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

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The best prices from New Orleans 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
48.2 - 89.6 °F
WAS
Rainfall
2.4 - 4.2 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 to Washington

One-way from

$105

One-way flight from New Orleans to Washington

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 Washington?

Saturday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from New Orleans to Washington. 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 Washington.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 14% by booking at least 43 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from New Orleans to Washington within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $262.

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

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Washington from New Orleans. Prices for August average $285 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $90. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June. Opting for a August flight can save you 30% on your journey compared to booking in August

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.

Cheap flights from New Orleans to Washington in June, July 2021

The best prices found for MSY to WAS flights for June, July
8 Jul - 12 Jul
$158pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
23 Jul - 26 Jul
$159pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
9 Jul - 12 Jul
$160pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong

New Orleans to Washington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from New Orleans found for this year
11 Sep - 18 Sep
$118pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
11 Sep - 18 Sep
$121pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
15 Sep - 25 Sep
$136pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Non-stop flights to Washington from New Orleans

Save time with New Orleans to Washington direct flight deals
11 Sep - 18 Sep
$139pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
11 Sep - 18 Sep
$159pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
10 Sep - 13 Sep
$159pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United 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
24 Jun - 26 Jun
$163pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
22 Jun - 29 Jun
$182pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
22 Jun - 29 Jun
$184pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong

One-way flights to Washington from New Orleans

The cheapest one-way flights from New Orleans to Washington
2:08 pm - 6:13 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
15h 05m
MSY - IAD
Multiple Airlines
$105
Kiwi.com
2:50 am - 10:35 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
6h 45m
MSY - BWI
American Airlines
3:05 pm - 7:39 am
Sun Country Air
1 Stop
15h 34m
MSY - BWI
Sun Country Air

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Flight FAQs

From New Orleans to Washington

Are flight prices decreasing from New Orleans to Washington 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 Washington 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 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.

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.

Can I find flights from New Orleans to Washington for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Orleans to Washington for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $118, but on average you can expect to pay $155.

Are there nonstop flights from New Orleans to Washington for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New Orleans to Washington under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from New Orleans to Washington is less than $177.

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

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

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

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Friday.

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

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

Is New Orleans weather warmer or cooler than Washington?

Temperatures around the 91 °F's can be experienced in July. The weather in Washington is colder than in New Orleans. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from New Orleans to Washington?

A quick flight from New Orleans to Washington can take about 2h 24m. United Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $159. The distance from New Orleans to Washington is about 960 mi. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

Our cheapest airline available from New Orleans to Washington is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $118 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are United Airlines and American Airlines, starting at $159 and $159 round-trip. Spirit Airlines is 51% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Spirit Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $65. However, be on the lookout for offers from American Airlines and United Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from New Orleans to Washington for a low price.

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
2h 36m
Average temperature for June in Washington
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Washington
4.2 ″

Airports servicing New Orleans

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Top 7 airlines flying from New Orleans 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
Frontier
$102 $171 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$79 $176 No cancel fee 65%
JetBlue
$55 $229 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 49% of MSY to WAS departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 45% of MSY to WAS departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 6% 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
10 daily flights
Monday
11 daily flights
Tuesday
11 daily flights
Wednesday
11 daily flights
Thursday
13 daily flights
Friday
13 daily flights
Saturday
8 daily flights
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