Cheap flights from San Francisco to New Orleans (SFO - MSY)

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The best prices from San Francisco to New Orleans Louis Armstrong are usually found in August or July, booked 28 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to New Orleans (MSY)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to MSY flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to New Orleans flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New Orleans.
SFO - MSY
Price
$267 - $368
MSY
Temperature
51.8 - 82.4 °F
MSY
Precipitation
3.3 - 6.4 inches

Popular in

April

High demand for flights, 12% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Round-trip from

€267

From San Francisco to New Orleans Louis Armstrong

One-way from

$58

One-way flight from San Francisco 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 Francisco to New Orleans?

Thursday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from San Francisco to New Orleans. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to New Orleans.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 27% by booking at least 29 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from San Francisco to New Orleans within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $338.

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

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to New Orleans from San Francisco. Prices for August average $323 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $177. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of April. Opting for a August flight can save you 13% on your journey compared to booking in August

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

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 15% on flights from San Francisco to New Orleans by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

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

The best prices found for SFO to MSY flights for September, October
25 Oct - 30 Oct
$109pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
22 Oct - 26 Oct
$110pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
5 Oct - 9 Oct
$128pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to New Orleans 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Orleans from San Francisco found for this year
25 Oct - 30 Oct
$109pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
22 Oct - 26 Oct
$110pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
6 Nov - 9 Nov
$128pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to New Orleans from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to New Orleans direct flight deals
12 Feb - 14 Feb
$350pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
21 Feb - 26 Feb
$456pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
23 Feb - 1 Mar
$509pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to New Orleans

Late deals on round-trip flights to New Orleans from San Francisco, departing today and this week
1 Oct - 4 Oct
$148pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
29 Sep - 4 Oct
$150pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
3 Oct - 6 Oct
$153pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
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San Francisco

One-way flights to Louis Armstrong from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to New Orleans
7:57 pm - 9:58 am
Frontier
1 Stop
12h 01m
SFO - MSY
Frontier
$58
Trip.com
8:51 pm - 4:40 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
17h 49m
SFO - MSY
Frontier
$61
Trip.com
8:51 pm - 9:35 am
Frontier
1 Stop
10h 44m
SFO - MSY
Frontier
$70
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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to New Orleans

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and American Airlines flying from San Francisco to New Orleans Louis Armstrong have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco 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 Francisco 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 Francisco to New Orleans for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to New Orleans for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $109, but on average you can expect to pay $147.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to New Orleans for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to New Orleans under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to New Orleans is less than $605.

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

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

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

Flights from San Francisco to New Orleans Louis Armstrong have been viewed 176 times in the past calendar month.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from San Francisco to New Orleans round-trip?

Currently priced at $109, Frontier will fly you from San Francisco to New Orleans and back. In addition to Frontier, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. This flight start at 66% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to New Orleans?

On average you can expect to pay $738 for a flight from San Francisco to New Orleans. The cheapest flight overall is $130 while the most popular route, (San Francisco - New Orleans Louis Armstrong) is currently priced at $128.

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

The most popular airlines flying from San Francisco to New Orleans are Major Airline, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for New Orleans, LA

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

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

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

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

Returning to San Francisco 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 Francisco.

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

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Alternative routes for San Francisco 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 Francisco 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 Francisco

Airports servicing New Orleans

Top 8 airlines flying from San Francisco to New Orleans Louis Armstrong

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco 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
$110 $312 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$113 $261 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$137 $307 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$137 $333 No cancel fee 71%
Alaska Airlines
$144 $344 No cancel fee 75%
JetBlue
$147 $267 No cancel fee 62%
Sun Country Air
$148 $238 No cancel fee 83%
United Airlines
$148 $387 No cancel fee 69%
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