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Trade the magic and sunshine of Orlando for the dazzle, charm, and culture of the Big Easy when you fly with Southwest Airlines®. Southwest® flies direct from Orlando International Airport to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport at prices that’ll make you wonder why you haven’t gone already. Book your flight with confidence, knowing that the process will be straightforward from start to finish. Have flexible travel dates? Put your travel window into the Low Fare Calendar and see the lowest ticket prices for each day of the month. Explore Southwest Vacations® for deals on flights, rental cars, hotels, and more.
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Average Flight Time: 1 hour 40 minutes
Departing from: Orlando International Airport (MCO)
Arriving at: Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY)
You’ll feel like you’re part of the group of saints as they go marching in when you deplane at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. Rent a car, call a ride share or cab, or hop on a bus from the RTA or the JET—they leave nine times daily and will whisk you right into downtown New Orleans. Begin your vacation adventure with a tour—bar tours, food tours, cemetery tours, haunted location tours, swamp tours, history tours—it’s all here and waiting for you to take advantage! Tour the city and see where its own special brand of mystery and magic will pull you.
Exploring sure does work up an appetite, and you’re likely to find lots of places to grab a bite while on your adventure. Hungry for seafood? There are fresh options everywhere. Authentic soul food abounds as well. Cajun and Creole options cannot be missed—why come to New Orleans if not to avail yourself of its signature cuisines? Have a sweet tooth? Finish your meal with beignets, or try bananas Foster, which was first made in Nawlins.
If you find yourself in town for Mardi Gras, be sure to catch some of the fun. Bands, parades, and beads—fun for the whole family, but also great for a group of singles looking for a rowdy night on the town. No matter how you decide to spend your time in New Orleans, when you book with Southwest Airlines you’ll have a little bit more money in your pocket to spend on whatever takes your fancy.
One child over 14 days and under two (2) years of age, not occupying a seat, may be carried free of charge when traveling with an adult (12 years of age or older). Learn more.
Customers flying with a pet are subject to a pet fare. To learn more about traveling with your furry friend, explore the Southwest Pet Policy.
Minors under the age of 18 are not permitted to fly unaccompanied on international flights or any itinerary that includes an international flight. Learn more.
Start packing! Every ticketed Customer’s first two checked bags are free. Learn more.
Making a memorable trip from Orlando to New Orleans is about more than scoring a great deal on flights. That’s why we go the extra mile every step of the way to make sure your travel is as smooth as possible. Learn more about the Southwest Experience and book your next flight to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport.
Whether you’re traveling for work or play, alone or with the whole family, booking with Southwest is straightforward. Low fares. No hidden fees. That’s Transfarency®, and it applies whether you’re flying to New Orleans or any one of our other dozens of destinations. Stay up to date with our latest flight deals when you enroll in our Click 'N Save® emails. Looking for tours, activities, and more hidden gems to add to your New Orleans experience? Check out Southwest Airlines® Experiences and earn Rapid Rewards® when you book.
1First and second checked bags. Weight and size limits apply.
2Fare difference may apply.