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Fares from $71 One Way, $142 Round Trip from New Orleans to Memphis

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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.

Flights from New Orleans to Memphis - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from New Orleans to Memphis?

Direct flights aren't an option from New Orleans, LA Airport (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.) to Memphis, TN Airport (MEM-Memphis Intl.). However, there are several carriers that operate on this route with only one stopover, including American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and Southwest Airlines.

What is the shortest flight from New Orleans to Memphis?

Leave those movies on your laptop for another time, because the trip from New Orleans, LA Airport (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.) to Memphis, TN Airport (MEM-Memphis Intl.) can take as little as 2 hours and 30 minutes.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.