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Airfares from $87 One Way, $174 Round Trip from New Orleans to Omaha

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More About Flying To Omaha from New Orleans

Route Information for Flights from New Orleans to Omaha

Origin Airport IATA Code MSY
Destination Airport IATA Code OMA
Distance 842 mi
Direct Flight Airlines Southwest Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 4:55PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 4:55PM UTC

Plan Your Trip from New Orleans to Omaha

New Orleans Airport Information

Most heading flying from New Orleans use the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. Look for flights from New Orleans using Orbitz.com and you will be able to choose from the many air passenger carriers that service the airport, including Air Canada, AirTran, American Airlines, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest, United and US Airways.

Airport Parking in New Orleans

You'll never have to spend hours searching for a parking space as the New Orleans International Airport's long-term parking garage has the capacity to hold 2,500 cars. The cost is fairly reasonable at a maximum of $13 for any 24-hour period. Alternatively, there are also off-site parking operators like Park 'N Fly on Airline Drive and US Park on Airline Highways that offer free shuttle services to and from the airport.

Ground Transportation in New Orleans

To get to the airport, you can take the airport-downtown express bus (E-2) for only $2.00, but jostling with other commuters may not be convenient if you're carrying a lot of luggage. Tiger Airport Shuttle provides transportation to and from Baton Rouge, while the airport's shuttle service travels between the airport and New Orleans' central business district. You can also find cabs that charge roughly $33 for transportation from the downtown area to the airport. If you purchased your air ticket through Orbitz.com, you may have saved enough money to treat yourself by hiring a private car or limousine service to get you to the airport on time in comfort.

Restaurants in the New Orleans Airport

Whether you are looking for a cold beverage or a light nosh, you will have plenty of choices once you reach the airport. Popular eateries include the Café Beignet in the West Terminal near the JetBlue counter, Lucky dog on concourses B and C, PJ's Coffee before the security checkpoint on Concourse C and Praline Connection on Concourse B. Enjoy your trip, and remember to use Orbitz.com for the best deals the next time you are looking for flights from New Orleans.

Airports in Omaha

Omaha, Nebraska, is served by Eppley Airfield, located at 4501 Abbot Drive. It is about nine miles away from downtown Omaha. Orbitz.com searches hundreds of travel options at once, so it is a great choice if you are looking for discount domestic flights to Omaha.

Transportation from the Airport

Orbitz.com can help you book a car rental in addition to helping you find flights to Omaha. Many companies offer car rentals in and around the airport. There is also metered taxi service. A ride from the airport to downtown Omaha will cost approximately $25. Omaha also has a public bus system with a fare of $1.25. Many hotels offer shuttle service from the airport.

Weather in Omaha

Omaha has hot summers and cold winters. The average temperatures in July are in the 70s, and the average temperatures in January are in the 20s. Summer is marked by high humidity and thunderstorms are common during this season. There is an average yearly snowfall of around 27 inches. Bring clothes that are appropriate to the season, and don't forget an umbrella if you are visiting in the summer.

Omaha's Major Attractions

Omaha has many historical and cultural attractions, including the Omaha Community Playhouse and the Joslyn Art Museum. The Henry Doorly Zoo is one of the premiere zoos in the world, with more than 25 million visitors over the past 40 years. Omaha also has a thriving rhythm and blues scene. If you are planning a trip, let Orbitz.com help you find the cheapest flights to Omaha, Nebraska.

Flights from New Orleans to Omaha - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from New Orleans to Omaha now?

Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor can answer all your questions about current quarantine requirements and travel restrictions when catching a flight from New Orleans to Omaha.

What is the shortest flight from New Orleans to Omaha?

With the flight from MSY to Eppley Field Airport (OMA) taking a minimum of 3 hours and 20 minutes, there's plenty of time to relax and enjoy the ride. Treat yourself to an in-flight wine or two and settle into your seat with an interesting movie or novel.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Omaha?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Omaha have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Omaha with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Omaha without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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