The cheapest times to fly from LEX to MSY are
- January 1st to February 11th (except the week of January 8th)
- May 28th to July 22nd (except the week of June 25th)
- August 13th to December 16th (except the weeks of October 8th, October 15th, 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 LEX to MSY is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $538 for Sunday flights during early March, or as low as $215 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.
When to Fly to New Orleans
Flying from Lexington, KY (LEX) to New Orleans, LA (MSY) will usually cost between $235 to $433 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 $236. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $379. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $143 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $307 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LEX to MSY flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LEX to MSY route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the LEX to MSY flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Lexington. 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 $101 (27%) 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 $276. Return trip prices are from the MSY to LEX 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 LEX 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 8 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from LEX to MSY? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Iberia, Qantas, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport to Blue Grass Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 643 miles or 1035 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from LEX to MSY?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop LEX to MSY flight is about 2 hour 8 minutes.
How many flights go between Lexington, KY and New Orleans, LA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 54 available flights from LEX to MSY.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Blue Grass Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport|
|City||New Orleans, LA|
|Country||the United States|
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