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Fares from $38 One Way, $70 Round Trip from New Orleans to New York

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More About Flying To New York from New Orleans

Route Information for Flights from New Orleans to New York

Origin Airport IATA CodeMSY
Destination Airport IATA CodeNYC
Distance1181 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesKLM, Air France, Delta Air Lines, Virgin Atlantic
Earliest Flight Arrival10:05PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival10:05PM UTC

Flights Review

Mar 14, 2020

The aid I received from the folks who take care of youe disabled passengers was top notch. I felt secure and safe with all of them

Feb 19, 2020

Our TVs did not work on the flight

Feb 16, 2020

wonderful airline impeccable staff

Jan 11, 2020

Great flight

Jan 4, 2020

It was quite irritating to have been sold separate seats while expensive upgrade seats were still empty at check in, but not offered without the upgrade fee. We didn’t need fancy seats, just adjacent seats...

Dec 10, 2019

Flight crew was super nice!

Aug 31, 2019

Weather caused delay of almost three hours total. But ticket agent at MSY was patient and answered all questions, and I didn't miss connecting flight from EWR to Boston because it was the same plane and crew. If United made sure of that, I'm grateful.

Aug 18, 2019

Flight left on time but arrived a little too early and had to wait over 20 mins to pull into a gate.

Jun 11, 2019

MSU airport security was so Slow I almost missed my flight. TERRIBLE

May 31, 2019

Wished my husband and I would have received assigned seats together ....noticed other traveling companions were also assigned to seating apart from each other

If you are planning to swap the Big Easy for the Big Apple, be sure to book your flights with Orbitz. We offer all the best fares on domestic flights in the US so you will be sure to bag a bargain.


Popular Routes from New Orleans to New York

There are more than a dozen flights from New Orleans to New York’s three main airports – John F Kennedy, Newark and LaGuardia – every day, with planes departing regularly from the early morning to late afternoon, so it should be easy to find a route that suits you.

Airlines that operate between the two cities include Delta, JetBlue, Southwest, Spirit and United.


The Flight from New Orleans to New York

The 1,150-mile journey north from New Orleans in Louisiana to New York City takes just under three hours, although you’ll spend less than two-and-a-half hours in the air – the rest of the time is spent taxiing to and from the runway.

If you draw a straight line from New Orleans to New York on the map it would run right down the middle of the Appalachian Mountains, but your plane will fly along one side of the range. The route to the east of the mountains Takes you over Alabama, Georgia, South and North Carolina, Virginia and Maryland. This route is quicker but sometimes weather conditions and air traffic mean the plane will take the slightly longer route to the west, flying over Mississippi, Tennessee, Kentucky and Ohio.

Most flights are on board a Boeing 737 or Airbus A319 jet with space for well over a hundred passengers, but some are on smaller jets, such as the Embraer E170, which carries around 70 people.

Whatever the model our aircraft will be flying at around 35,000 feet and travelling at speeds of up to 500 mph.

Although the flight is domestic it pays to arrive at Louis Armstrong International Airport in New Orleans well before you are due to take off. When you book your ticket with Orbitz be sure to check if luggage is included in the price, as some airlines charge extra for checked in bags.

US citizens will not need a passport but will have to show some form of government-issued photo ID to board the plane. Non-US citizens will need their official travel documents.

Louis Armstrong International, 11 miles west of downtown New Orleans, handles around 12 million passengers a year. At around 1.4 meters above sea level it is the second lowest in the world, after Schiphol in Amsterdam.

The airport is just off Route 61, meaning that Interstate 10 is easy to get to by bus, cab or car. If you are driving there are thousands of long stay parking spaces available. After checking in there are plenty of bars, restaurants and cafes to relax in before boarding your flight. The airport also has four music stages so you may get to catch a live performance before you fly.

All three of the major airports in New York have excellent transport links to the city center, and you can easily hire a car or book a hotel for your stay when you book your flight online with Orbitz.


Other Flight Destinations on the East Coast

If you want to explore the north eastern States, or are looking for cheap flights to alternative destinations in the region, consider these options:

Flights from New Orleans to Boston

Flights from New Orleans to Philadelphia


Flights from New Orleans to New York - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from New Orleans to New York?

Delta Air Lines and JetBlue Airways offer nonstop flights from New Orleans, LA Airport (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.) to New York, NY Airport (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.), which means you won't need to stress about changing planes or being hopelessly bored during a stopover.

What is the shortest flight from New Orleans to New York?

It can take as little as 2 hours and 56 minutes to travel from New Orleans, LA Airport (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.) to Newark, NJ Airport (EWR-Liberty Intl.). Buckle up and enjoy the trip, because you'll be coming in to land before long.

What airlines fly from New Orleans to New York most frequently?

The carriers that offer the most frequent flights between New Orleans, LA Airport (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.) and New York, NY Airport (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.) include Delta Air Lines (DL). This popular option offers 57 flights on the route every month. Also explore the rewarding deals available with JetBlue Airways (B6). Offering 46 monthly flights between New Orleans and New York, they make the journey just as delightful as the destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.