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Cheap Flights from Washington to New Orleans, LA, United States - WAS to MSY Last modified: May 29, 2016 7:55 PM

Popular flights from Washington to New Orleans Last modified: May 29, 2016 7:55 PM

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American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 4, 2016 Sep 10, 2016 $203
Sep 13, 2016 Sep 17, 2016 $203
Sep 14, 2016 Sep 22, 2016 $203
Sep 19, 2016 Sep 29, 2016 $203
Sep 21, 2016 Sep 24, 2016 $203
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 20, 2016 Jul 26, 2016 $352
Jul 27, 2016 Aug 5, 2016 $352
Aug 2, 2016 Aug 9, 2016 $352
Sep 10, 2016 Sep 13, 2016 $352
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 6, 2016 Sep 10, 2016 $203
Sep 8, 2016 Sep 13, 2016 $203
Sep 21, 2016 Sep 24, 2016 $203

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

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Washington to New Orleans, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $271.

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

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $726 $543
7-14 days $471 $478
14-21 days $357 $364
21-30 days $347 $349
30-60 days $347 $349
60-90 days $207 $210
90+ days $203 $206

Cheapest Day To Fly from Washington to New Orleans

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$293 $347 $207 $210 $275 $214 $347

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Washington to New Orleans

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Washington New Orleans American 5/31/16 6/2/16 0 $981
June Washington New Orleans United 6/28/16 7/3/16 0 $347
July Washington New Orleans American 7/3/16 7/6/16 0 $347
August Washington New Orleans American 8/24/16 8/25/16 0 $207
September Washington New Orleans American 9/4/16 9/10/16 0 $203
October Washington New Orleans American 10/4/16 10/11/16 0 $203
November Washington New Orleans American 11/7/16 11/12/16 0 $203
December Washington New Orleans American 12/3/16 12/6/16 1 $211

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$801
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$801 $546
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$546 $409
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$409 $391
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$391 $391
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$391
TIPSave $55 by flying into Jackson instead of New Orleans from Washington

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

Your Washington 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 Washington to New Orleans is $265.

The average price for non-stop flights from Washington to New Orleans is $217.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Washington to New Orleans
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 5 5 5 5 5 4 4 08:35 20:00
United 2 2 2 2 2 3 2 08:35 17:20

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Washington to New Orleans (WAS 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 Washington 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 Washington to New Orleans is $126.

The average price for round trip flights from Washington to New Orleans is $264.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Philadelphia to New Orleans American, Frontier, United $108
Baltimore to New Orleans American, JetBlue, Spirit, United $217
Newark to New Orleans American, JetBlue, United $231
Pittsburgh to New Orleans American, JetBlue, Public Charters, United $359
Richmond to New Orleans American, JetBlue, United $275
Norfolk to New Orleans American, United $275
Harrisburg to New Orleans American, United $369
Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton to New Orleans American, United $234
Atlantic City to New OrleansCheck Dates
Newport News to New Orleans American $337
Wilkes - Barre to New Orleans American, United $254
Roanoke to New Orleans American $393
State College to New Orleans American, United Check Dates
Charlottesville to New Orleans American, United $300
Lynchburg to New Orleans American $405
Williamsport to New Orleans American $486
Salisbury - Ocean City to New Orleans American $986
Staunton to New OrleansCheck Dates
Morgantown to New OrleansCheck Dates
Philadelphia to Atlanta American, Frontier, Spirit, United $108
Baltimore to Atlanta American, Spirit, United $147
Newark to Atlanta American, Alaska, United $181
Philadelphia to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Spirit, United $117
Washington to Atlanta American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $147
Washington to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $207
Baltimore to Dallas - Ft Worth American, JetBlue, Spirit, United $187
Newark to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $191
Washington to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, United $98
Washington to Houston American, Alaska, United $230
Philadelphia to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, United $107

Airlines Flying from Washington to New Orleans (WAS to MSY) Number of flights searched: 282Last modified: May 29, 2016 7:55 PM

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

Washington to New Orleans
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American PHL X X X X X X X
JetBlue BOS X X X X X X X
Delta MSP X X X X X X X
Delta CVG / ATL X 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 STL X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

Washington to New Orleans Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Washington to New Orleans?
Answer: The average Washington to New Orleans flight time is 2 hours and 41 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Washington and New Orleans?
Answer: The distance from Washington to New Orleans is 953 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Washington to New Orleans?
Answer: There are 48 direct flights from Washington to New Orleans.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Washington to New Orleans?
Answer: American Airlines provides 68% of the non-stop flights between Washington and New Orleans.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Washington to New Orleans?
Answer: Atlanta, GA
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