The cheapest times to fly from ANC to MSY are
- January 1st to February 11th
- July 30th to December 16th (except the week of November 19th)
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 ANC to MSY is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $1264 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $388 for Tuesday flights around mid to late August.
When to Fly to New Orleans
Flying from Anchorage, AK (ANC) to New Orleans, LA (MSY) will usually cost between $464 to $920 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late August with an average ticket price of $441. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $909. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $468 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $613 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ANC to MSY flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ANC to MSY route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the ANC to MSY flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Anchorage. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far 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 $128 (18%) 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 $583. Return trip prices are from the MSY to ANC flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from ANC 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 7 hour 9 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Hacking ANC to MSY
Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from ANC to MSY — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $557
- Average savings: $56 (9.06%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from ANC to MSY? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, JetBlue, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport to Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 3425 miles or 5512 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from ANC to MSY?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop ANC to MSY flight is about 7 hour 9 minutes.
How many flights go between Anchorage, AK and New Orleans, LA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 77 available flights from ANC to MSY.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport|
|City||New Orleans, LA|
|Country||the United States|
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