How to travel from Richmond to New Orleans, LA

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Travel Information to New Orleans, LA from Richmond

distanceDistance891 miles (1437 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$157 - $186
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $157 (€145) • 34 h 2 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $186 (€171) • 5 h 14 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, United or Amtrak

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 891 miles (1437 km) between Richmond and New Orleans, LA. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 5 h 14 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $157 (€145). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Greyhound, United or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Richmond to New Orleans, LA.

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There are 4 ways that you can travel to New Orleans, LA from Richmond. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Richmond to New Orleans, LA is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $157 (€145) compared to other travel options to New Orleans, LA:

Taking a train is about $12 (€11) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $169 (€156) for this journey.

Taking a train is usually $29 (€27) less than taking a flight to New Orleans, LA, which costs on average $186 (€171) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Richmond to New Orleans, LA is by flight with an average journey time of 5 h 14 min.

There are alternative travel options to New Orleans, LA that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 23 h 25 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 34 h 2 min   on average.

You should expect to travel around 891 miles (1437 km) between Richmond and New Orleans, LA.

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

  • 1 bus a day.

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

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

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

    • You can travel by bus between Richmond and New Orleans, LA with Greyhound, and you can find Greyhound Richmond to New Orleans, LA tickets for $169 (€156) on Omio.
    • You can travel by plane to New Orleans, LA from Richmond with United, and you can find United Richmond to New Orleans, LA tickets for $186 (€171) on Omio.
    • You can go to New Orleans, LA from Richmond by train with Amtrak. You'll see cheap train tickets for $157 (€145) with Amtrak from Richmond to New Orleans, LA on Omio.
    Your trip from Richmond to New Orleans, LA doesn't have to end in New Orleans, LA. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like New York City, Paris or London. If you’d like to add New York City, Paris or London to your Richmond to New Orleans, LA tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from New Orleans, LA today!

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

    • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $169 (€156) one way.
    • A plane ticket costs $186 (€171) one way on average for this journey.
    • A train ticket is costing on average $157 (€145) one way for this trip.

    But we recommend booking Richmond 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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