There are 10 ways to get from Buffalo 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  •  6 h 17 min

  1. BUF - MSY

$199 - $493

Cheapest option

Bus  •  32 h 45 min

  1. 248

$156 - $396

8 alternative options

Fly to Baton Rouge, bus  •  7 h 43 min

  1. BUF - BTR

$282 - $726

Fly to Gulfport/Biloxi, drive  •  7 h 31 min

  1. BUF - GPT

$225 - $627

Fly to Mobile, bus  •  8 h 43 min

  1. BUF - MOB

$232 - $426

Fly to Lafayette, bus  •  9 h 8 min

  1. BUF - LFT

$224 - $940

Train via Chicago Union Station Amtrak  •  32 h 46 min

  1. Lake Shore Limited
  2. City Of New Orleans

$214 - $629

Bus, train  •  38 h 22 min

  1. Crescent

$198 - $510

Train  •  39 h 49 min

  1. VIA Rail
  2. Crescent

$233 - $755

Drive  •  20 h 34 min

  1. 1243.9 miles

$120 - $180

What companies run services between Buffalo, NY, USA and New Orleans, LA, USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from Buffalo to New Orleans hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Buffalo to New Orleans via Cleveland, Oh, Toledo, Oh, and Atlanta, Ga in around 32 h 45 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to New Orleans via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to Baton Rouge via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to Baton Rouge via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to Baton Rouge via New York La Guardia, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to Gulfport/Biloxi via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Buffalo to Gulfport/Biloxi via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Buffalo to Gulfport/Biloxi via New York JFK, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Buffalo to Gulfport/Biloxi via New York La Guardia, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Buffalo to Mobile via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to Mobile via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to Mobile via New York JFK, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to Mobile via New York La Guardia, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to Mobile via Boston, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to Lafayette via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to Lafayette via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to Lafayette via New York La Guardia, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Lafayette via New York JFK, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Buffalo to New Orleans via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to New Orleans via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Baton Rouge via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to Baton Rouge via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to Baton Rouge via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to Baton Rouge via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to Gulfport/Biloxi via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to Gulfport/Biloxi via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to Gulfport/Biloxi via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to Gulfport/Biloxi via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to Mobile via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Mobile via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$400 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Lafayette via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Buffalo to New Orleans via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to New Orleans via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to New Orleans via Orlando
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to New Orleans via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Baton Rouge via Washington Dulles, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Gulfport/Biloxi via Washington Dulles, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Buffalo to Mobile via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Lafayette via Washington Dulles, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Lafayette via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Buffalo to New Orleans via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $360
Room
$490 - $700
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
26 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Flexi Coach Seat
$260 - $380
Business Coach Seat
$310 - $440
Room
$550 - $850
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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to New York
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $210
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$60 - $90
Economy
$100 - $150
Economy Plus
$150 - $210
Business
$150 - $220
Business Plus/Sleeper
$270 - $380
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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 Mobile, Al to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from Lafayette, La to Baton Rouge, La
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Toledo, Oh to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
16 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $180
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Buffalo and New Orleans is 1749 km. The road distance is 1990 km.

The cheapest way to get from Buffalo to New Orleans is to drive which costs $120 - $180 and takes 20 h 34 min.

The quickest way to get from Buffalo to New Orleans is to fly which takes 6 h 17 min and costs $190 - $500.

No, there is no direct train from Buffalo to New Orleans. However, there are services departing from Buffalo and arriving at New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak via Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak and Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 46 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Buffalo to New Orleans. However, there are services departing from Buffalo, Ny and arriving at New Orleans, La via Cleveland, Oh, Toledo, Oh and Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 45 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 17 min to get from Buffalo to New Orleans, including transfers.