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San Francisco to New Orleans Flights

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Selected fares from San Francisco to New Orleans

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
SFO MSY Wed, Jan 21 - Fri, Jan 23 $266
SFO MSY Thu, Jan 15 - Tue, Jan 20 $286
SFO MSY Wed, May 20 - Sat, May 23 $375
SFO MSY Thu, Jan 22 - Thu, Jan 29 $377
SFO MSY Thu, Jan 1 - Thu, Jan 8 $433
SFO MSY Sat, Jan 17 - Tue, Jan 20 $478
SFO MSY Fri, Jan 30 - Fri, Feb 6 $519

San Francisco and New Orleans airports and terminals

Airports in San Francisco CA, US
map of airports in San Francisco
  • 1

    San Francisco Airport (SFO)

    Distance from City Center: 11.9 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from SFO to MSY

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 3 United Airlines
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Airports in New Orleans LA, US
map of airports in New Orleans
  • 1

    New Orleans Airport (MSY)

    Distance from City Center: 10.8 miles

    Carriers for flights from SFO to MSY

    Carriers
    United Airlines
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Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)

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Days Inn New Orleans Airport

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January

Cheapest weekend flights in January from San Francisco to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jan 15 San Francisco (SFO) New Orleans (MSY) American Airlines $286
Earn $2.86
Return Sat, Jan 17 New Orleans (MSY) San Francisco (SFO) American Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from San Francisco to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Jan 21 San Francisco (SFO) New Orleans (MSY) Frontier Airlines $266
Earn $2.66
Return Fri, Jan 23 New Orleans (MSY) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines

Best one-week trip in January from San Francisco to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Jan 28 San Francisco (SFO) New Orleans (MSY) Frontier Airlines $278
Earn $2.78
Return Wed, Feb 4 New Orleans (MSY) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines
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February

Cheapest weekend flights in February from San Francisco to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Feb 26 San Francisco (SFO) New Orleans (MSY) Frontier Airlines $379
Earn $3.79
Return Mon, Mar 2 New Orleans (MSY) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in February from San Francisco to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Feb 4 San Francisco (SFO) New Orleans (MSY) Frontier Airlines $290
Earn $2.90
Return Tue, Feb 10 New Orleans (MSY) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines

Best one-week trip in February from San Francisco to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Feb 10 San Francisco (SFO) New Orleans (MSY) American Airlines $296
Earn $2.96
Return Tue, Feb 17 New Orleans (MSY) San Francisco (SFO) American Airlines
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March

Cheapest weekend flights in March from San Francisco to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Mar 6 San Francisco (SFO) New Orleans (MSY) Frontier Airlines $400
Earn $4.00
Return Mon, Mar 9 New Orleans (MSY) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in March from San Francisco to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Mar 10 San Francisco (SFO) New Orleans (MSY) Frontier Airlines $309
Earn $3.09
Return Tue, Mar 17 New Orleans (MSY) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines

Best one-week trip in March from San Francisco to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Mar 10 San Francisco (SFO) New Orleans (MSY) Frontier Airlines $309
Earn $3.09
Return Tue, Mar 17 New Orleans (MSY) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines
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Fly from San Francisco to New Orleans

San Francisco International Airport Information

The San Francisco International Airport (Highway 101 near the junction of Highway 380) is the primary commercial passenger airport serving San Francisco and the surrounding areas. The airport hosts most international and domestic airlines offering cheap flights from San Francisco. You can also use Orbitz.com to book an alternate flight out of Oakland International Airport (1 Oakland Drive, Oakland) or San Jose International Airport (2065 Airport Boulevard, San Jose).

Parking at San Francisco International Airport

San Francisco International's parking garages are a 10-minute walk or less from the gates, and there is free shuttle service from the long-term lots. Parking costs anywhere from $18 to $38 per day, depending on the option you choose. If you've used Orbitz.com to book your discount flights, you may have saved enough to justify spending the extra money to use the airport's valet parking service.

Ground Transportation Information

A taxi, limousine or shared-ride van to the airport will cost anywhere from $17 to $40. Factor in plenty of extra travel time for the 13-mile ride, as rush-hour traffic can be brutal. You can also use the public BART system or the SamTrans public bus service, both of which will cost you less than $10. Don't forget to use Orbitz.com before you leave to book a rental car in your destination city.

Restaurant Options at the Airport

The San Francisco airport has roughly 50 eateries where you can grab a coffee or have a light meal. Most of the restaurants and cafes are located within the terminals past the security checkpoint, but there are a few restaurants before you reach the security gates. Have a great flight to your final destination, and don't forget to use Orbitz.com the next time you're looking for cheap flights from San Francisco.

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.

Flight schedule for flights from San Francisco to New Orleans on Fri, Dec 26, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
United Airlines/United Airlines UA1200/UA5109 SFO 12:48 AM MSY 8:36 AM 739/E75 5hr 48min
American Airlines/US Airways AA1112/US1667 SFO 12:30 AM MSY 9:50 AM 738/M80 7hr 20min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA1112/AA1667 SFO 12:30 AM MSY 9:50 AM 738/M80 7hr 20min
Qantas/Qantas QF3047/QF4821 SFO 12:30 AM MSY 9:50 AM 738/M80 7hr 20min
US Airways/US Airways US1112/US1667 SFO 12:30 AM MSY 9:50 AM 738/M80 7hr 20min
US Airways/American Airlines US1112/AA1667 SFO 12:30 AM MSY 9:50 AM 738/M80 7hr 20min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA1200/UA3457 SFO 12:48 AM MSY 10:16 AM 739/E70 7hr 28min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL6421/DL1577 SFO 6:00 AM MSY 2:02 PM E75/73H 6hr 2min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA1180/AA975 SFO 6:00 AM MSY 2:10 PM 738/M80 6hr 10min
American Airlines/US Airways AA1180/US975 SFO 6:00 AM MSY 2:10 PM 738/M80 6hr 10min
Qantas/Qantas QF3043/QF3282 SFO 6:00 AM MSY 2:10 PM 738/M80 6hr 10min
US Airways/American Airlines US1180/AA975 SFO 6:00 AM MSY 2:10 PM 738/M80 6hr 10min
US Airways/US Airways US1180/US975 SFO 6:00 AM MSY 2:10 PM 738/M80 6hr 10min