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Flights to New Orleans

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Departure Wed, 27 Oct Return Sun, 31 Oct
LON London
MSY New Orleans
return from £717
Departure Sat, 30 Oct Return Sun, 31 Oct
LON London
MSY New Orleans
return from £572
Departure Sun, 31 Oct Return Mon, 01 Nov
LON London
MSY New Orleans
return from £909
Departure Fri, 29 Oct Return Mon, 01 Nov
LON London
MSY New Orleans
return from £624
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Popular flight routes to New Orleans
London - New Orleans
return from £591
Manchester - New Orleans
return from £580
Edinburgh - New Orleans
return from £888
Birmingham - New Orleans
return from £610
New York - New Orleans
return from £206
Orlando - New Orleans
return from £160
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Trips to New Orleans

New Orleans travel

Draped along the banks of the Mississippi River lies the mesmerising and electrifying New Orleans. Trips to New Orleans offer visitors a cultural melting pot and musical mecca, where you can toe-tap to the sultry rhythm and sounds of jazz, blues, gospel and boogie-woogie round the clock. Vacations in New Orleans are also famous for its vibrant Creole culture, fiery Cajun cuisine and 17th century French Quarter, which reflect the city's spirited influence from French, African and American cultures. The sound of horse-drawn carriages clip-clop along the road and steamboat tours chug contentedly along the river. Visitors in late winter can revel in the Mardi Gras celebrations - grab a cool beer and enjoy the show. Check out our offers flight + hotel to New Orleans!

Things to do and places to see in New Orleans

With such a melting pot of cultural influences, there is much to see and do in New Orleans. Many of the city's main sights are inside or within walking distance of the French Quarter, where most of the action takes place, and the Central Business District and Warehouse District are nearby. Amongst the 17th century architecture of wrought iron balconies and colonial style arcades are hotels, restaurants, quaint shops, historical buildings and a plethora of music and entertainment hot spots. Visitors wishing to get to the leafy Garden District can ride on a historical street car.

When visiting New Orleans, be sure to:

  • Browse the eclectic range of antique stores, jewellery shops and used books stores around Royal Street
  • Hit the lively bars and entertainment venues along Bourbon Street at night to experience the quintessential local night out
  • Marvel at the historic buildings in Jackson Square including Saint Louis Cathedral, Presbytere and Cabildo, both now Louisiana State Museums
  • Don't miss the frenetic Mardi Gras celebrations if you are visiting during the lead up to Shrove Tuesday
  • See a jazz concert at Preservation Hall
  • Catch your breath in New Orleans City Park, home of the Botanical Gardens
  • Stroll through the leafy suburbs of the Garden District
  • Take a paddle steamer cruise down the Mississippi in Steamboat Natchez
  • Taste mouth watering local flavours at a local Creole seafood restaurant
  • Visit the New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum - if you dare!
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New Orleans airports

Flights to New Orleans land at the city's main airport, Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, located in Jefferson County.

  • Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport

    Top airlines

    A number of airlines operate cheap flights to New Orleans including: Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines.


    Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is about 11 miles west of the city centre.

    Transport options

    Access to and from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is provided by Interstate 10 from the east and west, and Interstate 59 from the north. Visitors travelling by bus can take the shuttle bus service or the Express Bus E2 or 202 to the city centre. Taxis and limousine transportation are also available. Buses, taxis and limousines can also connect with Union Station.

FAQ's about New Orleans

🔍 How can I find cheap flights to New Orleans at Opodo?
At Opodo you can find flights from £140 to New Orleans. Our offers are the result of a combination of different technologies, machine learning algorithms and real searches form our customers in our platform, so you can get the options that better suits your needs when flying to New Orleans.
🖱️ When's the best time to book flights to New Orleans?
The top month to book flights to New Orleans is July, based on our Opodo UK customers. The next most popular booking period for New Orleans flights is January. In third place: August. By this we mean when travellers book their tickets. For the best time to actually travel to New Orleans, read on.
📅 When's the best time to go to New Orleans?
We checked our customers' flight searches, and the winner of best time to fly to New Orleans is... October. The next best month to travel to New Orleans is April. And let's not forget September, the third top choice for when to go to New Orleans. However if you prefer things on the less busy side, we can also tell you (quietly) that the least popular month for flights to New Orleans is January.
✈️ Which airlines fly to New Orleans from the UK?
Airlines flying direct from the UK to New Orleans include:
  • Virgin Atlantic, which flies from London and Manchester to New Orleans plus from Edinburgh.
  • British Airways, which has flights from London and Newcastle as well as Manchester to New Orleans.
  • Delta Air Lines, with flights from London to New Orleans and Edinburgh and also from Birmingham.
Indirect flights from the UK to New Orleans include:
  • Delta Air Lines, which flies from London and Manchester and also from Edinburgh.
  • Virgin Atlantic, with flights from London and Manchester to New Orleans plus Edinburgh.
  • United Airlines, which has flights from London and Edinburgh as well as from Manchester to New Orleans.
🕑 How long before a flight to New Orleans should I be at the airport?
If you want to be on time for your flight to New Orleans, make sure to be at the airport at least two to three hours in advance. Check-ins, security controls, customs and boarding the airplane can take some time. At Opodo you can find the best deals for flights to New Orleans departing from over 11 cities and choose from a variety of services that will improve your time at the airport and guarantee a much better travel experience, such as priority boarding and additional luggage. For more convenience, when booking your flight to New Orleans at Opodo you can also add insurance or opt for a refundable fare and have a problem-free trip!
🛄 What is the name of New Orleans’s airport?
New Orleans is served by 3 airport[s]. L Armstrong Intl operates flights towards both domestic and international destinations within 11 cities, such as London, Edinburgh and Manchester, the most popular routes.
📌 How far is New Orleans’s airport from the city centre?
New Orleans’s airport L Armstrong Intl is located 12 miles from the city centre.
💶 How much is the trip from the airport to New Orleans’s city centre?
By Public transport: The price for the trip is about 0.91 GBP per person. By taxi: If you have more budget and prefer to take a taxi from L Armstrong Intl , for example, the average price for the ride to New Orleans centre is around 3.65 GBP per km. By car: For more convenience and freedom during your stay, Opodo has the best offers of car rentals in New Orleans. Pick your preferred car type and get from L Armstrong Intl to New Orleans city centre on your own terms.
💳 How much should I budget for a trip to New Orleans?
If you are going to New Orleans, here is a list with an average price of some goods:
  • - Inexpensive Restaurant: 14.61 GBP
  • - Mid Range Restaurante: 49.32 GBP
  • - Cheap Restaurant: 6.03 GBP
  • - Domestic Beer: 2.56 GBP
  • - Imported Beer: 4.38 GBP
  • - Coffee: 3.33 GBP
  • - SoftDrink: 1.41 GBP
  • - Water: 1.11 GBP
⛅ What is the weather like in New Orleans?
If you're looking for summer vibes, the best time to travel to New Orleans is in June, July and August, when the average temperature reaches 30.1 °C, while September, October and June are the 3 sunniest months of the year, with an average of 99.25 hours. If you prefer colder temperatures, however, make sure you visit New Orleans during the months of January, November and December to experience an average of 10.7 °C. For those who don't care too much about temperatures, but want to avoid getting wet in the rain, it's important to avoid travelling during January, February and March, when the average precipitation in New Orleans is 12 mm, while the months of January, February and March are drier, with an average of 0 mm.

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