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Flights to New Orleans in 2021

Popular inAugustHigh demand for flights, 14% potential price rise
Cheapest inNovemberBest time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average price£501Average for round-trip flights in March 2021
Round-trip from£401From London to New Orleans

COVID Restrictions

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Can I fly to New Orleans right now?

Yes, there are currently restrictions on flights to New Orleans along with the rest of United States. Before you book or search for flights, consider the following restrictions: The United States has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals who have passed through or have been in Austria, Belgium, China, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, or the United Kingdom (excluding overseas territories outside of Europe), in the past 14 days. Starting on May 28, foreign nationals who have passed through or have been in Brazil in the last 14 days will also be restricted from entering the United States. US citizens and permanent residents who have passed through or have been in any of the above countries in the past 14 days may still enter the United States, but must arrive at one of the following airports: Atlanta (ATL), Boston (BOS), Chicago (ORD), Dallas, (DFW), Detroit (DTW), Honolulu (HNL), Los Angeles (LAX), Miami (MIA), New York (JFK or EWR), San Francisco (SFO), Seattle (SEA), and Washington (IAD). Family members of US citizens and permanent residents, and certain other limited categories of visa holders (such as UN staff and diplomats) may also enter. Travelers who are allowed to enter the United States but have passed through or have been in any of the countries named above must quarantine for 14 days once they reach their final destination.. If you are looking to book a trip to New Orleans and are outside of the restricted areas, please take the proper precautions and stay informed about travelling during COVID-19.

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Cheapest prices for New Orleans flights by month

January
£442
February
£448
March
£443
April
£505
May
£471
June
£555
July
£607
August
£532
September
£484
October
£481
November
£443
December
£458
Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to New Orleans. Flying to New Orleans in July will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to New Orleans?

LON - MSY
Price
£442 - £742
MSY
Temperature
19 - 33 °C
MSY
Rainfall
83 - 198 mm

Peak season:

Spring is typically the peak season in New Orleans, so make sure you arrange and purchase your flight tickets in advance to avoid overpaying. Spring generally runs from February through to May, offering mild weather conditions as well as quite a few events. The Mardi Gras season also runs from January to March, so expect a steep increase in the cost of flights to New Orleans around then.


Off season:

One of the quietest times of the year is actually the summer, where temperatures can get very hot. June to September should be avoided unless you genuinely love the sun and the heat. The temperatures don’t begin to cool down until late September so make sure to keep this in mind when you’re searching for your flight tickets. In fact, due to the lack of tourism during the summer, you’re likely to find the cheapest flights to New Orleans without too much effort.

When is the best time to book a flight to New Orleans?

You’ll usually see very little variance in the price of flight tickets from late May all the way up to late September. August is theoretically the month which provides the cheapest flights to New Orleans, however the savings are usually only a couple of pounds cheaper than other months of the year. Make sure you aim to book your flight tickets 2 months in advance at a minimum, but even further ahead if you want to visit the Mardi Gras festivals. Flexibility with help you find the cheapest flights to New Orleans, so if you have the luxury to be flexible, make sure to use it to your advantage when searching for flight tickets.

Which day is cheapest to fly to New Orleans?

The cheapest day to fly to New Orleans is usually Tuesday. At the moment, Monday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to New Orleans?

At the moment, flights in the evening are likely to offer the best value for money for your New Orleans trip. A flight in the afternoon will more often than not be of higher cost.

How long is the flight to New Orleans?

Flights from London to New Orleans: 12 hours 45 minutes.

Flights from Manchester to New Orleans: 14 hours 50 minutes.

Flights from Birmingham to New Orleans: 16 hours 00 minutes.

Flights from Glasgow to New Orleans: 15 hours 45 minutes.

Which airlines operate flights to New Orleans?

You’ll find several airlines provide flights to New Orleans, with the major ones being American, British Airways, Delta and Virgin. Deciding which airline to book your flight tickets from can be a little tricky but if you allow yourself plenty of time in advance you should be able to compare a couple and decide who offers you the best value for money. Virgin can be more expensive, however they do provide a great level of service and comfort.

 

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

You can jump on a public airport bus which stops directly outside the airport to get into the centre. This is the easiest and cheapest method, however you could also decide to jump into a taxi. On average you’ll be looking at around $36 for 1 or 2 people and then $15 a person if it’s more than that (as a rough pricing guide.) Make sure you agree on the price before you get into the taxi to ensure you don’t get ripped off. Once you’ve booked your flights to New Orleans you can arrange your transportation in advance. You can also hop into the Airport shuttle for around $25 a person one way.

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