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Flights to New Orleans in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inJanuaryHigh demand for flights, 27% potential price rise
Cheapest inAugustBest time to find cheap flights, 6% potential price drop
Average price$1,743Average for round-trip flights in July 2021
Round-trip from$3,524From Sydney Kingsford Smith to New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Cheapest prices for New Orleans flights by month

The cheapest ticket to New Orleans found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
$1,320
February
$1,267
March
$1,278
April
$1,459
May
$1,344
June
$1,364
July
$1,176
August
$1,298
September
$1,318
October
$1,273
November
$1,213
December
$1,966
Currently, July is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to New Orleans. Flying to New Orleans in December will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to New Orleans?

Average New Orleans Louis Armstrong flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
SYD - MSY
Price
$1,176 - $2,607
MSY
Temperature
19 - 33 °C
MSY
Precipitation
83 - 198 mm

Peak season:

Spring is typically the peak season in New Orleans, so make sure you arrange and purchase your flight tickets in advance to avoid overpaying. Spring generally runs from February through to May, offering mild weather conditions as well as quite a few events. The Mardi Gras season also runs from January to March, so expect a steep increase in the cost of flights to New Orleans around then.


Off season:

One of the quietest times of the year is actually the summer, where temperatures can get very hot. June to September should be avoided unless you genuinely love the sun and the heat. The temperatures don’t begin to cool down until late September so make sure to keep this in mind when you’re searching for your flight tickets. In fact, due to the lack of tourism during the summer, you’re likely to find the cheapest flights to New Orleans without too much effort.

When is the best time to book a flight to New Orleans?

You’ll usually see very little variance in the price of flight tickets from late May all the way up to late September. August is theoretically the month which provides the cheapest flights to New Orleans, however the savings are usually only a couple of pounds cheaper than other months of the year. Make sure you aim to book your flight tickets 2 months in advance at a minimum, but even further ahead if you want to visit the Mardi Gras festivals. Flexibility with help you find the cheapest flights to New Orleans, so if you have the luxury to be flexible, make sure to use it to your advantage when searching for flight tickets.

Which day is cheapest to fly to New Orleans?

Wednesday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to New Orleans. Flying on Friday will result in higher flight prices.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to New Orleans?

Flights in the morning are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to New Orleans. Flights at midday are usually the most expensive.

How long is the flight to New Orleans?

Flights from London to New Orleans: 12 hours 45 minutes.

Flights from Manchester to New Orleans: 14 hours 50 minutes.

Flights from Birmingham to New Orleans: 16 hours 00 minutes.

Flights from Glasgow to New Orleans: 15 hours 45 minutes.

Which airlines operate flights to New Orleans?

You’ll find several airlines provide flights to New Orleans, with the major ones being American, British Airways, Delta and Virgin. Deciding which airline to book your flight tickets from can be a little tricky but if you allow yourself plenty of time in advance you should be able to compare a couple and decide who offers you the best value for money. Virgin can be more expensive, however they do provide a great level of service and comfort.

 

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

You can jump on a public airport bus which stops directly outside the airport to get into the centre. This is the easiest and cheapest method, however you could also decide to jump into a taxi. On average you’ll be looking at around $36 for 1 or 2 people and then $15 a person if it’s more than that (as a rough pricing guide.) Make sure you agree on the price before you get into the taxi to ensure you don’t get ripped off. Once you’ve booked your flights to New Orleans you can arrange your transportation in advance. You can also hop into the Airport shuttle for around $25 a person one way.

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What airport do you fly into for flights to New Orleans?

New Orleans Louis Armstrong (MSY), located 18.4 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly into when you book flights to New Orleans.

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