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Cheap Flights from Detroit to New Orleans, LA, United States - DTT to MSY

Popular flights from Detroit to New Orleans

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $208
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 16, 2016 Jun 19, 2016 $450
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 23, 2016 May 25, 2016 $117
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 24, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $184
May 25, 2016 Jun 1, 2016 $184
May 31, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $184
May 31, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 $184
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 9, 2016 $184

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Detroit to New Orleans (DTT to MSY)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Detroit to New Orleans, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $146.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Detroit to New Orleans (DTT to MSY)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Detroit to New Orleans based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Detroit to New Orleans

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Detroit to New Orleans should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $257 $320
7-14 days $207 $290
14-21 days $162 $211
21-30 days $117 $184
30-60 days $157 $184
60-90 days $197 $184
90+ days $197 $184

Cheapest Day To Fly from Detroit to New Orleans

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Detroit to New Orleans.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$117 $137 $137 $157 $162 $157 $157

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Detroit to New Orleans

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Detroit to New Orleans.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
April Detroit New Orleans Spirit 4/30/16 5/4/16 0 $317
May Detroit New Orleans Spirit 5/23/16 5/25/16 0 $117
June Detroit New Orleans Spirit 6/1/16 6/6/16 0 $157
July Detroit New Orleans United 7/6/16 7/13/16 1 $184
August Detroit New Orleans United 8/4/16 8/8/16 1 $184
September Detroit New Orleans Spirit 9/1/16 9/4/16 0 $197
October Detroit New Orleans Spirit 10/1/16 10/8/16 0 $197
November Detroit New Orleans Spirit 11/3/16 11/8/16 0 $197

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Detroit to New Orleans

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Detroit to New Orleans.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
$287
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$287 $237
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$237 $197
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$197 $277
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$277 $157
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$157

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Detroit to New Orleans (DTT to MSY)

Your Detroit to New Orleans flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Detroit to New Orleans is $273.

The average price for non-stop flights from Detroit to New Orleans is $117.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Detroit to New Orleans.

Nonstop Flight Details from Detroit to New Orleans
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Delta 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 08:40 20:24
Spirit 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 15:45 15:45

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Detroit to New Orleans (DTT to MSY)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Detroit to New Orleans. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Detroit to New Orleans is $124.

The average price for round trip flights from Detroit to New Orleans is $239.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Columbus to New Orleans American, United $327
Cleveland to New Orleans American, JetBlue, Spirit, United $204
Dayton to New Orleans American, United $309
Akron - Canton to New Orleans American, United $275
Flint to New Orleans American, United $435
Grand Rapids to New Orleans American, United $309
Lansing to New Orleans American, United $320
South Bend to New Orleans United $382
Erie to New Orleans American, United $320
Ft Wayne to New Orleans American, United $369
Toledo to New Orleans American $317
Kalamazoo to New Orleans American, United $309
Saginaw to New Orleans United $492
London to New Orleans American, Air Canada, United, WestJet $468
Windsor to New Orleans Air Canada, JetBlue, United Check Dates
Detroit to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Spirit, United $96
Detroit to New York American, JetBlue, Spirit, United $97
Detroit to Atlanta American, Spirit, United $87
Columbus to Atlanta American, United $213
Detroit to Houston American, Alaska, Spirit, United $217
Cleveland to Atlanta American, Frontier, Spirit, United $81
Detroit to Gulfport American, United $353
Cleveland to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Spirit, United $88
Detroit to Chicago American, United $175
Columbus to Dallas - Ft Worth American, United $213
Dayton to Atlanta American, United $203
Akron - Canton to Atlanta American $171
Dayton to Dallas - Ft Worth American, United $305
Flint to Atlanta American, United $189

Airlines Flying from Detroit to New Orleans (DTT to MSY)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Detroit to New Orleans with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Detroit to New Orleans.

Detroit to New Orleans
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American CLT X X X X X X X
Delta - X X X X X X X
Delta SLC X X X X X X X
Spirit - X X X X X X X
Spirit ATL X X X X X X X
United ORD X X X X X X X
Southwest MDW X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Detroit and New Orleans, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Detroit to New Orleans Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Detroit to New Orleans?
Answer: The average Detroit to New Orleans flight time is 2 hours and 33 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Detroit and New Orleans?
Answer: The distance from Detroit to New Orleans is 926 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Detroit to New Orleans?
Answer: There are 27 direct flights from Detroit to New Orleans.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Detroit to New Orleans?
Answer: Delta Air Lines provides 74% of the non-stop flights between Detroit and New Orleans.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Detroit to New Orleans?
Answer: Atlanta, GA
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