There are 7 ways to get from Boston 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  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New Orleans (MSY) BOS - MSY

$98 - $673

6 alternative options

Fly to Baton Rouge, bus  •  8 h 50 min

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

$166 - $866

Fly to Gulfport/Biloxi, drive  •  7 h 33 min

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

$139 - $567

Bus  •  34 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to Newark Penn Station
  2. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Atlanta, Ga
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to New Orleans, La

$148 - $367

Train  •  35 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak Crescent

$247 - $701

Bus, Megabus  •  36 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New York, NY
  2. Take the Megabus from New York, NY to Atlanta GA
  3. Take the bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to New Orleans

$104 - $202

Drive  •  25 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Boston to New Orleans 1527.2 miles

$150 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to New Orleans is to bus and Megabus which costs $100 - $210 and takes 36 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to New Orleans is to fly which takes 5 h 26 min and costs $95 - $700.

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The distance between Boston and New Orleans is 2186 km. The road distance is 2444 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 26 min to get from Boston to New Orleans, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to New Orleans. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA and arriving at New Orleans, La via Newark, Nj and Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Boston to New Orleans. 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.

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What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and New Orleans, LA, USA?

JetBlue Airways, Spirit Airlines and four other airlines fly from Boston to New Orleans hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to New Orleans via Newark Penn Station, Newark, Nj, and Atlanta, Ga in around 34 h 20 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,600
Flights from Boston to New Orleans via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,600
Flights from Boston to Baton Rouge via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from Boston to Gulfport/Biloxi via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Gulfport/Biloxi via Norfolk, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Gulfport/Biloxi via New York La Guardia, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New Orleans via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to New Orleans via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Baton Rouge via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
Flights from Boston to Baton Rouge via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
Flights from Boston to Gulfport/Biloxi via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Boston to Gulfport/Biloxi via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to New Orleans via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,600
Flights from Boston to New Orleans via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,600
Flights from Boston to Baton Rouge via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Flights from Boston to Gulfport/Biloxi via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to New Orleans via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,500
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to New Orleans via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
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
Once 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 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 Newark, Nj to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
20 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $210
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
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Schedules at
boltbus.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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