Cheap flights from San Diego, CA to New Orleans, LA

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Cheapest one-way trip

$65

Cheapest round-trip

$144

Average round-trip

$230

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Travelers usually depart from San Diego International, San Diego, CA Bus Station, San Diego, CA - Old Town, McClellan–Palomar, or San Diego, CA - La Jolla when they travel from San Diego to New Orleans. Book your trip to arrive at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International, New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal, or New Orleans, LA-Charles Poydras. The most popular airlines for this route are Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines, Frontier Airlines, and Delta Air Lines. San Diego and New Orleans have 369 direct flights per week.

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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

United States COVID-19 travel restrictions

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Most travelers from San Diego, SAN can enter New Orleans, MSY.

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Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from San Diego?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Diego and Las Vegas, Denver, Austin, Cincinnati, Philadelphia, New York, Atlanta, Washington, D.C., Raleigh, Chicago, Phoenix, Orlando, San Antonio, St. Louis, Charlotte, Minneapolis, Detroit, Cleveland, Dallas, San Francisco.
What are the most popular routes to and from New Orleans?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as New Orleans and Denver, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Raleigh, New York, Cincinnati, Washington, D.C., Orlando, Austin, Salt Lake City, Atlanta, Chicago, Phoenix, Las Vegas, Fort Lauderdale, Pittsburgh, Minneapolis, Boston, Portland.
Which airports are there in San Diego?
San Diego is mainly served by San Diego International. But there are other airports nearby, including Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, McClellan–Palomar.
What airports are near San Diego?
The main airport in San Diego is San Diego International. It is also served by Los Angeles International, Tijuana International, John Wayne, Ontario International, Hollywood Burbank, Mexicali International, Palm Springs International, Long Beach, Imperial County, Yuma International.
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, Gulfport–Biloxi International, Baton Rouge Metropolitan, Lafayette Regional, Mobile Regional, Hattiesburg–Laurel Regional, Mobile Downtown Airport.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between San Diego and New Orleans?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between San Diego and New Orleans thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between San Diego and New Orleans can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
Which airlines fly between San Diego and New Orleans?
Currently, you can fly between San Diego and New Orleans with Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Delta Air Lines.
When's the best time to travel between San Diego and New Orleans?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between San Diego and New Orleans, you can enter a date range into the departure and return fields. Most carriers on the Kiwi.com website allow you to search and book up to six months from the day of your search. Order the search results by the best, cheapest, or fastest route, or find the cheapest outbound and return combination in the pricing table.
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