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Whether you’re flying to NOLA for Mardi Gras, Essence Festival, a weekend getaway, or a family vacation, you’ll want to ride in comfort. Usually, searching for flights during peak season can feel hectic, but Hotwire makes it easy. Spend less time combing through hundreds of flights deals and more time doing what you enjoy most—planning activities.

Explore the town down in New Orleans

Top Things to do in NOLA: If you’re visiting New Orleans for the first time, the French Quarter should be at the top of your list of things to do. The Vieux Carre is an architectural marvel and features rich cultural music, foods, history, and more. The area is lined with eateries, specialty shops, and street performers on almost every corner. Next up is the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA). New Orleans’ oldest museum features over 4,000 art pieces, rotating exhibits, and a sculpture garden. Speaking of gardens—the New Orleans Garden District is known for its enchanting manicured grand mansions, streetcar, shopping on Magazine Street, and zoo. Its scenery makes it the optimal backdrop for photography, so don’t forget to pack your camera!

Tour and Crawl in “N’awlins”: You’ve probably heard the spooky tales of New Orleans haunted neighborhoods and are ready to see if the stories are true. The Haunted Pub crawl in New Orleans is a guided ghost pub tour in the French Quarter that is sure to leave you entertained. Want to push the envelope a little further? Check out the adults-only Ghost, True Crime, Voodoo and Vampire Walking Tour by Hottest Hell Tours. Spooky tours, not your thing? Opt for a thrilling New Orleans Air Boat Tour to see the swamp of Cajun Country and its native animals up close. Check out the Swamp and Bayou sightseeing boat tour by Gray Lines of New Orleans if you want to tour the swamps and bayous on a larger vessel. While aboard the 4-hour tour, you’ll pass by the Mississippi River and the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. If the thought of sailing beneath majestic weeping willows excites you, you’ll love this bayou tour.

Creole Tastings and Cajun Cuisine: There’s no way you can visit New Orleans without dining at Commander’s Palace—especially when its lunch menu serves 25-cent martinis. The restaurant’s stark blue appearance is just one of its unique features, and its intimate atmosphere and colorful gourmet dishes make it the perfect NOLA fine dining experience. If you’re on the go and need a quick bite, check out Dat Dog for a Guinness dog or Vaucresson hot sausage on a vegan bun with crawfish etouffee, blackberry sauce, Nana’s slaw, and Chicago sweet relish. Dat Dog also offers a variety of specialty vegan sausages, including its smoked apple sage and vegan bratwurst. For iconic New Orleans pastries, rumor has it Café du Monde serves the best beignets in Louisiana.

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Frequently Asked Questions Flights to NOLA

How to get cheap flights to New Orleans?

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What is the name of the New Orleans airport?

The name of the New Orleans airport is Louis Armstrong International Airport (MSY). The hotel features restaurants, shops, lounges, and more. It also features a car rental center that has car rental types ranging from SUVs to mid-size sedans. Book the perfect New Orleans car rental at MSY with Hotwire. If you’re into budget vacationing, book a last-minute car rental with Hotwire Hot Rates. Don’t want to drive too far to a hotel? Opt for a stay near the airport.

What airport is best to fly into New Orleans?

New Orleans has a few airports. Its most premier and only commercial airport is MSY. If you book a flight to New Orleans with Hotwire, your plane will land at MSY. The city also has a private charter airport—Lakefront Airport. This airport serves as a flight school and private charter airport. Louisiana has one more major airport located over 4 hours away in Shreveport, Louisiana. Be sure to book your flight to MSY to land in New Orleans.

What is the cheapest month to fly to New Orleans?

Spring through August is considered the high season in New Orleans, and prices are usually higher during the holidays (November through December). August is generally a cheaper month to book a flight to New Orleans.

Is it safe to travel to New Orleans?

With all the recent COVID-19 closures and reopenings, many people are wondering, “Is it safe to travel to New Orleans right now?” When you travel, be sure to keep up with any destination updates or restrictions. Stay safe by referring to the guidance on traveling during the coronavirus pandemic when booking your next trip.

