Flights from Detroit to New Orleans

Selected fares from Detroit to New Orleans

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
DTT MSY Tue, May 19 - Wed, May 27 $137
DTT MSY Wed, Jun 17 - Wed, Jun 24 $227
DTT MSY Tue, Jun 2 - Wed, Jun 3 $232
DTT MSY Tue, May 26 - Wed, May 27 $238
DTT MSY Wed, May 27 - Tue, Jun 2 $238
DTT MSY Wed, Sep 16 - Sat, Sep 19 $494
DTT MSY Fri, Jun 5 - Fri, Jun 12 $5,900

Detroit and New Orleans airports and terminals

Airports in Detroit MI, US

map of airports in Detroit
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    Detroit Wayne County Airport (DTW)

    Distance from City Center: 17.5 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from DTW to MSY

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal EM Delta Air Lines
    Terminal N Spirit Airlines
  • 2

    Willow Run (YIP)

    Distance from City Center: 26 miles

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Airports in New Orleans LA, US

map of airports in New Orleans
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    New Orleans Airport (MSY)

    Distance from City Center: 10.8 miles

    Carriers for flights from DTT to MSY

    Carriers
    Delta Air Lines, Spirit Airlines
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June

Cheapest weekend flights in June from Detroit to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jun 18 Detroit (DTW) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines $207
Earn $2.07
Return Mon, Jun 22 New Orleans (MSY) Detroit (DTW) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from Detroit to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Jun 2 Detroit (DTW) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines $137
Earn $1.37
Return Wed, Jun 3 New Orleans (MSY) Detroit (DTW) Spirit Airlines

Best one-week trip in June from Detroit to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Jun 9 Detroit (DTW) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines $157
Earn $1.57
Return Tue, Jun 16 New Orleans (MSY) Detroit (DTW) Spirit Airlines
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July

Cheapest weekend flights in July from Detroit to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jul 9 Detroit (DTW) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines $217
Earn $2.17
Return Mon, Jul 13 New Orleans (MSY) Detroit (DTW) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in July from Detroit to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Jul 29 Detroit (DTW) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines $187
Earn $1.87
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Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Jul 28 Detroit (DTW) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines $187
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Return Tue, Aug 4 New Orleans (MSY) Detroit (DTW) Spirit Airlines
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August

Cheapest weekend flights in August from Detroit to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Aug 27 Detroit (DTW) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines $197
Earn $1.97
Return Sun, Aug 30 New Orleans (MSY) Detroit (DTW) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from Detroit to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Aug 19 Detroit (DTW) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines $177
Earn $1.77
Return Tue, Aug 25 New Orleans (MSY) Detroit (DTW) Spirit Airlines

Best one-week trip in August from Detroit to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Aug 18 Detroit (DTW) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines $177
Earn $1.77
Return Tue, Aug 25 New Orleans (MSY) Detroit (DTW) Spirit Airlines
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Travel from Detroit to New Orleans

Whether you want to explore the Garden District or spend some time in the French Quarter, Orbitz.com can help you plan your trip from Detroit to New Orleans. The site offers vacation packages that include your flight, hotel accommodations and rental car. If you only need a flight or hotel accommodation, Orbitz.com can perform a search and display all of the available options together, so you can choose one that fits your needs.

Detroit Metro Airport

The Detroit Metro Airport is located at 1 Detroit Metro Airport, in Romulus-a suburb of Detroit. Five airlines offer flights from Detroit to New Orleans: US Airways, AirTran Airways, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and United Airlines.

If you need to leave your car at the airport while you travel, the airport has numerous long-term parking options. You can park in the Big Blue Deck lot for $10 per day or the Green Lot for $8 per day. A free shuttle service transports passengers from the parking lots to the terminal. If you choose a flight with Delta Air Lines, you can also park in the McNamara Terminal Parking Structure, which has an enclosed walkway between the garage and the terminal. If you don't want to drive to the airport, you can get there via taxicab. Cab fare from downtown Detroit costs $44.50.

