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There are 7 ways to get from Bowling Green to New Orleans by bus, plane, train, night 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

Bus to Nashville, fly  •  6h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Bowling Green, Ky to Nashville, Tn
  2. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to New Orleans (MSY) BNA - MSY

$170 - $453

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Bus via Atlanta  •  17h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Bowling Green, Ky to Nashville, Tn
  2. Take the bus from Nashville, TN to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  3. Take the bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to New Orleans

$91 - $134

5 alternative options

Bus to Louisville, fly  •  9h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Bowling Green, Ky to Louisville, Ky
  2. Fly from Louisville (SDF) to New Orleans (MSY) SDF - MSY

$212 - $955

Bus  •  16h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Bowling Green, Ky to Nashville, Tn
  2. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Montgomery, Al
  3. Take the bus from Montgomery, Al to Mobile, Al
  4. Take the bus from Mobile, Al to New Orleans, La

$103 - $148

Bus, train  •  23h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Bowling Green, Ky to Nashville, Tn
  2. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Carbondale
  3. Take the train from Carbondale Amtrak Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal

$122 - $174

Bus, night bus  •  16h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Bowling Green, Ky to Nashville, Tn
  2. Take the night bus from Nashville, Tn to Montgomery, Al
  3. Take the bus from Montgomery, Al to Mobile, Al
  4. Take the bus from Mobile, Al to New Orleans, La

$98 - $148

Drive  •  9h 52m

  1. Drive from Bowling Green to New Orleans 599.5 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Bowling Green to New Orleans is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 9h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Bowling Green to New Orleans is to bus and fly which costs $170 - $460 and takes 6h 14m.

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The distance between Bowling Green and New Orleans is 532 miles. The road distance is 599.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Bowling Green to New Orleans without a car is to bus which takes 16h 22m and costs $100 - $150.

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It takes approximately 6h 14m to get from Bowling Green to New Orleans, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Nashville Airport to New Orleans Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bowling Green to New Orleans is 599 miles. It takes approximately 9h 52m to drive from Bowling Green to New Orleans.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Nashville Airport to New Orleans Airport.

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There are 806+ hotels available in New Orleans. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bowling Green to New Orleans.
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  • Distance: 532.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 14m

What companies run services between Bowling Green, KY, USA and New Orleans, LA, USA?

You can take a bus from Bowling Green to New Orleans via Bowling Green, Ky, Nashville, Tn, Montgomery, Al, and Mobile, Al in around 16h 22m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Nashville to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Louisville to New Orleans via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Louisville to New Orleans via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Louisville to New Orleans via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Louisville to New Orleans via Orlando
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Louisville to New Orleans via Tampa
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Louisville to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Louisville to New Orleans via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Louisville to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Louisville to New Orleans via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Louisville to New Orleans via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Louisville to New Orleans via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Train operators
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 Carbondale Amtrak Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
14h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Premium
$270 - $370
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Seat
$140 - $200
Bus operators
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 Bowling Green, Ky to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Bowling Green, Ky to Louisville, Ky
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55
Bus from Nashville, Tn to Montgomery, Al
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $90
Bus from Montgomery, Al to Mobile, Al
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $65
Bus from Mobile, Al to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $29
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Nashville, Tn to Carbondale
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $70
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Mobile to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Nashville, TN to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
megabus.com

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