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Cheapest flight from Memphis to New Orleans

Shrewsbury
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Cheapest flight from Memphis to New Orleans

Son is currently travelling in US, has decided that he would prefer to cancel his Greyhound trip from Memphis to New Orleans (11 hours) and fly.

Having surfed through some websites best price is about $360 which includes a stop in Atlanta. Travel time is about 4 and a half hours.

Any help regarding best/cheapest method from Memphis (MEM) to New Orleans (MSY) would be most gratefully received.

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1. Re: Cheapest flight from Memphis to New Orleans

Memphis can be a difficult city to fly in and out of. Your best bet is going to be Southwest Airlines, which is not going to be listed on sites like Travelocity, Expedia, etc. - you'll have to go directly to their web site. You can probably get a one-way for less than $200 if you book far enough in advance, but going to NO you will have to change planes somewhere.

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2. Re: Cheapest flight from Memphis to New Orleans

Thanks for the speedy response - will head to their site now for a look. Cheers

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3. Re: Cheapest flight from Memphis to New Orleans

Memphis often has high or the highest airfares in the US. Many folks in Memphis fly from Nashville or Little Rock to save money. Even with SW coming to Memphis later this year, flights we booked for December were still hundreds of dollars less out of Little Rock than Memphis.

Did you know there is a train from Memphis to NO? Lots of folks like to take it. Its cheaper than flying and quicker than the bus. Check amtrak.com for times and fares.

You also might want to check Southern, a smaller airline that flies smaller planes out of the smaller airports in and around Memphis. They offer cheaper fares than many of the major airlines. Not sure of your dates, but you can check at the website below.

www.iflysouthern.com/index.cfm…

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4. Re: Cheapest flight from Memphis to New Orleans

That's great info - never even thought of trains. Will check both those and the smaller airline. Many thanks for your input. Much appreciated

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5. Re: Cheapest flight from Memphis to New Orleans

You're so welcome.

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