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Fares from $91 One Way, $170 Round Trip from New Orleans to Phoenix

Prices starting at $170 for return flights and $91 for one-way flights to Phoenix 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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Route Information for Flights from New Orleans to Phoenix

Origin Airport IATA CodeMSY
Destination Airport IATA CodePHX
Distance1298 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival5:15PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival5:15PM UTC

Fly from New Orleans to Phoenix

When you fly from New Orleans, Louisiana to Phoenix, you'll depart from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) and will arrive at your destination in about seven hours. You can get to the airport by public bus, taxi or your own vehicle. The best way to drive there is by taking Interstate 10 and connecting to Airport Road.


Phoenix is home to several major league sports franchises including MLB's Arizona Diamondbacks that play their home games at Bank One Ballpark, or BOB as the locals call it. The Phoenix Suns of the NBA play at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Phoenix Art Museum and the Arizona Military Museum located in the city are perfect for visitors to the city who enjoy art and history.

Hints and tips

Daytime temperatures in Phoenix range from 66 degrees in January to 106 degrees during the months of June, July and August. Nighttime lows rarely drop below 80 degrees during the summer and almost never drop below 40 during the winter. Major roadways in Phoenix are Interstate 17 and State Routes 51 and 85. Events in the city include the Arizona State Fair that has taken place each September since 1884 and the Candyland Concert in November, which has games and other events that are geared toward children.

Flights from New Orleans to Phoenix - Frequently Asked Questions

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

Choose your ideal travel dates, because there is. You can get from New Orleans, LA (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.) to Phoenix, AZ (PHX-Sky Harbor Intl.) in one easy journey with Southwest Airlines.

What is the shortest flight from New Orleans to Phoenix?

The shortest flight time from New Orleans, LA (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.) to Phoenix, AZ (PHX-Sky Harbor Intl.) is 3 hours and 10 minutes, which gives you loads of time to indulge in a tipple or get swept up in a good movie.

What airlines fly from New Orleans (and vicinity) to Phoenix (and vicinity) most frequently?

Southwest Airlines operates the most services from New Orleans (and vicinity) to Phoenix (and vicinity), with 40 flights each month.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Phoenix?

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 Phoenix 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 Phoenix with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Phoenix 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 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. 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 the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^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.