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Route Information for Flights from Louisville to New Orleans

Origin Airport IATA Code SDF
Destination Airport IATA Code MSY
Distance 622 mi
Direct Flight Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 2:55AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 2:55AM UTC

Cheap Flights from Louisville to New Orleans

Louisville International Airport

The Louisville International Airport is located at 600 Terminal Drive, approximately six miles from downtown Louisville. Eight airlines service the airport-American Airlines, Bahamas Air, Delta, Frontier, Southwest, United, US Airways and Vision Airlines. Orbitz.com makes is easy to find good rates on flights from Louisville. The website searches available domestic and international flights to find airline tickets with low fares.

Parking and Transportation

The airport has four different options for long-term parking. The long-term parking garage and credit card lot allow people to park on a long-term basis for $13 per day or $78 per week. The long-term parking lot costs $9 per day or $54 per week. The airport also offers valet parking for $24 per day. A courtesy shuttle runs from the long-term parking lot to the airport terminal every 10 to 15 minutes. The Transit Authority of River City (TARC) provides bus service that runs from downtown Louisville to the airport. Bus tickets cost $1.75. Yellow Cab has a flat rate for passengers going from downtown Louisville to the airport. The cost is $19.55, and you need to call to make reservations for cab pickup. If you need a vehicle when you arrive at your destination, you can reserve a rental car using Orbitz.com. Purchasing your rental car and flight together in a package also saves you money on your flight.

Dining at the Airport

If you don't have time to eat before you head to the airport, there are a few restaurant options available in the terminal. Concourse B features the Stars of Louisville Sports Pub and Quiznos. The airport also has a Starbucks, Burger King and KFC. If you use Orbitz.com to find flights from Louisville, you'll find great prices on flights, car rentals and more.

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 Louisville to New Orleans - Frequently Asked Questions

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

Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor can answer all your questions about current travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when taking a plane flight from Louisville to New Orleans.

What is the shortest flight from Louisville to New Orleans?

It can take as little as 2 hours and 47 minutes to fly from Louisville Intl. Airport (SDF) to Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl. Airport (MSY). Sit back and enjoy the ride, because you'll be landing in the blink of an eye.

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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