The cheapest times to fly from AMS to MSY are

  • January 8th to April 1st (except the weeks of January 22nd, February 19th, and February 26th)
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 27th to December 23rd (except the weeks of October 15th and November 26th)

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 AMS to MSY is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $1243 for Saturday flights during mid July, or as low as $453 for Monday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to New Orleans

Flying from Amsterdam (AMS) to New Orleans, LA (MSY) will usually cost between $463 to $1002 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $461. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $1030. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $569 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $491 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AMS to MSY flight.

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

AMS to MSY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AMS to MSY flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Amsterdam. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.06, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to New Orleans, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Amsterdam. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $83 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $563. Return trip prices are from the MSY to AMS flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from AMS 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 9 hour 38 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 28 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, COPA, Delta, Finnair, Flybe, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Thomas Cook Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4805 miles or 7733 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AMS to MSY flight is about 9 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between Amsterdam and New Orleans, LA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 66 available flights from AMS to MSY.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code AMS
Origination airport name Schiphol Airport
City Amsterdam
Country the Netherlands
Latitude 52.3
Longitude 4.8

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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