The cheapest times to fly from IAG to MSY are

  • January 8th to January 21st
  • July 16th to December 9th (except the weeks of November 12th, November 19th, and November 26th)

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 IAG to MSY is early December. Prices can be as high as $1227 for Thursday flights during early to mid April, or as low as $385 for Wednesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to New Orleans

Flying from Niagara Falls, NY (IAG) to New Orleans, LA (MSY) will usually cost between $415 to $1227 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 $395. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid April, with an average price of $1139. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $745 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $624 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAG to MSY flight.

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

IAG to MSY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAG to MSY flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Niagara Falls. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.35, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays 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 $428 (41%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $582. Return trip prices are from the MSY to IAG 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 IAG 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 58 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Savannah, GA (IAG > SAV > MSY)

  • Price for both tickets: $425
  • Average savings: $199 (31.89%)

See IAG to SAV flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: Spirit, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport to Niagara Falls International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1100 miles or 1770 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAG to MSY flight is about 2 hour 58 minutes.

How many flights go between Niagara Falls, NY and New Orleans, LA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 68 available flights from IAG to MSY.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeIAG
Origination airport nameNiagara Falls International Airport
CityNiagara Falls, NY
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeMSY
Destination airport nameLouis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
CityNew Orleans, LA
Countrythe United States


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