Cheap Flight Deals From Tampa (TPA) to New Orleans (MSY) Starting at $28

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Airfares from $28 One Way, $54 Round Trip from Tampa to New Orleans

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More About Flying To New Orleans from Tampa

Route Information for Flights from Tampa to New Orleans

Origin Airport IATA Code
Destination Airport IATA Code
486 mi
Direct Flight Airlines
Southwest Airlines, Silver Airways, Spirit Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival
10:20AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival
3:00AM UTC

Fly from Tampa to New Orleans

New Orleans is known as "the Big Easy" for its party atmosphere. When you fly from Tampa to New Orleans, consider taking a taxi to avoid paying for parking at Tampa International Airport (TPA). The smooth flight is around one hour.


The French Quarter is the old city that still retains the architecture of centuries ago. Hotels and apartments with balconies that overlook the streets abound. Be prepared for all-night partying in this festive neighborhood. Also visit Congo Square-Louis Armstrong Park at 701 North Rampart Street, adjacent to the French Quarter. This site is where the slaves met on Sundays to play music and sell goods. Today, the park honors Armstrong, the most famous jazz musician from the city and the man who created the genre.

Hints and tips

A flight from Tampa to New Orleans will land at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY). Once there, walk to ground transportation to arrange a shuttle ride into the Central Business District (CBD) or the historic French Quarter, two places where you'll find the top hotels in town. You may want to visit New Orleans between February and May, which is Mardi Gras season and when the weather is a pleasant 60 to 70 degrees. Visit in July if you want lower hotel rates, but know that the temperature is usually higher than 90 degrees in the summer.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Tampa to New Orleans now?
Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor will answer all your questions about travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when taking a plane flight from Tampa to New Orleans.
Are there non-stop flights from Tampa to New Orleans?
The good news is, there are. Southwest Airlines and Spirit Airlines are a couple of carriers that will fly you nonstop from Tampa Airport to Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl. Airport.
What is the shortest flight from Tampa to New Orleans?
It can be as a short and sweet as 2 hours and 52 minutes. If you strongly believe your vacation hours should be spent ‘vacationing’ instead of flying, you’ll enjoy the journey from Tampa to New Orleans.
What airlines fly from Tampa to New Orleans most frequently?
Southwest Airlines (WN) is one of the airlines with the most flights from Tampa Intl. Airport (TPA) to MSY. It offers 56 services on this route each month. Going on vacation is one of life’s biggest pleasures, and this carrier will get you where you need to go. Also check out the fares from Spirit Airlines (NK). Offering 26 flights every month between Tampa and New Orleans, they make the journey just as delightful as the destination.
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 2021 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 from 2021, the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all in the shortest month of the year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is during the height of summer in July, and in the holiday month of December.*According to flight demand on from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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