The cheapest times to fly from CLT to MSY are
- August 6th to February 11th (except the weeks of September 10th, January 8th, and January 29th)
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 CLT to MSY is early December. Prices can be as high as $767 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $145 for Monday flights around early December.
When to Fly to New Orleans
Flying from Charlotte, NC (CLT) to New Orleans, LA (MSY) will usually cost between $231 to $364 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $255. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $468. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $213 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $308 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CLT to MSY flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the CLT to MSY route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the CLT to MSY flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Charlotte. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.29, which is below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MSY, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into CLT. 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 $40 (12%) 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 $288. Return trip prices are from the MSY to CLT flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from CLT to MSY can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 9 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from CLT to MSY? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, JetBlue, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport to Charlotte Douglas International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 650 miles or 1046 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from CLT to MSY?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop CLT to MSY flight is about 2 hour 9 minutes.
How many flights go between Charlotte, NC and New Orleans, LA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 65 available flights from CLT to MSY.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Charlotte Douglas International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport|
|City||New Orleans, LA|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from CLT to MSY tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 27% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 16% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave MSY heading for CLT about 11 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in New Orleans, LA is about 7 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- American: 12 minutes late
- Republic: 13 minutes late
- PSA: 5 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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