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Cheap flights from New Orleans to San Francisco (MSY - SFO)

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The best prices from New Orleans to San Francisco are usually found in August or July, booked 25 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
New Orleans (MSY) to San Francisco (SFO)

MSY - SFO
Price
$269 - $325
SFO
Temperature
59 - 77 °F
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 4.7 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 10% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 8% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$269

From New Orleans to San Francisco

One-way from

$25

One-way flight from New Orleans to San Francisco

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 Francisco?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Thursday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

To save up to 99% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 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 to San Francisco from $416 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $638 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from New Orleans to San Francisco is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight at noon could potentially save you up to 27% on airfare.

Cheap flights from New Orleans to San Francisco in November, December 2020

The best prices found for MSY to SFO flights for November, December
24 Dec - 27 Dec
$68pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
20 Dec - 2 Jan
$85pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
13 Dec - 18 Dec
$108pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong

New Orleans to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from New Orleans found for next year
24 Dec - 27 Dec
$68pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
20 Dec - 2 Jan
$85pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
13 Dec - 18 Dec
$108pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from New Orleans

Save time with New Orleans to San Francisco direct flight deals
11 Jan - 16 Feb
$257pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
7 Jan - 10 Jan
$277pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
27 Apr - 2 May
$327pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Last minute flights from New Orleans to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from New Orleans, departing today and this week
4 Dec - 6 Dec
$123pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
1 Dec - 8 Dec
$163pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
1 Dec - 8 Dec
$177pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong

One-way flights to San Francisco from New Orleans

The cheapest one-way flights from New Orleans to San Francisco
2:05 pm - 5:26 am
Frontier
1 Stop
17h 21m
MSY - SFO
Frontier
$25
mytrip.com
5:50 am - 11:13 am
Frontier
1 Stop
7h 23m
MSY - SFO
Frontier
12:55 pm - 11:13 am
Frontier
1 Stop
24h 18m
MSY - SFO
Frontier

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From New Orleans to San Francisco

Are flight prices decreasing from New Orleans to San Francisco 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 Francisco 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 Francisco to control the spread of COVID-19?

Alaska Airlines and Delta are some of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travelers booking flights from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to San Francisco 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 Francisco have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Orleans to San Francisco for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $68, but on average you can expect to pay $127.

Are there nonstop flights from New Orleans to San Francisco for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 3 direct flights from New Orleans to San Francisco under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from New Orleans to San Francisco is less than $287.

Are there last-minute flights available from New Orleans to San Francisco for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New Orleans to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to San Francisco have been viewed 82 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in New Orleans or San Francisco?

When traveling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in New Orleans is typically greater than that of San Francisco. We can gather that this will continue over the next 11 days.

Is New Orleans weather warmer or cooler than San Francisco?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 91 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in San Francisco is typically colder than in New Orleans. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from New Orleans to San Francisco?

A quick flight from New Orleans to San Francisco can take about 6h 54m. Frontier provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $135.

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

Our cheapest airline available from New Orleans to San Francisco is Frontier. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $68 on this airline. Users have found that Frontier is 76% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

$25 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Frontier.

Alternative routes for New Orleans to San Francisco

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from New Orleans to San Francisco
Average temperature for November in San Francisco
64.4 °F
Avg rainfall for November in San Francisco
1.7 ″

Airports servicing New Orleans

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 6 airlines from New Orleans to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New Orleans to San Francisco 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
$106 $232 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$126 $235 No cancel fee 65%
Alaska Airlines
$128 $281 No cancel fee 75%
American Airlines
$137 $307 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$137 $313 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$144 $313 No cancel fee 69%
Weekly flight availability
from New Orleans to San Francisco
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
2 daily flights
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