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There are 8 ways to get from Buffalo to New Orleans by plane, car, bus or train

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Fly Buffalo to New Orleans  •  7h 1m

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to New Orleans (MSY) BUF - MSY

$193 - $479

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Bus  •  33h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Cleveland, Oh 248
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Memphis, Tn
  3. Take the bus from Memphis, Tn to Baton Rouge, La
  4. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La

$148 - $391

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Fly Buffalo to Gulfport/Biloxi, drive  •  8h 17m

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

$219 - $613

Bus to Toronto, fly to New Orleans  •  8h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to Toronto, ON - Royal York Hotel
  2. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to New Orleans (MSY) YYZ - MSY

$229 - $912

Fly Buffalo to Baton Rouge, bus  •  8h 57m

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

$276 - $712

Train  •  32h 26m

  1. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station to Chicago Union Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal City Of New Orleans

$214 - $611

Bus, train  •  39h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo to Washington
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Crescent

$198 - $519

Drive  •  20h 34m

  1. Drive from Buffalo to New Orleans 1243.9 miles

$120 - $180

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

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The quickest way to get from Buffalo to New Orleans is to fly which costs $190 - $480 and takes 7h 1m.

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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, Memphis, Tn and Baton Rouge, La. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Buffalo station to New Orleans. However, there are services departing from Buffalo Amtrak Station and arriving at New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal via Buffalo Depew Station and Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 26m.

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The distance between Buffalo and New Orleans is 1093 miles. The road distance is 1243.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to New Orleans without a car is to train which takes 32h 26m and costs $210 - $650.

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It takes approximately 7h 1m to get from Buffalo to New Orleans, including transfers.

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Buffalo to New Orleans bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Buffalo, Ny station.

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Buffalo to New Orleans train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Buffalo Depew Station.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to New Orleans is to fly which takes 7h 1m and costs $190 - $480. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $210 - $650 and takes 32h 26m, you could also bus, which costs $140 - $400 and takes 33h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Buffalo to New Orleans.
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  • Distance: 1093.1 miles
  • Duration: 7h 1m

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

Delta, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Buffalo to New Orleans hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Buffalo to New Orleans via Buffalo Depew Station and Chicago Union Station in around 32h 26m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to New Orleans via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to Gulfport/Biloxi via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Buffalo to Gulfport/Biloxi via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Buffalo to Gulfport/Biloxi via New York La Guardia, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Buffalo to Gulfport/Biloxi via Boston, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Buffalo to Gulfport/Biloxi via New York JFK, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 9m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Toronto to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,900
Flights from Toronto to New Orleans via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,900
Flights from Buffalo to Baton Rouge via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to Baton Rouge via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 23m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Buffalo to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to New Orleans via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to New Orleans via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Gulfport/Biloxi via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to Gulfport/Biloxi via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Toronto to New Orleans via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,700
Flights from Toronto to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,700
Flights from Toronto to New Orleans via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,700
Flights from Buffalo to Baton Rouge via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to Baton Rouge via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to Baton Rouge via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to Baton Rouge via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 7m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Buffalo to New Orleans via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to New Orleans via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to New Orleans via Tampa
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to New Orleans via Orlando
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to New Orleans via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to New Orleans via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Gulfport/Biloxi via Washington Dulles, Houston
Ave. Duration
8h 21m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Toronto to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,800
Flights from Toronto to New Orleans via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $2,000
Flights from Toronto to New Orleans via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $2,000
Flights from Buffalo to Baton Rouge via Washington Dulles, Houston
Ave. Duration
8h 9m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Baton Rouge via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Buffalo to New Orleans via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,800
Flights from Toronto to New Orleans via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $2,000
Flights from Toronto to New Orleans via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $2,000
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 Buffalo Depew Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
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 to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
19h 42m
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 to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
26h 2m
Frequency
Once 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
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to Toronto, ON - Royal York Hotel
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$14 - $21
Online Fare
$16 - $35
Standard Fare
$25 - $40
Refundable
$28 - $45
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
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Memphis, Tn
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$140 - $190
Bus from Memphis, Tn to Baton Rouge, La
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$75 - $110

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There is no direct flight from Buffalo Airport to New Orleans Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 55m and has one stopover.

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

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New Orleans is 1h behind Buffalo. It is currently 5:35 PM in Buffalo and 4:35 PM in New Orleans.

Buffalo 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 Buffalo to New Orleans is 1244 miles. It takes approximately 20h 34m to drive from Buffalo to New Orleans.

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United Airlines, American Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Buffalo Airport to New Orleans Airport.

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Book your Buffalo to New Orleans train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Buffalo to New Orleans bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and two other operators.

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There are 744+ hotels available in New Orleans. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Buffalo Airport is to line 204 bus which takes 17m and costs $2.

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