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Fares from $71 One Way, $130 Round Trip from Fort Myers to New Orleans

Prices starting at $130 for return flights and $71 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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Route Information for Flights from Fort Myers to New Orleans

Origin Airport IATA CodeFMY
Destination Airport IATA CodeMSY
Distance569 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival10:00PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival10:00PM UTC

Cheap Flights from Fort Myers to New Orleans

Southwest Florida International Airport

Orbitz.com offers a wide variety of travel services for those traveling from Fort Meyers. Orbitz.com searches a variety of airlines at once in order to locate cheap flights from Fort Meyers. The Southwest Florida International Airport serves Fort Meyers and the residents of Southwest Florida. The airport is located just 14 miles from downtown Fort Meyers on Colonial Boulevard. Eighteen airlines serve the Southwest Florida International Airport, and most tickets can be booked with Orbitz.com. Airlines include AirTran, Southwest, Sun Country and US Airways.

Parking at the AirportIf you're arriving in your own vehicle, you can use any of the parking choices offered at the airport. Covered short-term parking is free for the first 20 minutes. After 20 minutes, the lot is charged by the hour and by the day. Long-term parking is available and is charged by the hour, day or week. Individuals parking in the long-term lots have access to free vehicle services such as car locating, tire inflation and jump-starts. Shuttle service is available to and from the long-term lots, and drivers will provide luggage assistance.

Airport Transportation Options

Orbitz.com can provide travelers with bargain car rentals. Many rental services are located within the airport. Taxi services and LeeTran public transportation are both available to and from the airport. Fees are based on the distance traveled. Hotel shuttle services offer free rides to and from the airport.

Restaurants at the Airport

Use your spare time to grab a snack or a meal before you flight. The airport offers a variety of meal options. Have donuts and coffee at Dunkin Donuts, or grab a specialty coffee from Starbucks. The Great American Bagel Company also has plenty of choices for breakfast. Schedule cheap flights from Fort Meyers easily through Orbitz.com.

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 Fort Myers to New Orleans - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Fort Myers to New Orleans?

There are no direct flights between Fort Myers, FL (RSW-Southwest Florida Intl.) and New Orleans, LA (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.), so your next best option is to select a carrier that offers a stopover. Collect a few more air miles with American Airlines, Southwest Airlines or Delta Air Lines.

What is the shortest flight from Fort Myers to New Orleans?

Leave that movie marathon for another occasion, because the journey from Fort Myers to New Orleans can take as little as 2 hours and 57 minutes.

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 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. 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 February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

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 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com 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.