Cheap flights to New Orleans

ORL — MSY
16 Aug — 23 Aug1
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Flights to New Orleans in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Return from$2,886From Auckland Intl to New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Cheap flights to New Orleans in August, September 2022

The best prices found for MSY flights for August, September
26 Aug - 28 Aug
AKL

Auckland Intl

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

2 stops

39h 05m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

27h 04m
$2,886

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

New Orleans 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Orleans found for this year
26 Aug - 28 Aug
AKL

Auckland Intl

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

2 stops

39h 05m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

27h 04m
$2,886

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

Which day is cheapest to fly to New Orleans?

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

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

At the moment, flights in the morning are likely to offer the best value for money for your New Orleans trip. A flight in the evening will more often than not be of higher cost.

How long is the flight to New Orleans?

You can get flights to New Orleans from a few New Zealand airports but they involve significant travel times, with the shortest trips taking nearly 33h 30min and the longest in excess of 44h. Service is available from all three major airports: Auckland International (AKL), Christchurch Airport (CHC) and Wellington Airport (WLG) to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY), New Orleans.

Are there non-stop flights to New Orleans?

Unfortunately, nonstop flights from New Zealand to New Orleans are not currently available. There are one-stop departures from Auckland International with connections at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), which last approximately 17h 30min. Other Auckland departures requiring two stopovers en route to New Orleans include cities like Houston and Cleveland. New Orleans flight deals with multiple connections are also available from Christchurch and Wellington, making stopovers at Auckland and Los Angeles.

How do you get from New Orleans airport to the city centre?

Upon arrival in New Orleans, there are various ways to get to the city centre. The Jefferson Transit E-2 Bus requires about 50min to the Central Business District (CBD) but the RTA Bus 202 takes only 40min. Airport taxis stationed outside Level 1 Baggage Claim Area Door 7 travel to the CBD in about 20min, or you can arrange Uber or Lyft pick-ups from the same area. Go Airport Shuttle New Orleans, Jayride and various hotel shuttle services are located at Level 1 Baggage Claim Area Doors 3 and 4. The airport’s car hire centre is an offsite facility that is easily accessed via the MSY Rental Car Lot Shuttle, operating 24h daily.

What are some things to do in New Orleans?

The mighty Mississippi River carves its way through one of the most unique cities in the United States as it travels southeast towards the Gulf of Mexico. New Orleans, or the Big Easy as it’s more commonly referred to, is world-renowned for its distinctive French Creole culture, history and cuisine. When it comes to music, food and festivals, there’s no place quite like it in America. An idea for something to do immediately after your flight to New Orleans is the nearby Kenner Planetarium and Megadome Cinema, which boast a Space Science Complex and laser light presentations that wow everyone in attendance. New Orleans City Park near Lake Shore-Lake Vista has a train garden, amusement park and a singing oak tree that should provide a full day’s entertainment for the entire family. Visit St. Louis Cathedral, the Presbytere and Jackson Square when you head down to the historic French Quarter and stay late to sample New Orleans’ famous nightlife. From outrageous clubs to lively bars and delectable restaurants, this is the centre of the action. Bourbon Street is ground zero during the incomparable Mardi Gras Carnival. The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is the biggest event outside the carnival, attracting the cream of international entertainers. New Orleans is the home of Louis Armstrong, and jazz may be king, but you can also find some fabulous Delta Blues, Zydeco and Cajun music at several bars and spots around town. Finally, you haven’t tasted NOLA until you've tried jambalaya, gumbo and po’boys .

Do I need a passport or visa to fly to New Orleans?

You will need a valid passport and a US ESTA authorisation in lieu of a visa for travel to New Orleans, USA. The ESTA is good for 90 days from the date of issuance and online processing time is approximately 30min with fees around 14.00 USD (19.50 NZD).

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

Most people fly into New Orleans Louis Armstrong (MSY) if they book a flight to New Orleans. Louis Armstrong is conveniently located just 18.4 km from New Orleans’s city centre.