The cheapest times to fly from MSY to SLC are
- January 1st to February 4th
- July 9th to November 18th (except the weeks of July 23rd and July 30th)
- December 3rd to December 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 SLC is mid August. Prices can be as high as $734 for Sunday flights during early March, or as low as $199 for Tuesday flights around mid August.
When to Fly to Salt Lake City
Flying from New Orleans, LA (MSY) to Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) will usually cost between $227 to $550 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 $252. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $526. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $274 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $342 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSY to SLC flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MSY to SLC route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the MSY to SLC 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 $0.15, 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. 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 $216 (44%) 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 $261. Return trip prices are from the SLC to MSY flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from MSY to SLC can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 33 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from MSY to SLC? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Fiji Airways, Frontier, JetBlue, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Salt Lake City International Airport to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1426 miles or 2295 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from MSY to SLC?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSY to SLC flight is about 3 hour 33 minutes.
How many flights go between New Orleans, LA and Salt Lake City, UT?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 103 available flights from MSY to SLC.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport|
|City||New Orleans, LA|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Salt Lake City International Airport|
|City||Salt Lake City, UT|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from MSY to SLC tend to depart much later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 52% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 6% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave SLC heading for MSY about 18 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Salt Lake City, UT is about 7 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Delta: 18 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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