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

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The best prices from New Orleans 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 (MSY) to San Diego (SAN)

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 to San Diego

One-way from

$129

One-way flight from New Orleans 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 to San Diego?

Saturday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from New Orleans to San Diego. 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 San Diego.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 17 days in advance to save up to 27% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 17 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from New Orleans to San Diego 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $73, or $98 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

July is one of the best times of the year to fly to San Diego from New Orleans. Prices for July average $80 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $44. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a July flight can save you 33% on your journey compared to booking in July

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

It’s typically best to fly out from New Orleans to San Diego in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 26% on the flight price compared to flying in the evening, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from New Orleans to San Diego in January, February 2021

The best prices found for MSY to SAN flights for January, February
22 Feb - 27 Feb
$88pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
22 Feb - 27 Feb
$97pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
22 Feb - 25 Feb
$99pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong

New Orleans to San Diego 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from New Orleans found for this year
22 Feb - 27 Feb
$88pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
22 Feb - 27 Feb
$97pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
22 Feb - 25 Feb
$99pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Last minute flights from New Orleans to San Diego

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Diego from New Orleans, departing today and this week
21 Jan - 11 Feb
$175pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
21 Jan - 11 Feb
$198pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
21 Jan - 11 Feb
$209pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong

One-way flights to San Diego from New Orleans

The cheapest one-way flights from New Orleans to San Diego
2:15 am - 6:11 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
29h 56m
MSY - SAN
Multiple Airlines
$129
Gotogate
4:02 am - 3:08 pm
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
13h 06m
MSY - SAN
Spirit Airlines
$167
CheapFlights
1:56 pm - 6:24 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
6h 28m
MSY - SAN
Frontier

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about New Orleans to San Diego flights.

Flight FAQs

From New Orleans 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.

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

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to San Diego include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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 to San Diego for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Orleans to San Diego for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $88, but on average you can expect to pay $143.

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

There are no nonstop flights from New Orleans 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 to San Diego for under $200?

There are currently 17+ open flights from New Orleans to San Diego within the next 7 days for less than $200.

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 15 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 to San Diego?

For as low as $88, Frontier can have you in San Diego from New Orleans in 13h 25m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Flying on Frontier is currently your cheapest option to San Diego, with prices starting at $88. Another option worth looking into is Spirit Airlines, starting at $174 round trip. Frontier is currently priced 65% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Frontier. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $50. Users have also found tickets on Spirit Airlines for as little as $66.

Alternative routes for New Orleans to San Diego

Destination information for San Diego

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from New Orleans to San Diego
Average temperature for January in San Diego
68.0 °F
Avg rainfall for January in San Diego
2.7 ″

Airports servicing New Orleans

Airports servicing San Diego

Top 5 airlines flying from New Orleans to San Diego

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New Orleans 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%
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