Selected fares from Richmond to New Orleans

Flights from Richmond

Flying From Richmond International Airport

Researching cheap flights from Richmond, VA, is simple when you use the tools offered by Orbitz.com. The site makes it easy to search for plane tickets from a number of airlines, helping you get a great deal. Located seven miles southeast of the city, the airport offers services to destinations around the US and abroad from a wide range of major airlines:

  • Air Canada
  • AirTran
  • American
  • Bahamasair
  • Delta
  • JetBlue
  • United
  • US Airways
Getting to Richmond International Airport

It is easy to reach the airport from two major Richmond area highways. If traveling on Interstate 64, take exit 197A, and if driving on Interstate 295, use exit 31.

A variety of parking options are available at the airport. Economy parking is a bargain at $7 per day, and it requires riding on a shuttle from the parking lot to the terminal. Daily surface and garage parking is found within walking distance of the building, and this is $12 per day. For the ultimate in convenience, valet parking at $20 per day is available. Off-site parking is also available near the airport at businesses like Park 'N Go.

In addition to driving your own vehicle, the airport can be reached by taxis and limousines. City bus routes 7 and 56 also offer a ride to the airport from downtown Richmond for just $1.50.

Amenities at the Airport

A variety of restaurants offer food service at the airport. Caribou Coffee has locations in concourse A and B and offers breakfast items to complement its beverage offerings. Vito's Market and Sam Adams Celebrates Richmond are two other fine options. If time is an issue, grabbing a snack to bring on board your flight from Hudson News may be worth considering. Fliers using Richmond International Airport can use Orbitz.com to find cheap flights from Richmond to their destinations.

Flights to New Orleans

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.

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Hotels in New Orleans

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Wyndham Garden Hotel Baronne Plaza
Wyndham Garden Hotel Baronne Plaza
201 Baronne St, New Orleans
3.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (446 reviews)

Built in 1931, this four-story New Orleans business-district hotel is 2 blocks from the French Quarter and just 0.5 mile from the coffee and beignets of the ...

$80

$80
Astor Crowne Plaza New Orleans
Astor Crowne Plaza New Orleans
739 Canal Street, New Orleans
4.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (386 reviews)

This elegant 14-story, New Orleans hotel is on the corner of lively Bourbon St and shopping-oriented Canal St adjacent to the French Quarter; Jackson Square ...

$85

$85
Wyndham New Orleans - French Quarter
Wyndham New Orleans - French Quarter
124 Royal St, New Orleans
3.5 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (61 reviews)

This hotel is in New Orleans in the French Quarter, a block from Bourbon Street and half-block to the business district. The hotel is in close proximity to the ...

$90

$90
Le Pavillon Hotel
Le Pavillon Hotel
833 Poydras St, New Orleans
4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (664 reviews)

This historic Beaux Arts hotel in the heart of downtown New Orleans is .6 mi away from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Harrah's Casino is 4 blocks away.

$89

$89
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, New Orleans French Quarter
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, New Orleans French Quarter
315 Magazine St, New Orleans
3.5 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (228 reviews)

This New Orleans hotel opened in 2005. The 5-story hotel is 3 blocks from Bourbon St and the French Quarter, and 4 blocks from the Aquarium of the Americas and ...

$89

$89
Hilton New Orleans Riverside
Hilton New Orleans Riverside
2 Poydras St, New Orleans
4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (236 reviews)

Hilton New Orleans Riverside overlooks the Mississippi, and is opposite Harrah's Casino. Guests can walk 8 minutes to the edge of the French Quarter, where they ...

$109

$109
Bourbon Orleans Hotel
Bourbon Orleans Hotel
717 Orleans St., New Orleans
3.5 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (242 reviews)

Near the center of the vibrant French Quarter in New Orleans, this hotel is 1 block from Jackson Square, 4 blocks from historic Café Du Monde, and 4 blocks from ...

$109

$109
Omni Royal Orleans Hotel
Omni Royal Orleans Hotel
621 Saint Louis St, New Orleans
4.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (7 reviews)

Omni Royal Orleans Hotel is in the center of the vibrant French Quarter, a 5-minute walk from the banks of the Mississippi. The bars of Bourbon Street, jazz ...

$118

$118
The Old No. 77 Hotel & Chandlery
The Old No. 77 Hotel & Chandlery
535 Tchoupitoulas Street, New Orleans
4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (20 reviews)

This Arts and Warehouse District hotel is 1 block from Harrah's New Orleans Casino and within 4 blocks of the Riverwalk Marketplace, the French Quarter, and ...

$78

$78
Maison Dupuy Hotel
Maison Dupuy Hotel
1001 Toulouse St, New Orleans
3.5 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (10 reviews)

This French Quarter hotel is located on a quiet residential street just 2 blocks from Bourbon Street and within walking distance to Jackson Square, the French ...

$109

$109

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