The cheapest times to fly from HHH to MSY are

  • January 15th to February 11th
  • May 21st to July 29th (except the week of June 25th)
  • August 13th to October 7th
  • October 29th to November 18th

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 HHH to MSY is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $808 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $215 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to New Orleans

Flying from Hilton Head, SC (HHH) to New Orleans, LA (MSY) will usually cost between $235 to $443 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $235. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $452. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $217 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $287 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HHH to MSY flight.

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

HHH to MSY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HHH to MSY flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Hilton Head Island. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.3, 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 $104 (29%) 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 $259. Return trip prices are from the MSY to HHH 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 HHH 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 2 hour 2 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 HHH to MSY while comparing.

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

  • 77 miles (124 km) away from MSY
  • Usually 6.46% less expensive than MSY
  • 1-layover flights available

See HHH to GPT flights

Destination alternative #2: Mobile Regional Airport (MOB) in Mobile, AL

  • 130 miles (209 km) away from MSY
  • Usually 4.01% less expensive than MSY
  • 1-layover flights available

See HHH to MOB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 586 miles or 943 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HHH to MSY flight is about 2 hour 2 minutes.

How many flights go between Hilton Head, SC and New Orleans, LA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 22 available flights from HHH to MSY.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code HHH
Origination airport name Hilton Head Airport
City Hilton Head, SC
Country the United States
Latitude 32.2
Longitude -80.7

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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