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New Orleans economy flight packages

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New Orleans packages with premium economy flights

Residence Inn by Marriott New Orleans French Quarter Area/Central Business District
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More About Flying To New Orleans from New York

Route Information for Flights from New York to New Orleans

Origin Airport IATA Code NYC
Destination Airport IATA Code MSY
Distance 1181 mi
Direct Flight Airlines American Airlines, Qatar Airways, KLM, JAL, Air France, Emirates, Delta Air Lines, Royal Air Maroc, JetBlue Airways, LATAM Airlines, Alitalia, Korean Air, Virgin Atlantic, Singapore Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 2:21PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 9:46PM UTC

Traveling from New York to New Orleans

Airports in New York

Three airports service the New York metropolitan area: John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport, LaGuardia Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport. JFK is located 20 miles from Manhattan on JFK Access Road. LaGuardia is located 6.5 miles from Manhattan on Ditmars Boulevard. Newark is located 16 miles from Manhattan on Brewster Road in Newark, New Jersey. Numerous airlines service the three airports, including North American, JetBlue and United Airlines. The Orbitz.com website can find you cheap flights from New York to any domestic or international destination.

Parking and Transportation

All three airports have long-term parking options available. JFK and Newark both charge $18 per day for long-term parking. The long-term parking at LaGuardia Airport costs $33 per day for the first two days, and $18 per day for each additional day. The NYC Airporter shuttle takes passengers from New York to JFK and LaGuardia airports. The bus fare is $12.75 to LaGuardia and $15.75 to JFK. The subway also runs between Manhattan, LaGuardia and JFK. Cab fare from Manhattan runs between $30 and $50, depending on which airport you're heading to. If you need access to a vehicle when you arrive at your destination, Orbitz.com can reserve a rental car for you.

Dining at the Airports

If you need to grab a bite to eat before your flight, all three airports have on-site restaurants. Some of the dining options include McDonald's, Dunkin' Donuts and Starbucks. Using Orbitz.com to find cheap flights from New York means that all of your travel details are handled before you arrive at the airport. This gives you plenty of time to relax and enjoy a meal before your flight.

Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport

Use Orbitz.com to help you find cheap flights to New Orleans. Louis Armstrong International Airport is the major airport that serves the city. It is located 10 miles west of downtown New Orleans in the city of Kenner, Louisiana. The airport services over 8.5 million passengers each year. Louis Armstrong International Airport is a hub for American Airlines, JetBlue, Delta, and Southwest Airlines. To get low fares, use Orbitz.com when booking a flight to New Orleans.

Transportation at Louis Armstrong International Airport

Louis Armstrong International Airport has several transportation and parking options for visitors. The airport offers over 3,000 parking spaces for both short-term and long-term parking. Rates for short-term parking start at $2 an hour, and long-term parking prices are as low as $13 a day. Ground transportation includes airport shuttles, Amtrak, taxis, and public transportation. Taxi cabs from the airport to the city's center usually charge a flat rate of $33 per person.

Weather in New Orleans

New Orleans generally has a subtropical climate. Winters are usually very cool, with temperatures averaging 50 degrees. Pack light sweaters and coats. Spring and fall tend to be pleasant, with temperatures averaging 79 degrees. Summers can get very hot and humid, with temperatures reaching as high as 95 degrees. Be alert when travelling to New Orleans during hurricane season, which lasts from August to November.

Popular Attractions in New Orleans

New Orleans is home to a plethora of tourist attractions. Visitors to the city can tour the historic French Quarter and Garden District, which both offer sightseeing tours, as well as fantastic shopping. Audubon Park is another popular attraction. Its lush greenery stretches across Uptown New Orleans, right across the street from Tulane and Loyola Universities. If you are visiting during Mardi Gras season, which starts in February, you can watch a variety of parades traveling from Uptown New Orleans to the French Quarter. You can book cheap flights to New Orleans with the help of Orbitz.com.

Flights from New York to New Orleans - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from New York to New Orleans now?

If you're agonizing over quarantine and travel restrictions when traveling by plane from New York to New Orleans, check out the Covid-19 Travel Advisor.

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

Have your credit card in hand, because there are two airlines that offer nonstop flights from Newark, NJ Airport (EWR-Liberty Intl.) to Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl. Airport. Lock in a fantastic deal with United Airlines or Spirit Airlines.

What is the shortest flight from New York to New Orleans?

The fastest flight time from LaGuardia Airport (LGA) to Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl. Airport (MSY) is 3 hours and 43 minutes, which gives you ample time to enjoy a drink or get absorbed in a good movie.

What airlines fly from New York to New Orleans most frequently?

There are two airlines offering frequent flights from Liberty Intl. Airport (EWR) to Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl. Airport, including United Airlines (UA). The preferred choice of many travelers, it operates 82 flights on this route each month. If you want a few more options, check out the cost of tickets with Spirit Airlines (NK), which offers 17 flights from New York to New Orleans each month.

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

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 New Orleans 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 New Orleans with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to New Orleans 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 2020 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 the cheapest month to fly is August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

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 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

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