Richmond to New Orleans Flights
Flights to New Orleans
Flying From Richmond International Airport
Researching cheap flights from Richmond, VA, is simple when you use the tools offered by Orbitz.com. The site makes it easy to search for plane tickets from a number of airlines, helping you get a great deal. Located seven miles southeast of the city, the airport offers services to destinations around the US and abroad from a wide range of major airlines:
- Air Canada
- US Airways
Getting to Richmond International Airport
It is easy to reach the airport from two major Richmond area highways. If traveling on Interstate 64, take exit 197A, and if driving on Interstate 295, use exit 31.
A variety of parking options are available at the airport. Economy parking is a bargain at $7 per day, and it requires riding on a shuttle from the parking lot to the terminal. Daily surface and garage parking is found within walking distance of the building, and this is $12 per day. For the ultimate in convenience, valet parking at $20 per day is available. Off-site parking is also available near the airport at businesses like Park 'N Go.
In addition to driving your own vehicle, the airport can be reached by taxis and limousines. City bus routes 7 and 56 also offer a ride to the airport from downtown Richmond for just $1.50.
Amenities at the Airport
A variety of restaurants offer food service at the airport. Caribou Coffee has locations in concourse A and B and offers breakfast items to complement its beverage offerings. Vito's Market and Sam Adams Celebrates Richmond are two other fine options. If time is an issue, grabbing a snack to bring on board your flight from Hudson News may be worth considering. Fliers using Richmond International Airport can use Orbitz.com to find cheap flights from Richmond to their destinations.
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
Use Orbitz.com to help you find cheap flights to New Orleans. Louis Armstrong International Airport is the major airport that serves the city. It is located 10 miles west of downtown New Orleans in the city of Kenner, Louisiana. The airport services over 8.5 million passengers each year. Louis Armstrong International Airport is a hub for American Airlines, JetBlue, Delta, and Southwest Airlines. To get low fares, use Orbitz.com when booking a flight to New Orleans.
Transportation at Louis Armstrong International Airport
Louis Armstrong International Airport has several transportation and parking options for visitors. The airport offers over 3,000 parking spaces for both short-term and long-term parking. Rates for short-term parking start at $2 an hour, and long-term parking prices are as low as $13 a day. Ground transportation includes airport shuttles, Amtrak, taxis, and public transportation. Taxi cabs from the airport to the city's center usually charge a flat rate of $33 per person.
Weather in New Orleans
New Orleans generally has a subtropical climate. Winters are usually very cool, with temperatures averaging 50 degrees. Pack light sweaters and coats. Spring and fall tend to be pleasant, with temperatures averaging 79 degrees. Summers can get very hot and humid, with temperatures reaching as high as 95 degrees. Be alert when travelling to New Orleans during hurricane season, which lasts from August to November.
Popular Attractions in New Orleans
New Orleans is home to a plethora of tourist attractions. Visitors to the city can tour the historic French Quarter and Garden District, which both offer sightseeing tours, as well as fantastic shopping. Audubon Park is another popular attraction. Its lush greenery stretches across Uptown New Orleans, right across the street from Tulane and Loyola Universities. If you are visiting during Mardi Gras season, which starts in February, you can watch a variety of parades traveling from Uptown New Orleans to the French Quarter. You can book cheap flights to New Orleans with the help of Orbitz.com.
Cheap flights from Richmond to New Orleans
Highlighted price = Cheapest round-trip flights
Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)
Cheapest weekend flights in January from Richmond to New Orleans
|Leave Thu, Jan 16||Richmond (RIC)||New Orleans (MSY)||United Airlines||$326|
|Return Sun, Jan 19||New Orleans (MSY)||Richmond (RIC)||United Airlines|
Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from Richmond to New Orleans
|Leave Thu, Jan 23||Richmond (RIC)||New Orleans (MSY)||United Airlines||$289|
|Return Tue, Jan 28||New Orleans (MSY)||Richmond (RIC)||United Airlines|
Cheapest weekend flights in February from Richmond to New Orleans
|Leave Thu, Feb 6||Richmond (RIC)||New Orleans (MSY)||United Airlines||$326|
|Return Sun, Feb 9||New Orleans (MSY)||Richmond (RIC)||United Airlines|
Lowest roundtrip airfare in February from Richmond to New Orleans
|Leave Sat, Feb 8||Richmond (RIC)||New Orleans (MSY)||US Airways||$287|
|Return Wed, Feb 12||New Orleans (MSY)||Richmond (RIC)||US Airways|
Best one-week trip in February from Richmond to New Orleans
|Leave Thu, Feb 20||Richmond (RIC)||New Orleans (MSY)||United Airlines||$300|
|Return Thu, Feb 27||New Orleans (MSY)||Richmond (RIC)||United Airlines|
Lowest round trip fares by airline from Richmond and New Orleans
|US Airways||RIC||MSY||Tue, Dec 24 - Wed, Dec 25||$272|
|Delta Air Lines||RIC||MSY||Tue, Dec 24 - Tue, Jan 7||$280|
|United Airlines||RIC||MSY||Thu, Jan 23 - Tue, Jan 28||$289|
|AirTran Airways||RIC||MSY||Sat, Feb 8 - Wed, Feb 12||$290|
|American Airlines||RIC||MSY||Tue, Dec 24 - Wed, Dec 25||$319|
|JetBlue Airways||RIC||MSY||Wed, Jun 11 - Sat, Jun 14||$493|
Richmond and New Orleans airports and terminals
Flight schedule for flights from Richmond to New Orleans on Sun, Dec 8, 2013
|Carrier||Flight #||Departing||Arriving||Aircraft||Flight time|
|AirTran Airways/AirTran Airways||FL269/FL1990||RIC||6:20 AM||MSY||11:07 AM||717/717||5hr 47min|
|Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines||DL1334/DL1862||RIC||9:42 AM||MSY||2:07 PM||M90/757||5hr 25min|
|American Airlines/American Airlines||AA3323/AA1266||RIC||7:40 AM||MSY||2:20 PM||ER4/738||7hr 40min|
|American Airlines/US Airways||AA2998/US7823||RIC||11:25 AM||MSY||4:50 PM||ERD/E70||6hr 25min|
|American Airlines/American Airlines||AA2998/AA4315||RIC||11:25 AM||MSY||5:00 PM||ERD/E75||6hr 35min|
|Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines||DL3773/DL2385||RIC||12:25 PM||MSY||5:08 PM||CRJ/319||5hr 43min|
|AirTran Airways||FL402||RIC||2:38 PM||MSY||5:36 PM||717||3hr 58min|
|United Airlines/US Airways||UA2334/US3201||RIC||2:29 PM||MSY||5:45 PM||319/E75||4hr 16min|
|US Airways/US Airways||US1821/US3201||RIC||2:29 PM||MSY||5:45 PM||319/E75||4hr 16min|
|Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines||DL2399/DL1305||RIC||2:25 PM||MSY||6:34 PM||M90/M88||5hr 9min|
|Jet Airways/Jet Airways||9W5484/9W5375||RIC||3:23 PM||MSY||7:01 PM||ER4/ERJ||4hr 38min|
|United Airlines/United Airlines||UA3353/UA5977||RIC||3:23 PM||MSY||7:01 PM||ER4/ERJ||4hr 38min|
|United Airlines/US Airways||UA3353/US7536||RIC||3:23 PM||MSY||7:01 PM||ER4/ERJ||4hr 38min|
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