The cheapest times to fly from MSY to MBJ are

  • January 1st to April 29th (except the weeks of February 12th, February 19th, and April 2nd)
  • September 3rd to December 16th (except the weeks of October 1st, October 8th, and 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 MBJ is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1315 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $397 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Montego Bay

Flying from New Orleans, LA (MSY) to Montego Bay (MBJ) will usually cost between $407 to $622 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $406. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $750. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $344 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $448 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSY to MBJ flight.

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

MSY to MBJ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSY to MBJ flight is much 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 $0.25, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MBJ, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into MSY. 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 $102 (18%) 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 $438. Return trip prices are from the MBJ 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 MBJ 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 59 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 MBJ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Norman Manley International Airport (KIN) in Kingston

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from MBJ
  • Usually 3.57% less expensive than MBJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See MSY to KIN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Air Transat, American, Cayman Airways, COPA, Delta, JetBlue, Southwest, Spirit, Sun Country Airlines, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1109 miles or 1785 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSY to MBJ flight is about 2 hour 59 minutes.

How many flights go between New Orleans, LA and Montego Bay?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 75 available flights from MSY to MBJ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeMBJ
Destination airport nameSangster International Airport
CityMontego Bay


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