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Fares from $111 One Way, $302 Round Trip from Baton Rouge to New Orleans

Prices starting at $302 for return flights and $111 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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Baton Rouge Airport Information

Orbitz.com can help you find flights from Baton Rouge at a low cost for your next trip. Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport, also known as Ryan Field, is located at 9430 Jackie Cochran Drive, four miles north of central Baton Rouge. The airport has one terminal, two floors and a central three-level atrium. Domestic and international flights are provided by American Eagle, Delta, United and US Airways.

Airport Parking Fees

The Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport has over 1,500 hourly and daily parking spaces for a small hourly fee or a $10 daily fee. The parking lot is literally right in front of the terminal, providing quick and easy access to the airport.

Ground Transportation Information

Metered taxis are available to transport you to the airport. The fares are $.40 per quarter mile, with an additional $3.60 fee per trip. Baton Rouge also has a bus system, with a fare of $1.75. Not only can Orbitz.com help you plan your air travel, it can also help you plan your ground transportation.

Baton Rouge Airport Restaurants

Many restaurant options are available at the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport, so it is easy to grab a bite to eat while waiting for your flight. A large food court offers a variety of food, from fast food to local and international dishes. Bars are located on the second floor of the atrium. There are also shops, so you can purchase anything you forgot to pack. Keep checking Orbitz.com for sales on flights from Baton Rouge.

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 Baton Rouge to New Orleans - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Baton Rouge to New Orleans?

You'll have to break up the journey from Baton Rouge to New Orleans because there are no direct services on this route. American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines offer the best alternative — a flight with just a single stopover.

What is the shortest flight from Baton Rouge to New Orleans?

If conditions are good and all goes according to plan, you could be jetting into New Orleans, LA (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.) from Baton Rouge, LA (BTR-Baton Rouge Metropolitan) in only 2 hours and 6 minutes. With such a fast flight time, think about taking carry-on 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.