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

The best prices from New Orleans Louis Armstrong 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 to San Francisco

All the information you need to plan the best MSY to SFO flight in 2022: compare New Orleans to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.

MSY - SFO

Price

$269 - $325

SFO

Temperature

51.8 - 62.6 °F

SFO

Precipitation

0 - 4.4 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 Louis Armstrong to San Francisco

One-way from

$108

One-way flight from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to San Francisco

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

Leaving on a Thursday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 30% on the overall cost on flights from New Orleans to San Francisco.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from New Orleans to San Francisco, book at least 23 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 15% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $287 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $330.

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

August can be a great time to fly to San Francisco from New Orleans with a flight ticket averaging about $292. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $171. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of November.

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

It’s optimal to fly from New Orleans to San Francisco at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 13% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from New Orleans to San Francisco in January, February 2022

The best prices found for MSY to SFO flights for January, February
Feb 5 - Feb 11
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

7h 22m
SFO

San Francisco

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

1 stop

14h 58m
$108

Frontier

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Deal found 1/22/22

Feb 5 - Feb 13
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

7h 22m
SFO

San Francisco

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

1 stop

6h 43m
$114

Frontier

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Deal found 1/22/22

Feb 15 - Feb 27
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

12h 29m
SFO

San Francisco

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

1 stop

8h 11m
$117

Frontier

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Deal found 1/24/22

New Orleans to San Francisco 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from New Orleans found for this year
Feb 5 - Feb 11
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

7h 22m
SFO

San Francisco

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

1 stop

14h 58m
$108

Frontier

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Deal found 1/22/22

Feb 5 - Feb 13
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

7h 22m
SFO

San Francisco

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

1 stop

6h 43m
$114

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 1/22/22

Feb 15 - Feb 27
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

12h 29m
SFO

San Francisco

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

1 stop

8h 11m
$117

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 1/24/22

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from New Orleans

Save time with New Orleans to San Francisco direct flight deals
Feb 11 - Feb 14
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

4h 59m
SFO

San Francisco

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Nonstop

4h 15m
$216

United Airlines

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Deal found 1/21/22

Feb 15 - Feb 21
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

4h 59m
SFO

San Francisco

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Nonstop

4h 15m
$237

United Airlines

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Deal found 1/21/22

Mar 8 - Mar 15
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

4h 58m
SFO

San Francisco

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Nonstop

4h 14m
$238

United Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/24/22

Last minute flights from New Orleans to San Francisco

Late deals on return flights to San Francisco from New Orleans, departing today and this week
Jan 31 - Feb 7
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

14h 52m
SFO

San Francisco

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

1 stop

9h 41m
$118

Frontier

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Deal found 1/21/22

Feb 3 - Feb 8
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

14h 17m
SFO

San Francisco

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

1 stop

9h 41m
$125

Frontier

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Deal found 1/21/22

Feb 3 - Feb 9
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

14h 17m
SFO

San Francisco

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

1 stop

7h 56m
$129

Frontier

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Deal found 1/21/22

One-way flights to San Francisco from New Orleans

The cheapest one-way flights from New Orleans to San Francisco
Feb 1
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

12h 25m
$53

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 1/21/22

Feb 5
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

7h 22m
$54

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 1/22/22

Jan 31
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

14h 52m
$63

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 1/21/22

Related info for your journey

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

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 $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Orleans to San Francisco for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $108, but on average you can expect to pay $133.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 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 $304.

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 New Orleans to San Francisco flight route?

This flight path from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to San Francisco was viewed by 82 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Frontier, at $108, was found to be the cheapest airline from New Orleans to San Francisco.. This flight start at 62% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

Major Airline, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from New Orleans to San Francisco.

What are the cheapest flights from New Orleans to San Francisco?

The cheapest flight price from New Orleans to San Francisco is $75. On average you can expect to pay $655. The most popular route, (New Orleans Louis Armstrong - San Francisco), can usually be booked for $132.

Can I fly to San Francisco from New Orleans Louis Armstrong right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to San Francisco within the United States

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New Orleans Louis Armstrong must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to San Francisco.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New Orleans Louis Armstrong are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

Can I fly back to New Orleans Louis Armstrong from San Francisco?

Returning to New Orleans Louis Armstrong from San Francisco

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to New Orleans Louis Armstrong.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering New Orleans Louis Armstrong.

Alternative routes for New Orleans to San Francisco

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

Top 6 airlines flying 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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Frontier
Cheapest$106
Average$232
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time62%
COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
Cheapest$126
Average$235
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time65%
COVID-19 safety
Alaska Airlines
Cheapest$128
Average$281
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Delta
Cheapest$137
Average$313
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
Cheapest$137
Average$307
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$144
Average$313
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from New Orleans to San Francisco

See what time of day planes typically take off from New Orleans to San Francisco
80%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
0%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
20%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from New Orleans to San Francisco

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from New Orleans to San Francisco
Sunday1daily flight
Monday1daily flight
Tuesday0daily flights
Wednesday0daily flights
Thursday1daily flight
Friday1daily flight
Saturday0daily flights