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The cheapest times to fly from ABQ to MSY are

  • January 8th to February 11th
  • May 28th to June 17th
  • July 2nd to October 7th (except the weeks of July 23rd and July 30th)
  • October 22nd to November 18th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from ABQ to MSY is early September. Prices can be as high as $809 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $238 for Tuesday flights around early September.

 

When to Fly to New Orleans

Flying from Albuquerque, NM (ABQ) to New Orleans, LA (MSY) will usually cost between $258 to $505 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $261. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $523. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $262 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $362 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ABQ to MSY flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ABQ to MSY route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

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ABQ to MSY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ABQ to MSY flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Albuquerque. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.22, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $123 (28%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $315. Return trip prices are from the MSY to ABQ flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ABQ to MSY can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 48 minutes may not be realistic.

 

Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from ABQ to MSY while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Lafayette Regional Paul Fournet Field Airport (LFT) in Lafayette, LA

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from MSY
  • Usually 12.15% less expensive than MSY
  • 1-layover flights available

See ABQ to LFT flights

Destination alternative #2: Mobile Regional Airport (MOB) in Mobile, AL

  • 130 miles (209 km) away from MSY
  • Usually 9.39% less expensive than MSY
  • 1-layover flights available

See ABQ to MOB flights

Destination alternative #3: Baton Rouge Metropolitan/Ryan Field Airport (BTR) in Baton Rouge, LA

  • 65 miles (105 km) away from MSY
  • Usually 6.08% less expensive than MSY
  • 1-layover flights available

See ABQ to BTR flights

Destination alternative #4: Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport (GPT) in Gulfport/Biloxi, MS

  • 77 miles (124 km) away from MSY
  • Usually 5.66% less expensive than MSY
  • 1-layover flights available

See ABQ to GPT flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ABQ to MSY? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Fiji Airways, Frontier, JetBlue, Qantas, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport to Albuquerque International Sunport Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1013 miles or 1630 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ABQ to MSY?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ABQ to MSY flight is about 2 hour 48 minutes.

How many flights go between Albuquerque, NM and New Orleans, LA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 71 available flights from ABQ to MSY.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code ABQ
Origination airport name Albuquerque International Sunport Airport
City Albuquerque, NM
Country the United States
Latitude 35
Longitude -106.6

Return Airport

Destination code MSY
Destination airport name Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
City New Orleans, LA
Country the United States
Latitude 30
Longitude -90.3

 

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