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Fares from $130 One Way, $215 Round Trip from Lexington to New Orleans

Prices starting at $215 for return flights and $130 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 Lexington to New Orleans

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Finding Flights from Lexington to New Orleans

Lexington's Airport Information

Orbitz.com can help you find flights from Lexington, Kentucky, by searching many airlines at once to find bargain tickets. The Blue Grass Airport serves Lexington and the surrounding areas. It is located at the intersection of US 60 and Man o'War Boulevard, four miles west of the city center. Seven airlines, including Allegiant, Eagle and Delta, provide scheduled domestic flights.

Airport Parking Information

The Blue Grass Airport has both short-term and long-term parking available. Fees are $2.00 for the first hour and $1.00 for each additional hour, with a daily maximum of $14.00 in the short-term lot and $11.00 per day in the long-term lots. There is an economy lot with a daily maximum of $8.00 per day. Any car with handicap plates or placards will be charged $8.00 per day, regardless of lot. Detailing service is available while you are traveling. Payment can be made with Visa, MasterCard, American Express or cash.

Ground Transportation Information

If you would prefer not to leave your car at the airport, metered taxis are available to transport you. Fares are approximately $2.50 per mile, with an initial $2.50 charge. There is also a bus stop at the airport. There is an express bus route from Blue Grass Airport to the downtown Transit Center on Vine Street, Monday through Friday, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Let Orbitz.com help you plan your next trip. Not only can we find you great deals on an air ticket, we can find ground transportation too.

Blue Grass Airport Restaurants

There are several restaurant options available at the Blue Grass Airport. Market Fresh, Knob Creek Bourbon Lounge, The Taproom and Primo Cappuchino are all great places to grab a bite to eat while you are waiting for your flight. There are also several shops if you need to make any last minute purchases. Orbitz.com can help you find great deals on flights from Lexington.

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 Lexington to New Orleans - Frequently Asked Questions

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

Unfortunately, there aren't any direct flights from Lexington to New Orleans. If you're thinking of flying from Lexington, KY (LEX-Blue Grass) to New Orleans, LA (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.), you'll need to change planes. American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines service this route with just one stopover. Use the layover to give your legs a stretch and enjoy a coffee!

What is the shortest flight from Lexington to New Orleans?

If the weather is good and there are no unexpected hiccups, you could be coming in to land at New Orleans, LA (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.) from Lexington, KY (LEX-Blue Grass) in just 2 hours and 45 minutes. With such a brief flight time, consider taking hand luggage only.

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.