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

SFO — MSY
Feb 7 — Feb 141

The best prices from San Francisco to New Orleans Louis Armstrong are usually found in January or February, booked 55 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Wednesday

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 2023: compare San Francisco to New Orleans flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New Orleans.

SFO - MSY

Price

$385 - $635

MSY

Temperature

51.8 - 82.4 °F

MSY

Rainfall

3.3 - 6.4 inches

Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 20% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 24% potential price drop
Round-trip from$385From San Francisco to New Orleans Louis Armstrong
One-way from$56One-way flight from San Francisco to New Orleans Louis Armstrong

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 19% by booking at least 56 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 $548.

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

January is one of the best times of the year to fly to New Orleans from San Francisco. Prices for January average $506 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $224. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July. Opting for a January flight can save you 25% on your journey compared to booking in July

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 23% 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 February, March 2023

The best prices found for SFO to MSY flights for February, March
Feb 6 - Feb 10
SFO

San Francisco

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

1 stop

13h 01m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

13h 01m
$106

Frontier

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Deal found 1/30

Feb 11 - Feb 14
SFO

San Francisco

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

1 stop

11h 34m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

14h 21m
$111

Frontier

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Deal found 1/31

Feb 10 - Feb 14
SFO

San Francisco

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

1 stop

20h 50m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

14h 21m
$117

Frontier

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Deal found 2/2

San Francisco to New Orleans 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Orleans from San Francisco found for this year
Apr 25 - May 3
SFO

San Francisco

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

1 stop

11h 17m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

10h 47m
$106

Frontier

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Deal found 1/31

Apr 17 - Apr 26
SFO

San Francisco

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

1 stop

13h 12m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

10h 47m
$109

Frontier

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Deal found 1/30

Feb 11 - Feb 14
SFO

San Francisco

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

1 stop

11h 34m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

14h 21m
$111

Frontier

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Deal found 1/31

Cheap Frontier flights from San Francisco to New Orleans

Apr 25 - May 3
SFO

San Francisco

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

1 stop

11h 17m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

10h 47m
$106

Frontier

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Deal found 1/31

Apr 17 - Apr 26
SFO

San Francisco

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

1 stop

13h 12m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

10h 47m
$109

Frontier

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Deal found 1/30

Mar 29 - Apr 4
SFO

San Francisco

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

1 stop

22h 50m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

14h 32m
$111

Frontier

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Deal found 1/30

Non-stop flights to New Orleans from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to New Orleans direct flight deals
Feb 27 - Mar 3
SFO

San Francisco

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Nonstop

4h 21m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

5h 05m
$298

United Airlines

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Deal found 1/31

Feb 22 - Feb 28
SFO

San Francisco

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Nonstop

4h 15m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

5h 00m
$315

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 2/2

Mar 1 - Mar 8
SFO

San Francisco

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Nonstop

4h 21m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

4h 50m
$318

United Airlines

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Deal found 2/1

Last minute flights from San Francisco to New Orleans

Late deals on return flights to New Orleans from San Francisco, departing today and this week
Feb 7 - Feb 10
SFO

San Francisco

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

1 stop

22h 21m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

17h 40m
$106

Frontier

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Deal found 1/30

Feb 11 - Feb 14
SFO

San Francisco

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

1 stop

11h 34m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

14h 21m
$111

Frontier

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Deal found 1/31

Feb 10 - Feb 14
SFO

San Francisco

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

1 stop

20h 50m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

14h 21m
$117

Frontier

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Deal found 2/2

One-way flights to New Orleans from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to New Orleans
Feb 7
SFO

San Francisco

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

1 stop

25h 02m
$56

Frontier

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Deal found 1/30

Feb 10
SFO

San Francisco

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

1 stop

20h 50m
$57

Frontier

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Deal found 1/30

Feb 11
SFO

San Francisco

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

1 stop

11h 34m
$58

Frontier

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Deal found 2/2

Reviews of Airlines Servicing New Orleans

Frontier
6.1
Okay
537 reviews

Entertainment

4.7

Overall

6.1

Crew

6.8

Comfort

5.7

Boarding

6.3

Food

4.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Our flight could not have been delayed twice then cancelled with a flight 2 days later.

Frontier
6.1
Okay
537 reviews
Frontier
6.1
Okay
537 reviews

Entertainment

4.7

Overall

6.1

Crew

6.8

Comfort

5.7

Boarding

6.3

Food

4.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Our flight could not have been delayed twice then cancelled with a flight 2 days later.

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about San Francisco to New Orleans flights.

What airports do I use to fly from San Francisco to New Orleans?

Booking a flight from San Francisco (SFO) to New Orleans Louis Armstrong (MSY) is your only option if you wish to fly from San Francisco to New Orleans. On a typical day, there are 2 flights from San Francisco to Louis Armstrong, all of which are around 4h 04m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 11 airlines when you book a flight 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, American Airlines, and Delta flying from San Francisco to New Orleans Louis Armstrong have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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 $106, but on average you can expect to pay $131.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to New Orleans for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to New Orleans under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to New Orleans is less than $362.

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 15 times in the past calendar month.

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

Currently priced at $106, 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 79% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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 Undisclosed Carrier, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

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

On average you can expect to pay $900 for a flight from San Francisco to New Orleans. The cheapest flight overall is $149 while the most popular route, (San Francisco - New Orleans Louis Armstrong) is currently priced at $124.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to New Orleans

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Top 7 airlines flying from San Francisco to New Orleans

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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$14Average$22FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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FrontierCheapest$109Average$227FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Spirit AirlinesCheapest$142Average$315FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$233Average$389FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$274Average$519FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$286Average$564FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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Alaska AirlinesCheapest$286Average$492FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to New Orleans

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Weekly flight availability from San Francisco to New Orleans

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