Cheap Flights To Baton Rouge (BTR)

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Cheap Flights to Baton Rouge from $89 One Way, $177 Round Trip

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Baton Rouge BTR Flight Information

Traveling To
Baton Rouge
Destination Airport IATA Code
Number of Airlines Serving
United, American Airlines, Delta
Flight Price
Earliest Departing Flight
AA 4215 9:53PM EDT
Latest Departing Flight
AA 4215 Oct 6 9:53PM EDT

Flying to Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge is one of Louisiana's most vibrant cities, offering everything from college sporting events to historical attractions. With the travel planning tools at, you can book low-cost hotels or take advantage of airfare sales to find cheap flights to Baton Rouge.

Transportation from the Baton Rouge Airport

The Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport serves all commercial flights into Baton Rouge. The airport is located about 7 miles from the center of the city, just off of Interstate Highway 110. There are no public transportation links between the airport and downtown, so the easiest way to get to your hotel is by taxi. Taxi fares can vary dramatically depending on the time of day you travel and traffic conditions; plan to spend at least $20 to get downtown. Shared shuttles are also available at the airport from Airport Shuttle Service, J.P.'s Executive Car Service, Shamrock Sedans and Tiger Airport Shuttle. The ride downtown takes approximately 15 to 20 minutes.

Highlights of Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge offers a wide range of attractions for visitors. Many people come to see football games at Louisiana State University's (LSU) Tiger Stadium or visit the historic Southern University. Baton Rouge is the capital of Louisiana and boasts the highest capital building in the United States. For a look at the early settlers' way of life in the Baton Rouge area, visit the LSU Rural Life Museum or visit the Louisiana State Museum. Learn about the area at the capital building or the USS Kidd military transport ship. If you are visiting in the fall, don't miss the Baton Rouge Italian Festival. The best time to visit Baton Rouge is in March, April, October or November, when most days average 70 degrees Fahrenheit. Summers are hot and humid, and many days reach above 90 degrees Fahrenheit.

Experiencing Baton Rouge

Whether you are visiting Baton Rouge for a college football game or to learn about the area's history, the city offers a variety of attractions to fill your days. With, you can book cheap flights to Baton Rouge and manage all of your trip details.

Frequently asked questions

Am I currently able to fly to Baton Rouge?
Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor has everything from up-to-date info on travel advice reports to current quarantine regulations. Be sure to check it out before securing your flight to Baton Rouge.
If I am not able to travel because of COVID-19, can I change or cancel?
You’ll find all the answers you need on our convenient Customer Service Portal. While most airlines make allowances for cancellations or changes due to COVID-19, familiarize yourself with the terms and conditions of your selected carrier before booking.
Which airlines fly to Baton Rouge?
With 20 airlines jetting in and out of Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR), you’ll be exploring the sights of this fun destination before long. Airfares depend on where you’re coming from and when you’re traveling. But you’re sure to score a great deal to Baton Rouge among these top domestic carriers:

  • American Airlines - 103 flights to Baton Rouge per month
  • United Airlines - 96 flights to Baton Rouge per month
  • Delta - 51 flights to Baton Rouge per month

What is the best airport to fly to in Baton Rouge?
Search for a rewarding flight deal to Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR). It’s the city’s main airport and is located around 6 miles north of the center. Once you’ve collected your suitcase, it won’t be long before you’re ticking off the sights of Baton Rouge.
How much is a flight to Baton Rouge?
Travelers from near and far snapped up return-flight deals ranging from $177 to $289 this week to Baton Rouge. Departing from Austin (AUS)? The lowest one-way fares were $89.
How to book the cheapest flight to Baton Rouge?
Picking up cheap flights to Baton Rouge is as simple as booking your ticket with Orbitz. But if you’re eager to make sure you’re walking away with the best flight deals around, here are some tips your budget will love:

  • Departing from or arriving at nearby airports may work out to be cheaper. Type in your preferred departure and arrival points. Next, select the ‘Nearby airports’ function below to look through your options.
  • Similarly, click on the ‘Show flexible dates’ option to bring up the airfares on days either side of your selected departure. You may be able to pick up cheaper flight deals if you’re flexible with your plans.
  • Select ‘Show options’ to narrow down your search results. You can choose your preferred airline and seating class here. Under ‘Sort & Filter’ to the left, you can even select whether you’d like to fly in the morning, afternoon or evening.
  • Once you’ve settled on your travel dates, don’t delay booking your flight. Prices generally become more expensive as the departure date nears.
  • Think about bundling your flights, hotels and car rentals into an Orbitz package deal to get more for your money.
  • Don’t travel during peak seasons if you can. By avoiding school vacations and summer, you can make amazing savings on your airfares.

