There are 6 ways to get from Ann Arbor to New Orleans by plane, bus, train or car

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

Recommended option

Fly to New Orleans  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to New Orleans (MSY) DTW - MSY

$129 - $377

5 alternative options

Fly to Baton Rouge, bus  •  8 h

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Baton Rouge (BTR) DTW - BTR
  2. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La

$272 - $1,170

Train  •  24 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Ann Arbor Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Wolverine
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak City Of New Orleans

$167 - $474

Bus, train  •  26 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago, IL 5509 / 5534
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak City Of New Orleans

$145 - $421

Bus  •  29 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Ann Arbor, Mi to Detroit, Mi
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Atlanta, Ga
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to New Orleans, La

$131 - $333

Drive  •  17 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Ann Arbor to New Orleans 1057.2 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Ann Arbor to New Orleans is to drive which costs $100 - $150 and takes 17 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ann Arbor to New Orleans is to fly which costs $120 - $380 and takes 4 h 33 min.

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The distance between Ann Arbor and New Orleans is 927 miles. The road distance is 1057.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from Ann Arbor to New Orleans, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ann Arbor to New Orleans. However, there are services departing from Ann Arbor, Mi and arriving at New Orleans, La via Detroit, Mi and Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ann Arbor to New Orleans. However, there are services departing from Ann Arbor Amtrak and arriving at New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 54 min.

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What companies run services between Ann Arbor, MI, USA and New Orleans, LA, USA?

Delta, Spirit Airlines and three other airlines fly from Ann Arbor to New Orleans hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ann Arbor to New Orleans via Chicago Union Station Amtrak in around 24 h 54 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Detroit to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Detroit to Baton Rouge via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to Baton Rouge via Pittsburgh, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to New Orleans via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Flights from Detroit to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Flights from Detroit to New Orleans via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Flights from Detroit to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Detroit to Baton Rouge via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Baton Rouge via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Baton Rouge via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Detroit to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ann Arbor Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $360
Room
$490 - $700
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Ann Arbor, Mi to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
18 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$140 - $190
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $50
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70

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