MSY
1 stop27h 45mFrontier
Sun 9/110:45 pmMSY - SMF
1 stop18h 58mFrontier
Deal found 6/19$173
Fri 8/235:20 amSMF - MSY
1 stop14h 24mSpirit Airlines
Wed 8/285:12 pmMSY - SMF
2 stops19h 33mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/18$185
Fri 8/235:20 amSMF - MSY
2 stops15h 30mSpirit Airlines
Wed 8/285:12 pmMSY - SMF
2 stops19h 33mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/18$194
Sat 8/245:20 amSMF - MSY
2 stops15h 30mMultiple Airlines
Sun 9/110:45 pmMSY - SMF
1 stop18h 58mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/19$198
Mon 7/228:16 pmSMF - MSY
2 stops25h 55mSpirit Airlines
Tue 7/302:53 pmMSY - SMF
1 stop6h 46mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/18$212
Sat 10/54:00 pmSMF - MSY
1 stop27h 45mMultiple Airlines
Wed 10/99:38 amMSY - SMF
2 stops14h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/19$215
Thu 8/810:12 pmSMF - MSY
1 stop14h 45mSpirit Airlines
Mon 8/1210:06 pmMSY - SMF
1 stop11h 21mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$219
Thu 7/1810:12 pmSMF - MSY
1 stop14h 45mSpirit Airlines
Mon 7/2210:06 pmMSY - SMF
1 stop11h 21mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$220
Tue 7/231:59 pmSMF - MSY
1 stop8h 47mSpirit Airlines
Fri 7/2610:06 pmMSY - SMF
1 stop14h 30mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/20$221

Sacramento to New Orleans flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Sacramento to New Orleans for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,256,981 searches. Data last updated June 20, 2024.
Book one of these great deals on flights from Sacramento to New Orleans. To prevent any unwanted surprises, users should verify their flight info before booking.
Sun 6/3012:13 pmSMF - MSY
1 stop23h 40mSpirit Airlines
Thu 7/48:55 pmMSY - SMF
2 stops23h 13mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/20$270
Wed 6/2610:17 pmSMF - MSY
1 stop21h 30mMultiple Airlines
Wed 7/1010:59 pmMSY - SMF
1 stop13h 21mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/19$289
Sat 6/2910:16 pmSMF - MSY
1 stop21h 48mMultiple Airlines
Wed 7/310:15 pmMSY - SMF
1 stop13h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/19$295
Sun 6/3012:13 pmSMF - MSY
1 stop23h 40mMultiple Airlines
Thu 7/410:48 pmMSY - SMF
1 stop13h 11mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/20$301
Wed 6/266:34 pmSMF - MSY
3 stops35h 32mSpirit Airlines
Wed 7/1010:59 pmMSY - SMF
1 stop13h 21mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$308
Wed 6/265:16 pmSMF - MSY
3 stops36h 50mSpirit Airlines
Wed 7/109:19 amMSY - SMF
2 stops12h 20mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$322
Thu 6/2710:18 pmSMF - MSY
2 stops23h 04mSpirit Airlines
Thu 7/48:55 pmMSY - SMF
2 stops23h 13mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$325
Thu 6/2710:18 pmSMF - MSY
1 stop14h 50mSpirit Airlines
Thu 7/48:55 pmMSY - SMF
2 stops23h 13mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/20$331
Wed 6/266:34 pmSMF - MSY
3 stops35h 32mSpirit Airlines
Wed 7/109:19 amMSY - SMF
3 stops25h 19mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$336

One-way flights to New Orleans from Sacramento

Search for one-way flight options from Sacramento to New Orleans. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,256,981 searches. Data last updated June 20, 2024.
Take a look at some of the best available options we've come across on one-way flights from Sacramento to New Orleans. Users in need of a round-trip flight from Sacramento to New Orleans instead should update the search form at the top of page.
Wed 9/185:30 amSMF - MSY
1 stop14h 13mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$80
Wed 7/172:39 pmSMF - MSY
1 stop5h 55mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$86
Wed 7/311:20 amSMF - MSY
1 stop10h 58mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$87
Tue 7/161:59 pmSMF - MSY
1 stop8h 47mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$89
Wed 9/185:30 amSMF - MSY
2 stops14h 05mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$96
Sat 10/54:00 pmSMF - MSY
1 stop27h 45mFrontier
Deal found 6/19$97
Tue 7/161:59 pmSMF - MSY
3 stops30h 47mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/18$111
Mon 7/159:28 amSMF - MSY
2 stops33h 08mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$116
Tue 7/161:59 pmSMF - MSY
3 stops30h 47mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$118

Find flights from Sacramento to New Orleans within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Sacramento to New Orleans that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,256,981 searches. Data last updated June 20, 2024.

