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Fares from $38 One Way, $75 Round Trip from New Orleans to Orlando

Prices starting at $75 for return flights and $38 for one-way flights to Orlando 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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Flights from New Orleans to Orlando - Frequently Asked Questions

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

There sure are. In fact, there are 3 airlines that will take you directly from New Orleans, LA (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.) to Orlando, FL (MCO-Orlando Intl.). Book a ticket with one of these leading carriers:

  • Southwest Airlines
  • Spirit Airlines
  • Frontier Airlines
What is the shortest flight from New Orleans to Orlando?

Leave that epic movie for the hotel room, because the flight from MSY to MCO can take as little as 1 hour and 35 minutes.

What airlines have the most flights from New Orleans to Orlando?

The airlines that offer the most frequent flights between New Orleans, LA (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.) and Orlando, FL (MCO-Orlando Intl.) include Southwest Airlines (WN). This well-known option operates 99 flights on the route every month. Spirit Airlines (NK) also services the route from New Orleans to Orlando. It's another excellent choice and offers 27 flights every month.

Route Information for Flights from New Orleans to Orlando

Origin Airport IATA CodeMSY
Destination Airport IATA CodeORL
Distance550 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival10:45PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival10:45PM UTC

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Popular Routes from New Orleans to Orlando

Linking two of the most iconic cities in the southern US, flights from New Orleans to Orlando are in demand throughout the year. Popular with visitors traveling to Orlando’s famous resorts and theme parks, the route gives passengers easy access to this unique part of Florida.

All of the services that connect New Orleans with Orlando depart from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International and land at Orlando International. Orlando is actually one of the most popular destinations for passengers flying from New Orleans, with around a quarter of a million people making the journey every year.

Airlines offering direct flights from New Orleans to Orlando include Spirit, Frontier and Southwest.


The Flight from New Orleans to Orlando

Flight time from New Orleans to Orlando is approximately one hour 45 minutes. However, as Orlando is one hour ahead of New Orleans, you’ll technically touch down around three hours after you take off.

On the way home, your flight will take a little longer. Planes travelling from east to west often encounter strong headwinds and this has an impact on how fast they can travel. On average, your return flight from Orlando to New Orleans will take 10 to 15 minutes longer than the outbound leg.

By road, the distance between New Orleans and Orlando is around 650 miles. However, as planes can fly straight over the Gulf of Mexico, the air route is considerably shorter.

As you’ll be flying over water for much of the journey, there won’t be a lot to see out of the plane window on the way. However, if you have a window seat, you may well be able to enjoy great views of Florida’s beaches and countryside as you approach Orlando.

Orlando International is one of the busiest airports in the US. A hub for Silver Airways and a focus city for Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest and Spirit, it offers an excellent choice of low cost flights to destinations around the country.

After you touch down at Orlando International, you can continue your journey by bus, taxi or hire car. A lot of the resorts and hotels in the area offer free shuttle services to guests arriving at the airport. Check your booking before you fly to see if a transfer is included in your trip.

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Other Flight Destinations in Florida

If you want to explore a little more of the Sunshine State, why not try one of these popular alternative routes?

Flights from New Orleans to Fort Lauderdale

Flights from New Orleans to Miami


^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com 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.