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

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The best prices from San Francisco to New Orleans are usually found in January or September, booked 32 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)

SFO - MSY
Price
$283 - $356
MSY
Temperature
66.2 - 91.4 °F
MSY
Rainfall
3.3 - 7.8 inches

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 8% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$283

From San Francisco to New Orleans

One-way from

$127

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

Flights from San Francisco to New Orleans are found to be more expensive on Thursday. 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?

To save on the cost of your flight from San Francisco to New Orleans, book at least 24 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 36% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $213 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $281.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of September. Prices to New Orleans from San Francisco average $212. You can even find prices in September for less than $212, as users have found deals to New Orleans from as low as $141. The month of March appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to New Orleans from San Francisco. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 20%.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from San Francisco to New Orleans in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 21% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to New Orleans in October, November 2020

The best prices found for SFO to MSY flights for October, November
5 Nov - 9 Nov
$171pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
17 Nov - 20 Nov
$177pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
5 Nov - 8 Nov
$178pp
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 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Orleans from San Francisco found for this year
6 Dec - 9 Dec
$144pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
6 Dec - 10 Dec
$157pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
5 Dec - 9 Dec
$160pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to New Orleans from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to New Orleans direct flight deals
2 Dec - 15 Dec
$257pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
4 Dec - 7 Dec
$277pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
11 Dec - 13 Dec
$297pp
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
29 Oct - 6 Nov
$197pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
30 Oct - 1 Nov
$219pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
28 Oct - 31 Oct
$225pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to New Orleans from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to New Orleans
2:20 am - 1:22 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
9h 02m
SFO - MSY
United Airlines
$127
United
6:14 am - 4:39 am
Frontier
1 Stop
20h 25m
SFO - MSY
Frontier
$142
Kiwi.com
1:45 pm - 7:13 am
Sun Country Air
1 Stop
15h 28m
SFO - MSY
Sun Country Air

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to New Orleans

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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from San Francisco to New Orleans Louis Armstrong to control the spread of COVID-19?

Alaska Airlines, JetBlue, and Southwest are some of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from San Francisco to New Orleans Louis Armstrong are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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.

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 Multiple Airlines for just $144, but on average you can expect to pay $176.

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 $376.

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 flight route?

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

Does it rain more in San Francisco or New Orleans?

In San Francisco, there will be less rainfall in San Francisco compared to New Orleans over the next 5 days.

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than New Orleans?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 91 °F range in July. The weather in New Orleans is generally hotter than San Francisco'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 Francisco to New Orleans?

A quick flight from San Francisco to New Orleans can take about 15h 19m. Frontier provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $178.

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

Currently priced at $178, 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. Users have found that Frontier is 45% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Frontier, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $118. However, be on the lookout for offers from Sun Country Air and United Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from San Francisco to New Orleans for a low price.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to New Orleans

Destination information for New Orleans

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from San Francisco to New Orleans
Average temperature for October in New Orleans
80.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in New Orleans
3.3 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing New Orleans

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