New Orleans, LA to Los Angeles, CA flights from $104

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Cheapest one-way trip

$104

Cheapest nonstop round-trip

$150

Cheapest round-trip

$182

Average round-trip

$297

Nonstop flights in December

$150 – $1050

Round trips

New Orleans MSYLos Angeles LAX

Spirit Airlines

$182
New Orleans MSYLos Angeles LAX

Spirit Airlines

$182

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Travelers usually depart from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International, New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal, or New Orleans, LA-Charles Poydras when they travel from New Orleans to Los Angeles. Book your trip to arrive at Los Angeles International, Los Angeles, CA Bus Station, Los Angeles, CA - Union Station, Los Angeles - Westwood Amtrak, or Los Angeles, CA - Downtown LA. The distance between New Orleans and Los Angeles is 2685 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, Linear Air, American Airlines, and Delta Air Lines. New Orleans and Los Angeles have 401 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from New Orleans to Los Angeles

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Linear Air O2YesNo
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

United States COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in United States – 12/2022
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Most travelers from New Orleans, MSY can enter Los Angeles, LAX.

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Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is not required
  • Quarantine is not required

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in United States in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from New Orleans to Los Angeles?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between New Orleans and Los Angeles takes around 4.3 hours.
What is the flight distance between New Orleans and Los Angeles?
The flight distance between New Orleans and Los Angeles is 2685 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between New Orleans and Los Angeles?
Several carriers operate flights between New Orleans and Los Angeles. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Delta Air Lines, Spirit Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from New Orleans?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as New Orleans and Denver, Philadelphia, Orlando, San Francisco, Raleigh, Washington, D.C., Las Vegas, Austin, New York, London, Paris, Cincinnati, Phoenix, Chicago, Atlanta, Salt Lake City, San Diego, Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Portland.
What are the most popular routes to and from Los Angeles?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Los Angeles and Denver, Atlanta, Las Vegas, New York, Cincinnati, Charlotte, Cancún, Chicago, Mexico City, Washington, D.C., Paris, Guadalajara, London, Rome, Amsterdam, Philadelphia, Orlando, St. Louis, Houston, Minneapolis.
What airports are near New Orleans?
The main airport in New Orleans is Louis Armstrong New Orleans International. It is also served by Louis Armstrong New Orleans International, Baton Rouge Metropolitan, Lafayette Regional, Mobile Regional, Gulfport–Biloxi International, Mobile Downtown Airport, Hattiesburg–Laurel Regional.
What airports are near Los Angeles?
The main airport in Los Angeles is Los Angeles International. It is also served by San Diego International, Tijuana International, Ontario International, John Wayne, Hollywood Burbank, Palm Springs International, Santa Barbara Municipal, McClellan–Palomar, Santa Maria Public, Long Beach.
What buses and trains depart from New Orleans?
A number of bus and train companies depart from New Orleans, including Greyhound.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between New Orleans and Los Angeles?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between New Orleans and Los Angeles thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between New Orleans and Los Angeles can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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