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There are 5 ways to get from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to New Orleans Airport (MSY) by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  1h 30m

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to New Orleans (MSY) ATL - MSY

$80 - $390

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Bus Megabus  •  10h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to New Orleans

$44 - $74

3 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  11h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to New Orleans, La 1563 / ...

$59 - $92

Train  •  14h 19m

  1. Take the train from Atlanta Peachtree Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Crescent

$82 - $236

Drive  •  7h 46m

  1. Drive from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to New Orleans Airport (MSY) 475.3 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to New Orleans Airport (MSY) is to bus which costs $40 - $75 and takes 10h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to New Orleans Airport (MSY) is to fly which costs $80 - $390 and takes 1h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to New Orleans Airport (MSY). However, there are services departing from Atlanta Arpt, Ga and arriving at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport via Atlanta, Ga and New Orleans Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 25m.

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The distance between Atlanta Airport (ATL) and New Orleans Airport (MSY) is 427 miles. The road distance is 475.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to New Orleans Airport (MSY) without a car is to bus which takes 10h 44m and costs $40 - $75.

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It takes approximately 1h 30m to fly from Atlanta (ATL) to New Orleans (MSY), including transfers and time at the airport.

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Atlanta Airport (ATL) to New Orleans Airport (MSY) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Atlanta, Ga station.

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The best way to get from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to New Orleans Airport (MSY) is to fly which takes 1h 30m and costs $80 - $390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $75 and takes 10h 44m, you could also train, which costs $80 - $240 and takes 14h 19m.

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The quickest flight from Atlanta Airport to New Orleans Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Atlanta Airport (ATL) to New Orleans Airport (MSY) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at New Orleans, La station.

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Map of how to get from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to New Orleans Airport (MSY).
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  • Distance: 426.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 30m

What companies run services between Atlanta Airport (ATL), USA and New Orleans Airport (MSY), USA?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and Spirit Airlines fly from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to New Orleans Airport (MSY) hourly. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to New Orleans Airport (MSY) twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 8h 35m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Atlanta to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Atlanta to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Atlanta to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Atlanta Peachtree Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
11h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Bus operators
Megabus
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 Atlanta, Ga to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $120

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More Questions & Answers

New Orleans Airport (MSY) is 1h behind Atlanta Airport (ATL). It is currently 10:58 PM in Atlanta Airport (ATL) and 9:58 PM in New Orleans Airport (MSY).

Yes, the driving distance between Atlanta Airport (ATL) to New Orleans Airport (MSY) is 475 miles. It takes approximately 7h 46m to drive from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to New Orleans Airport (MSY).

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Spirit Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Atlanta Airport to New Orleans Airport.

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There are 765+ hotels available in New Orleans Airport (MSY). Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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