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

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The best prices from Lambert-St Louis to New Orleans Louis Armstrong 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
51.8 - 82.4 °F
MSY
Precipitation
3.3 - 6.4 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 Lambert-St Louis to New Orleans Louis Armstrong

One-way from

$108

One-way flight from Lambert-St Louis 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.
How far in advance should I book a flight from St. Louis to New Orleans?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 20 days in advance, which can save you up to 27% on flights from St. Louis to New Orleans compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 20 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $259. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $331.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in April. For low rates, July can be a great choice for travel to New Orleans. Flights to New Orleans from St. Louis in July are about $280 on average during July, but can be found for as low as $164.

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

Unlike at noon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 14% on flights from St. Louis to New Orleans by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from St. Louis to New Orleans?

Leaving on a Tuesday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 48% on the overall cost on flights from St. Louis to New Orleans.

Cheap flights from St. Louis to New Orleans in October, November 2021

The best prices found for STL to MSY flights for October, November
25 Nov - 5 Dec
$141pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
15 Nov - 17 Nov
$149pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
4 Nov - 10 Nov
$157pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis

Lambert-St Louis to New Orleans 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Orleans from St. Louis found for this year
25 Nov - 5 Dec
$141pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
15 Nov - 17 Nov
$149pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
10 Dec - 12 Dec
$151pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Spirit 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
4 Nov - 10 Nov
$157pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
2 Nov - 4 Nov
$159pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
5 Nov - 11 Nov
$164pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STL
Lambert-St Louis

One-way flights to Louis Armstrong from St. Louis

The cheapest one-way flights from St. Louis to New Orleans
3:30 am - 8:15 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
4h 45m
STL - MSY
United Airlines
$108
United
1:02 pm - 4:59 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
15h 57m
STL - MSY
Multiple Airlines
$148
Kiwi.com
1:00 am - 5:41 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
16h 41m
STL - MSY
Spirit Airlines
$154
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From St. Louis to New Orleans

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 are 2 flights 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 02m is how long a nonstop flight from St. Louis to New Orleans Louis Armstrong typically takes.

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.

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 Spirit Airlines for just $133, but on average you can expect to pay $162.

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 St. Louis to New Orleans flight route?

This flight path from Lambert-St Louis to New Orleans Louis Armstrong was viewed by 56 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from St. Louis to New Orleans round-trip from $133. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Frontier. These flights start at 52% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from St. Louis to New Orleans?

Major Airline, American Airlines and Delta are the most popular airlines when flying from St. Louis to New Orleans.

What are the cheapest flights from St. Louis to New Orleans?

On average you can expect to pay $459 for a flight from St. Louis to New Orleans. The cheapest flight overall is $92 while the most popular route, (Lambert-St Louis - New Orleans Louis Armstrong) is currently priced at $133.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for New Orleans, LA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to New Orleans from St. Louis?

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

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

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

Do I need a test to fly back to St. Louis from New Orleans?

Returning to Lambert-St Louis 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 Lambert-St Louis.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New Orleans Louis Armstrong are not required to quarantine after entering Lambert-St Louis.

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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 October in New Orleans
80.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in New Orleans
3.3 ″

Airports servicing St. Louis

Airports servicing New Orleans

Top 4 airlines flying from Lambert-St Louis to New Orleans Louis Armstrong

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
United Airlines
$91 $294 No cancel fee 69%
Frontier
$97 $227 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$113 $366 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$143 $340 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from St. Louis to New Orleans

See what time of day planes typically take off from St. Louis towards New Orleans.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 47% of STL to MSY departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 27% of STL to MSY departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 26% of STL to MSY departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 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
0 flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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