Cheap flights from San Antonio to New Orleans (SAT - MSY)

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The best prices from San Antonio to New Orleans are usually found in September or July, booked 35 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Saturday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Antonio (SAT) to New Orleans (MSY)

All the information you need to plan the best SAT to MSY flight in 2021: compare San Antonio to New Orleans flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New Orleans.
SAT - MSY
Price
$107 - $290
MSY
Temperature
66.2 - 91.4 °F
MSY
Precipitation
3.3 - 7.8 inches

Popular in

February

High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 49% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$107

From San Antonio 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 San Antonio to New Orleans?

Users have found that flying from San Antonio to New Orleans on a Saturday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 31 days in advance, which can save you up to 28% on flights from San Antonio to New Orleans compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 31 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $200. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $252.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Antonio to New Orleans?

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to New Orleans from San Antonio. 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 San Antonio to New Orleans (SAT - MSY)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from San Antonio to New Orleans at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 56% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from San Antonio to New Orleans in July, August 2021

The best prices found for SAT to MSY flights for July, August
26 Aug - 28 Aug
$157pp
SAT
San Antonio
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
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New Orleans Louis Armstrong
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
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San Antonio
26 Aug - 28 Aug
$185pp
SAT
San Antonio
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAT
San Antonio
26 Aug - 2 Sep
$197pp
SAT
San Antonio
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAT
San Antonio

San Antonio to New Orleans 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Orleans from San Antonio found for this year
13 Oct - 19 Oct
$157pp
SAT
San Antonio
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAT
San Antonio
26 Aug - 28 Aug
$185pp
SAT
San Antonio
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAT
San Antonio
26 Aug - 2 Sep
$197pp
SAT
San Antonio
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAT
San Antonio

Last minute flights from San Antonio to New Orleans

Late deals on round-trip flights to New Orleans from San Antonio, departing today and this week
8 Aug - 13 Aug
$279pp
SAT
San Antonio
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAT
San Antonio
4 Aug - 11 Aug
$287pp
SAT
San Antonio
Delta
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Delta
 
1 STOP
SAT
San Antonio
5 Aug - 9 Aug
$319pp
SAT
San Antonio
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAT
San Antonio

One-way flights to New Orleans from San Antonio

The cheapest one-way flights from San Antonio to New Orleans
9:35 am - 4:39 pm
Delta
1 Stop
7h 04m
SAT - MSY
Delta
$107
Delta
7:43 am - 6:18 am
Frontier
2 Stops
22h 35m
SAT - MSY
Frontier
$218
Kiwi.com
1:25 pm - 2:20 pm
United Airlines
2 Stops
24h 55m
SAT - MSY
United Airlines
$222
United

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Flight FAQs

From San Antonio to New Orleans

Are flight prices decreasing from San Antonio 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 San Antonio 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 San Antonio to New Orleans Louis Armstrong have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Antonio to New Orleans for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $157, but on average you can expect to pay $223.

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

There are no nonstop flights from San Antonio 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 San Antonio to New Orleans for under $300?

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

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from San Antonio to New Orleans Louis Armstrong have been viewed 192 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in San Antonio or New Orleans?

San Antonio will have less rainfall in 2 compared to New Orleans over the next 9 days.

Is San Antonio weather warmer or cooler than New Orleans?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 97 °F range in August. The weather in New Orleans is generally colder than San Antonio'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 San Antonio to New Orleans?

Departing from San Antonio to New Orleans will take you 3h 26m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Currently priced at $157, United Airlines will fly you from San Antonio to New Orleans and back. In addition to United Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from American Airlines and Delta - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $185 and $199, respectively. United Airlines is 25% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with American Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $79. United Airlines flights start at $99 while deals on Delta start at $107 one-way.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for New Orleans, LA

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to San Antonio 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 San Antonio.

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

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Alternative routes for San Antonio 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 San Antonio to New Orleans.
Average temperature for July in New Orleans
91.4 °F
Avg rainfall for July in New Orleans
6.2 ″

Airports servicing San Antonio

Airports servicing New Orleans

Top 4 airlines flying from San Antonio to New Orleans

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Antonio 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 $111 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$103 $216 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$99 $260 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$92 $276 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from San Antonio to New Orleans

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Antonio towards New Orleans.
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Weekly flight availability
from San Antonio to New Orleans
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Antonio to New Orleans.
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Tuesday
2 daily flights
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