There are 9 ways to get from Boston to Louisiana by plane, train, bus 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 Baton Rouge  •  6 h 34 min

  1. BOS - BTR

$153 - $832

Cheapest option

Fly to New Orleans  •  6 h 1 min

  1. BOS - MSY

$99 - $658

7 alternative options

Fly to Lafayette  •  6 h 51 min

  1. BOS - LFT

$192 - $919

Fly to Shreveport  •  7 h 1 min

  1. BOS - SHV

$219 - $891

Fly to Lake Charles  •  7 h 47 min

  1. BOS - LCH

$224 - $833

Train  •  35 h 3 min

  1. Acela Express
  2. Crescent

$247 - $701

Bus  •  35 h 20 min

$151 - $401

Bus, Megabus  •  37 h 9 min

$106 - $204

Drive  •  25 h 39 min

  1. 1527.2 miles

$150 - $220

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Louisiana, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Boston to Baton Rouge hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Boston to New Orleans via New York Penn Station in around 35 h 3 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Baton Rouge via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from Boston to Lafayette via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,800
Flights from Boston to Lafayette via New York La Guardia, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,800
Flights from Boston to Lafayette via Richmond, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,800
Flights from Boston to Shreveport via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Boston to Shreveport via Buffalo, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Boston to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Baton Rouge via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
Flights from Boston to Baton Rouge via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
Flights from Boston to Lafayette via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,800
Flights from Boston to Shreveport via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Boston to Shreveport via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Boston to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Lake Charles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Baton Rouge via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Flights from Boston to Lafayette via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,800
Flights from Boston to Shreveport via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Boston to Shreveport via Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to New Orleans via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,600
Flights from Boston to Lake Charles via Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Boston to Lake Charles via Washington Dulles, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Boston to Lake Charles via Newark, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Boston to Lake Charles via Cleveland, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to New Orleans via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to New Orleans via Columbus
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,500
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$75 - $160
Business Class
$110 - $200
First Class
$291
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
30 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$310 - $450
Business Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Room
$650 - $950
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston, Ma to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from New York, Ny to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $220
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
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Atlanta GA
Ave. Duration
21 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Schedules at
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Boston and Louisiana is 2254 km. The road distance is 2444 km.

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Louisiana is to bus and Megabus which costs $100 - $210 and takes 37 h 9 min.

The quickest way to get from Boston to Louisiana is to fly which takes 6 h 1 min and costs $95 - $700.

No, there is no direct train from Boston to Louisiana. However, there are services departing from Boston South Station Amtrak and arriving at New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 3 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Louisiana. However, there are services departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at New Orleans, La via New York, Ny and Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 20 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 34 min to get from Boston to Louisiana, including transfers.