The cheapest times to fly from LSE to MSY are

  • January 15th to February 11th
  • April 2nd to July 1st (except the weeks of May 14th and June 18th)
  • August 13th to September 23rd
  • 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 LSE to MSY is early December. Prices can be as high as $978 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $190 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to New Orleans

Flying from La Crosse, WI (LSE) to New Orleans, LA (MSY) will usually cost between $207 to $524 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 $248. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $478. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $229 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $315 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LSE to MSY flight.

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

LSE to MSY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LSE to MSY flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from La Crosse. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.2, 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 $219 (46%) 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 $246. Return trip prices are from the MSY to LSE 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 LSE 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 43 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LSE 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 La Crosse Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 961 miles or 1547 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LSE to MSY flight is about 2 hour 43 minutes.

How many flights go between La Crosse, WI and New Orleans, LA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 70 available flights from LSE to MSY.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeLSE
Origination airport nameLa Crosse Regional Airport
CityLa Crosse, WI
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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