The cheapest times to fly from MSY to ALG are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • September 10th to December 9th (except the week of 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 MSY to ALG is early December. Prices can be as high as $1700 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $888 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Algiers

Flying from New Orleans, LA (MSY) to Algiers (ALG) will usually cost between $911 to $1418 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 $934. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1437. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $503 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1097 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSY to ALG flight.

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

MSY to ALG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSY to ALG flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from New Orleans. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Algiers, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to New Orleans. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $104 (9%) 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 $1066. Return trip prices are from the ALG to MSY 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 MSY to ALG can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 19 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking MSY to ALG

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 MSY to ALG — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (MSY > BOS > ALG)

  • Price for both tickets: $916
  • Average savings: $181 (16.46%)

See MSY to BOS flights

Hack #2: Chicago, IL (MSY > ORD > ALG)

  • Price for both tickets: $945
  • Average savings: $152 (13.82%)

See MSY to ORD flights

Hack #3: Miami, FL (MSY > MIA > ALG)

  • Price for both tickets: $946
  • Average savings: $151 (13.77%)

See MSY to MIA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Algerie, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Houari Boumediene Airport to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5190 miles or 8352 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSY to ALG flight is about 10 hour 19 minutes.

How many flights go between New Orleans, LA and Algiers?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from MSY to ALG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MSY
Origination airport name Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
City New Orleans, LA
Country the United States
Latitude 30
Longitude -90.3

Return Airport

Destination code ALG
Destination airport name Houari Boumediene Airport
City Algiers
Country Algeria
Latitude 36.7
Longitude 3.2


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