The cheapest times to fly from MSY to YXE are

  • January 8th to February 18th (except the week of February 5th)
  • June 4th to July 1st (except the week of June 18th)
  • August 13th 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 YXE is early December. Prices can be as high as $1230 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $406 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Saskatoon

Flying from New Orleans, LA (MSY) to Saskatoon (YXE) will usually cost between $469 to $1005 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $495. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $940. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $446 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $711 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSY to YXE flight.

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

MSY to YXE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSY to YXE 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 $0.25, 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 $237 (27%) 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 $597. Return trip prices are from the YXE 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 YXE 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 7 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking MSY to YXE

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 YXE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Minneapolis, MN (MSY > MSP > YXE)

  • Price for both tickets: $621
  • Average savings: $91 (12.73%)

See MSY to MSP flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $623
  • Average savings: $89 (12.45%)

See MSY to LAX flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (MSY > LGA > YXE)

  • Price for both tickets: $645
  • Average savings: $67 (9.35%)

See MSY to LGA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Delta, Korean Air, Qantas, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John G Diefenbaker International Airport to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1746 miles or 2810 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSY to YXE flight is about 4 hour 7 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from MSY to YXE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeYXE
Destination airport nameJohn G Diefenbaker International Airport


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