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Richmond to New Orleans Flights

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Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
RIC MSY Tue, Sep 30 - Sun, Oct 5 $370
RIC MSY Tue, Sep 30 - Sun, Oct 5 $370
RIC MSY Thu, Dec 25 - Mon, Dec 29 $373
RIC MSY Fri, Feb 13 - Tue, Feb 17 $407
RIC MSY Tue, Oct 28 - Tue, Nov 4 $425

Richmond and New Orleans airports and terminals

Airports in Richmond VA, US
map of airports in Richmond
  • 1

    Intl (Byrd Field) (RIC)

    Distance from City Center: 6.5 miles

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Airports in New Orleans LA, US
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  • 1

    New Orleans Airport (MSY)

    Distance from City Center: 10.8 miles

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Cheap flights from Richmond to New Orleans

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Featured New Orleans Airport Hotels

Hotel only $79

Extended Stay America - New Orleans - Kenner

2 stars
3.0 / 5 29 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

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Days Inn New Orleans Airport

2 stars
3.2 / 5 130 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

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Hilton New Orleans Airport

3 stars
3.8 / 5 65 reviews

901 Airline Drive Map

Taste of New Orleans - Save 20% on Food/Beverages

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

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La Quinta Inn & Suites New Orleans Airport

2 stars
3.9 / 5 184 reviews

2610 Williams Blvd Map

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

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Comfort Suites Airport

2 stars
3.7 / 5 29 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

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Econo Lodge Kenner

2 stars
2.1 / 5 44 reviews

2125 Veterans Boulevard Map

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

September

Cheapest weekend flights in September from Richmond to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Sep 19 Richmond (RIC) New Orleans (MSY) US Airways $466
Earn $4.66
Return Sun, Sep 21 New Orleans (MSY) Richmond (RIC) US Airways

Lowest roundtrip airfare in September from Richmond to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Sep 30 Richmond (RIC) New Orleans (MSY) United Airlines $370
Earn $3.70
Return Sun, Oct 5 New Orleans (MSY) Richmond (RIC) United Airlines

Best one-week trip in September from Richmond to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Sep 16 Richmond (RIC) New Orleans (MSY) jetBlue $497
Earn $4.97
Return Tue, Sep 23 New Orleans (MSY) Richmond (RIC) jetBlue
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October

Cheapest weekend flights in October from Richmond to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Oct 17 Richmond (RIC) New Orleans (MSY) US Airways $377
Earn $3.77
Return Mon, Oct 20 New Orleans (MSY) Richmond (RIC) US Airways

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from Richmond to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Oct 17 Richmond (RIC) New Orleans (MSY) US Airways $377
Earn $3.77
Return Mon, Oct 20 New Orleans (MSY) Richmond (RIC) US Airways

Best one-week trip in October from Richmond to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Oct 28 Richmond (RIC) New Orleans (MSY) jetBlue $425
Earn $4.25
Return Tue, Nov 4 New Orleans (MSY) Richmond (RIC) jetBlue
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November

Cheapest weekend flights in November from Richmond to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Nov 21 Richmond (RIC) New Orleans (MSY) US Airways $434
Earn $4.34
Return Mon, Nov 24 New Orleans (MSY) Richmond (RIC) US Airways

Lowest roundtrip airfare in November from Richmond to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Nov 21 Richmond (RIC) New Orleans (MSY) US Airways $434
Earn $4.34
Return Mon, Nov 24 New Orleans (MSY) Richmond (RIC) US Airways
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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
  • AirTran
  • American
  • Bahamasair
  • Delta
  • JetBlue
  • United
  • 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.