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Cheap Flights from New Orleans to Los Angeles, CA, United States - MSY to LAX

Popular flights from New Orleans to Los Angeles

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.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $260
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $215
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 18, 2016 Aug 22, 2016 $278
Aug 25, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 $278
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 12, 2016 May 29, 2016 $197
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $197
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 11, 2016 $222
Jun 7, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 $222
Jun 8, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 $222

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from New Orleans to Los Angeles (MSY to LAX)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from New Orleans to Los Angeles, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $217.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from New Orleans to Los Angeles (MSY to LAX)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from New Orleans to Los Angeles 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 New Orleans to Los Angeles

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $347 $380
7-14 days $197 $240
14-21 days $262 $245
21-30 days $227 $230
30-60 days $197 $215
60-90 days $217 $260
90+ days $216 $251

Cheapest Day To Fly from New Orleans to Los Angeles

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$232 $217 $212 $197 $202 $197 $265

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from New Orleans to Los Angeles

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May New Orleans Los Angeles Spirit 5/12/16 5/29/16 0 $197
June New Orleans Los Angeles Spirit 6/4/16 6/7/16 0 $197
July New Orleans Los Angeles Spirit 7/19/16 7/26/16 0 $217
August New Orleans Los Angeles Spirit 8/3/16 8/10/16 0 $217
September New Orleans Los Angeles Spirit 9/1/16 9/4/16 0 $217
October New Orleans Los Angeles Spirit 10/26/16 10/27/16 0 $216
November New Orleans Los Angeles Spirit 11/2/16 11/14/16 0 $217
December New Orleans Los Angeles Spirit 12/1/16 12/6/16 0 $217

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

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 New Orleans to Los Angeles.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
$347
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$347 $252
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$252 $262
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$262 $227
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$227 $197
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$197

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from New Orleans to Los Angeles (MSY to LAX)

Your New Orleans to Los Angeles 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 New Orleans to Los Angeles is $269.

The average price for non-stop flights from New Orleans to Los Angeles is $253.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from New Orleans to Los Angeles
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 18:10 18:10
Delta 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 06:32 19:04
Spirit 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 16:17 16:17
United 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 18:16 18:16

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from New Orleans to Los Angeles (MSY to LAX)

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 New Orleans to Los Angeles. 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 New Orleans to Los Angeles is $113.

The average price for round trip flights from New Orleans to Los Angeles is $255.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Jackson to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $380
Lafayette to Los Angeles American, United $289
Pensacola to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $392
Baton Rouge to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $373
Mobile to Los Angeles American, United $389
Gulfport to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $371
Lake Charles to Los Angeles American, United $452
Alexandria to Los Angeles American, United $294
New Orleans to Long Beach American, United $747
New Orleans to Burbank American, United $594
Jackson to Burbank American, United Check Dates
New Orleans to Santa Ana American, Alaska, Frontier, United $264
Pensacola to Burbank American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $446
Jackson to Long Beach American, United Check Dates
New Orleans to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Allegiant, Spirit, United $117
Baton Rouge to Long Beach American, United $344
Mobile to Long Beach American, United $445
Lafayette to Long Beach American, United $704
Gulfport to Long Beach American, United $444
Pensacola to Long Beach American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $448
Lafayette to Burbank American, United Check Dates
New Orleans to San Diego American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $405
Baton Rouge to Burbank American, Alaska, United $655
Mobile to Burbank American, United $478
Gulfport to Burbank American, United $615
Pensacola to Santa Ana American, Alaska, United $420
New Orleans to Ontario American, Alaska, United $428
Pensacola to Ontario American, Alaska, United $557
Mobile to Santa Ana American, United $382
Baton Rouge to Santa Ana American, Alaska, United $314

Airlines Flying from New Orleans to Los Angeles (MSY to LAX)

Below are the different airlines that fly from New Orleans to Los Angeles 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 New Orleans to Los Angeles.

New Orleans to Los Angeles
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X
American DFW X X X X X X X
Delta - X X X X X X X
Delta MSP X X X X X X X
Frontier DEN X X X
Spirit - X X X X X X X
Spirit ATL X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United SFO X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest DAL X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

New Orleans to Los Angeles Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from New Orleans to Los Angeles?
Answer: The average New Orleans to Los Angeles flight time is 4 hours and 14 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between New Orleans and Los Angeles?
Answer: The distance from New Orleans to Los Angeles is 1666 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from New Orleans to Los Angeles?
Answer: There are 36 direct flights from New Orleans to Los Angeles.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from New Orleans to Los Angeles?
Answer: Delta Air Lines provides 52% of the non-stop flights between New Orleans and Los Angeles.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from New Orleans to Los Angeles?
Answer: Atlanta, GA
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