The cheapest times to fly from MSY to ORK are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • August 13th to August 26th
  • October 1st to December 9th

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 ORK is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1681 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $900 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Cork

Flying from New Orleans, LA (MSY) to Cork (ORK) will usually cost between $974 to $1387 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $991. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1422. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $431 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1061 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSY to ORK flight.

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

MSY to ORK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSY to ORK flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from New Orleans. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Cork, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to New Orleans. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $150 (13%) 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 $1035. Return trip prices are from the ORK 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 ORK can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 41 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 ORK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Dublin Airport (DUB) in Dublin

  • 143 miles (230 km) away from ORK
  • Usually 20.84% less expensive than ORK
  • 1-layover flights available

See MSY to DUB flights

Destination alternative #2: Shannon Airport (SNN) in Shannon

  • 62 miles (100 km) away from ORK
  • Usually 10.61% less expensive than ORK
  • 1-layover flights available

See MSY to SNN flights


Flight Hacking MSY to ORK

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from MSY to ORK — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Miami, FL (MSY > MIA > ORK)

  • Price for both tickets: $880
  • Average savings: $181 (17.07%)

See MSY to MIA flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (MSY > LAX > ORK)

  • Price for both tickets: $914
  • Average savings: $147 (13.86%)

See MSY to LAX flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (MSY > JFK > ORK)

  • Price for both tickets: $921
  • Average savings: $140 (13.2%)

See MSY to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4282 miles or 6891 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSY to ORK flight is about 8 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between New Orleans, LA and Cork?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from MSY to ORK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MSY
Origination airport name Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
City New Orleans, LA
Country the United States
Latitude 30
Longitude -90.3

Return Airport

Destination code ORK
Destination airport name Cork Airport
City Cork
Country Ireland
Latitude 51.8
Longitude -8.5


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