The cheapest times to fly from AVV to MSY are

  • January 22nd to February 11th
  • October 15th 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 AVV to MSY is early November. Prices can be as high as $3050 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $1122 for Saturday flights around early November.


When to Fly to New Orleans

Flying from Avalon (AVV) to New Orleans, LA (MSY) will usually cost between $1155 to $2834 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $1364. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2722. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1358 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1676 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AVV to MSY flight.

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

AVV to MSY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AVV to MSY flight is more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Melbourne. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MSY, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into AVV. Fridays 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 $398 (19%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1606. Return trip prices are from the MSY to AVV 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 AVV to MSY can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 17 hour 43 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking AVV 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 AVV to MSY — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Sydney (AVV > SYD > MSY)

  • Price for both tickets: $1218
  • Average savings: $458 (27.33%)

See AVV to ADL flights

Hack #2: Adelaide (AVV > ADL > MSY)

  • Price for both tickets: $1339
  • Average savings: $337 (20.11%)

See AVV to SYD flights

Hack #3: Honolulu, HI (AVV > HNL > MSY)

  • Price for both tickets: $1375
  • Average savings: $301 (17.96%)

See AVV to HNL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: Qantas, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9297 miles or 14962 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AVV to MSY flight is about 17 hour 43 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 55 available flights from AVV to MSY.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeAVV
Origination airport nameAvalon Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeMSY
Destination airport nameLouis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
CityNew Orleans, LA
Countrythe United States


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