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Flights from Detroit to New Orleans, United States Last modified: Sep 30, 2016 1:31 -04:00

Detroit to New Orleans Last modified: Sep 30, 2016 1:31 -04:00

We've scanned 26,216,477,370 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Detroit to New Orleans. Spirit & American frequently offer the best deals on Detroit to New Orleans flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Spirit
DTTMSY
Tue 10/11
nonstop
MSYDTT
Tue 10/18
nonstop
$91
Select
Spirit
DTTMSY
Tue 10/11
nonstop
MSYDTT
Wed 10/19
nonstop
$91
Select
Spirit
DTTMSY
Wed 10/12
nonstop
MSYDTT
Wed 10/19
nonstop
$91
Select
Spirit
DTTMSY
Wed 10/12
nonstop
MSYDTT
Tue 10/18
nonstop
$91
Select
Spirit
DTTMSY
Wed 10/19
nonstop
MSYDTT
Wed 11/2
nonstop
$91
Select
American
DTTMSY
Tue 11/8
2 stops
MSYDTT
Tue 11/15
2 stops
$224
Select
JetBlue
DTTMSY
Tue 11/8
1 stop
MSYDTT
Tue 11/15
1 stop
$225
Select

How Much is a Flight from Detroit to New Orleans?

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 $114.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Detroit to New Orleans?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Detroit to New Orleans?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Detroit to New Orleans.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $159 $292
7-14 days $91 $232
14-21 days $91 $232
21-30 days $91 $232
30-60 days $91 $224
60-90 days $91 $232
90+ days $114 $232

Cheapest Day To Fly from Detroit to New Orleans

We've examined 26,224,294,390 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Detroit to New Orleans is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$137 $91 $91 $114 $137 $114 $114

Compare Flight Prices from Detroit to New Orleans by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Detroit to New Orleans flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Detroit New Orleans Spirit 9/30/16 10/3/16 0 $327
October Detroit New Orleans Spirit 10/11/16 10/18/16 0 $91
November Detroit New Orleans Spirit 11/8/16 11/15/16 0 $91
December Detroit New Orleans Spirit 12/6/16 12/7/16 0 $91
January Detroit New Orleans Spirit 1/14/17 1/18/17 0 $114
February Detroit New Orleans Spirit 2/7/17 2/9/17 0 $114
March Detroit New Orleans American 3/8/17 3/15/17 1 $262
April Detroit New Orleans Spirit 4/26/17 5/3/17 0 $137

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Detroit to New Orleans

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Detroit to New Orleans. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$129
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$129 $229
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$229 $227
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$227 $340
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$340 $114
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$114

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Detroit to New Orleans

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 $308.

The average price for direct flights from Detroit to New Orleans is $176.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Detroit to New Orleans - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Delta 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 08:45 20:55
Spirit 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 15:52 15:52

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Detroit to New Orleans

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 $168.

The average price for round trip flights from Detroit to New Orleans is $197.

Detroit to New Orleans Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Detroit to New Orleans?
Answer: The average Detroit to New Orleans flight time is 2 hours and 35 minutes.
Question: How far is New Orleans from Detroit?
Answer: The distance from Detroit to New Orleans is 926 miles (1,490 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Detroit to New Orleans?
Answer: There are 28 direct flights from Detroit to New Orleans.
Question: What are the most popular Detroit airlines for direct flights from Detroit to New Orleans?
Answer: Delta Air Lines provides 75% 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: Chicago, IL

Airlines in Detroit flying to New Orleans Last modified: Sep 30, 2016 1:31 -04:00Number of routes searched: 113Number of itineraries searched: 226,800

Wondering which airlines fly out of Detroit to New Orleans? We've gathered the average price of Detroit airlines with flights to New Orleans. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Detroit to New Orleans
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
Delta -
Spirit -
American CLT
American DCA
American DFW
American LGA
Alaska SEA
JetBlue BOS
JetBlue FLL
Delta ATL
Delta JFK
Delta LGA
Delta MSP
Spirit ATL
Spirit FLL
Spirit LAS
United DEN
United EWR
United IAD
United IAH
United ORD

Detroit to New Orleans Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Detroit and New Orleans. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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