Cheap flights from San Diego to New Orleans (SAN - MSY)

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The best prices from San Diego to New Orleans Louis Armstrong are usually found in August or September, booked 53 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Diego (SAN) to New Orleans (MSY)

All the information you need to plan the best SAN to MSY flight in 2021: compare San Diego to New Orleans flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New Orleans.
SAN - MSY
Price
$203 - $309
MSY
Temperature
66.2 - 91.4 °F
MSY
Precipitation
3.3 - 7.8 inches

Popular in

February

High demand for flights, 14% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$203

From San Diego to New Orleans Louis Armstrong

One-way from

$79

One-way flight from San Diego 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.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from San Diego to New Orleans?

Monday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 30%.

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

To save up to 22% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 51 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from San Diego to New Orleans from $258 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $318 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

August can be a great time to fly to New Orleans from San Diego with a flight ticket averaging about $265. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $68. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of February.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Diego to New Orleans (SAN - MSY)?

When flying from San Diego to New Orleans, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 30% versus a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from San Diego to New Orleans in September, October 2021

The best prices found for SAN to MSY flights for September, October
1 Oct - 10 Oct
$95pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
19 Oct - 27 Oct
$101pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
1 Oct - 3 Oct
$107pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego

San Diego to New Orleans 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Orleans from San Diego found for this year
12 Nov - 14 Nov
$93pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
1 Oct - 10 Oct
$95pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
2 Nov - 8 Nov
$100pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego

Last minute flights from San Diego to New Orleans

Late deals on round-trip flights to New Orleans from San Diego, departing today and this week
25 Sep - 31 Oct
$110pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
24 Sep - 27 Sep
$115pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
23 Sep - 25 Sep
$133pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

One-way flights to Louis Armstrong from San Diego

The cheapest one-way flights from San Diego to New Orleans
10:00 am - 7:27 am
Frontier
1 Stop
19h 27m
SAN - MSY
Frontier
$79
Kiwi.com
4:44 am - 11:22 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
28h 38m
SAN - MSY
Multiple Airlines
$82
Kiwi.com
7:00 am - 6:33 am
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
21h 33m
SAN - MSY
Spirit Airlines
$87
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Flight FAQs

From San Diego to New Orleans

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

Some of our airline partners flying from San Diego to New Orleans Louis Armstrong have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, and American Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Spirit Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Are flight prices decreasing from San Diego 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 Diego 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.

Can I find flights from San Diego to New Orleans for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Diego to New Orleans for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $93, but on average you can expect to pay $113.

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

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

How popular is this San Diego to New Orleans flight route?

This flight path from San Diego to New Orleans Louis Armstrong was viewed by 175 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 San Diego to New Orleans round-trip?

Currently priced at $93, Spirit Airlines will fly you from San Diego to New Orleans and back. In addition to Spirit Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Frontier for as low as $101. Spirit Airlines is currently priced 64% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for New Orleans, LA

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

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

Most visitors from San Diego 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 Diego 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 Diego are not required to quarantine after entering New Orleans Louis Armstrong.

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

Returning to San Diego 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 Diego.

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

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Alternative routes for San Diego 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 Diego to New Orleans.
Average temperature for September in New Orleans
87.8 °F
Avg rainfall for September in New Orleans
5.4 ″

Airports servicing San Diego

Airports servicing New Orleans

Top 7 airlines flying from San Diego to New Orleans Louis Armstrong

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Diego 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
Sun Country Air
$153 $222 No cancel fee 83%
Frontier
$108 $233 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$85 $238 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$123 $295 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$135 $352 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$127 $354 No cancel fee 71%
Southwest
$427 $679 No cancel fee 63%
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