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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

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 7, 2016 Mar 8, 2016 $544
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 23, 2016 Mar 5, 2016 $389
Feb 24, 2016 Mar 4, 2016 $389
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 19, 2016 Mar 22, 2016 $256
Mar 22, 2016 Mar 29, 2016 $256
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 23, 2016 Mar 5, 2016 $374
Feb 24, 2016 Mar 4, 2016 $374

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 $333.

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 $610 $545
7-14 days $453 $374
14-21 days $417 $407
21-30 days $404 $399
30-60 days $401 $256
60-90 days $415 $290
90+ days $425 $335

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
$407 $256 $316 $290 $399 $256 $407

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
February New Orleans San Francisco United 2/23/16 3/5/16 1 $374
March New Orleans San Francisco Frontier 3/19/16 3/22/16 1 $256
April New Orleans San Francisco Frontier 4/21/16 4/24/16 1 $290
May New Orleans San Francisco Frontier 5/17/16 5/25/16 1 $335
June New Orleans San Francisco Frontier 6/2/16 6/6/16 1 $337
July New Orleans San Francisco Frontier 7/7/16 7/12/16 1 $393
August New Orleans San Francisco Frontier 8/7/16 8/11/16 1 $419
September New Orleans San Francisco United 9/15/16 9/20/16 0 $431

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
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$611
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$611 $453
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
$453 $417
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$417 $404
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$404 $417
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
$417

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 $412.

The average price for non-stop flights from New Orleans to San Francisco is $404.

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 17:46 17:46

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 $187.

The average price for round trip flights from New Orleans to San Francisco is $412.

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 53 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: Denver, CO

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 X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United ORD X X X X X X X
Southwest LAX 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 $275
New Orleans to San Jose American, Alaska, United $332
New Orleans to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $177
New Orleans to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Allegiant, Spirit, United $95
New Orleans to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $296

Cheap Domestic Flights to San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Pensacola to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $344
Baton Rouge to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $413
Jackson to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $369
Gulfport to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $371
Lafayette to San Francisco American, United $415
Mobile to San Francisco American, United $328
Alexandria to San Francisco American, United $404
Lake Charles to San Francisco American, United $469
Jackson to Oakland American, Alaska, United $412
Pensacola to Oakland American, Alaska, United $490
Baton Rouge to Oakland American, Alaska, United $429
Gulfport to Oakland American, Alaska, United $462
Lafayette to Oakland American, United $418
Mobile to Oakland American, United $564
Alexandria to Oakland American Check Dates
Jackson to San Jose American, Alaska, United $372
Baton Rouge to San Jose American, Alaska, United $434
Pensacola to San Jose American, Alaska, United $330
Lafayette to San Jose American, United $552
Gulfport to San Jose American, Alaska, United $475
Alexandria to San Jose American, United $424
Mobile to San Jose American, United $376
Pensacola to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $392
Lake Charles to San Jose American, United $549
Gulfport to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $500
Cheap Flights from New Orleans to San Francisco, CA, United States, from $256 Round trip from MSY to SFO