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Detroit to New Orleans Flights

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Selected fares from Detroit to New Orleans

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
DTT MSY Wed, Dec 3 - Sat, Dec 6 $117
DTT MSY Wed, Dec 3 - Sat, Dec 6 $268
DTT MSY Wed, Dec 3 - Sat, Dec 6 $269
DTT MSY Wed, Dec 3 - Sat, Dec 6 $283
DTT MSY Wed, Dec 3 - Sat, Dec 6 $341
DTT MSY Wed, Mar 18 - Sat, Mar 21 $478
DTT MSY Fri, Apr 17 - Sun, Apr 19 $739
DTT MSY Tue, Dec 9 - Sat, Dec 13 $763

Detroit and New Orleans airports and terminals

Airports in Detroit MI, US
map of airports in Detroit
  • 1

    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, Virgin Atlantic
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    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, Virgin Atlantic
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Cheap flights from Detroit to New Orleans

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Featured New Orleans Airport Hotels

Hotel only $94

Extended Stay America - New Orleans - Kenner

2 stars
3.1 / 5 23 reviews

2300 Veterans Blvd Map

At Extended Stay America, only 13 miles from NEW ORLEANS, guests find a friendly home away from home whether they stay a day, a week or a month.... More

Hotel only $59

Days Inn New Orleans Airport

2 stars
3.2 / 5 90 reviews

1021 Airline Drive Map

Stay 3, Save 20%

The Days Inn New Orleans Airport Hotel is the closest hotel to the Louis Armstrong International Airport.... More

Hotel only $129

Hilton New Orleans Airport

3 stars
3.8 / 5 44 reviews

901 Airline Drive Map

Park & Fly - Includes up to 3 days of parking

The Hilton New Orleans Airport hotel is located directly across from the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport in Kenner, Louisiana.... More

Hotel only $89

La Quinta Inn & Suites New Orleans Airport

2 stars
3.8 / 5 113 reviews

2610 Williams Blvd Map

...Budget hotel near New Orleans airport with free breakfast, swimming pool.... More

Hotel only $89

Comfort Suites Airport

2 stars
3.8 / 5 22 reviews

2710 Idaho Ave. Map

Hotel located within 1 mile of New Orleans International Airport, featuring indoor/outdoor pool, indoor whirlpool, business center, meeting room, Jacuzzi suites, FREE parking.... More

Hotel only $64

Econo Lodge Kenner

2 stars
2.1 / 5 37 reviews

2125 Veterans Boulevard Map

Hotel is centrally located in the heart of Kenner, just minutes from the New Orleans airport.... More

November

Cheapest weekend flights in November from Detroit to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Nov 20 Detroit (DTW) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines $172
Earn $1.72
Return Mon, Nov 24 New Orleans (MSY) Detroit (DTW) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in November from Detroit to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Nov 11 Detroit (DTW) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines $122
Earn $1.22
Return Wed, Nov 12 New Orleans (MSY) Detroit (DTW) Spirit Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Nov 20 Detroit (DTW) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines $132
Earn $1.32
Return Thu, Nov 27 New Orleans (MSY) Detroit (DTW) Spirit Airlines
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December

Cheapest weekend flights in December from Detroit to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Dec 12 Detroit (DTW) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines $152
Earn $1.52
Return Sun, Dec 14 New Orleans (MSY) Detroit (DTW) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in December from Detroit to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Dec 3 Detroit (DTW) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines $117
Earn $1.17
Return Sat, Dec 6 New Orleans (MSY) Detroit (DTW) Spirit Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Dec 3 Detroit (DTW) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines $137
Earn $1.37
Return Wed, Dec 10 New Orleans (MSY) Detroit (DTW) Spirit Airlines
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January

Cheapest weekend flights in January from Detroit to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jan 30 Detroit (DTW) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines $167
Earn $1.67
Return Sat, Jan 31 New Orleans (MSY) Detroit (DTW) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from Detroit to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Jan 6 Detroit (DTW) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines $142
Earn $1.42
Return Fri, Jan 9 New Orleans (MSY) Detroit (DTW) Spirit Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jan 1 Detroit (DTW) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines $152
Earn $1.52
Return Thu, Jan 8 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.

Plan a New Orleans Vacation

When you're planning your trip from Detroit to New Orleans, you can get all the information you need on Orbitz.com. The website helps you book flights, hotel rooms and rental cars, and you can use the website to make reservations for guided tours and purchase tickets to local attractions.

Interesting facts about flights from Detroit to New Orleans

    • 1 direct flights are operating from Detroit to New Orleans today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 2h 34m.
    • Delta Air Lines flight 2385 (10:51 AM GMT, Airbus Industrie A319) is today's earliest available flight from Detroit to New Orleans.
    • Delta Air Lines flight 2385 (10:51 AM GMT, Airbus Industrie A319) 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 2385, Airbus Industrie A319) takes 2h 34m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Detroit to New Orleans (Delta Air Lines flight 2385, Airbus Industrie A319) takes 2h 34m.
    • Flights from Detroit Wayne County Airport (DTW), Willow Run (YIP) to New Orleans Airport (MSY) are available for this route.