If you want to get something to eat before your flight, the airport has a variety of options to choose from. You can eat at Max & Erma's, Cheeseburger Cheeseburger or the Hockeytown Café. If you're looking for something quick and cheap, you can head to Burger King, Wendy's Church's Chicken or McDonald's.

New Orleans, Louisiana

From jazz music and mouthwatering food to historic buildings, you'll find plenty of things to keep you occupied in the southeastern Louisiana city of New Orleans. Whether you're a history buff, a foodie or just want to let loose, there's something for everyone in the The Big Easy.

Exploring New Orleans

Flights from Detroit land at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, located 10 miles west of downtown New Orleans. You can get from the airport into the city by bus, airport shuttle, taxicab or rental car. The airport shuttle bus transports passengers to all area hotels for $20. You can catch the bus outside entrance #7. Bus fare costs $2 per person. Taxicabs from the airport to downtown cost $33 for up to two people and $14 for each additional person. If you want access to your own vehicle, you can reserve a rental car using Orbitz.com. The airport houses eight rental car companies, including Hertz, Budget and Avis.

New Orleans has a humid subtropical climate; it has short, mild winters and hot, humid summers. During the winter, the average temperature ranges from the low 40s to the mid-60s. Summer temperatures range from the low 70s to the low 90s. If you travel during the summer, you can expect some rain. The city averages 64 inches of precipitation per year, most of which falls between June and August.

You can do more than party on Bourbon Street when you visit the French Quarter. You can listen to jazz music, shop in various boutiques or take an informative walking tour of the area. History buffs will enjoy taking a walking tour of the Garden District. The area is filled with historic homes and mansions. While you're in the area, you should also check out Lafayette Cemetery, where many people from the Garden District are buried.

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Interesting facts about flights from Detroit to New Orleans

    • 2 direct flights are operating from Detroit to New Orleans today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 2h 33m.
    • Delta Air Lines flight 2540 (8:50 AM GMT, McDonnell Douglas MD-88) is today's earliest available flight from Detroit to New Orleans.
    • Spirit Airlines flight 985 (3:39 PM GMT, Airbus Industrie A320) is today's latest available flight from Detroit to New Orleans.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Detroit to New Orleans (Delta Air Lines flight 2540, McDonnell Douglas MD-88) takes 2h 31m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Detroit to New Orleans (Spirit Airlines flight 985, Airbus Industrie A320) takes 2h 36m.
    • Flights from Detroit Wayne County Airport (DTW), Willow Run (YIP) to New Orleans Airport (MSY) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Detroit to New Orleans on Wed, May 6, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines/American Airlines AA4271/AA4306 DTW 6:00 AM MSY 10:09 AM E75/E75 5hr 9min
American Airlines/US Airways AA4271/US4306 DTW 6:00 AM MSY 10:09 AM E75/E75 5hr 9min
Qantas/Qantas QF4882/QF4659 DTW 6:00 AM MSY 10:09 AM E75/E75 5hr 9min
US Airways/American Airlines US4271/AA4306 DTW 6:00 AM MSY 10:09 AM E75/E75 5hr 9min
US Airways/US Airways US4271/US4306 DTW 6:00 AM MSY 10:09 AM E75/E75 5hr 9min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA1977/AA2047 DTW 6:45 AM MSY 10:11 AM 319/320 4hr 26min
US Airways/American Airlines US1977/AA2047 DTW 6:45 AM MSY 10:11 AM 319/320 4hr 26min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA1241/AA1284 DTW 5:50 AM MSY 10:24 AM M80/M80 5hr 34min
American Airlines/US Airways AA1241/US1284 DTW 5:50 AM MSY 10:24 AM M80/M80 5hr 34min
Qantas/Qantas QF4748/QF4817 DTW 5:50 AM MSY 10:24 AM M80/M80 5hr 34min
US Airways/American Airlines US1241/AA1284 DTW 5:50 AM MSY 10:24 AM M80/M80 5hr 34min
US Airways/US Airways US1241/US1284 DTW 5:50 AM MSY 10:24 AM M80/M80 5hr 34min
American Airlines/US Airways AA1241/US150 DTW 5:50 AM MSY 11:57 AM M80/M80 7hr 7min