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

Popular flights from San Francisco to New Orleans

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 1, 2016 Jun 6, 2016 $469
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 $469
Jun 7, 2016 Jun 10, 2016 $469
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 8, 2016 Jun 9, 2016 $385
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $261
Aug 25, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $261
Aug 28, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $261
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 19, 2016 Jul 24, 2016 $669
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 18, 2016 May 24, 2016 $371
Jul 18, 2016 Jul 26, 2016 $371
Jul 19, 2016 Jul 26, 2016 $371

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

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to New Orleans, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $383.

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

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $942 $411
7-14 days $519 $408
14-21 days $447 $414
21-30 days $446 $413
30-60 days $446 $374
60-90 days $0 $413
90+ days $443 $244

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to New Orleans

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$371 $371 $371 $372 $395 $409 $393

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from San Francisco to New Orleans

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May San Francisco New Orleans United 5/18/16 5/24/16 2 $371
June San Francisco New Orleans United 6/8/16 6/10/16 2 $372
July San Francisco New Orleans United 7/18/16 7/26/16 2 $371
August San Francisco New Orleans Frontier 8/23/16 8/30/16 1 $261
September San Francisco New Orleans Frontier 9/8/16 9/13/16 1 $261
October San Francisco New Orleans Frontier 10/4/16 10/11/16 1 $244
November San Francisco New Orleans American 11/2/16 11/16/16 1 $414
December San Francisco New Orleans American 12/1/16 12/6/16 1 $414

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

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 San Francisco to New Orleans.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
$942
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$942 $519
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$519 $450
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$450 $537
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$537 $447
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$447

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

Your San Francisco to New Orleans 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 San Francisco to New Orleans is $463.

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

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

Nonstop Flight Details from San Francisco to New Orleans
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 11:40 11:40

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

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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco to New Orleans is $224.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to New Orleans is $463.

San Francisco to New Orleans Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from San Francisco to New Orleans?
Answer: The average San Francisco to New Orleans flight time is 4 hours and 6 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between San Francisco and New Orleans?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to New Orleans is 1907 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to New Orleans?
Answer: There are 7 direct flights from San Francisco to New Orleans.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from San Francisco to New Orleans?
Answer: United Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and New Orleans.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Francisco to New Orleans?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA

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

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

San Francisco to New Orleans
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American DFW X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA X X X X X X X
Alaska PDX / SEA X
Delta DTW X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United IAH X X X X X X X
Southwest LAS X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in San Francisco and New Orleans, 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 San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $272
San Francisco to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, United $258
San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $177
San Francisco to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $107
San Francisco to Houston American, Alaska, Frontier, United $208
San Francisco to Gulfport American, Alaska, United $422
San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $119
San Francisco to Baton Rouge American, Alaska, United $425
San Francisco to Orlando American, Alaska, JetBlue, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $344
San Francisco to Miami American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United $303
San Francisco to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Hawaiian, United, Virgin America $66

Cheap Domestic Flights to New Orleans - MSY

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Oakland to New Orleans American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $274
Sacramento to New Orleans American, Alaska, United $370
San Jose to New Orleans American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $380
Fresno to New Orleans American, Alaska, United $472
Reno to New Orleans American, Alaska, United $410
San Luis Obispo to New Orleans American, United $468
Monterey to New Orleans American, Alaska, United $511
Santa Rosa to New Orleans American, Alaska $552
Chico to New OrleansCheck Dates
Modesto to New OrleansCheck Dates
Sacramento to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United $285
Sacramento to Atlanta American, Alaska, United $349
Oakland to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Spirit, United $137
San Jose to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United $230
Oakland to Atlanta American, Alaska, Spirit, United $324
Sacramento to Gulfport American, Alaska, United $442
Oakland to Houston American, Alaska, Spirit, United $196
Fresno to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United $378
Sacramento to Houston American, Alaska, United $328
Cheap Flights from San Francisco to New Orleans, LA, United States, from $261 Round trip from SFO to MSY