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Sacramento IntlNew Orleans Louis Armstrong

SMF - MSY

SMFMSY

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Sat 8/24

1 stop27h 45m

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Sun 9/1

1 stop18h 58m

$173

Sacramento IntlNew Orleans Louis Armstrong

SMF - MSY

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Sacramento Intl

Fri 8/23

1 stop14h 24m

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Wed 8/28

2 stops19h 33m

$185

Sacramento IntlNew Orleans Louis Armstrong

SMF - MSY

SMFMSY

Sacramento Intl

Fri 8/23

2 stops15h 30m

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Wed 8/28

2 stops19h 33m

$194

Sacramento IntlNew Orleans Louis Armstrong

SMF - MSY

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Sacramento Intl

Sat 8/24

2 stops15h 30m

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Sun 9/1

1 stop18h 58m

$198

Sacramento IntlNew Orleans Louis Armstrong

SMF - MSY

SMFMSY

Sacramento Intl

Mon 7/22

2 stops25h 55m

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Tue 7/30

1 stop6h 46m

$212

Sacramento IntlNew Orleans Louis Armstrong

SMF - MSY

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Sacramento Intl

Sat 10/5

1 stop27h 45m

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Wed 10/9

2 stops14h 15m

$215

Sacramento IntlNew Orleans Louis Armstrong

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Sacramento Intl

Sat 10/5

1 stop6h 14m

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Wed 10/9

1 stop6h 05m

$306

Sacramento IntlNew Orleans Louis Armstrong

SMF - MSY

SMFMSY

Sacramento Intl

Tue 11/19

1 stop6h 37m

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Tue 12/3

1 stop6h 15m

$308

Sacramento IntlNew Orleans Louis Armstrong

SMF - MSY

SMFMSY

Sacramento Intl

Thu 11/28

1 stop6h 34m

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Sat 12/7

1 stop8h 58m

$400

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

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from Sacramento to New Orleans. Price data was last updated on June 14, 2024.
The price you pay for your flight from Sacramento to New Orleans may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 55 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.
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What is the cheapest day to fly from Sacramento to New Orleans?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from Sacramento to New Orleans. Price data was last updated on June 16, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Sacramento to New Orleans flight should consider departing on Tuesday evenings when fares are most often at their lowest. Friday mornings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Temperature and rainfall in New Orleans by month

Plan your trip to New Orleans by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

MSY

Temperature

51.8 - 82.4 °F

If weather is an important factor for your trip to New Orleans, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, July is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 82.4 F. Travelers looking to avoid the cold should look outside of January, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 51.8 F).

Reviews of airlines servicing New Orleans

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to New Orleans. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to New Orleans. Reviews last updated June 20, 2024.
Peruse reviews from past customers who have flown with Frontier, Spirit Airlines and American Airlines from Sacramento to New Orleans to help guide your decision. Reviews also offer insight into each airline's entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
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10,000 reviews

Entertainment

8.0

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7.4

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8.0

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

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1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

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10,000 reviews
8.0
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10,000 reviews

Entertainment

8.0

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

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10,000 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,000 reviews

Entertainment

8.0

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

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10,000 reviews
8.0
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10,000 reviews

Entertainment

8.0

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

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8.0
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10,000 reviews

Entertainment

8.0

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

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8.0
Very good
10,000 reviews

Entertainment

8.0

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

Related info for your journey

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  • 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 Frontier for just $173, but on average you can expect to pay $225.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from Sacramento to New Orleans for under $300?

    There are currently 20+ open flights from Sacramento to New Orleans within the next 7 days for less than $300.

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

    Frontier, at $173, was found to be the cheapest airline from Sacramento to New Orleans. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Spirit Airlines. Users have found that Frontier is 62% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

  • What does SMF to MSY mean?

    These are just IATA (International Air Transport Association) codes. They are used in aviation to identify and differentiate airports. That’s why a Sacramento Intl Airport to New Orleans Louis Armstrong Airport flight would often be abbreviated as a SMF to MSY flight.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Sacramento to New Orleans that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Sacramento to New Orleans flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Sacramento to New Orleans with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Sacramento to New Orleans flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Sacramento to New Orleans that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Sacramento to New Orleans flights, Cheapflights offers vacation packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Sacramento to New Orleans?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Sacramento to New Orleans.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Sacramento to New Orleans?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Sacramento to New Orleans by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Sacramento to New Orleans that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Sacramento to New Orleans offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Sacramento to New Orleans?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Sacramento to New Orleans flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Sacramento to New Orleans flight deals updated?

    The Sacramento to New Orleans flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 6/20.

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

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Sacramento to New Orleans?

    Currently, August is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Sacramento to New Orleans (average of $248). Flying from Sacramento to New Orleans in April is currently the most expensive (average of $341). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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Spirit AirlinesCheapest$129Average$254FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%
Alaska AirlinesCheapest$271Average$637FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
American AirlinesCheapest$336Average$495FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%
DeltaCheapest$345Average$476FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
United AirlinesCheapest$360Average$515FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%

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