Cheap flights from Washington to New Orleans (WAS - MSY)

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

How to find the cheapest flight from
Washington (WAS) to New Orleans (MSY)

All the information you need to plan the best WAS to MSY flight in 2021: compare Washington 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
Precipitation
3.3 - 6.4 inches

Popular in

May

High demand for flights, 10% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

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

Round-trip from

$206

From Washington (WAS) to New Orleans Louis Armstrong

One-way from

$38

One-way flight from Washington (WAS) 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 Washington to New Orleans?

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

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Washington 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 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.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Washington 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 afternoon could potentially save you up to 27% on airfare.

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

Users have found that leaving on a Friday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 30% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

Cheap flights from Washington to New Orleans in October, November 2021

The best prices found for WAS to MSY flights for October, November
20 Nov - 30 Nov
$77pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
2 Nov - 9 Nov
$79pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
19 Nov - 22 Nov
$80pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Washington to New Orleans 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Orleans from Washington found for this year
19 Dec - 22 Dec
$70pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
20 Nov - 30 Nov
$77pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
2 Nov - 9 Nov
$79pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Non-stop flights to New Orleans from Washington

Save time with Washington to New Orleans direct flight deals
19 Dec - 22 Dec
$70pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
20 Nov - 30 Nov
$77pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
20 Jan - 21 Jan
$78pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Last minute flights from Washington to New Orleans

Late deals on round-trip flights to New Orleans from Washington, departing today and this week
29 Oct - 8 Nov
$89pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
31 Oct - 4 Nov
$97pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
26 Oct - 29 Oct
$98pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

One-way flights to Louis Armstrong from Washington

The cheapest one-way flights from Washington to New Orleans
3:00 pm - 4:51 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 51m
BWI - MSY
Spirit Airlines
$38
FlyFar
3:00 pm - 4:51 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 51m
BWI - MSY
Spirit Airlines
$39
mytrip.com
1:58 pm - 3:50 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 52m
BWI - MSY
Spirit Airlines
$40
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Washington</span> to <span class="emphasized">New Orleans</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Washington to New Orleans

What airport do you fly into for flights to New Orleans from Washington?

If you book a flight to New Orleans from Washington, 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 11 flights from Washington to Louis Armstrong per day from 8 different airlines.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Washington to New Orleans Louis Armstrong have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, and United Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Spirit Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Washington to New Orleans for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington to New Orleans for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $70, but on average you can expect to pay $86.

Are there nonstop flights from Washington to New Orleans for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Washington to New Orleans under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Washington to New Orleans is less than $90.

Are there last-minute flights available from Washington to New Orleans for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Washington to New Orleans within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are nonstop flights available from Washington to New Orleans?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Friday.

How many flights depart from Washington to New Orleans on average per day?

6 flight departures from Washington to New Orleans per day on average.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Washington to New Orleans?

Spirit Airlines can get you from Washington to New Orleans in just under 2h 58m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. The distance between Washington and New Orleans is about 960 mi. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($70), offers the cheapest pricing from Washington to New Orleans. You may be able to fly from Washington to New Orleans for 73% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

What are the most reliable airlines from Washington to New Orleans?

Consider Republic Airways (91%), Copa Airlines (76%) or United Airlines (76%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Washington to New Orleans.

What are the most popular routes from Washington to New Orleans?

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

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

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

What are the cheapest flights from Washington to New Orleans?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Washington to New Orleans? While on average our users pay $635, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $103. The most popular route (Washington Dulles Intl - New Orleans Louis Armstrong), is priced around $179.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for New Orleans, LA

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to Washington 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 Washington.

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

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Destination information for New Orleans

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Washington to New Orleans.
Flight duration from Washington to MSY
2h 40m
Average temperature for October in New Orleans
80.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in New Orleans
3.3 ″

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan-National (DCA)

Airports servicing New Orleans

Top 7 airlines flying from Washington to New Orleans Louis Armstrong

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Washington 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
Spirit Airlines
$79 $221 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$100 $186 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$106 $336 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$108 $286 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$113 $342 No cancel fee 69%
JetBlue
$149 $277 No cancel fee 62%
Southwest
$160 $414 No cancel fee 63%

Hourly flight availability from Washington to New Orleans

See what time of day planes typically take off from Washington towards New Orleans.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 68% of WAS to MSY departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 31% of WAS to MSY departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of WAS to MSY departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of WAS to MSY departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Washington to New Orleans
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Washington to New Orleans.
Sunday
12 daily flights
Monday
14 daily flights
Tuesday
12 daily flights
Wednesday
13 daily flights
Thursday
14 daily flights
Friday
14 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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