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The cheapest times to fly from MSY to BMI are

  • April 9th to April 29th (except the week of April 16th)
  • July 9th to October 7th
  • November 5th to November 18th
  • December 3rd to February 4th (except the week of December 17th)

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 BMI is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $910 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $238 for Tuesday flights around late August to early September.

 

When to Fly to Bloomington

Flying from New Orleans, LA (MSY) to Bloomington/Normal, IL (BMI) will usually cost between $268 to $566 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $277. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $597. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $321 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $368 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSY to BMI flight.

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

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MSY to BMI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSY to BMI flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from New Orleans. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.31, which is in the normal range for a flight.

 

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 $180 (37%) 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 $304. Return trip prices are from the BMI to MSY 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 MSY to BMI 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 18 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 BMI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Indianapolis International Airport (IND) in Indianapolis, IN

  • 148 miles (238 km) away from BMI
  • Usually 29.21% less expensive than BMI
  • Nonstop flights available

See MSY to IND flights

Destination alternative #2: Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in Chicago, IL

  • 116 miles (187 km) away from BMI
  • Usually 28.80% less expensive than BMI
  • Nonstop flights available

See MSY to ORD flights

Destination alternative #3: St Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) in St. Louis, MO

  • 142 miles (229 km) away from BMI
  • Usually 15.08% less expensive than BMI
  • Nonstop flights available

See MSY to STL flights

Destination alternative #4: Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) in Chicago, IL

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from BMI
  • Usually 7.74% less expensive than BMI
  • Nonstop flights available

See MSY to MDW flights

Destination alternative #5: University of Illinois/Willard Airport (CMI) in Champaign/Urbana, IL

  • 45 miles (72 km) away from BMI
  • Usually 3.80% less expensive than BMI
  • 1-layover flights available

See MSY to CMI flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Central Illinois Regional Airport to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 728 miles or 1172 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSY to BMI flight is about 2 hour 18 minutes.

How many flights go between New Orleans, LA and Bloomington/Normal, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 46 available flights from MSY to BMI.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeMSY
Origination airport nameLouis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
CityNew Orleans, LA
Countrythe United States
Latitude30
Longitude-90.3

Return Airport

Destination codeBMI
Destination airport nameCentral Illinois Regional Airport
CityBloomington/Normal, IL
Countrythe United States
Latitude40.5
Longitude-88.9

 

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