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Fares from $26 One Way, $51 Round Trip from New Orleans to Tampa

Prices starting at $51 for return flights and $26 for one-way flights to Tampa 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 Tampa - Frequently Asked Questions

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

Yes, there are two airlines that offer direct flights from New Orleans, LA Airport (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.) to Tampa, FL Airport (TPA-Tampa Intl.). Find the best deal and jet off with Southwest Airlines or Spirit Airlines.

What is the shortest flight from New Orleans to Tampa?

It can take as little as 1 hour and 30 minutes. If you strongly believe your vacation hours should be spent 'vacationing' rather than flying, you'll enjoy the flight from New Orleans to Tampa.

What airlines fly from New Orleans to Tampa most frequently?

Southwest Airlines (WN) operates 30 flights every month between New Orleans, LA Airport (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.) to Tampa, FL Airport (TPA-Tampa Intl.). Your next epic adventure is just a few clicks away. If you'd like some more options, take a look at the price of tickets with Spirit Airlines (NK), which operates 14 flights from New Orleans to Tampa each month.

Route Information for Flights from New Orleans to Tampa

Origin Airport IATA CodeMSY
Destination Airport IATA CodeTPA
Distance486 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesSouthwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival5:50PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival1:15AM UTC

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Fly from New Orleans to Tampa

Jazz music, voodoo and Cajun food epitomize New Orleans, but a flight to Tampa takes you to a tropical retreat in Florida. Beachfront resorts along the Gulf of Mexico, wild brown pelicans in Fort De Soto Park and the Cuban-influenced Ybor City are highlights of the Tampa Bay area. Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) is located just off I-10, and getting there is easy. When you fly from New Orleans LA to Tampa, expect a flight of about 90 minutes.


Animal lovers will be thrilled by the safari excursions at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. The Florida Aquarium in Downtown Tampa is the best place to see marine life including seahorses and barracudas. The aquarium is conveniently located near the city's other top attractions such as the Amalie Arena and Tampa Museum of Art. When you're ready for a saltwater swim, go to Clearwater Beach or Treasure Island.

Hints and tips

Sunglasses and swimsuits are essential items to pack before you fly from New Orleans to Tampa, where temperatures rise above 60 degrees daily. After arriving at Tampa International Airport (TPA), use the people mover to get to the car rental center. Throughout the year, the Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park in Downtown Tampa hosts outdoor concerts along the Hillsborough River.

^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.