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Cheap Flights from New Orleans to Washington, DC, United States - MSY to WAS

Popular flights from New Orleans to Washington

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
May 24, 2016 May 31, 2016 $201
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 8, 2016 Jun 12, 2016 $346
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 24, 2016 May 31, 2016 $201

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from New Orleans to Washington (MSY to WAS)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from New Orleans to Washington, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $222.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from New Orleans to Washington (MSY to WAS)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from New Orleans to Washington 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 Washington

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $412 $416
7-14 days $203 $269
14-21 days $201 $208
21-30 days $201 $207
30-60 days $203 $210
60-90 days $298 $328
90+ days $203 $207

Cheapest Day To Fly from New Orleans to Washington

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$208 $201 $203 $208 $260 $203 $272

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from New Orleans to Washington

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May New Orleans Washington American 5/24/16 5/31/16 0 $201
June New Orleans Washington American 6/1/16 6/8/16 0 $203
July New Orleans Washington United 7/15/16 7/18/16 0 $298
August New Orleans Washington United 8/30/16 9/7/16 0 $203
September New Orleans Washington American 9/8/16 9/13/16 0 $208
October New Orleans Washington American 10/20/16 10/23/16 0 $277
November New Orleans Washington American 11/22/16 11/29/16 1 $363
December New Orleans Washington American 12/15/16 12/18/16 1 $334

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

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 Washington.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
$412
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$412 $262
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$262 $321
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$321 $260
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$260 $208
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$208

TIPSave $61 by flying into Philadelphia instead of Washington from New Orleans

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from New Orleans to Washington (MSY to WAS)

Your New Orleans to Washington 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 Washington is $255.

The average price for non-stop flights from New Orleans to Washington is $203.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from New Orleans to Washington
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 5 6 6 5 5 4 3 05:30 17:55
United 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 07:37 17:38

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from New Orleans to Washington (MSY to WAS)

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 Washington. 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 Washington is $237.

The average price for round trip flights from New Orleans to Washington is $250.

New Orleans to Washington Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from New Orleans to Washington?
Answer: The average New Orleans to Washington flight time is 2 hours and 32 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between New Orleans and Washington?
Answer: The distance from New Orleans to Washington is 953 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from New Orleans to Washington?
Answer: There are 51 direct flights from New Orleans to Washington.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from New Orleans to Washington?
Answer: American Airlines provides 58% of the non-stop flights between New Orleans and Washington.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from New Orleans to Washington?
Answer: Atlanta, GA

Airlines Flying from New Orleans to Washington (MSY to WAS)

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

New Orleans to Washington
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American CLT X X X X X X X
JetBlue BOS X X X X X X X
Delta ATL X X X X X X X
Delta ATL / CVG X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United EWR X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest ATL X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in New Orleans and Washington, 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 Baltimore American, JetBlue, Spirit, United $208
New Orleans to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $241
New Orleans to Atlanta American, Spirit, United $81
New Orleans to Philadelphia American, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $123
New Orleans to Newark American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $241
New Orleans to Chicago American, Alaska, Spirit, United $127
New Orleans to Richmond American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $281
New Orleans to Charlotte American, Alaska, United $318

Cheap Domestic Flights to Washington - WAS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Jackson to Washington American, United $230
Pensacola to Washington American, JetBlue, United $329
Lafayette to Washington American, United $376
Baton Rouge to Washington American, United $365
Mobile to Washington American, United $407
Gulfport to Washington American, United $361
Alexandria to Washington American, United $410
Lake Charles to Washington American, United $452
Jackson to Baltimore American, United $323
Gulfport to Baltimore American, United $383
Baton Rouge to Baltimore American, United $373
Pensacola to Baltimore American, United $353
Mobile to Baltimore American, United $378
Alexandria to Baltimore American, United $452
Lake Charles to Baltimore American, United $492
Lafayette to Baltimore American, United $376
Pensacola to New York American, JetBlue, United $356
Pensacola to Philadelphia American, JetBlue, United $344
Jackson to New York American, Alaska, United $322
Mobile to New York American, United $353
Jackson to Philadelphia American, United $329
Gulfport to Philadelphia American, United $291
Cheap Flights from New Orleans to Washington, DC, United States, from $201 Round trip from MSY to WAS