The cheapest times to fly from MSY to MGM are

  • April 23rd to July 29th (except the weeks of May 7th, May 14th, June 11th, and July 2nd)
  • November 5th to February 18th (except the weeks of November 19th, January 1st, and February 5th)

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 MGM is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1032 for Sunday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $178 for Wednesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Montgomery

Flying from New Orleans, LA (MSY) to Montgomery, AL (MGM) will usually cost between $208 to $566 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $252. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1032. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $780 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $326 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSY to MGM flight.

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

MSY to MGM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSY to MGM 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 $0.73, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MGM, and Tuesday 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 $187 (43%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $251. Return trip prices are from the MGM 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 MGM can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 29 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 MGM while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) in Atlanta, GA

  • 147 miles (237 km) away from MGM
  • Usually 40.49% less expensive than MGM
  • Nonstop flights available

See MSY to ATL flights

Destination alternative #2: Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) in Birmingham, AL

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from MGM
  • Usually 13.19% less expensive than MGM
  • 1-layover flights available

See MSY to BHM flights

Destination alternative #3: Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP) in Panama City, FL

  • 139 miles (224 km) away from MGM
  • Usually 0.15% less expensive than MGM
  • 1-layover flights available

See MSY to ECP flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 279 miles or 449 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSY to MGM flight is about 1 hour 29 minutes.

How many flights go between New Orleans, LA and Montgomery, AL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from MSY to MGM.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeMGM
Destination airport nameMontgomery Regional Airport
CityMontgomery, AL
Countrythe United States


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