The cheapest times to fly from MSY to YEG are

  • July 9th to August 5th
  • October 8th to February 11th (except the week of December 17th)

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 YEG is early November. Prices can be as high as $907 for Sunday flights during late March, or as low as $355 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Edmonton

Flying from New Orleans, LA (MSY) to Edmonton (YEG) will usually cost between $386 to $756 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $422. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late March, with an average price of $682. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $260 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $585 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSY to YEG flight.

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

MSY to YEG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSY to YEG 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 $0.18, 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 $168 (25%) 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 $494. Return trip prices are from the YEG 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 YEG can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 34 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska, American, Delta, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1992 miles or 3206 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSY to YEG flight is about 4 hour 34 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 47 available flights from MSY to YEG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeYEG
Destination airport nameEdmonton International Airport


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