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The cheapest times to fly from DAL to MSY are

  • May 21st to June 3rd
  • August 6th to November 18th
  • December 3rd to February 11th (except the weeks of December 17th and December 24th)

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 DAL to MSY is mid August. Prices can be as high as $1424 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $172 for Tuesday flights around mid August.

 

When to Fly to New Orleans

Flying from Dallas, TX (DAL) to New Orleans, LA (MSY) will usually cost between $182 to $618 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $182. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $595. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $413 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $326 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DAL to MSY flight.

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

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DAL to MSY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DAL to MSY flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Dallas. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.46, which is a bit above 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $214 (45%) 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 $261. Return trip prices are from the MSY to DAL flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DAL to MSY can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 46 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from DAL to MSY while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport (GPT) in Gulfport/Biloxi, MS

  • 77 miles (124 km) away from MSY
  • Usually 1.38% less expensive than MSY
  • 1-layover flights available

See DAL to GPT flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport to Dallas Love Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 436 miles or 702 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DAL to MSY flight is about 1 hour 46 minutes.

How many flights go between Dallas, TX and New Orleans, LA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 59 available flights from DAL to MSY.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeDAL
Origination airport nameDallas Love Field Airport
CityDallas, TX
Countrythe United States
Latitude32.8
Longitude-96.9

Return Airport

Destination codeMSY
Destination airport nameLouis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
CityNew Orleans, LA
Countrythe United States
Latitude30
Longitude-90.3

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from DAL to MSY tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 30% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 6% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave MSY heading for DAL about 7 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in New Orleans, LA is about 1 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Southwest: 7 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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