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Airfares from $24 One Way, $54 Round Trip from Atlanta to New Orleans

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More About Flying To New Orleans from Atlanta

Route Information for Flights from Atlanta to New Orleans

Origin Airport IATA Code ATL
Destination Airport IATA Code MSY
Distance 424 mi
Direct Flight Airlines KLM, Aerolineas Argentinas, Frontier Airlines, Air France, Southwest Airlines, Delta Air Lines, ITA Airways, Korean Air, WestJet, Aeromexico, Virgin Atlantic, Spirit Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 12:44PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 4:36AM UTC

Traveling from Atlanta to New Orleans

Flights from Atlanta

Finding cheap flights from Atlanta is simple and quick. By using Orbitz.com, travelers are able to compare rates from most airlines that service Atlanta, giving the budget planner plenty of options to choose from.

Atlanta's Major Airport

The Hartsfield-Jackson Airport serves the Atlanta community with numerous daily flights to and from Atlanta. The airport is located about 20 minutes from downtown Atlanta on North Terminal Parkway and is serviced by several major airlines, including AirTran, American, Alaska, Continental, Delta, Frontier, GeorgiaSkies, Southwest, Spirit, United, US Airways, and several regional airlines. Hartsfield-Jackson is the busiest airport in the United States, with O'Hare coming in second. Orbitz.com will compare the fares of these airlines to keep you on budget.

Parking at the Airport

Convenient airport parking is available 24 hours a day, and the price varies depending on which parking lot is chosen. Short- and long-term parking is available, with the average cost for short-term parking being $3 an hour. The lowest cost for long-term parking is $9 a day in Lots A, B, and C. Payments can be made by cash or by a major credit card.

Transportation to the Airport

Transportation to the airport is provided by taxis, buses, trains, and airport shuttles. The cost for a taxi from downtown Atlanta to the Hartsfield-Jackson Airport is around $30, but it is a good option for travelers who would otherwise need to park for several days. At Orbitz.com, the vacation planner can select transportation services when shopping for cheap flights from Atlanta.

Restaurants at the Airport

Because Hartsfield-Jackson is one of the busiest and largest airports, it has numerous concession and dining facilities located inside. Many offer quick snack options or a sit-down breakfast and dinner.

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.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Atlanta to New Orleans now?
The Covid-19 Travel Advisor can answer all your questions about travel restrictions and quarantine when catching a flight from Atlanta to New Orleans.
Are there non-stop flights from Atlanta to New Orleans?
There certainly are, so you’ll only need to take note of one flight number. Pick from 4 airlines that operate nonstop flights from ATL to New Orleans, LA (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.), including:

  • Delta
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Spirit Airlines
  • Frontier Airlines

What is the shortest flight from Atlanta to New Orleans?
The journey from Atlanta to New Orleans can be as quick as 1 hour and 27 minutes. With a short and sweet flight time like this, why not take off on an impromptu getaway?
What airlines fly from Atlanta to New Orleans most frequently?
These are the carriers offering the most frequent flights from ATL to New Orleans, LA (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.). Reserve your seat with one of the following and discover why they are traveler favorites: Delta - (DL) with 230 flights every month Southwest Airlines - (WN) with 73 flights every month Spirit Airlines - (NK) with 26 flights every month Frontier Airlines - (F9) with 8 flights every month
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to New Orleans?
We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it’s good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to New Orleans have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you’ll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.
Are there flights to New Orleans with flexible change policies?
In most cases you’ll have the option to reschedule your flight to New Orleans without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the “no change fees” filter and book with confidence.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?
Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2021 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.
What is the cheapest month to fly?
We won’t keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data from 2021, the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all in the shortest month of the year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is during the height of summer in July, and in the holiday month of December.*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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