Flights from San Francisco to New Orleans, United States

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San Francisco to New Orleans Last modified: Nov 15, 2022 11:57 -05:00

We've scanned 2,770 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to New Orleans. 00 & !! frequently offer the best deals to New Orleans flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

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Mon 1/23
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Tue 12/6
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How Much is a Flight from San Francisco to New Orleans?

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 $147.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from San Francisco to New Orleans?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from San Francisco to New Orleans?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from San Francisco to New Orleans.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $182 $238
7-14 days $137 $269
14-21 days $124 $249
21-30 days $188 $249
30-60 days $288 $80
60-90 days $105 $818
90+ days $147 $1,287

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to New Orleans

We've examined 5,540 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from San Francisco to New Orleans is Thursday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$206$122$127$105$124$197$143

Compare Flight Prices from San Francisco to New Orleans by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for San Francisco to New Orleans flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
November San Francisco New Orleans 00 11/29/22 12/7/22 0 $122
December San Francisco New Orleans 00 12/2/22 12/7/22 0 $124
January San Francisco New Orleans 00 1/19/23 1/23/23 0 $105
February San Francisco New Orleans 00 2/2/23 2/11/23 0 $147
March San Francisco New Orleans 00 3/2/23 3/6/23 0 $167
April San Francisco New Orleans !! 4/22/23 4/26/23 0 $279
May San Francisco New Orleans !! 5/2/23 5/9/23 0 $277
June San Francisco New Orleans 00 6/4/23 6/7/23 0 $438

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Francisco to New Orleans

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from San Francisco to New Orleans. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$444
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
$444 $292
27 28 29 30 1 2 3
$292 $133
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$133 $126
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$126

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Francisco to New Orleans

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 $80.

The average price for direct flights from San Francisco to New Orleans is $355.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from San Francisco to New Orleans - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 03:35 03:35

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from San Francisco to New Orleans

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 $311.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to New Orleans is $329.

San Francisco to New Orleans Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from San Francisco to New Orleans?
Answer: The average San Francisco to New Orleans flight time is 4 hours and 8 minutes.
Question: How far is New Orleans from San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to New Orleans is 1,907 miles (3,069 kilometers).
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 are the most popular San Francisco airlines for direct flights from San Francisco to New Orleans?
Answer: United Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and New Orleans.

San Francisco to New Orleans Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in San Francisco and New Orleans. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to New Orleans