Cheap flights from St Louis to New Orleans (STL - MSY)

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The best prices from St Louis to New Orleans are usually found in July or August, booked 21 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
St Louis (STL) to New Orleans (MSY)

All the information you need to plan the best STL to MSY flight in 2021: compare St Louis to New Orleans flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New Orleans.
STL - MSY
Price
$222 - $342
MSY
Temperature
66.2 - 91.4 °F
MSY
Rainfall
3.3 - 7.8 inches

Popular in

April

High demand for flights, 18% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$222

From St Louis to New Orleans

One-way from

$132

One-way flight from St Louis 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 St Louis to New Orleans?

Users have found that leaving on a Tuesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 48% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

How far in advance should I book a flight from St Louis to New Orleans?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 31 days in advance to save up to 28% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 31 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from St Louis to New Orleans 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $200, or $252 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from St Louis to New Orleans?

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to New Orleans from St Louis. Users have commonly found prices around $192 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $83. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in June.

When is the cheapest time to fly from St Louis to New Orleans (STL - MSY)?

It’s optimal to fly from St Louis to New Orleans in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 14% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from St Louis to New Orleans in May, June 2021

The best prices found for STL to MSY flights for May, June
23 May - 27 May
$190pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
24 May - 25 May
$193pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STL
Lambert-St Louis
21 May - 25 May
$194pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STL
Lambert-St Louis

St Louis to New Orleans 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Orleans from St Louis found for this year
28 Oct - 2 Nov
$175pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Delta
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Delta
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
10 Oct - 13 Oct
$176pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Delta
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Delta
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
23 May - 27 May
$190pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis

Last minute flights from St Louis to New Orleans

Late deals on round-trip flights to New Orleans from St Louis, departing today and this week
23 May - 27 May
$190pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
24 May - 25 May
$193pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STL
Lambert-St Louis
21 May - 25 May
$194pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STL
Lambert-St Louis

One-way flights to New Orleans from St Louis

The cheapest one-way flights from St Louis to New Orleans
6:25 pm - 9:03 am
Frontier
1 Stop
14h 38m
STL - MSY
Frontier
$132
Kiwi.com
2:30 pm - 7:56 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
5h 26m
STL - MSY
American Airlines
6:30 am - 2:21 pm
Delta
1 Stop
7h 51m
STL - MSY
Delta
$154
Delta

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Flight FAQs

From St Louis to New Orleans

Are flight prices decreasing from St Louis 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 St Louis 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.

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

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

What airports do I use to fly from St. Louis to New Orleans?

If you wish to fly to New Orleans from St. Louis, then you need to book flights from Lambert-St Louis to New Orleans Louis Armstrong. There is 1 flight from Lambert-St Louis (STL) to Louis Armstrong (MSY) per day to choose from. Flights to New Orleans from Lambert-St Louis are available from 7 different airlines, which means you should have some options if you want to compare airfare deals. 4h 45m is how long a nonstop flight from St. Louis to New Orleans Louis Armstrong typically takes.

Can I find flights from St Louis to New Orleans for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from St Louis to New Orleans for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $175, but on average you can expect to pay $201.

Are there nonstop flights from St Louis to New Orleans for under $200 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from St Louis to New Orleans, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Lambert-St Louis to New Orleans Louis Armstrong have been viewed 56 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in St Louis or New Orleans?

Expected rainfall in St Louis is more than in New Orleans. You can expect this to be the case over the next 18 days.

Is St Louis weather warmer or cooler than New Orleans?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 91 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in New Orleans is typically hotter than in St Louis. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from St Louis to New Orleans?

United Airlines, Delta, and American Airlines can get you from St Louis to New Orleans in just under 4h 35m. Your travel time can differ by up to 2h 41m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from St Louis to New Orleans round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from St Louis to New Orleans is Delta. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $175 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Spirit Airlines and United Airlines, starting at $220 and $232 round-trip. You may be able to fly from St Louis to New Orleans for 37% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from St Louis to New Orleans one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Spirit Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $72. Frontier flights start at $89 while deals on Delta start at $145 one-way.

Alternative routes for St Louis 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 St Louis to New Orleans.
Average temperature for May in New Orleans
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in New Orleans
5.7 ″

Airports servicing St. Louis

Airports servicing New Orleans

Top 4 airlines flying from St Louis to New Orleans

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from St Louis 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
$97 $227 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$91 $294 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$143 $340 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$113 $366 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from St Louis to New Orleans

See what time of day planes typically take off from St Louis towards New Orleans.
Morning 6 AM to noon 66% of STL to MSY departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 34% of STL to MSY departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of STL to MSY departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of STL to MSY departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from St Louis to New Orleans
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from St Louis to New Orleans.
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
0 flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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