Travel from Austin to New-Orleans

Bus or fly from Austin to New Orleans?

Southwest Airlines, Frontier Airlines and two other airlines fly from Austin to New Orleans every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Austin to New Orleans via Houston, TX in around 10 hours.

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How to get from Austin to New Orleans

ModeDurationPrice
From 400 4th/Trinity line 100 bus to Austin airport, fly to New Orleans airport, then bus to New Orleans.3 h 26 min$224
From Austin - San Jacinto/15Th bus to Houston, TX then bus to New Orleans.10 h$53
From Austin bus to Louisiana St @ Lamar St, line 085 bus to Franklin St @ Congress St, walk to Houston Amtrak, then train to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak.13 h 44 min$211
From Austin drive to New Orleans.8 h 37 min$61

How long does it take to get from Austin to New Orleans?

It takes approximately 3 hours 26 minutes to get from Austin to New Orleans, including transfers.

Is there a direct bus between Austin and New Orleans?

No, there is no direct bus from Austin to New Orleans. However, there are services departing from Austin - San Jacinto/15Th and arriving at New Orleans via Houston, TX. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 hours.

Operators from Austin to New Orleans

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Capital Metro+1 512-474-1200Capital Metro
Southwest AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
Frontier AirlinesFrontier Airlines
United AirlinesUnited Airlines
American AirlinesAmerican Airlines
Jefferson Transit JeT(504) 818-1077Jefferson Transit JeT
Megabus877-462-6342Megabus
VonlaneVonlane
Metropolitan Transit Harris CountyMetropolitan Transit Harris County
Amtrak+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak
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      • One-Way approx: USD $142 - $606
      • Duration: 3 h 26 min
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