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How to find cheap flights to New Orleans?

The cheapest prices found with in the last 7 days for return flights were C$238 and C$99 for one-way flights to New Orleans for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply

Origin Destination Travel Dates Flights From*
ATL New Orleans 29 Jul. - 1 Aug. C$250
EWR New Orleans 3 Sep. - 7 Sep. C$348
EWR New Orleans 3 Sep. - 7 Sep. C$348
*Prices include taxes and fees

Your guide to flights to New Orleans, LA

Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, Delta fly to New Orleans, so use Travelocity to search, find, and compare some truly tempting deals from the 4 airlines—that way you can be sure you’ve found the best deal for you. A flight to New Orleans LA currently costs between C$238 and C$377. Prices vary, but for the best fares, travel in August when prices are at their lowest.  

Top tips for finding cheap flights to New Orleans  

The cheapest flight for a round trip to New Orleans is currently C$238. When you search for flights to New Orleans, enter your preferred travel dates then click on ‘flexible dates’ to compare cheap flight tickets to New Orleans for nearby days.  The cheapest month to travel to New Orleans is August from our list of deals available.  

But if you’re flexible about when you travel, you can find great deals on flights across the year. If you’re planning a vacation, you can save more on Travelocity when you bundle flights with car rental and hotel bookings, too. Many airlines currently offer flexible booking options, so look for flights offering no change fees.   

How to cancel flights to New Orleans 

We know plans change, that’s why at Travelocity, we make it as easy as possible for you to cancel or amend your plane tickets. Go to My Trips, enter your itinerary number, then follow the instructions. Many airlines let you cancel flights online free of charge if you booked it in the last 24 hours. Visit Customer Service for more advice.  

Why you should book your flight to New Orleans with Travelocity 

We have top deals on plane tickets even for last minute flights to New Orleans, so you can simply type in your travel dates and compare our best prices. Booking with Travelocity means you get flexible cancellation options, 24/7 support, and, thanks to our Price Match Promise, if the airfare drops after you book, you can get a refund! Whether you’re planning a business trip, weekend getaway, or a family vacation—let Travelocity get you to New Orleans for less. 

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FAQs about New Orleans Flights

Can I catch a flight to New Orleans at the moment?

For current and in-depth info regarding flights bound for New Orleans, check out our Covid-19 Travel Advisor. All you need to know about current travel restrictions and quarantine requirements is here in one handy place.

Which airlines fly to New Orleans?

Can't wait to book the ticket for your wonderful escape to New Orleans? A total of 9 airlines offer flights to this destination. Some of the most reliable carriers include:

  • Southwest Airlines
  • American Airlines
  • Spirit Airlines
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I change my booking to a later date?

For more info about changing your flight to New Orleans, please visit our Customer Service Portal.

What airport is best to fly into New Orleans?

Featuring two airports, you have options when jetting into New Orleans. Bear in mind where you're staying and the places you'll be exploring, as this may impact on which flights you choose. Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl. Airport is 18 kilometers from all the action downtown, while Lakefront Airport (NEW) is 10 kilometers away.

Where to stay in New Orleans

Your trip to New Orleans guarantees to be unforgettable. Ensure it starts off on the right foot by locking in the ideal place to rest and relax. Travelocitys lodging guide lists 6,495 options that'll have you excitedly reaching for your passport.

Your vacation is here! It's the perfect time to splurge on the finer things in life. Spend a couple of nights at the AC Hotels by Marriott New Orleans Bourbon or the JW Marriott New Orleans and enjoy excellent service and a lavish room. If you're the type of traveler who prefers to spend all their time exploring the area, a swanky suite may not be to your taste. Some fantastic budget options are the Hotel Villa Convento and the New Orleans Courtyard Hotel.

If you've heard some amazing things about Mercedes-Benz Superdome and are keen to get a feel for it, you may like to stay nearby. The Hyatt House New Orleans/Downtown and the Industrial 2BR in C.B.D. by Sonder are both a short stroll away, so have a glance at all they've got to offer and get one today.

Places to visit in New Orleans

You won't have to search for too long to find the magic in New Orleans. It's right there at Mercedes-Benz Superdome. This world-renowned sight draws in wanderers from every nook-and-cranny of the earth.

So many places to see and so little time. If you want to discover what the city has to offer, add Jackson Square, and French Market to your travel itinerary. If you have an extra day to spare, try to get to New Orleans Museum of Art, and City Park as well.

Whether you're a big spender or just after a bit of fun, Harrah's New Orleans Casino is an exciting and dynamic place to try your hand. Need some more options? Learning about the history of a place at National World War II Museum can help you become more appreciative of the land and its citizens during your getaway. And that's not all. Go and see what's on at Mardi Gras World, a lesser known space for exhibits.

How to get through airport security fast when traveling to New Orleans

If you like the thought of spending more time at the airport cafes and less time at the security checkpoint on your way to New Orleans, follow these practical tips:

  • Be sure you know the whereabouts of your travel ID and boarding pass. You don't want to hold up the line when you're asked to present them.
  • Take off your shoes and belt before arriving at the airport security checkpoint. Items like these are not allowed in the body scanner.
  • Make sure your electronic devices and laptop are within easy reach. These items need to be sent through the X-ray machine in separate bins.
  • Flying with a favorite cologne or perfume? As long as it's no larger than 3.4 ounces (161 kilometerslliliters) and it's stored in a clear resealable plastic bag, you can keep it with you in your carry-on luggage.
  • Airport security personnel may ask you to take off your shoes for the body scanner. Wear a pair that slip off easily. There's nothing more tiresome than having to do up your laces over and over again.
  • Some destinations have stringent quarantine laws. Consider where you're going to and whether or not it's permissible to travel with fresh fruit.

