Cheap flights from Santa Barbara to New Orleans (SBA - MSY)

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The best prices from Santa Barbara to New Orleans Louis Armstrong are usually found in August or July, booked 0 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Santa Barbara (SBA) to New Orleans (MSY)

All the information you need to plan the best SBA to MSY flight in 2021: compare Santa Barbara to New Orleans flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New Orleans.
SBA - MSY
Price
$217 - $570
MSY
Temperature
51.8 - 82.4 °F
MSY
Precipitation
3.3 - 6.4 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 33% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 43% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$217

From Santa Barbara to New Orleans Louis Armstrong

One-way from

$126

One-way flight from Santa Barbara 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 month to fly from Santa Barbara to New Orleans?

August can be a great time to fly to New Orleans from Santa Barbara with a flight ticket averaging about $235. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $76. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Santa Barbara to New Orleans (SBA - MSY)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Santa Barbara to New Orleans at noon. Doing so could potentially save you 37% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Santa Barbara to New Orleans?

To save up to 25% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 18 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Santa Barbara to New Orleans from $231 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $309 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Santa Barbara to New Orleans?

Thursday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Santa Barbara 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.

Cheap flights from Santa Barbara to New Orleans in October, November 2021

The best prices found for SBA to MSY flights for October, November
4 Nov - 8 Nov
$345pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
18 Nov - 22 Nov
$347pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
18 Nov - 22 Nov
$358pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara to New Orleans 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Orleans from Santa Barbara found for this year
1 Dec - 4 Dec
$323pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara
2 Dec - 6 Dec
$327pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
1 Dec - 4 Dec
$333pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara

Last minute flights from Santa Barbara to New Orleans

Late deals on round-trip flights to New Orleans from Santa Barbara, departing today and this week
30 Oct - 2 Nov
$405pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
30 Oct - 2 Nov
$409pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
30 Oct - 2 Nov
$414pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBA
Santa Barbara

One-way flights to Louis Armstrong from Santa Barbara

The cheapest one-way flights from Santa Barbara to New Orleans
12:30 am - 8:51 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
6h 21m
SBA - MSY
American Airlines
11:20 am - 9:58 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
20h 38m
SBA - MSY
Multiple Airlines
$126
Kiwi.com
7:46 am - 5:54 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
32h 08m
SBA - MSY
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Santa Barbara to New Orleans

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

American Airlines, United Airlines, and Frontier are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Santa Barbara to New Orleans for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Santa Barbara to New Orleans for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $323, but on average you can expect to pay $374.

Are there last-minute flights available from Santa Barbara to New Orleans for under $500?

There are currently 10+ open flights from Santa Barbara to New Orleans within the next 7 days for less than $500.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Santa Barbara to New Orleans round-trip?

American Airlines, at $327, was found to be the cheapest airline from Santa Barbara to New Orleans. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be United Airlines. Users have found that American Airlines is 14% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Santa Barbara to New Orleans?

The most popular airlines flying from Santa Barbara to New Orleans are American Airlines, Frontier and United Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Santa Barbara to New Orleans?

While on average a flight from Santa Barbara to New Orleans is generally $693, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $132. When looking at the most popular route, (Santa Barbara - New Orleans Louis Armstrong), you can expect to pay $323 for that flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for New Orleans, LA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to New Orleans from Santa Barbara?

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

Most visitors from Santa Barbara need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter New Orleans Louis Armstrong.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Santa Barbara 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 Santa Barbara are not required to quarantine after entering New Orleans Louis Armstrong.

Do I need a test to fly back to Santa Barbara from New Orleans?

Returning to Santa Barbara 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 Santa Barbara.

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

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Alternative routes for Santa Barbara to New Orleans

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Destination information for New Orleans

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Santa Barbara to New Orleans.
Average temperature for October in New Orleans
80.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in New Orleans
3.3 ″

Airports servicing Santa Barbara

Airports servicing New Orleans

Top 3 airlines flying from Santa Barbara to New Orleans Louis Armstrong

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Santa Barbara 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
Frontier
$108 $198 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$163 $433 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$181 $446 No cancel fee 71%
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