Cheap flights from Washington, D.C. (WAS) to New Orleans (MSY)

WAS — MSY
May 22 — May 291

The best prices from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans Louis Armstrong are usually found in August or September, booked 20 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans

All the information you need to plan the best WAS to MSY flight in 2022: compare Washington, D.C. to New Orleans flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New Orleans.

WAS - MSY

Price

$206 - $291

MSY

Temperature

51.8 - 82.4 °F

MSY

Rainfall

3.3 - 6.4 inches

Popular inMayHigh demand for flights, 10% potential price rise
Cheapest inAugustBest time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop
Round-trip from$206From Washington, D.C. (WAS) to New Orleans Louis Armstrong
One-way from$98One-way flight from Washington, D.C. (WAS) to New Orleans Louis Armstrong

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans?

Users have found that leaving on a Monday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 34% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans?

Users have found that booking a flight from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans at least 19 days early can save you up to 23% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 19 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans for as little as $254 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $329 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans?

Flights from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans lean towards being more expensive in May. Prices are generally better when you fly from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $132.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans (WAS - MSY)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 41% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans in May, June 2022

The best prices found for WAS to MSY flights for May, June
Jun 6 - Jun 9
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Nonstop

2h 43m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

Nonstop

2h 34m
$103

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/14/22

Jun 4 - Jun 9
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Nonstop

2h 42m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

Nonstop

2h 34m
$111

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/14/22

Jun 4 - Jun 6
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Nonstop

2h 42m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

Nonstop

2h 34m
$113

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/14/22

Washington, D.C. to New Orleans 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Orleans from Washington, D.C. found for this year
Jun 6 - Jun 9
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Nonstop

2h 43m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

Nonstop

2h 34m
$103

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/14/22

Jun 4 - Jun 9
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Nonstop

2h 42m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

Nonstop

2h 34m
$111

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/14/22

Jun 4 - Jun 6
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Nonstop

2h 42m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

Nonstop

2h 34m
$113

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/14/22

Cheap JetBlue flights from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans

Jun 6 - Jun 7
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

1 stop

6h 32m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

1 stop

5h 55m
$294

JetBlue

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Deal found 5/16/22

Sep 20 - Sep 23
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

1 stop

6h 19m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

1 stop

9h 44m
$300

JetBlue

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Deal found 5/16/22

Jun 6 - Jun 7
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

1 stop

6h 27m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

1 stop

5h 55m
$304

JetBlue

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Deal found 5/16/22

  • JetBlue is one of the most popular airlines used for those traveling from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans. Flights from JetBlue traveling this route typically cost $414.30 RT. This price is typically 71% more expensive than other airlines that offer Washington, D.C. to New Orleans flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $160. The most popular departure airport in Washington, D.C. when flying to New Orleans is Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport. The most popular airport to fly into when visiting New Orleans is New Orleans Louis Armstrong Airport. When flying from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans, JetBlue flights are 19% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap Spirit Airlines flights from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans

Jun 6 - Jun 9
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Nonstop

2h 43m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

Nonstop

2h 34m
$103

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/14/22

Jun 4 - Jun 9
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Nonstop

2h 42m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

Nonstop

2h 34m
$111

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/14/22

Jun 4 - Jun 6
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Nonstop

2h 42m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

Nonstop

2h 34m
$113

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/14/22

  • If you’re traveling from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans, one of the more common airlines traveling that route is Spirit Airlines. Washington, D.C. to New Orleans flights are typically 29% cheaper than other airlines traveling the same route. Flights from Spirit Airlines typically cost $357.95 RT. The cheapest Spirit Airlines flight found for this route was $161. When traveling from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans on Spirit Airlines, the most popular airport to depart from is Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport and the most popular airport to arrive at is New Orleans Louis Armstrong Airport. When flying from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans, Spirit Airlines flights are 19% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Non-stop flights to New Orleans from Washington, D.C.

Save time with Washington, D.C. to New Orleans direct flight deals
Jun 6 - Jun 9
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Nonstop

2h 43m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

Nonstop

2h 34m
$103

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/14/22

Jun 4 - Jun 6
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Nonstop

2h 42m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

Nonstop

2h 34m
$113

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/14/22

Aug 28 - Aug 30
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Nonstop

2h 41m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

Nonstop

2h 32m
$122

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/16/22

Last minute flights from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans

Late deals on return flights to New Orleans from Washington, D.C., departing today and this week
May 24 - Jun 2
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

1 stop

12h 23m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

1 stop

8h 51m
$174

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/15/22

May 23 - Jun 2
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

1 stop

13h 19m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

Nonstop

2h 35m
$178

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/15/22

May 23 - Jun 4
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

1 stop

24h 31m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

2 stops

10h 55m
$180

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/16/22

One-way flights to New Orleans Louis Armstrong from Washington, D.C.

The cheapest one-way flights from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans
Jun 4
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Nonstop

2h 42m
$51

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/14/22

Jun 27
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Nonstop

2h 43m
$57

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/17/22

Jun 5
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Nonstop

2h 43m
$61

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/15/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Washington, D.C. to New Orleans flights.

What airport do you fly into for flights to New Orleans from Washington, D.C.?

If you book a flight to New Orleans from Washington, D.C., you will be flying to Louis Armstrong, which is the city’s only airport. New Orleans Louis Armstrong (MSY) is located 11.4 mi from the center of New Orleans. There are 17 flights from Washington, D.C. to Louis Armstrong per day from 11 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans Louis Armstrong have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, and United Airlines 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 Washington, D.C. to New Orleans for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $103, but on average you can expect to pay $127.

Are there nonstop flights from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans is less than $136.

Are there last-minute flights available from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Wednesday, Thursday.

How many flights depart from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans on average per day?

On average 7 flights depart from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans per day.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans?

A quick flight from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans can take about 2h 43m. Spirit Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $103. The distance from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans is about 960 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans round-trip?

Spirit Airlines, at $103, was found to be the cheapest airline from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans.. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 60% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the most popular routes from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans?

While some choose either Washington, D.C. Reagan-National - New Orleans Louis Armstrong or Baltimore/Washington - New Orleans Louis Armstrong, Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl - New Orleans Louis Armstrong is the most popular route from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans?

American Airlines, Delta and Juneyao Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans.

What are the most reliable airlines from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans?

Consider Republic Airways (86%), Lufthansa (76%) or Brussels Airlines (74%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans.

What are the cheapest flights from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans? While on average our users pay $512, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $204. The most popular route (Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl - New Orleans Louis Armstrong), is priced around $275.

Top 5 airlines flying from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Washington, D.C. 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$11Average$23FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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Spirit AirlinesCheapest$55Average$237FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$97Average$296FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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JetBlueCheapest$98Average$223FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$106Average$374FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans

See what time of day planes typically take off from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans
7%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
21%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
61%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
11%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans
Sunday18daily flights
Monday18daily flights
Tuesday18daily flights
Wednesday18daily flights
Thursday12daily flights
Friday18daily flights
Saturday17daily flights