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The cheapest times to fly from MSY to CMH are

  • July 16th to February 4th (except the weeks of November 19th, December 17th, and January 1st)

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 CMH is mid August. Prices can be as high as $749 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $191 for Tuesday flights around mid August.

 

When to Fly to Columbus

Flying from New Orleans, LA (MSY) to Columbus, OH (CMH) will usually cost between $200 to $501 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $197. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $459. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $261 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $243 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSY to CMH flight.

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

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MSY to CMH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSY to CMH 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 $0.19, 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 $150 (40%) 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 $214. Return trip prices are from the CMH 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 CMH can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 26 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from MSY to CMH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) in Pittsburgh, PA

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from CMH
  • Usually 10.31% less expensive than CMH
  • Nonstop flights available

See MSY to PIT flights

Destination alternative #2: Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport (CLE) in Cleveland, OH

  • 112 miles (180 km) away from CMH
  • Usually 4.33% less expensive than CMH
  • Nonstop flights available

See MSY to CLE flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Iberia, Qantas, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John Glenn Columbus International Airport to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 806 miles or 1297 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSY to CMH flight is about 2 hour 26 minutes.

How many flights go between New Orleans, LA and Columbus, OH?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 77 available flights from MSY to CMH.

 

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 codeCMH
Destination airport nameJohn Glenn Columbus International Airport
CityColumbus, OH
Countrythe United States
Latitude40
Longitude-82.9

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from MSY to CMH tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 15% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 62% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave CMH heading for MSY about 3 minutes early. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Columbus, OH is about 5 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Spirit: 3 minutes early
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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