The cheapest times to fly from MSY to JAC are

  • July 2nd to December 16th (except the week of July 16th)

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 JAC is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1177 for Sunday flights during late May, or as low as $258 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Jackson

Flying from New Orleans, LA (MSY) to Jackson, WY (JAC) will usually cost between $306 to $840 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $315. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late May, with an average price of $870. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $555 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $541 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSY to JAC flight.

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

MSY to JAC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSY to JAC 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 $0.23, 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 $205 (32%) 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 $437. Return trip prices are from the JAC 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 JAC can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 37 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 JAC while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Yellowstone Regional Airport (COD) in Cody, WY

  • 106 miles (171 km) away from JAC
  • Usually 7.21% less expensive than JAC
  • 1-layover flights available

See MSY to COD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1465 miles or 2358 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSY to JAC flight is about 3 hour 37 minutes.

How many flights go between New Orleans, LA and Jackson, WY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 67 available flights from MSY to JAC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeMSY
Origination airport nameLouis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
CityNew Orleans, LA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeJAC
Destination airport nameJackson Hole Airport
CityJackson, WY
Countrythe United States


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