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Fares from $90 One Way, $193 Round Trip from Buffalo to New Orleans

Prices starting at $193 for return flights and $90 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 Buffalo to New Orleans - Frequently Asked Questions

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

There are no direct flights between these destinations. But Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines will take you from Buffalo, NY Airport (BUF-Buffalo Niagara Intl.) to New Orleans, LA Airport (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.) with just one stopover.

What is the shortest flight from Buffalo to New Orleans?

The shortest flight time from Buffalo, NY Airport (BUF-Buffalo Niagara Intl.) to New Orleans, LA Airport (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.) is 3 hours and 15 minutes, which gives you plenty of time to indulge in a tipple or get absorbed in a good book.

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Travel from Buffalo to New Orleans

Leave the cold of upstate New York behind to enjoy the warm weather and friendly people of the South. All you need to do to get started on your trip is visit, where you’ll find some of the most affordable prices available on flights from Buffalo to New Orleans. While you’re there, you’ll also be able to compare hotel and rental car rates and finalize all of your travel arrangements in one simple interface.

Departing from Buffalo

The Buffalo Niagara International Airport is located just eleven miles east of downtown Buffalo in nearby Cheektowaga, New York. Three off-site operators offer park-and-ride services to the airport for weekly rates ranging from $51 to $76. On-site parking is available in the short-term garage or long-term lots for weekly rates between $50 and $168. If you want someone else to do the driving, you can use one of the many taxi services available in the city. Expect the fare from downtown Buffalo to the airport to run roughly $30. The Airport-Downtown Express shuttle runs every thirty minutes and charges a fare of only $2.50, and the Metro Bus fare is only $2.

Arriving in New Orleans

The Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is located in nearby Kenner, just fifteen miles west of the downtown area. The New Orleans area has a semitropical climate, so expect mild winters with temperatures in the low 60s and an extremely hot summer season. Although summer temperatures generally top out in the mid-90s, the high humidity can make the heat feel more intense. No matter what season you visit New Orleans, pack lightweight clothing that you can layer to accommodate fluctuating temperatures. In contrast to most tourist destinations, the extreme summer heat and threat of hurricanes make June through September the slow season, so bargain prices can be found during these months. February through May, when the Jazz Fest and Mardi Gras take place, are the most popular travel months. During your visit, be sure to make time to take in some traditional jazz music, explore the French Quarter and Bourbon Street, take a ride on a steamboat, and visit Armstrong Park. New Orleans also offers authentic Creole cuisine, a vibrant nightlife, and plenty of shopping opportunities.

Experience the Rich Heritage of New Orleans

Although it continues to rebuild after the ravages of hurricane Katrina, New Orleans is still a city that should be on everybody’s bucket list. Get started on your New Orleans vacation now by visiting You’ll be able to compare prices on flights from Buffalo to New Orleans and book your hotel room and rental car at the same time.

^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.