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Travelers usually depart from San Francisco International, San Francisco, CA - Salesforce Plaza, San Francisco, CA Bus Stop, San Francisco, CA Train Station, or San Francisco, CA - Fisherman’s Wharf when they travel from San Francisco 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 distance between San Francisco and New Orleans is 3074 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and American Airlines. San Francisco and New Orleans have 327 direct flights per week.

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United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
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Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
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Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
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American AirlinesAALAAYesNo

United States COVID-19 travel restrictions

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Most travelers from San Francisco, SFO can enter New Orleans, MSY.

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  • 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 San Francisco to New Orleans?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between San Francisco and New Orleans takes around 4.1 hours.
What is the flight distance between San Francisco and New Orleans?
The flight distance between San Francisco and New Orleans is 3074 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between San Francisco and New Orleans?
Several carriers operate flights between San Francisco and New Orleans. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include United Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from San Francisco?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Francisco and Las Vegas, Paris, Barcelona, Denver, Washington, D.C., Mexico City, Chicago, Guadalajara, London, Atlanta, Rome, Austin, Lisbon, Madrid, New York, Dublin, Amsterdam, Berlin, Athens, Tahiti.
What are the most popular routes to and from New Orleans?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as New Orleans and Denver, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Raleigh, New York, Cincinnati, Washington, D.C., Orlando, Austin, Salt Lake City, Atlanta, Chicago, Phoenix, Las Vegas, San Diego, Fort Lauderdale, Pittsburgh, Minneapolis, Boston, Portland.
What airports are near San Francisco?
The main airport in San Francisco is San Francisco International. It is also served by San Francisco International, Sacramento International, Oakland International, San Jose International, Stockton Metropolitan, Monterey Regional, Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County, Merced Regional, Buchanan Field.
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, Lafayette Regional, Mobile Regional, Baton Rouge Metropolitan, Gulfport–Biloxi International, Mobile Downtown Airport, Hattiesburg–Laurel Regional.
What buses and trains depart from San Francisco?
A number of bus and train companies depart from San Francisco, including Greyhound.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between San Francisco and New Orleans?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between San Francisco and New Orleans thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between San Francisco and New Orleans can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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