Cheap flights from New Orleans to Wilmington (MSY - ILM)

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The best prices from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Wilmington New Hanover County are usually found in July or August, booked 54 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Sunday

How to find the cheapest flight from
New Orleans (MSY) to Wilmington (ILM)

All the information you need to plan the best MSY to ILM flight in 2022: compare New Orleans to Wilmington flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Wilmington.
MSY - ILM
Price
$190 - $409
ILM
Temperature
46.4 - 80.6 °F
ILM
Rainfall
2.8 - 7.8 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 35% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 28% potential price drop

Average price

$288

Average for round-trip flights in May 2022

Round-trip from

$190

From New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Wilmington New Hanover County

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from New Orleans to Wilmington (MSY - ILM)?

It’s optimal to fly from New Orleans to Wilmington in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 74% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

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

Our data shows that July tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Wilmington from New Orleans. Users have commonly found prices around $266 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $188. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in November.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 54 days in advance, which can save you up to 58% on flights from New Orleans to Wilmington compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 54 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $320. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $417.

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

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

Cheap flights from New Orleans to Wilmington in May, June 2022

The best prices found for MSY to ILM flights for May, June
11 Jun - 18 Jun
$421pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
13 Jun - 16 Jun
$441pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
11 Jun - 19 Jun
$461pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong

New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Wilmington 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Wilmington from New Orleans found for this year
8 Nov - 12 Nov
$337pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Delta
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
Delta
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
8 Nov - 12 Nov
$405pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
11 Jun - 18 Jun
$421pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong

One-way flights to New Hanover County from New Orleans

The cheapest one-way flights from New Orleans to Wilmington
1:45 am - 6:27 am
Delta
1 Stop
3h 42m
MSY - ILM
Delta
$209
Delta
5:45 am - 7:50 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
13h 05m
MSY - ILM
Multiple Airlines
$623
United
3:04 am - 7:13 pm
American Airlines
3 Stops
15h 09m
MSY - ILM
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From New Orleans to Wilmington

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

American Airlines, Delta, 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 Wilmington for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Orleans to Wilmington for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $337, but on average you can expect to pay $490.

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

According to our current data, Delta ($337), and American Airlines ($405) offers the cheapest pricing from New Orleans to Wilmington.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with American Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $201. Delta flights start at $209 while deals on United Airlines start at $359 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from New Orleans to Wilmington?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $278. While the most popular route (New Orleans Louis Armstrong - Wilmington New Hanover County) can be booked for $424 on average our data indicates $696 when flying from New Orleans to Wilmington.

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

American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from New Orleans to Wilmington.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Wilmington, NC

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

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Wilmington New Hanover County 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 Wilmington New Hanover County.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New Orleans Louis Armstrong must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Wilmington New Hanover County.

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

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

Returning to New Orleans Louis Armstrong from Wilmington New Hanover County

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Wilmington New Hanover County must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to New Orleans Louis Armstrong.

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

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