The cheapest times to fly from DFW to MSY are
- August 6th to February 11th (except the week of January 8th)
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 DFW to MSY is mid August. Prices can be as high as $562 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $155 for Tuesday flights around mid August.
When to Fly to New Orleans
Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to New Orleans, LA (MSY) will usually cost between $155 to $344 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 $156. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $346. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $190 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $244 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to MSY flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DFW to MSY route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the DFW 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 $0.34, which is in the normal range for a flight.
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 $68 (23%) 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 $222. Return trip prices are from the MSY to DFW 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 DFW 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 47 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from DFW to MSY? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Boutique Air, Delta, Frontier, Iberia, JetBlue, Qantas, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 447 miles or 719 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from DFW to MSY?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to MSY flight is about 1 hour 47 minutes.
How many flights go between Dallas/Fort Worth, TX and New Orleans, LA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 48 available flights from DFW to MSY.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport|
|City||Dallas/Fort Worth, TX|
|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 DFW to MSY tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 35% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 8% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave MSY heading for DFW about 19 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in New Orleans, LA is about 18 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- American: 22 minutes late
- Spirit: 1 minutes early
- Some airlines not reporting
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