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Fares from $51 One Way, $75 Round Trip from Orlando to New Orleans

Prices starting at $75 for return flights and $51 for one-way flights to New Orleans 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 Orlando to New Orleans - Frequently Asked Questions

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

Yep, your full-of-fun getaway is just a simple flight away. Great news, isn't it? Travel comfortably aboard one of the 3 carriers that fly nonstop from Orlando, FL Airport (MCO-Orlando Intl.) to New Orleans, LA Airport (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.). Popular choices include:

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

It can take as little as 1 hour and 42 minutes. If you're a firm believer that your vacation hours should be spent 'vacationing' rather than flying, you'll enjoy the journey from Orlando to New Orleans.

What airlines fly from Orlando to New Orleans most frequently?

Consider booking a flight with Southwest Airlines (WN), which frequently services this route. This airline offers 43 flights each month between Orlando, FL Airport (MCO-Orlando Intl.) and New Orleans, LA Airport (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.). If you'd like more options, check out the ticket prices with Spirit Airlines (NK), which operates 28 flights from Orlando to New Orleans every month.

Route Information for Flights from Orlando to New Orleans

Origin Airport IATA CodeORL
Destination Airport IATA CodeMSY
Distance550 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival4:05PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival4:05PM UTC

Fly from Orlando to New Orleans

When you fly from Orlando to New Orleans, you'll depart from Orlando International Airport (MCO) and arrive at your destination in about one hour and 22 minutes. Upon arrival, you'll be joyfully overwhelmed by the smells of gumbo and the sounds of jazz music. Although New Orleans is a modern city, it still retains much of its French history.


If you visit during football season and have tickets, you might watch the NFL's New Orleans Saints play a home game at the Superdome. If you're into the arts, enjoy the New Orleans Opera at the Theatre for the Performing Arts. Louis Armstrong Park is located near the French Quarter in the Treme neighborhood. This is home to the New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park and Congo Square.

Hints and tips

Major highways in New Orleans include Interstate 10, Interstate 610 and the Lake Ponchartrain Causeway. The main airport is Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY). Major annual events include Mardi Gras in February, which is the city's version of Carnival. It features Fat Tuesday on the day and night before the start of Lent. Daytime highs in New Orleans range from 85 to 90 degrees with high humidity between May and September. Temperatures tend to stay close to 65 degrees between December and February.

^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.