The cheapest times to fly from CDG to MSY are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • May 14th to July 1st
  • October 8th to December 9th (except the week of October 22nd)

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 CDG to MSY is late May. Prices can be as high as $1549 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $530 for Monday flights around late May.


When to Fly to New Orleans

Flying from Paris (CDG) to New Orleans, LA (MSY) will usually cost between $553 to $1400 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May with an average ticket price of $553. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1453. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $899 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $726 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CDG to MSY flight.

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

CDG to MSY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CDG to MSY flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Paris. 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 CDG. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to New Orleans, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Paris. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $83 (8%) 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 $769. Return trip prices are from the MSY to CDG 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 CDG 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 9 hour 38 minutes may not be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $590
  • Average savings: $136 (18.75%)

See CDG to AMS flights

Hack #2: Amsterdam (CDG > AMS > MSY)

  • Price for both tickets: $605
  • Average savings: $121 (16.68%)

See CDG to MIA flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $621
  • Average savings: $105 (14.4%)

See CDG to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 29 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Air Tahiti Nui, Air Transat, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, Delta, Finnair, Flybe, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Thomas Cook Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4804 miles or 7731 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CDG to MSY flight is about 9 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between Paris 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 CDG to MSY.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CDG
Origination airport name Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
City Paris
Country France
Latitude 49
Longitude 2.6

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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