How long is a flight to Baton Rouge?
The U.S. Is big, so that depends on your point of departure. To make vacation planning a little easier, we’ve selected three of the most common routes to Baton Rouge and found their average flight times:

  • Houston, TX (IAH-George Bush Intercontinental) to Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR) - 1 hour and 11 minutes
  • Dallas, TX (DFW-Dallas-Fort Worth Intl.) to Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR) - 1 hour and 22 minutes
  • Atlanta, GA (ATL-Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Intl.) to Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR) - 1 hour and 31 minutes

What is the best time to book a flight to Baton Rouge?
On average, the cheapest month to book your airfare is January. This is closely followed by February then August. When seeking a cheap flight to Baton Rouge, make sure you’re ready to book. Cheap deals appear quickly and don’t wait around!
What day of the week is the cheapest to book a flight to Baton Rouge?
In general, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays are the cheapest days to book flights to Baton Rouge. If you’re after unbeatable airfares, search across those days and you just might pick up a great flight deal.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly to Baton Rouge?
You can get cheap flights to Baton Rouge by taking to the skies on a Monday, according to Orbitz data from 2020. Tuesday is the next cheapest day, while Saturday has the most costly airfares. Whether you prefer to save a bundle or take off on whichever day is convenient, you’ll always find a great deal with Orbitz.
What is the cheapest month to fly to Baton Rouge?
You can jet for less in August. This is generally the best month to take off if you’re after cheap flights to Baton Rouge, according to Orbitz data. The most expensive time to take off is June, so avoid this month if possible.
Which airlines allow free cancellation?
Flexibility is more important than ever, that’s why Orbitz lets you search for carriers that won’t slap on fees for making amendments. Enter your departure and arrival points, then choose “Filter by flexible change policies.” We’ll show you options that include free cancellation and no change fees.
What do I need for the flight to Baton Rouge?
Flying can be a joy with a little pre-planning! Make your journey a comfortable one with these useful tips:

  • Your travel documents are the most important items you’ll need to carry with you on your flight to Baton Rouge. To avoid any hassles during check-in, make sure that the personal info on your ticket matches your government-issued photo ID.
  • Take some activities to pass the time on your trip to Baton Rouge. Magazines, books and electronic devices like laptops and tablets should do the trick. Don’t forget to take a refillable water bottle as well. Even on a short flight, it’s important to stay well-hydrated.
  • Even if you’re traveling when it’s 100 degrees outside, bring a sweater or cardigan on board with you. Cabins are notorious for getting quite chilly!

How many direct flights are there to Baton Rouge?
With 45 flights traveling directly to Baton Rouge every month, finding one to suit your schedule will be a cinch. American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta Air Lines are among the major carriers that offer nonstop services.
How do I get cheap first-class/business deals to Baton Rouge?
If you think a first or business-class fare is way out of your reach, you may want to think again. Here are some tips to help you score a premium flight to Baton Rouge for less:

  • Flexibility is key. By being open to a few travel dates, you’ll have a better chance of spotting a sale on first or business-class airfares.
  • Find a low-cost carrier that has business-class seats. They usually come with extra space and a glass of Champagne — but without the high price.
  • Bid for an upgrade in online auctions (if available) or upgrade your ticket through your flight loyalty scheme.

How to get into Baton Rouge from the airport?
If you’d like to drive into Baton Rouge, there are plenty of car rental branches at Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR). Options include Avis, National Car Rental and Enterprise. Choose a Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR) car rental, slide into the driver’s seat and you’ll be off on your adventure in no time. The city center is 6 miles south of the airport so you could also take a taxi or public transportation into town and pick up some wheels from Baton Rouge car rentals instead.
What is the best time to go to Baton Rouge?
There’s fun to be had no matter what time of year you decide to visit Baton Rouge, but are when this place is at its busiest. Like to fill your itinerary with lots of warm-weather adventures? Book your vacation around June 20. This is when summertime begins in the Northern Hemisphere. Expect the mercury to fluctuate between 75undefined and 90undefined during this time.

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Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.