Cheap flights from New Orleans to Washington (MSY - WAS)

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The best prices from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Washington are usually found in July or August, booked 36 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Friday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
New Orleans (MSY) to Washington (WAS)

All the information you need to plan the best MSY to WAS flight in 2021: compare New Orleans to Washington flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Washington.
MSY - WAS
Price
$196 - $273
WAS
Temperature
35.6 - 80.6 °F
WAS
Precipitation
2.6 - 4 inches

Popular in

April

High demand for flights, 10% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$196

From New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Washington (WAS)

One-way from

$71

One-way flight from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Washington (WAS)

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from New Orleans to Washington?

To save on the cost of your flight from New Orleans to Washington, book at least 34 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 30% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $241 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $279.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New Orleans to Washington (MSY - WAS)?

It’s optimal to fly from New Orleans to Washington in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 45% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

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

Leaving on a Wednesday 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 43% on the overall cost on flights from New Orleans to Washington.

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

Our data shows that July tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Washington from New Orleans. Users have commonly found prices around $246 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $98. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in April.

Cheap flights from New Orleans to Washington in October, November 2021

The best prices found for MSY to WAS flights for October, November
18 Nov - 21 Nov
$76pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
4 Nov - 8 Nov
$79pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
4 Nov - 8 Nov
$80pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong

New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Washington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from New Orleans found for this year
18 Nov - 21 Nov
$76pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
4 Nov - 8 Nov
$79pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
4 Nov - 8 Nov
$80pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Non-stop flights to Washington from New Orleans

Save time with New Orleans to Washington direct flight deals
18 Nov - 21 Nov
$76pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
17 Nov - 22 Nov
$79pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
22 Nov - 29 Nov
$81pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Last minute flights from New Orleans to Washington

Late deals on round-trip flights to Washington from New Orleans, departing today and this week
4 Nov - 8 Nov
$79pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
4 Nov - 8 Nov
$80pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
4 Nov - 7 Nov
$83pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong

One-way flights to Washington from New Orleans

The cheapest one-way flights from New Orleans to Washington
6:04 am - 7:30 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
12h 26m
MSY - BWI
Frontier
$71
Kiwi.com
10:09 am - 4:59 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
29h 50m
MSY - DCA
Multiple Airlines
$80
Kiwi.com
1:40 pm - 5:05 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 25m
MSY - BWI
Spirit Airlines
$81
mytrip.com

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Flight FAQs

From New Orleans to Washington

What airport do you fly from for flights from New Orleans to Washington?

Located just 11.4 mi from the city center, New Orleans Louis Armstrong is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Washington from New Orleans. Booking flights from Louis Armstrong (MSY) to Washington should be relatively easy as there are 11 daily outbound flights to Washington from 8 different airlines.

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

Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, and United Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Orleans to Washington for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $76, but on average you can expect to pay $92.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New Orleans to Washington under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from New Orleans to Washington is less than $106.

Are there last-minute flights available from New Orleans to Washington for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New Orleans to Washington within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are nonstop flights available from New Orleans to Washington?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Saturday.

How many flights depart from New Orleans to Washington on average per day?

1 flight departure from New Orleans to Washington per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from New Orleans to Washington?

Spirit Airlines can get you from New Orleans to Washington in just under 2h 25m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. The distance from New Orleans to Washington is about 960 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

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

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($76), offers the cheapest pricing from New Orleans to Washington. You may be able to fly from New Orleans to Washington for 69% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

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

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

What are the cheapest flights from New Orleans to Washington?

The cheapest flight price from New Orleans to Washington is $100. On average you can expect to pay $421. The most popular route, (New Orleans Louis Armstrong - Washington Dulles Intl), can usually be booked for $185.

What are the most reliable airlines from New Orleans to Washington?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from New Orleans to Washington are SAS (100%), Copa Airlines (73%) and Air Canada (68%).

What are the most popular routes from New Orleans to Washington?

The most popular route from New Orleans to Washington is New Orleans Louis Armstrong - Washington Dulles Intl. You may also consider New Orleans Louis Armstrong - Baltimore/Washington or New Orleans Louis Armstrong - Washington Reagan-National.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Washington, DC

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

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Washington 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 Washington.

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 Washington.

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

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

Returning to New Orleans Louis Armstrong from Washington

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

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Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New Orleans to Washington.
Flight duration from MSY to Washington
2h 38m
Average temperature for October in Washington
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Washington
3.7 ″

Airports servicing New Orleans

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan-National (DCA)

Top 7 airlines flying from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Washington

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New Orleans to Washington 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
JetBlue
$55 $229 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$79 $176 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$102 $171 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$108 $260 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$108 $280 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$112 $285 No cancel fee 71%
Southwest
$240 $369 No cancel fee 63%

Hourly flight availability from New Orleans to Washington

See what time of day planes typically take off from New Orleans towards Washington.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 56% of MSY to WAS departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 43% of MSY to WAS departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of MSY to WAS departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of MSY to WAS departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from New Orleans to Washington
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from New Orleans to Washington.
Sunday
6 daily flights
Monday
13 daily flights
Tuesday
12 daily flights
Wednesday
13 daily flights
Thursday
13 daily flights
Friday
13 daily flights
Saturday
11 daily flights
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