The cheapest times to fly from BAQ to MSY are

  • January 15th to May 6th (except the weeks of January 22nd, February 12th, February 26th, March 12th, and April 2nd)
  • May 21st to June 10th (except the week of May 28th)
  • August 6th to October 21st (except the week of October 1st)

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 BAQ to MSY is early September. Prices can be as high as $1196 for Sunday flights during early January, or as low as $678 for Wednesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to New Orleans

Flying from Barranquilla (BAQ) to New Orleans, LA (MSY) will usually cost between $678 to $941 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 $678. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1066. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $388 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $714 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BAQ to MSY flight.

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

BAQ to MSY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BAQ to MSY flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Barranquilla. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.27, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MSY, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into BAQ. 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 $47 (6%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $721. Return trip prices are from the MSY to BAQ 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 BAQ 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 3 hour 57 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Miami, FL (BAQ > MIA > MSY)

  • Price for both tickets: $625
  • Average savings: $90 (12.54%)

See BAQ to BOG flights

Hack #2: Bogota (BAQ > BOG > MSY)

  • Price for both tickets: $642
  • Average savings: $73 (10.15%)

See BAQ to MIA flights

Hack #3: Medellin (BAQ > MDE > MSY)

  • Price for both tickets: $655
  • Average savings: $60 (8.33%)

See BAQ to MDE flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1653 miles or 2660 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BAQ to MSY flight is about 3 hour 57 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from BAQ to MSY.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeBAQ
Origination airport nameErnesto Cortissoz Airport

Return Airport

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


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