There are 5 ways to get from New Orleans to Huntsville by plane, car, train or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from New Orleans  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Huntsville (HSV) MSY - HSV

$192 - $807

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Bus  •  10 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Mobile, Al
  2. Take the bus from Mobile, Al to Birmingham, Al
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham, Al to Huntsville, Al

$66 - $160

3 alternative options

Drive to Gulfport/Biloxi, fly  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Drive from New Orleans to Gulfport/Biloxi
  2. Fly from Gulfport/Biloxi (GPT) to Huntsville (HSV) GPT - HSV

$287 - $1,351

Train, bus  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Birmingham Amtrak Crescent
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham, Al to Huntsville, Al 1152 / ...

$75 - $193

Drive  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Drive from New Orleans to Huntsville 443.3 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from New Orleans to Huntsville is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Orleans to Huntsville is to fly which costs $190 - $850 and takes 4 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Orleans to Huntsville. However, there are services departing from New Orleans, La and arriving at Huntsville, Al via Mobile, Al and Birmingham, Al. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 57 min.

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The distance between New Orleans and Huntsville is 390 miles. The road distance is 443.3 miles.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to Huntsville without a car is to train and bus which takes 9 h 37 min and costs $75 - $200.

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It takes approximately 4 h 58 min to get from New Orleans to Huntsville, including transfers.

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New Orleans to Huntsville bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New Orleans, La station.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to Huntsville is to fly which takes 4 h 58 min and costs $190 - $850. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $160 and takes 10 h 57 min.

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There is no direct flight from New Orleans Airport to Huntsville Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 19 min and has one stopover.

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New Orleans to Huntsville bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Huntsville, Al station.

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Map of how to get from New Orleans to Huntsville.
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  • Distance: 390 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 58 min

What companies run services between New Orleans, LA, USA and Huntsville, AL, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from New Orleans to Huntsville every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Orleans to Huntsville via Mobile, Al and Birmingham, Al in around 10 h 57 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New Orleans to Huntsville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $2,500
Flights from New Orleans to Huntsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $2,500
Flights from New Orleans to Huntsville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $2,500
Flights from New Orleans to Huntsville via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $2,500
Flights from Gulfport/Biloxi to Huntsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Gulfport/Biloxi to Huntsville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Gulfport/Biloxi to Huntsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,700
Flights from Gulfport/Biloxi to Huntsville via Charlotte, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,600
Flights from Gulfport/Biloxi to Huntsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 28 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New Orleans to Huntsville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,500
Flights from New Orleans to Huntsville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,500
Flights from Gulfport/Biloxi to Huntsville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New Orleans to Huntsville via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from New Orleans to Huntsville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from New Orleans to Huntsville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from New Orleans to Huntsville via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Gulfport/Biloxi to Huntsville via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
Flights from Gulfport/Biloxi to Huntsville via Houston, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,800
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Birmingham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $360
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Birmingham, Al to Huntsville, Al
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from New Orleans, La to Mobile, Al
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from Mobile, Al to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75

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Yes, the driving distance between New Orleans to Huntsville is 443 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 18 min to drive from New Orleans to Huntsville.

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from New Orleans Airport to Huntsville Airport.

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Book your New Orleans to Huntsville bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 57+ hotels available in Huntsville. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to New Orleans Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs $1 - $17.

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