How to travel from New York City to New Orleans, LA

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from New York City to New Orleans, LA

You can get from New York City to New Orleans, LA by train, bus or flight.

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To get from New York City to New Orleans, LA on Dec 09 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

02:15PMPenn Station31h47 09:02PMUnion Passenger Terminal
0 transfers
1761One-way
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02:15PMPenn Station31h47 09:02PMUnion Passenger Terminal
0 transfers
1761One-way
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05:15PMLaGuardia Airport, NY6h25 10:40PMNew Orleans, Louis Armstrong International, LA
1 transfer
6801One-way
03:40PMPenn Station49h07 03:47PMUnion Passenger Terminal
1 transfer
3151One-way
03:45PMLaGuardia Airport, NY7h55 10:40PMNew Orleans, Louis Armstrong International, LA
1 transfer
7681One-way

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Travel Information between New York City and New Orleans, LA

distanceDistance1166 miles (1880 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$225 - $301
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $225 (€202) • 3 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $225 (€202) • 3 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, American Airlines or Amtrak

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 1166 miles (1880 km) between New York City and New Orleans, LA. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Greyhound, American Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from New York City to New Orleans, LA.

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Travel Tips: Travel to New Orleans, LA easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from New York City to New Orleans, LA.
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There are 4 ways to get from New York City to New Orleans, LA: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel from New York City to New Orleans, LA is by taking a flight with an average price of $225 (€202).

This is compared to other travel options to New Orleans, LA:

Taking a flight is about $43 (€38) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $268 (€240) for this trip.

Taking a flight is usually $76 (€68) less than taking a train to New Orleans, LA, which costs on average $301 (€270) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to New Orleans, LA from New York City is by flight with an average travel time of 3 h 5 min.

Other travel options to New Orleans, LA can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 31 h 35 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to New Orleans, LA by train can take on average 30 h 4 min.

New Orleans, LA is approximately 1166 miles (1880 km) away from New York City.

The average frequency per day from New York City to New Orleans, LA is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to New Orleans, LA from New York City as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from New York City to New Orleans, LA:

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from New York City to New Orleans, LA:

    • You can travel from New York City to New Orleans, LA by bus with Greyhound. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $268 (€240) with Greyhound from New York City to New Orleans, LA.
    • You can go to New Orleans, LA from New York City by plane with American Airlines. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $225 (€202) with American Airlines from New York City to New Orleans, LA on Omio.
    • You can travel by train to New Orleans, LA from New York City with Amtrak, and you can find Amtrak New York City to New Orleans, LA tickets for $301 (€270) on Omio.
    Many of our customers traveling from New York City to New Orleans, LA don't make New Orleans, LA their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after New Orleans, LA are Paris, London or Miami, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from New Orleans, LA to any of these top destinations today!

    Before traveling from New York City to New Orleans, LA, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $268 (€240) one way on average.
    • A plane ticket costs $225 (€202) one way on average for this trip.
    • A train ticket for this route is costing $301 (€270) one way on average.

    But we recommend booking New York City to New Orleans, LA tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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