Cheap flights from New Orleans Intl to San Diego (MSY - SAN)

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The best prices from New Orleans Intl to San Diego are usually found in July or August, booked 26 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
New Orleans Intl (MSY) to San Diego (SAN)

All the information you need to plan the best MSY to SAN flight in 2021: compare New Orleans Intl to San Diego flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Diego.
MSY - SAN
Price
$189 - $303
SAN
Temperature
66.2 - 80.6 °F
SAN
Rainfall
0 - 2.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$189

From New Orleans Intl to San Diego

One-way from

$154

One-way flight from New Orleans Intl to San Diego

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 New Orleans Intl to San Diego?

Users have found that flying from New Orleans Intl to San Diego on a Saturday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

How far in advance should I book a flight from New Orleans Intl to San Diego?

To save up to 27% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 17 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from New Orleans Intl to San Diego from $73 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $98 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New Orleans Intl to San Diego?

Flights from New Orleans Intl to San Diego lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from New Orleans Intl to San Diego in July, with the cheapest ticket starting at $44.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New Orleans Intl to San Diego (MSY - SAN)?

It’s optimal to fly from New Orleans Intl to San Diego in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 25% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from New Orleans Intl to San Diego in May, June 2021

The best prices found for MSY to SAN flights for May, June
21 May - 24 May
$276pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
20 May - 24 May
$277pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
5 Jun - 8 Jun
$280pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong

New Orleans Intl to San Diego 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from New Orleans Intl found for this year
25 Aug - 1 Sep
$194pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
1 Oct - 6 Oct
$222pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
23 Sep - 27 Sep
$237pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Last minute flights from New Orleans Intl to San Diego

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Diego from New Orleans Intl, departing today and this week
26 May - 30 May
$294pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
26 May - 30 May
$313pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
28 May - 1 Jun
$337pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong

One-way flights to San Diego from New Orleans Intl

The cheapest one-way flights from New Orleans Intl to San Diego
9:56 am - 7:26 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
11h 30m
MSY - SAN
Frontier
$154
Kiwi.com
12:45 pm - 1:05 pm
United Airlines
2 Stops
26h 20m
MSY - SAN
United Airlines
$162
United
2:25 pm - 7:52 am
Spirit Airlines
3 Stops
19h 27m
MSY - SAN
Spirit Airlines
$166
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From New Orleans Intl to San Diego

Are flight prices decreasing from New Orleans to San Diego 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 New Orleans and San Diego 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.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and American Airlines flying from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to San Diego have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from New Orleans Intl to San Diego for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Orleans Intl to San Diego for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $194, but on average you can expect to pay $257.

Are there nonstop flights from New Orleans Intl to San Diego for under $200 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from New Orleans Intl to San Diego, 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 New Orleans Intl to San Diego for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New Orleans Intl to San Diego within the next 7 days for less than $300.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to San Diego have been viewed 85 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in New Orleans or San Diego?

The rainfall in New Orleans is generally less than the rainfall in San Diego. This will continue over the next 11 days.

Is New Orleans weather warmer or cooler than San Diego?

With an average temperature of 91 °F, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in San Diego are colder than in New Orleans.

How long is the flight from New Orleans Intl to San Diego?

There are many flights that can get you from New Orleans Intl to San Diego in 5h 12m. Fly via United Airlines or Spirit Airlines to get the fastest option. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from New Orleans Intl to San Diego round-trip?

Flying on Spirit Airlines is currently your cheapest option to San Diego, with prices starting at $194. Another option worth looking into is United Airlines, starting at $237 round trip. These flights start at 23% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from New Orleans Intl to San Diego one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from New Orleans Intl to San Diego are Spirit Airlines ($82), Frontier ($119), and United Airlines ($157).

Alternative routes for New Orleans Intl to San Diego

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for San Diego

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New Orleans Intl to San Diego.
Average temperature for May in San Diego
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in San Diego
0.2 ″

Airports servicing New Orleans

Airports servicing San Diego

Top 5 airlines flying from New Orleans Intl to San Diego

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New Orleans Intl to San Diego 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
Frontier
$82 $208 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$87 $224 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$122 $271 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$121 $312 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$127 $320 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from New Orleans Intl to San Diego

See what time of day planes typically take off from New Orleans Intl towards San Diego.
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 67% of MSY to SAN departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 33% of MSY to SAN departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of MSY to SAN departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of MSY to SAN departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from New Orleans Intl to San Diego
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from New Orleans Intl to San Diego.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
0 flights
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