New Orleans Flight Information
Destination AirportLouis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.
Destination Airport IATA CodeMSY
Airlines ServingAmerican Airlines, Delta, Frontier Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Spirit Airlines, United
Number Of Airlines Serving6
Flight Price$147
Popular AirlineDelta

Last Minute Hotel Deals in New Orleans

Old 77 Hotel
Old 77 Hotel
4 out of 5
535 Tchoupitoulas Street, New Orleans, LA, 70130
The price is $107 per night from Dec 27 to Dec 28
$107
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Dec 27 - Dec 28
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Old 77 Hotel
Bourbon Orleans Hotel
Bourbon Orleans Hotel
4 out of 5
717 Orleans St., New Orleans, LA, 70116
The price is $169 per night from Dec 12 to Dec 13
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Dec 12 - Dec 13
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4.4/5 Excellent! (1,484 reviews)
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Bourbon Orleans Hotel
French Market Inn
French Market Inn
3 out of 5
509 Decatur St., New Orleans, LA, 70130
The price is $119 per night from Dec 13 to Dec 14
$119
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Dec 13 - Dec 14
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French Market Inn
International House Hotel
International House Hotel
4 out of 5
221 Camp St, New Orleans, LA, 70130
The price is $124 per night from Dec 15 to Dec 16
$124
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Dec 15 - Dec 16
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International House Hotel
Astor Crowne Plaza New Orleans French Quarter, an IHG Hotel
Astor Crowne Plaza New Orleans French Quarter, an IHG Hotel
4.5 out of 5
739 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA, 70130
The price is $109 per night from Dec 13 to Dec 14
$109
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Dec 13 - Dec 14
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury hotel in New Orleans. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and a fitness center. Our guests praise the restaurant and the helpful staff in ...
3.8/5 Good! (1,854 reviews)
"Beautiful hotel! I just wish the room was bigger, too narrow and not enough space to move around."

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2022

Astor Crowne Plaza New Orleans French Quarter, an IHG Hotel
Maison Dupuy Hotel
Maison Dupuy Hotel
3.5 out of 5
1001 Toulouse St, New Orleans, LA, 70116
The price is $129 per night from Dec 13 to Dec 14
$129
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Dec 13 - Dec 14
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3.7/5 Good! (1,099 reviews)
Girls Trip 2022
"Girls trip, the hotel and staff was amazing."

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Maison Dupuy Hotel
New Orleans Marriott
New Orleans Marriott
4 out of 5
555 Canal St, New Orleans, LA, 70130
The price is $145 per night from Dec 22 to Dec 23
$145
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4.1/5 Very Good! (1,638 reviews)
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New Orleans Marriott
Wyndham New Orleans - French Quarter
Wyndham New Orleans - French Quarter
4 out of 5
124 Royal St, New Orleans, LA, 70130
The price is $117 per night from Jan 3 to Jan 4
$117
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Jan 3 - Jan 4
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4.1/5 Very Good! (2,437 reviews)
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Wyndham New Orleans - French Quarter
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Comfort Inn New Orleans Airport South
Comfort Inn New Orleans Airport South
2.5 out of 5
10151 Airline Hwy, Saint Rose, LA, 70087
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4.2/5 Very Good! (1,002 reviews)
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Comfort Inn New Orleans Airport South
Comfort Suites Airport
Comfort Suites Airport
2.5 out of 5
2710 Idaho Ave, Kenner, LA, 70062
The price is $121 per night from Dec 20 to Dec 21
$121
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Stay at this hotel in Kenner. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy beds in our reviews. Popular ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (1,003 reviews)
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Comfort Suites Airport
Hilton Garden Inn New Orleans Airport
Hilton Garden Inn New Orleans Airport
3 out of 5
4535 Williams Blvd, Kenner, LA, 70065
The price is $105 per night from Dec 25 to Dec 26
$105
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Dec 25 - Dec 26
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Service.
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Hilton Garden Inn New Orleans Airport
Wyndham Garden New Orleans Airport
Wyndham Garden New Orleans Airport
3 out of 5
6401 Veterans Memorial Blvd, Metairie, LA, 70003
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Wyndham Garden New Orleans Airport
Hilton New Orleans Airport
Hilton New Orleans Airport
3.5 out of 5
901 Airline Dr, Kenner, LA, 70062
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Hilton New Orleans Airport
Comfort Inn & Suites New Orleans Airport North
Comfort Inn & Suites New Orleans Airport North
2.5 out of 5
1501 Veterans Memorial Blvd, Kenner, LA, 70062
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$106
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Dec 18 - Dec 19
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Comfort Inn & Suites New Orleans Airport North
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