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Fares from $45 One Way, $111 Round Trip from New Orleans to Washington

Prices starting at $111 for return flights and $45 for one-way flights to Washington were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Route Information for Flights from New Orleans to Washington

Origin Airport IATA CodeMSY
Destination Airport IATA CodeWAS
Distance998 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival2:35PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival10:40PM UTC

Flights Review

Feb 18, 2020

Just a great flight! Thanks United!

Dec 30, 2019

Seat was comfy because I upgraded us. Staff were great. Annoyed that there wasn’t room on plane for my carryon

Oct 19, 2019


Dec 27, 2018

Good business

Jul 4, 2018

Was not aware that snacks and drinks had to be purchased. This is not advertised.

Apr 5, 2018

The security lines in the NO airport were crazy long and slow, but everything after that went just fine. We had no issues with our United flight.

Mar 31, 2018

I like on time departure.

Mar 20, 2018

The flight crew was amazing!

Mar 5, 2018

Would like movie/music in flight (Pay for if need be -- just need Something) 1st time flyer with you and I'll book my next flight with you again! Great job.

Flights from New Orleans to Washington DC

New Orleans Airport Information

Most heading flying from New Orleans use the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. Look for flights from New Orleans using and you will be able to choose from the many air passenger carriers that service the airport, including Air Canada, AirTran, American Airlines, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest, United and US Airways.

Airport Parking in New Orleans

You'll never have to spend hours searching for a parking space as the New Orleans International Airport's long-term parking garage has the capacity to hold 2,500 cars. The cost is fairly reasonable at a maximum of $13 for any 24-hour period. Alternatively, there are also off-site parking operators like Park 'N Fly on Airline Drive and US Park on Airline Highways that offer free shuttle services to and from the airport.

Ground Transportation in New Orleans

To get to the airport, you can take the airport-downtown express bus (E-2) for only $2.00, but jostling with other commuters may not be convenient if you're carrying a lot of luggage. Tiger Airport Shuttle provides transportation to and from Baton Rouge, while the airport's shuttle service travels between the airport and New Orleans' central business district. You can also find cabs that charge roughly $33 for transportation from the downtown area to the airport. If you purchased your air ticket through, you may have saved enough money to treat yourself by hiring a private car or limousine service to get you to the airport on time in comfort.

Restaurants in the New Orleans Airport

Whether you are looking for a cold beverage or a light nosh, you will have plenty of choices once you reach the airport. Popular eateries include the Café Beignet in the West Terminal near the JetBlue counter, Lucky dog on concourses B and C, PJ's Coffee before the security checkpoint on Concourse C and Praline Connection on Concourse B. Enjoy your trip, and remember to use for the best deals the next time you are looking for flights from New Orleans.

Washington DC Airport can help you book cheap flights to Washington DC, which is served by Dulles International Airport. Dulles is located 26 miles from Washington DC, in Chantilly, Virginia. It was the first American airport designed for commercial travel. The airport offers nonstop service to 114 destinations within the United States as well as 37 international locations. can help you find deals on your air ticket.


Dulles airport offers more than 24,000 public parking spaces, with most requiring an hourly fee for use. The airport provides an economy lot as well as valet parking. Visitors picking up passengers can utilize the cell phone waiting area. Dulles International Airport offers a variety of transportation options, including taxis, coaches and shuttles. Rental cars, Metrorail, and Metrobus are also convenient transportation options that are readily available. Taxi fare from the airport to downtown Washington DC costs around $20. A one-way Metrorail fare is $1.70, and a one-way Metrobus fare is $1.60.


Generally, the weather in Washington DC is mild compared to other East Coast cities. Winter temperatures can dip as low as 24°F, and the area occasionally gets snowstorms. Springtime is mild, with temperatures averaging 60°F. Summer months can get very hot, with average temperatures around 89°F. The fall temperatures often average 54°F.

Dulles Airport Restaurants

Many restaurants are available to passengers at the Dulles International Airport. Five Guys, Harry's Tap Room, Capital Grounds Coffee, California Tortilla, and Vino Volo Wine Room are just a sampling of the dining options. Checking for cheap flights to Washington DC is your best bet for finding great deals.

Flights from New Orleans to Washington - Frequently Asked Questions

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

Have your credit card at the ready, because there are two airlines that fly nonstop from New Orleans, LA Airport (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.) to Baltimore, MD Airport (BWI-Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall). Lock in a fantastic deal with Southwest Airlines or Spirit Airlines.

What is the shortest flight from New Orleans to Washington?

It can take just 2 hours and 30 minutes to jet from New Orleans, LA Airport (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.) to Baltimore, MD Airport (BWI-Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall). Take a seat and enjoy the journey, because you'll be strolling through arrivals before you know it.

What airlines fly from New Orleans to Washington most frequently?

The carriers that offer the most frequent flights between New Orleans, LA Airport (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.) and Baltimore, MD Airport (BWI-Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall) include Southwest Airlines (WN). This popular option operates 88 flights on the route every month. Spirit Airlines (NK) also services the route from New Orleans to Washington. It's another excellent option and offers 28 flights each month.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on 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.