The cheapest times to fly from BIQ to MSY are

  • January 8th to July 1st (except the weeks of March 26th, April 2nd, May 7th, June 4th, and June 18th)
  • October 29th to December 9th

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 BIQ to MSY is late January. Prices can be as high as $1811 for Sunday flights during mid July, or as low as $834 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to New Orleans

Flying from Biarritz (BIQ) to New Orleans, LA (MSY) will usually cost between $893 to $1668 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $921. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $1705. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $784 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1030 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BIQ to MSY flight.

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

BIQ to MSY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BIQ to MSY flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Biarritz. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, 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 to New Orleans, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Biarritz. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $171 (10%) 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 $1046. Return trip prices are from the MSY to BIQ 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 BIQ 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 9 hour 34 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Dublin (BIQ > DUB > MSY)

  • Price for both tickets: $784
  • Average savings: $246 (23.9%)

See BIQ to CDG flights

Hack #2: Paris (BIQ > CDG > MSY)

  • Price for both tickets: $851
  • Average savings: $179 (17.39%)

See BIQ to DUB flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (BIQ > JFK > MSY)

  • Price for both tickets: $852
  • Average savings: $178 (17.24%)

See BIQ to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, atlasglobal, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport to Biarritz Pays Basque Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4769 miles or 7675 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BIQ to MSY flight is about 9 hour 34 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 7 available flights from BIQ to MSY.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BIQ
Origination airport name Biarritz Pays Basque Airport
City Biarritz
Country France
Latitude 43.5
Longitude -1.5

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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