There are 7 ways to get from Atlanta to New Orleans by plane, bus, car or train

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  •  3 h 9 min

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

$84 - $410

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 20 min

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

$35 - $120

5 alternative options

Fly to Baton Rouge, bus  •  4 h 44 min

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

$156 - $472

Fly to Gulfport/Biloxi, drive  •  3 h 52 min

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

$120 - $454

Bus via Mobile, Al  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Mobile, Al 1563
  2. Take the bus from Mobile, Al to New Orleans, La 1563

$55 - $132

Bus, train  •  11 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA - W Peachtree St @ Civic Center MARTA Station to Birmingham, AL
  2. Take the train from Birmingham Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak Crescent

$71 - $186

Drive  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Atlanta to New Orleans 471.8 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Atlanta to New Orleans is to bus which costs $35 - $120 and takes 9 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Atlanta to New Orleans is to fly which costs $80 - $410 and takes 3 h 9 min.

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The distance between Atlanta and New Orleans is 427 miles. The road distance is 471.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to get from Atlanta to New Orleans, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Atlanta, Ga and arriving at New Orleans, La. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 20 min.

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What companies run services between Atlanta, GA, USA and New Orleans, LA, USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and Spirit Airlines fly from Atlanta to New Orleans hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Atlanta to New Orleans via Mobile, Al in around 8 h 22 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Atlanta to Baton Rouge
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Atlanta to Gulfport/Biloxi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Atlanta to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Atlanta to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Birmingham Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 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
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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 Atlanta, Ga to Mobile, Al
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Bus from Mobile, Al to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
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
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA - W Peachtree St @ Civic Center MARTA Station to Birmingham, AL
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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