Travel from Chicago to New-Orleans

Train, bus or fly from Chicago to New Orleans?

Southwest Airlines and Delta fly from Chicago to New Orleans hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Chicago to New Orleans once daily. Tickets cost $120 - $360 and the journey takes 19 h 27 min.

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How to get from Chicago to New Orleans

ModeDurationPrice
From Adams/Wabash subway to Chicago Midway airport, fly to New Orleans airport, then bus to New Orleans.4 h 22 min$234
From Jackson-Blue subway to Chicago O'Hare airport, fly to New Orleans airport, then bus to New Orleans.4 h 49 min$175
From Chicago Union Station Amtrak train to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak.19 h 27 min$257
From Chicago bus to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb then bus to New Orleans.24 h 15 min$111
From Chicago drive to New Orleans.15 h 7 min$111

How long does it take to get from Chicago to New Orleans?

It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to get from Chicago to New Orleans, including transfers.

Is there a direct train between Chicago and New Orleans?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago Union Station Amtrak and arriving at New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19 h 27 min.

Is there a direct bus between Chicago and New Orleans?

No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to New Orleans. However, there are services departing from Chicago and arriving at New Orleans via Marta Civic Center Station - Nb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 15 min.

Operators from Chicago to New Orleans

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Chicago Transit (CTA)Chicago Transit (CTA)
Southwest AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
DeltaDelta
Jefferson Transit JeT(504) 818-1077Jefferson Transit JeT
Spirit AirlinesSpirit Airlines
United AirlinesUnited Airlines
American AirlinesAmerican Airlines
Air CanadaAir Canada
Amtrak+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak
Megabus877-462-6342Megabus