Cheap flights from Wilmington to New Orleans (ILM - MSY)

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The best prices from Wilmington to New Orleans are usually found in July or September, booked 58 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Monday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Wilmington (ILM) to New Orleans (MSY)

All the information you need to plan the best ILM to MSY flight in 2021: compare Wilmington to New Orleans flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New Orleans.
ILM - MSY
Price
$242 - $361
MSY
Temperature
66.2 - 91.4 °F
MSY
Rainfall
3.3 - 7.8 inches

Popular in

February

High demand for flights, 18% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Average price

$304

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

$242

From Wilmington 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 Wilmington to New Orleans?

Flights from Wilmington to New Orleans are found to be more expensive on Thursday. 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.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Wilmington 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 31 days in advance, which can save you up to 28% on flights from Wilmington to New Orleans compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 31 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 $200. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $252.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Wilmington to New Orleans?

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to New Orleans from Wilmington average $192. You can even find prices in August for less than $192, as users have found deals to New Orleans from as low as $83. The month of June appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to New Orleans from Wilmington. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 33%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Wilmington to New Orleans (ILM - MSY)?

Unlike at noon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 31% on flights from Wilmington to New Orleans by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Wilmington to New Orleans in May, June 2021

The best prices found for ILM to MSY flights for May, June
4 Jun - 7 Jun
$273pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
24 Jun - 8 Jul
$281pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
24 May - 27 May
$309pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County

Wilmington to New Orleans 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Orleans from Wilmington found for this year
11 Nov - 16 Nov
$219pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
11 Nov - 16 Nov
$224pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Major Airline
   
2 STOPS
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
10 Sep - 13 Sep
$228pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County

Last minute flights from Wilmington to New Orleans

Late deals on round-trip flights to New Orleans from Wilmington, departing today and this week
11 May - 18 May
$325pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
11 May - 18 May
$328pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
11 May - 18 May
$535pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County

One-way flights to New Orleans from Wilmington

The cheapest one-way flights from Wilmington to New Orleans
8:42 am - 6:39 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
10h 57m
ILM - MSY
American Airlines
11:00 am - 10:00 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
24h 00m
ILM - MSY
Multiple Airlines
$584
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Flight FAQs

From Wilmington to New Orleans

Are flight prices decreasing from Wilmington 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 Wilmington 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Wilmington New Hanover County to New Orleans Louis Armstrong to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Wilmington New Hanover County to New Orleans Louis Armstrong. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Wilmington New Hanover County to New Orleans Louis Armstrong that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are American Airlines, Delta, and United Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Wilmington to New Orleans for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Wilmington to New Orleans for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $228, but on average you can expect to pay $288.

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

There are no nonstop flights from Wilmington 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 Wilmington to New Orleans for under $400?

There are currently 3+ open flights from Wilmington to New Orleans within the next 7 days for less than $400.

How popular is this flight route?

The Wilmington New Hanover County to New Orleans Louis Armstrong flight path was viewed by 21 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Wilmington or New Orleans?

When traveling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in Wilmington is typically less than New Orleans. We can gather that this will continue over the next 0 days.

Is Wilmington weather warmer or cooler than New Orleans?

Temperatures around the 91 °F's can be experienced in July. The weather in New Orleans is hotter than in Wilmington. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from Wilmington to New Orleans?

American Airlines, Major Airline, and Delta can get you from Wilmington to New Orleans in just under 3h 56m. Your travel time can differ by up to 1h 33m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Wilmington to New Orleans is American Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $228 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Delta and Major Airline, starting at $231 and $368 round-trip. American Airlines is 23% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Wilmington to New Orleans are Delta ($148) and American Airlines ($279).

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

Airports servicing Wilmington

Airports servicing New Orleans

Top 3 airlines flying from Wilmington to New Orleans

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Wilmington 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
$110 $226 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$106 $306 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$102 $311 No cancel fee N/A
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