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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 Orbitz.com, 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 Orbitz.com. 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.

Flights from Buffalo to New Orleans - Frequently Asked Questions

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

Go right to the Covid-19 Travel Advisor for the most comprehensive information on quarantine and travel restrictions when flying from Buffalo to New Orleans.

What is the shortest flight from Buffalo to New Orleans?

The quickest flight from Buffalo Niagara Intl. Airport (BUF) to New Orleans, LA Airport (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.) is around 3 hours and 29 minutes. Grab a refreshment from the drink trolley, get stuck into your travel journal or get to know your neighbors — you'll have the time on this medium-haul trip.

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!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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