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Prices starting at $79 for return flights and $40 for one-way flights to New Orleans were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.
|Origin Airport IATA Code||PIT|
|Destination Airport IATA Code||MSY|
|Direct Flight Airlines||Southwest Airlines|
|Earliest Flight Arrival||2:20AM UTC|
|Latest Flight Arrival||2:20AM UTC|
If you live in Pittsburgh and you're looking to get away to a city with as vibrant a nightlife as its culture, then catch a flight to New Orleans, where fun and work go hand-in-hand. When you fly from Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) to New Orleans, your flight will last about four hours. You can reach the airport by taking advantage of Port West Authority's public bus system.
Home to 2,000 animals, the Audubon Zoo is a perfect place for families and friends alike to visit together. Also run by the Audubon Institute is the Aquarium of the Americas, one of the most advanced aquariums in all of the United States. For a closer look into the plant life and climate of New Orleans, you can stop by Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, which protects parts of Louisiana's Mississippi River Delta region. Sports fans can take a trip to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, a large exhibition and sports venue.
When you fly from Pittsburgh International Airport to New Orleans, you'll arrive at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY), you are going to want to be in around February and March, which is Mardi Gras season. Mardi Gras is an annual Carnival celebration that takes place in the city every year. Beyond that, visitors should make use of New Orleans' varied forms of public transportation: streetcars, taxis and buses. Temperatures in New Orleans rarely dip below 45 degrees.
If you're wondering about travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when getting a flight from Pittsburgh to New Orleans, go right to our Covid-19 Travel Advisor.
The shortest flight from PIT to Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl. Airport (MSY) is 3 hours and 7 minutes. Order your favorite tipple from the cabin crew, start your travel journal or get to know your neighbors — you'll have enough time on this medium-haul journey.
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 New Orleans 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.
In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to New Orleans 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.
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.
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.
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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Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.
Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.