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There are 2 ways to get from Baton Rouge to New Orleans by bus or car

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Bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La 1596 / ...

$9 - $35

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Drive  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Baton Rouge to New Orleans 80.1 miles

$7 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Baton Rouge to New Orleans is to drive which costs $7 - $12 and takes 1 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Baton Rouge to New Orleans is to drive which costs $7 - $12 and takes 1 h 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Baton Rouge, La and arriving at New Orleans, La. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

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The distance between Baton Rouge and New Orleans is 73 miles. The road distance is 80.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Baton Rouge to New Orleans without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 45 min and costs $9 - $35.

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The bus from Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La takes 1 h 45 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Baton Rouge to New Orleans bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at New Orleans, La station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Baton Rouge to New Orleans is 80 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to drive from Baton Rouge to New Orleans.

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  • Distance: 73.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 45 min

What companies run services between Baton Rouge, LA, USA and New Orleans, LA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Baton Rouge to New Orleans hourly. Tickets cost $14 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 45 min. Two other operators also service this route.

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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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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
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
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
Bus from Baton Rouge, LA to New Orleans, LA
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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