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

SFO — MSY
May 25 — Jun 11

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 Saturday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from San Francisco to New Orleans

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to MSY flight in 2022: 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

Rainfall

3.3 - 6.4 inches

Popular inAprilHigh demand for flights, 12% potential price rise
Cheapest inAugustBest time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop
Round-trip from$267From San Francisco to New Orleans Louis Armstrong
One-way from$143One-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?

Wednesday 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 April

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

Unlike in the evening, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 20% 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 May, June 2022

The best prices found for SFO to MSY flights for May, June
Jun 7 - Jun 14
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San Francisco

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New Orleans Louis Armstrong

1 stop

9h 35m
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New Orleans Louis Armstrong

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1 stop

11h 56m
$259

Multiple Airlines

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Jun 1 - Jun 7
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1 stop

27h 24m
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New Orleans Louis Armstrong

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

15h 39m
$277

Multiple Airlines

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Jun 1 - Jun 7
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New Orleans Louis Armstrong

1 stop

27h 24m
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New Orleans Louis Armstrong

SFO

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1 stop

17h 55m
$293

Multiple Airlines

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San Francisco to New Orleans 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Orleans from San Francisco found for this year
Oct 29 - Nov 1
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San Francisco

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1 stop

7h 16m
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New Orleans Louis Armstrong

SFO

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1 stop

9h 38m
$228

American Airlines

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Aug 22 - Aug 27
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1 stop

6h 55m
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New Orleans Louis Armstrong

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San Francisco

2 stops

10h 24m
$232

American Airlines

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Deal found 19/5/22

Aug 31 - Sep 7
SFO

San Francisco

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New Orleans Louis Armstrong

2 stops

9h 17m
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New Orleans Louis Armstrong

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

10h 50m
$237

American Airlines

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Cheap American Airlines flights from San Francisco to New Orleans

Oct 17 - Oct 22
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1 stop

7h 05m
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1 stop

9h 41m
$228

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Nov 1 - Nov 5
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New Orleans Louis Armstrong

2 stops

12h 30m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

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San Francisco

1 stop

9h 38m
$232

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Aug 31 - Sep 7
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MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

2 stops

9h 17m
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New Orleans Louis Armstrong

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San Francisco

2 stops

10h 50m
$237

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Cheap United Airlines flights from San Francisco to New Orleans

Sep 21 - Sep 27
SFO

San Francisco

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Nonstop

4h 18m
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New Orleans Louis Armstrong

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

8h 25m
$277

United Airlines

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Deal found 16/5/22

Nov 9 - Nov 16
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San Francisco

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Nonstop

4h 18m
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New Orleans Louis Armstrong

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San Francisco

Nonstop

4h 33m
$288

United Airlines

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Aug 31 - Sep 7
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San Francisco

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Nonstop

4h 16m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

8h 26m
$297

United Airlines

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Non-stop flights to New Orleans from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to New Orleans direct flight deals
Nov 9 - Nov 16
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San Francisco

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Nonstop

4h 18m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

4h 33m
$288

United Airlines

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Sep 4 - Sep 10
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San Francisco

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Nonstop

4h 16m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

4h 35m
$309

United Airlines

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Deal found 16/5/22

Aug 24 - Aug 31
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San Francisco

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Nonstop

4h 16m
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New Orleans Louis Armstrong

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

4h 33m
$338

United Airlines

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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
May 29 - Jun 7
SFO

San Francisco

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

1 stop

10h 41m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

15h 39m
$305

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/5/22

May 29 - Jun 2
SFO

San Francisco

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

1 stop

10h 41m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

11h 31m
$320

Frontier

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Deal found 17/5/22

May 29 - Jun 7
SFO

San Francisco

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

1 stop

10h 41m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

17h 55m
$321

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/5/22

One-way flights to New Orleans Louis Armstrong from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to New Orleans
Jun 1
SFO

San Francisco

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

1 stop

27h 24m
$134

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/5/22

Sep 19
SFO

San Francisco

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

1 stop

20h 36m
$136

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 19/5/22

Jun 6
SFO

San Francisco

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

1 stop

21h 05m
$141

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/5/22

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 is 1 flight from San Francisco to Louis Armstrong, all of which are around 4h 15m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 10 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 $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to New Orleans for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $228, but on average you can expect to pay $258.

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 $411.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to New Orleans for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to New Orleans within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What days are nonstop flights available from San Francisco to New Orleans?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Monday, Tuesday.

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

Flights from San Francisco to New Orleans Louis Armstrong have been viewed 31 times in the past calendar month.

How many flights depart from San Francisco to New Orleans on average per day?

Travelers can expect 2 flights from San Francisco to New Orleans on average per day.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from San Francisco to New Orleans?

Departing from San Francisco to New Orleans will take you 4h 18m. Airlines will cover a distance of 1917 mi. 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 Francisco to New Orleans round-trip?

Currently priced at $228, American Airlines will fly you from San Francisco to New Orleans and back. In addition to American Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from United Airlines and Delta - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $277 and $286, respectively. These flights start at 29% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from San Francisco to New Orleans are Delta ($143), Frontier ($144), and United Airlines ($153).

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.

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

On average you can expect to pay $1,185 for a flight from San Francisco to New Orleans. The cheapest flight overall is $138 while the most popular route, (San Francisco - New Orleans Louis Armstrong) is currently priced at $283.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to New Orleans

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Top 5 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$12Average$20FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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FrontierCheapest$78Average$195FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Spirit AirlinesCheapest$107Average$289FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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Alaska AirlinesCheapest$128Average$407FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$166Average$360FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to New Orleans

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Francisco to New Orleans
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10%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
0%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
90%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Weekly flight availability from San Francisco to New Orleans

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Francisco to New Orleans
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Monday1daily flight
Tuesday2daily flights
Wednesday1daily flight
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Friday1daily flight
Saturday2daily flights