The cheapest times to fly from MSY to BJX are

  • January 8th to February 11th
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • August 6th to December 2nd (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 BJX is mid October. Prices can be as high as $1199 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $512 for Tuesday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to León

Flying from New Orleans, LA (MSY) to Leon/Guanajuato (BJX) will usually cost between $537 to $698 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $516. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $806. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $290 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $587 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSY to BJX flight.

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

MSY to BJX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSY to BJX flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from New Orleans. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.39, which is a bit 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 $27 (4%) 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 $580. Return trip prices are from the BJX 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 BJX 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 40 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 MSY to BJX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Jesus Teran International Airport (AGU) in Aguascalientes

  • 73 miles (117 km) away from BJX
  • Usually 23.79% less expensive than BJX
  • 1-layover flights available

See MSY to AGU flights


Flight Hacking MSY to BJX

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 BJX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Mexico City (MSY > MEX > BJX)

  • Price for both tickets: $462
  • Average savings: $125 (21.23%)

See MSY to MEX flights

Hack #2: Cancun (MSY > CUN > BJX)

  • Price for both tickets: $517
  • Average savings: $70 (11.94%)

See MSY to CUN flights

Hack #3: Houston, TX (MSY > IAH > BJX)

  • Price for both tickets: $574
  • Average savings: $13 (2.13%)

See MSY to IAH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, American, COPA, Delta, Frontier, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 935 miles or 1505 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSY to BJX flight is about 2 hour 40 minutes.

How many flights go between New Orleans, LA and Leon/Guanajuato?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 52 available flights from MSY to BJX.


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 BJX
Destination airport name Guanajuato International Airport
City Leon/Guanajuato
Country Mexico
Latitude 21
Longitude -101.5


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