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Flight Information between New York City and New Orleans, LA

distanceDistance1166 miles (1880 km)
durationAverage flight duration3 h 30 min
priceAverage plane ticket price$51 (€42)
changesDirect flightYes

Flights from New York City to New Orleans, LA cover the 1166 miles (1880 km) long route taking on average 3 h 30 min with our travel partners like. There are direct flight services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $51 (€42), you can find the cheapest plane ticket for as low as $40 (€34).

Flights from New York to New Orleans

New Orleans is a unique city of the American South, a heady mix of American, French and Creole influences, with a little African and Caribbean thrown into the mix. It's a city so in love with music that it even named its airport after a jazz legend. New Yorkers swapping the Big Apple for the Big Easy for a Mardi Gras visit, to take in a few jazz clubs, or even arrange a business meeting, can  book a direct flight from New York to New Orleans. Direct flights are available seven days a week, with a choice of three American airlines. Flight times from New York to New Orleans are around three hours and 20 minutes, with take off options ranging from early morning to evening, meaning there is a flight to suit most requirements. Several airlines offer additional indirect flights from New York to New Orleans with one change en route. These take a little longer to complete the trip but increase the available daily flight options to New Orleans.

Which airlines fly from New York to New Orleans?

Delta Airlines offers daily direct flights from New York John F. Kennedy International Airport and LaGuardia Airport to New Orleans Louis Armstrong International Airport. United Airlines flies daily from Newark Liberty International Airport to New Orleans. Southwest Airlines offers daily direct flights from LaGuardia to New Orleans. Additional indirect routes between New York and Cancun with one change in transit include American Airlines flights from Newark or JFK via Douglas International Airport in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Delta Airlines connections from Newark via Hartfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta.

How long is the flight from New York to New Orleans?

The fastest flight from New York to New Orleans is the midday United Airlines departure from Newark, taking three hours and 17 minutes to complete the 1169 mile (1881 kilometer) route south west to the Louisiana city. Other flights from Newark take from two to 16 minutes longer. Direct flights from LaGuardia and JFK take between three hours and 25 minutes and three hours and 35 minutes to reach New Orleans. The fastest indirect flight from New York to New Orleans is the Delta service via Atlanta, with a total journey time of four hours and 40 minutes to Louis Armstrong Airport.  Most other indirect services take upwards of five hours to reach New Orleans from New York, depending on the route and length of layover between flights.

How many flights are there from New York to New Orleans.?

Weekday schedules offer 12 daily direct flights from New York to New Orleans. The majority are provided by Delta Airlines and United Airlines, but also include a daily flight from LaGuardia Airport to Cancun with Southwest Airlines from Sunday-Friday and two Southwest services on Saturdays. Departure times include morning, afternoon and evening take off options. There are also more than 20 daily indirect departures from New York to Cancun with one change en route, with departure times from early morning to mid evening.

What are the departure and arrival airports for flights from New York to New Orleans?

Departure Airport: Newark Liberty International Airport is located in New Jersey, about nine miles (15 kilometers) south west of Manhattan, with public transit transfers available on Amtrak and NJ Transit trains, taking about 30 minutes to make the trip from Manhattan to the airport station. LaGuardia Airport is situated in Queens, eight miles (13 kilometers) east of Manhattan, connected by MTA buses taking around 45 minutes to reach the terminal from the city. John F. Kennedy International Airport is also in Queens, 14 miles (20 kilometers) southeast of the city center, with frequent New York subway trains to Jamaica or Howard Beach stations connecting with AirTrain shuttles to the terminal, taking 45-60 minutes. All airports have long and short stay parking lots, luggage storage facilities, business lounges, free WiFi and food courts including international restaurants, pizzerias, burger bars and coffee shops. Duty free shopping malls offer fashion boutiques, wine and liquor stores, drugstores, gourmet delis and newsstands.

Arrival Airport: Louis Armstrong International Airport is located in Kenner, 11 miles (17 kilometers) west of downtown New Orleans. Public transportation transfers are available on JET Airport-Downtown Express and RTA route 202 buses, taking around 50 minutes to reach the city center.  Facilities at the passenger terminal include car rental agencies, business lounges, luggage storage desks, charging stations and ATMs. Dining options include fast food outlets, Louisiana restaurants and coffee shops. The duty free shopping mall has wine and liquor stores, sportswear stores, fashion boutiques and newsstands.

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FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest flight from New York City to New Orleans, LA?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest flight between New York City and New Orleans, LA for the next 7 days starting from $40 (€34)  one way.
What is the price of a flight ticket from New York City to New Orleans, LA?
The New York City to New Orleans, LA plane ticket price is on average $51 (€42)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.
What is the distance between New York City and New Orleans, LA by plane?
You should expect to travel around 1166 miles (1880 km)  from New York City to New Orleans, LA by plane.
How long is the flight to New Orleans, LA from New York City?
On average the New York City to New Orleans, LA flight time is 3 h 30 min  covering the 1166 miles (1880 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When can I take the first flight from New York City to New Orleans, LA? When can I take the last flight for the day?
You can take the first flight from New York City to New Orleans, LA at 1: 50 PM. The last flight from New York City to New Orleans, LA that you can take departs at 9: 59 PM. Omio shows you the latest flight from New York City to New Orleans, LA schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How early should I book plane tickets between New York City and New Orleans, LA to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for flights in advance to score the best deals from all possible airlines offering this route and save money. If you purchase plane tickets to New Orleans, LA from New York City within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $51 (€42) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your plane ticket from New York City to New Orleans, LA a few months in advance.