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

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The best prices from Wilmington New Hanover County to New Orleans Louis Armstrong 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
51.8 - 82.4 °F
MSY
Precipitation
3.3 - 6.4 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

Round-trip from

242₽

From Wilmington New Hanover County to New Orleans Louis Armstrong

One-way from

$116

One-way flight from Wilmington New Hanover County 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 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 58 days in advance, which can save you up to 59% on flights from Wilmington to New Orleans compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 58 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 $330. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $471.

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

July can be a great time to fly to New Orleans from Wilmington with a flight ticket averaging about $296. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of July for as cheap as $202. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of February.

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

It’s optimal to fly from Wilmington to New Orleans in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 31% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Wilmington to New Orleans in September, October 2021

The best prices found for ILM to MSY flights for September, October
19 Oct - 3 Nov
$196pp
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
29 Oct - 2 Nov
$197pp
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
26 Oct - 9 Nov
$199pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
Delta
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Delta
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County

Wilmington New Hanover County to New Orleans 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Orleans from Wilmington found for this year
19 Oct - 3 Nov
$196pp
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
29 Oct - 2 Nov
$197pp
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
26 Oct - 9 Nov
$199pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
Delta
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Delta
 
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
2 Oct - 3 Oct
$283pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
2 Oct - 3 Oct
$289pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
1 Oct - 4 Oct
$295pp
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

One-way flights to Louis Armstrong from Wilmington

The cheapest one-way flights from Wilmington to New Orleans
3:02 pm - 6:55 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
4h 53m
ILM - MSY
American Airlines
9:35 am - 3:56 am
United Airlines
3 Stops
19h 21m
ILM - MSY
United Airlines
$412
United
6:26 am - 2:25 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
32h 59m
ILM - MSY
Multiple Airlines
$503
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Flight FAQs

From Wilmington to New Orleans

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.

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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Wilmington to New Orleans for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $196, but on average you can expect to pay $222.

Are there last-minute flights available from Wilmington to New Orleans for under $300?

There are currently 18+ open flights from Wilmington to New Orleans within the next 7 days for less than $300.

How popular is this Wilmington to New Orleans flight route?

The Wilmington New Hanover County to New Orleans Louis Armstrong flight path was viewed by 13 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 Wilmington to New Orleans round-trip?

American Airlines, at $196, was found to be the cheapest airline from Wilmington to New Orleans. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Delta. American Airlines is currently priced 33% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

Consider Major Airline, American Airlines or Delta when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Wilmington to New Orleans.

What are the cheapest flights from Wilmington to New Orleans?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Wilmington to New Orleans? While on average our users pay $478, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $108. The most popular route (Wilmington New Hanover County - New Orleans Louis Armstrong), is priced around $213.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for New Orleans, LA

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to Wilmington New Hanover County 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 Wilmington New Hanover County.

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

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Alternative routes for Wilmington to New Orleans

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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 September in New Orleans
87.8 °F
Avg rainfall for September in New Orleans
5.4 ″

Airports servicing Wilmington

Airports servicing New Orleans

Top 3 airlines flying from Wilmington New Hanover County to New Orleans Louis Armstrong

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
Delta
$102 $311 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$106 $306 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$110 $226 No cancel fee 69%
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