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Cheap Flights from New Orleans to San Francisco, CA, United States - MSY to SFO

Popular flights from New Orleans to San Francisco

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
May 11, 2016 May 15, 2016 $621
May 11, 2016 May 21, 2016 $621
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 6, 2016 $621
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 3, 2016 $408
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 4, 2016 $408
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 5, 2016 $408
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 30, 2016 Sep 8, 2016 $261
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 11, 2016 Aug 15, 2016 $617
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 3, 2016 Aug 8, 2016 $340

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from New Orleans to San Francisco (MSY to SFO)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from New Orleans to San Francisco, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $376.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from New Orleans to San Francisco (MSY to SFO)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from New Orleans to San Francisco 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 San Francisco

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $584 $501
7-14 days $579 $456
14-21 days $455 $414
21-30 days $447 $408
30-60 days $447 $414
60-90 days $0 $411
90+ days $443 $244

Cheapest Day To Fly from New Orleans to San Francisco

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$392 $372 $369 $372 $372 $367 $392

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from New Orleans to San Francisco

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May New Orleans San Francisco United 5/19/16 5/23/16 2 $396
June New Orleans San Francisco United 6/2/16 6/8/16 2 $372
July New Orleans San Francisco United 7/23/16 8/3/16 2 $367
August New Orleans San Francisco Frontier 8/30/16 9/8/16 1 $261
September New Orleans San Francisco Frontier 9/13/16 9/20/16 1 $244
October New Orleans San Francisco Frontier 10/20/16 10/25/16 1 $261
November New Orleans San Francisco American 11/3/16 11/8/16 1 $408
December New Orleans San Francisco American 12/4/16 12/8/16 1 $437

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

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 San Francisco.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
$1,166
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$1,166 $605
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$605 $482
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$482 $461
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$461 $447
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$447

TIPSave $56 by flying into Oakland instead of San Francisco from New Orleans

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from New Orleans to San Francisco (MSY to SFO)

Your New Orleans to San Francisco 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 San Francisco is $524.

The average price for non-stop flights from New Orleans to San Francisco is $447.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from New Orleans to San Francisco
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 18:49 18:49

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from New Orleans to San Francisco (MSY to SFO)

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 San Francisco. 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 San Francisco is $235.

The average price for round trip flights from New Orleans to San Francisco is $524.

New Orleans to San Francisco Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from New Orleans to San Francisco?
Answer: The average New Orleans to San Francisco flight time is 4 hours and 55 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between New Orleans and San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from New Orleans to San Francisco is 1907 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from New Orleans to San Francisco?
Answer: There are 7 direct flights from New Orleans to San Francisco.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from New Orleans to San Francisco?
Answer: United Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between New Orleans and San Francisco.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from New Orleans to San Francisco?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines Flying from New Orleans to San Francisco (MSY to SFO)

Below are the different airlines that fly from New Orleans to San Francisco 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 San Francisco.

New Orleans to San Francisco
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American DFW X X X X X X X
Delta ATL X X X X X X X
Frontier DEN X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United IAH X X X X X X X
Southwest PHX X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

Cheap Domestic Flights from New Orleans - MSY

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
New Orleans to Oakland American, Alaska, Spirit, United $304
New Orleans to San Jose American, Alaska, United $385
New Orleans to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $197
New Orleans to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Allegiant, Spirit, United $117
New Orleans to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $370

Cheap Domestic Flights to San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Pensacola to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $362
Baton Rouge to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $430
Jackson to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $339
Gulfport to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $409
Lafayette to San Francisco American, United $427
Mobile to San Francisco American, United $436
Alexandria to San Francisco American, United $432
Lake Charles to San Francisco American, United $472
Jackson to Oakland American, Alaska, United $513
Pensacola to Oakland American, Alaska, United $586
Baton Rouge to Oakland American, Alaska, United $571
Gulfport to Oakland American, Alaska, United $888
Lafayette to Oakland American, United $1,435
Mobile to Oakland American, United $641
Alexandria to Oakland American, United $734
Jackson to San Jose American, Alaska, United $402
Baton Rouge to San Jose American, Alaska, United $456
Pensacola to San Jose American, Alaska, United $640
Lafayette to San Jose American, United Check Dates
Gulfport to San Jose American, Alaska, United $503
Alexandria to San Jose American, United $836
Mobile to San Jose American, United $456
Pensacola to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $463
Lake Charles to San Jose American, United Check Dates
Gulfport to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $438
Cheap Flights from New Orleans to San Francisco, CA, United States, from $261 Round trip from MSY to SFO