Cheap Flight Deals From New Orleans (MSY) to Memphis (MEM) Starting at $69

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Airfares from $69 One Way, $158 Round Trip from New Orleans to Memphis

Prices starting at $158 for return flights and $69 for one-way flights to Memphis were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Getting from New Orleans to Memphis

Taking a flight from New Orleans to Memphis lets you experience some of the best food and music in the world. The music scene in Memphis is similar to that in New Orleans, with local bands and well-known acts playing nightly. Use to find low-cost flights that will get you there quickly.

New Orleans, Louisiana

The best way to reach Memphis from New Orleans is to take a flight from the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, US Airways, American Airlines, and AirTran Airways handle flights to Memphis through this airport. If you've ever had a problem parking at another airport, you should know that you won't have a problem here. The long-term parking garage is clearly marked, and you can park for $13 per day. Don't worry if you can't drive; you can also take a taxi, limousine, airport shuttle, or bus to the airport. Taking a taxi from downtown will cost around $33, while the airport shuttle charges $20 per person.

The terminals at the airport provide a variety of dining options for travelers. Each concourse has a bar where you can find quick drinks, and Praline Connection offers freshly made pralines. If you need something a little more substantial, try Lucky Dog, PJ's Coffee, or Café Beignet. A variety of national fast food chains are also located on-site.

Memphis, Tennessee

Many travelers visit Memphis for the numerous sites related to Elvis Presley. It's also home to Beale Street, which has dozens of restaurants and nightclubs. Even if you aren't a music fan, you will still find attractions like museums and historic sites to see during your Memphis trip.

Experience Memphis

You will find multiple transportation options at the Memphis International Airport. Avis, Enterprise, Thrifty, Hertz, and four other rental car agencies offer rental cars for travelers, and taxis are available near the terminal. Many hotels have free shuttle buses that make trips to and from the airport, and you can also rent a limousine.

Memphis becomes a crowded city in January and around the holidays because fans come to celebrate the dates of Elvis's birth and death. Summers can sometimes feel uncomfortable for visitors because the temperatures often reach 90 degrees Fahrenheit or higher. The spring and fall are better times to visit because temperatures range from the 70s to 80s and it isn't very humid.

The first stop on your trip should be Graceland, which is where Elvis lived. His home is open to the public, and several museums and souvenirs shops are located across the street. Right down the road is the Heartbreak Hotel, which has several theme rooms dedicated to some of his songs and actual rooms at the house. The Lorraine Motel, where Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, houses the National Civil Rights Museum and is also open to the public. You can even see the famous duck sculpture at the Peabody Hotel or eat at a restaurant owned by legendary jazz musician B.B. King.

Visit Bluff City

Also known by its nickname, Bluff City, Memphis sees travelers fly into town from destinations around the world. When you need sales on travel arrangements, visit Unlike other travel sites, which run special one-day deals, has low prices available throughout the year, letting you travel from New Orleans to Memphis whenever you want.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from New Orleans to Memphis now?
Check out our Covid-19 Travel Advisor for the most comprehensive information on quarantine requirements and travel restrictions when flying from New Orleans to Memphis.
What is the shortest flight from New Orleans to Memphis?
Leave those movies on your laptop for another occasion, because the flight from New Orleans to Memphis can take as little as 2 hours and 30 minutes.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Memphis?
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 Memphis 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 Memphis with flexible change policies?
In most cases you’ll have the option to reschedule your flight to Memphis 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 from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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