The cheapest times to fly from SEA to MSY are
- January 1st to February 11th
- February 26th to March 11th
- August 6th to December 16th (except the weeks of November 19th and November 26th)
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 SEA to MSY is early December. Prices can be as high as $1054 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $237 for Tuesday flights around early December.
When to Fly to New Orleans
Flying from Seattle, WA (SEA) to New Orleans, LA (MSY) will usually cost between $245 to $509 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 $251. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $512. 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 $313 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SEA to MSY flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SEA to MSY route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the SEA to MSY flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Seattle. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, 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 $137 (33%) 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 $275. Return trip prices are from the MSY to SEA 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 SEA to MSY can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 44 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from SEA to MSY? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Emirates, Fiji Airways, Frontier, JetBlue, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, Southwest, Spirit, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport to Seattle/Tacoma International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 2083 miles or 3352 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from SEA to MSY?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop SEA to MSY flight is about 4 hour 44 minutes.
How many flights go between Seattle, WA and New Orleans, LA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 104 available flights from SEA to MSY.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Seattle/Tacoma International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport|
|City||New Orleans, LA|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from SEA to MSY tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 16% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 32% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave MSY heading for SEA about 2 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in New Orleans, LA is about 14 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Alaska: 2 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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