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The cheapest times to fly from LGB to MSY are

  • January 1st to February 11th
  • July 16th to December 16th (except the weeks of July 23rd and November 19th)

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 LGB to MSY is mid August. Prices can be as high as $996 for Sunday flights during mid May, or as low as $243 for Tuesday flights around mid August.

 

When to Fly to New Orleans

Flying from Long Beach, CA (LGB) to New Orleans, LA (MSY) will usually cost between $293 to $829 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 $326. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid May, with an average price of $729. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $404 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $474 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LGB to MSY flight.

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

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LGB to MSY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LGB to MSY flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Long Beach. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.

 

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 $289 (42%) 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 $379. Return trip prices are from the MSY to LGB 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 LGB 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 3 hour 57 minutes may not be realistic.

 

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

Hack #1: Las Vegas, NV (LGB > LAS > MSY)

  • Price for both tickets: $471
  • Average savings: $3 (0.63%)

See LGB to LAS flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, JetBlue, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport to Long Beach Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1652 miles or 2659 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LGB to MSY flight is about 3 hour 57 minutes.

How many flights go between Long Beach, CA and New Orleans, LA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 75 available flights from LGB to MSY.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code LGB
Origination airport name Long Beach Airport
City Long Beach, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.8
Longitude -118.2

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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