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There are 8 ways to get from Boston to New Orleans by plane, train, bus, ferry 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.

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Fly Boston to New Orleans  •  5h 19m

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

$99 - $662

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Train to Providence, fly to New Orleans  •  6h 51m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Providence (PVD) to New Orleans (MSY) PVD - MSY

$200 - $670

Bus to Manchester, fly to New Orleans  •  7h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
  2. Fly from Manchester (MHT) to New Orleans (MSY) MHT - MSY

$219 - $451

Ferry to Provincetown, fly to New Orleans  •  9h 4m

  1. Take the ferry from World Trade Center Pier, Boston, MA to MacMillan Pier, Provincetown, MA
  2. Fly from Provincetown (PVC) to New Orleans (MSY) PVC - MSY

$128 - $449

Fly Boston to Baton Rouge, bus  •  8h 55m

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

$168 - $857

Train  •  35h 3m

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

$169 - $317

Bus  •  36h 35m

  1. Take the bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Atlanta, Ga
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to New Orleans, La

$168 - $255

Drive  •  25h 42m

  1. Drive from Boston to New Orleans 1524.2 miles

$140 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to New Orleans is to drive which costs $140 - $220 and takes 25h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to New Orleans is to fly which costs $95 - $700 and takes 5h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston station to New Orleans. However, there are services departing from South Station, Boston, MA and arriving at New Orleans, La via New York, Ny and Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36h 35m.

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

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The distance between Boston and New Orleans is 1366 miles. The road distance is 1524.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to New Orleans without a car is to train which takes 35h 3m and costs $160 - $320.

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It takes approximately 5h 19m to get from Boston to New Orleans, including transfers.

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Boston to New Orleans bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from South Station, Boston, MA.

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Boston to New Orleans train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Boston South Station.

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The best way to get from Boston to New Orleans is to fly which takes 5h 19m and costs $95 - $700. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $160 - $320 and takes 35h 3m, you could also bus, which costs $160 - $260 and takes 36h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Boston to New Orleans.
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  • Distance: 1366.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 19m

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 train from Boston to New Orleans via New York Penn Station in around 35h 3m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to New Orleans via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,500
Flights from Providence to New Orleans via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Providence to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Providence to New Orleans via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Manchester to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Flights from Manchester to New Orleans via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6h 59m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Flights from Manchester to New Orleans via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 12m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Flights from Manchester to New Orleans via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Flights from Provincetown to New Orleans via Boston, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Boston to Baton Rouge via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
Flights from Boston to Baton Rouge via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,600
Flights from Boston to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,600
Flights from Boston to New Orleans via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,600
Flights from Providence to New Orleans via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Manchester to New Orleans via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Manchester to New Orleans via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Manchester to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Provincetown to New Orleans via Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Boston to Baton Rouge via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from Boston to Baton Rouge via Savannah, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 23m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Providence to New Orleans via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Providence to New Orleans via Orlando
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Providence to New Orleans via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Manchester to New Orleans via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Manchester to New Orleans via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Manchester to New Orleans via Orlando
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Provincetown to New Orleans via Boston, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Provincetown to New Orleans via Boston, Nashville
Ave. Duration
6h 59m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to New Orleans via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,600
Flights from Providence to New Orleans via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Baton Rouge via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,500
Flights from Provincetown to New Orleans via Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Provincetown to New Orleans via Boston, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Provincetown to New Orleans via Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Providence to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
Train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from New York Penn Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
30h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Premium
$380 - $550
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Business Seat
$290 - $410
Bus operators
Boston Express
Phone
1800-639-8080
Email
contact@bostonexpressbus.com
Website
bostonexpressbus.com
Bus from Boston South Buses to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
tickets.bostonexpressbus.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$30 - $50
Bus from Boston, Ma to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
Bus from New York, Ny to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
21h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $130
Flexible
$130 - $200
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $75
Flexible
$80 - $120
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
peterpanbus.com
Ferry operators
Bay State Cruise Company
Phone
+1 617-748-1428
Website
baystatecruisecompany.com
Ferry from World Trade Center Pier, Boston, MA to MacMillan Pier, Provincetown, MA
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
baystatecruisecompany.com
Boston Harbor Cruises
Website
bostonharborcruises.com
Ferry from Boston to Provincetown Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$61
Schedules at
bostonharborcruises.com

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to New Orleans Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 34m.

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

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New Orleans is 1h behind Boston. It is currently 1:32 PM in Boston and 12:32 PM in New Orleans.

Boston to New Orleans train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to New Orleans is 1524 miles. It takes approximately 25h 42m to drive from Boston to New Orleans.

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JetBlue Airways, Spirit Airlines, United Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to New Orleans Airport.

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There are 746+ hotels available in New Orleans. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 0m and costs $2 - $10.

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