There are 7 ways to get from Charlotte 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.

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Fly Charlotte to New Orleans  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to New Orleans (MSY) CLT - MSY

$162 - $379

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte, Nc to Atlanta, Ga 1041 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to New Orleans, La 1563

$73 - $187

5 alternative options

Fly Charlotte to Baton Rouge, bus  •  5 h 30 min

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

$175 - $542

Fly Concord to New Orleans  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Concord (USA) to New Orleans (MSY) USA - MSY

$166 - $530

Fly Charlotte to Gulfport/Biloxi, drive  •  4 h 30 min

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

$238 - $1,313

Train  •  17 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Charlotte Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak Crescent

$100 - $310

Drive  •  11 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Charlotte to New Orleans 716.4 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Charlotte to New Orleans is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 11 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Charlotte to New Orleans is to fly which costs $160 - $550 and takes 2 h 43 min.

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The distance between Charlotte and New Orleans is 653 miles. The road distance is 716.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to get from Charlotte to New Orleans, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Charlotte to New Orleans. However, there are services departing from Charlotte, Nc and arriving at New Orleans, La via Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Charlotte Amtrak and arriving at New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 h 47 min.

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The nearest airport to New Orleans is New Orleans (MSY) Airport which is 11.1 miles away. Other nearby airports include Gulfport/Biloxi (GPT) (68.1 miles), Baton Rouge (BTR) (76.3 miles), Mobile (MOB) (120.9 miles) and Pensacola (PNS) (176.8 miles).

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Map of how to get from Charlotte to New Orleans.
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  • Distance: 652.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 48 min

What companies run services between Charlotte, NC, USA and New Orleans, LA, USA?

American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and Delta fly from Charlotte to New Orleans hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Charlotte to New Orleans via Atlanta, Ga in around 13 h 37 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlotte to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Flights from Charlotte to Baton Rouge
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $600
Flights from Charlotte to Baton Rouge via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $600
Flights from Charlotte to Gulfport/Biloxi
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $2,700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charlotte to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Charlotte to Baton Rouge via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Gulfport/Biloxi via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $2,700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Charlotte to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Charlotte to Baton Rouge via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Concord to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Charlotte Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $270
Business Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Room
$430 - $600
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Charlotte, Nc to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
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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