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The cheapest times to fly from JAX to MSY are

  • July 30th to February 11th (except the weeks of November 26th 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 JAX to MSY is early September. Prices can be as high as $648 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $179 for Wednesday flights around early September.

 

When to Fly to New Orleans

Flying from Jacksonville, FL (JAX) to New Orleans, LA (MSY) will usually cost between $186 to $417 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $196. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $413. 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 $314 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JAX to MSY flight.

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

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JAX to MSY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JAX to MSY flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Jacksonville. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.38, which is a bit above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $106 (29%) 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 $255. Return trip prices are from the MSY to JAX 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 JAX 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 1 hour 54 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 JAX to MSY while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Baton Rouge Metropolitan/Ryan Field Airport (BTR) in Baton Rouge, LA

  • 65 miles (105 km) away from MSY
  • Usually 13.54% less expensive than MSY
  • 1-layover flights available

See JAX to BTR flights

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

  • 130 miles (209 km) away from MSY
  • Usually 11.46% less expensive than MSY
  • 1-layover flights available

See JAX to MOB flights

Destination alternative #3: Lafayette Regional Paul Fournet Field Airport (LFT) in Lafayette, LA

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from MSY
  • Usually 9.87% less expensive than MSY
  • 1-layover flights available

See JAX to LFT flights

Destination alternative #4: Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport (GPT) in Gulfport/Biloxi, MS

  • 77 miles (124 km) away from MSY
  • Usually 8.28% less expensive than MSY
  • 1-layover flights available

See JAX to GPT flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from JAX 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 Jacksonville International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 513 miles or 826 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JAX to MSY flight is about 1 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between Jacksonville, FL and New Orleans, LA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 86 available flights from JAX to MSY.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code JAX
Origination airport name Jacksonville International Airport
City Jacksonville, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 30.5
Longitude -81.7

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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