The cheapest times to fly from MEM to MLU are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • April 23rd to June 3rd
  • October 15th to December 16th (except the weeks of 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 MEM to MLU is early December. Prices can be as high as $606 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $426 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Monroe

Flying from Memphis, TN (MEM) to Monroe, LA (MLU) will usually cost between $426 to $599 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 $466. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $566. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $100 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $506 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MEM to MLU flight.

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

MEM to MLU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MEM to MLU flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Memphis. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.49, which is above 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 $100 (19%) 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 $430. Return trip prices are from the MLU to MEM 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 MEM to MLU 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 22 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 MEM to MLU while comparing.

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

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from MLU
  • Usually 55.93% less expensive than MLU
  • 1-layover flights available

See MEM to BTR flights

Destination alternative #2: Shreveport Regional Airport (SHV) in Shreveport, LA

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from MLU
  • Usually 33.79% less expensive than MLU
  • 1-layover flights available

See MEM to SHV flights

Destination alternative #3: Jackson Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN) in Jackson/Vicksburg, MS

  • 115 miles (185 km) away from MLU
  • Usually 7.91% less expensive than MLU
  • 1-layover flights available

See MEM to JAN flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MEM to MLU? 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 Monroe Regional Airport to Memphis International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 211 miles or 340 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from MEM to MLU?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MEM to MLU flight is about 1 hour 22 minutes.

How many flights go between Memphis, TN and Monroe, LA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from MEM to MLU.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MEM
Origination airport name Memphis International Airport
City Memphis, TN
Country the United States
Latitude 35
Longitude -90

Return Airport

Destination code MLU
Destination airport name Monroe Regional Airport
City Monroe, LA
Country the United States
Latitude 32.5
Longitude -92


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