Flights To New Orleans

You know that feeling you get when you have eaten a delicious meal, and the friendly conversation has given way to the sounds of saxophones as you take in a live jazz performance? That, dear traveler, is called total contentment, and it is just what you will find on a getaway to New Orleans. After all, this is a city that is renowned for both its culinary and musical roots, which are arguably the foundation of all things enjoyable in life. Thanks to Travelocity’s New Orleans plane tickets, you'll never miss a beat. Whether you are visiting for a jazz festival or simply to eat until you drop, New Orleans is buzzing all year-round.

Transportation from MSY

Flights to New Orleans touch down at Louis Armstrong International Airport (MSY), about 15 miles west of the city center. There are some excellent airport hotels near MSY with good transport links to the main attractions. The official Airport Shuttle bus is the ideal way to get to your hotel. You can buy shuttle tickets or book a limousine or cab in the arrivals area of the airport. Going a little further? Rent a car to explore more of New Orleans and Louisiana. Got your eye on the convertible? We have the cheapest flights to New Orleans, so you just might save enough cash to splurge. Once you are downtown, the famous New Orleans streetcars travel to many attractions. Take a ride along Bourbon Street to a jazz session or to the French Quarter.

Things to Do Near MSY

You’ll feel the laid-back Louisiana vibes as soon as your New Orleans flight breaks through the clouds and you see the ol’ Mississippi River below. If before you were in a rush to arrive at your hotel, you will soon feel nothing but relaxed, and as you make your way into the city, you’ll find there are several spots worth a stop before you reach your final destination.

  • Longue Vue House and Gardens: Along Route 61, in the western neighborhood of Dixon, you’ll come across the Longue Vue House and Gardens, an extravagant mansion from the 1930s. Its 8 acres of formal gardens include the state’s most impressive iris collection, plus plenty of history for those who are more interested in the past than in petals.
  • Mortuary Haunted House: In the same area, take a hauntingly historical ghost tour at the Mortuary Haunted House, then pause for a moment of true reflection at the Hurricane Katrina Memorial.
  • City Park: Just a bit further east you’ll find City Park, where you could spend days exploring the whimsical Storyland park and the New Orleans Museum of Art.

Hotels in New Orleans

Of course, you will eventually make your way to your accommodation, and as in any city, the location of your New Orleans hotel is key. The French Quarter is easily the most popular neighborhood, but even within this area you have many options. Whether you want five-star luxury or affordable digs to match our great flight deals to New Orleans, you’ll find it here:

  • Bourbon Orleans Hotel is just a few blocks from famous Jackson Square, as well as the Historic Voodoo Museum and authentic voodoo shops of Bourbon Street. If you like your vacations with a touch of unique flavor, this area is for you.
  • Omni Royal Orleans offers equally posh surrounds in the French Quarter, offering room options such as private balconies, hot tubs, and luxurious suites.
  • Astor Crowne Plaza New Orleans has the bustling theatre district to the west and the fluttering Audubon Butterfly Garden to the east, making it the perfect combination of nightlife and relaxation.
  • Le Pavillon Hotel is just outside the French Quarter, but a short walk to multiple streetcar lines, putting you near all the revelry while maintaining a feeling of special seclusion.

Experience the “Big Easy”

New Orleans is simply bursting with things to see and do—which is appropriate in a city that encourages you to indulge in all of life’s great pleasures. From food to music to shopping, you’ll find an array of activities that is almost as endless as Travelocity’s great selection of New Orleans airfare. And if you simply want to put your feet up with an ice-cold drink and let the sweet sounds of jazz carry you away, that is no problem either. In New Orleans, the day and the night belong to your imagination.

How to find cheap flights

What is the best day to buy a plane ticket?

Airfares offered on Wednesdays tend to be the cheapest, according to flight demand on Travelocity.ca in 2020. Purchasing your airfares on a Thursday or Friday can also provide better value, however our advice if you’re looking to save money is to avoid booking on a Saturday. Our data shows, the start of the weekend has the highest ticket values on average, so keep this in mind if you’re browsing flight deals on a weekend.


What are the cheapest days to fly?

Frequent travellers may already know this, but earlier in the week is often the cheapest time to fly. Flights departing on a Tuesday are the cheapest of the week. Since weekend flights tend to be more popular, this causes the prices to rise which is why on average. Airfares booked on Travelocity.ca in 2020 were most expensive for Saturday departures.


How far in advance can you book a flight?

Here’s the deal: It is typically possible to start comparing international airfares on Travelocity.ca up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to our 2020 flight demand trends, last minute planners can still bag a bargain with some of the cheapest fares appearing 2 weeks to 3 months prior to their travel dates.


How can I save money on airline tickets?

We'll let you in on a secret...You can save big on flights if you mix and match your airlines and fare types. In fact, travellers who booked flights on Travelocity.ca in 2020 saved close to 60% when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.

*According to flight demand on Travelocity.ca from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.