The cheapest times to fly from BKK to MSY are

  • January 15th to March 25th (except the week of March 12th)
  • May 14th to July 22nd
  • September 3rd to October 7th

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 BKK to MSY is early September. Prices can be as high as $2952 for Saturday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $1289 for Monday flights around early September.


When to Fly to New Orleans

Flying from Bangkok (BKK) to New Orleans, LA (MSY) will usually cost between $1298 to $1830 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 $1294. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $1851. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $557 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1331 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BKK to MSY flight.

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

BKK to MSY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BKK to MSY flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Bangkok. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MSY, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into BKK. Saturdays 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 $88 (6%) 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 $1391. Return trip prices are from the MSY to BKK 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 BKK 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 17 hour 47 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from BKK to MSY while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Lafayette Regional Paul Fournet Field Airport (LFT) in Lafayette, LA

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from MSY
  • Usually 1.32% less expensive than MSY
  • 2-layover flights available

See BKK to LFT flights

Destination alternative #2: Baton Rouge Metropolitan/Ryan Field Airport (BTR) in Baton Rouge, LA

  • 65 miles (105 km) away from MSY
  • Usually 1.24% less expensive than MSY
  • 2-layover flights available

See BKK to BTR flights


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

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (BKK > LAX > MSY)

  • Price for both tickets: $928
  • Average savings: $403 (30.25%)

See BKK to SFO flights

Hack #2: San Francisco, CA (BKK > SFO > MSY)

  • Price for both tickets: $1054
  • Average savings: $277 (20.82%)

See BKK to LAX flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1082
  • Average savings: $249 (18.71%)

See BKK to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 25 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air France, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, EVA Air, Finnair, Gulf Air, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, SAS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9330 miles or 15015 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BKK to MSY flight is about 17 hour 47 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from BKK to MSY.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeBKK
Origination airport nameSuvarnabhumi International Airport

Return Airport

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


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