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

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Fly Cleveland to New Orleans  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to New Orleans (MSY) CLE - MSY

$94 - $310

7 alternative options

Fly Cleveland to Baton Rouge, bus  •  8 h 19 min

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

$246 - $1,162

Fly Cleveland to Gulfport/Biloxi, drive  •  6 h 57 min

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

$230 - $1,114

Bus to Columbus, fly to New Orleans  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Columbus, Oh
  2. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to New Orleans (MSY) CMH - MSY

$184 - $437

Train  •  27 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Capitol Limited / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal City Of New Orleans

$178 - $509

Bus  •  29 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Toledo, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Atlanta, Ga
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to New Orleans, La

$132 - $339

Bus, train  •  32 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Cleveland, OH to Chicago, IL Schedule 21:Cleveland-Chicago
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal City Of New Orleans

$160 - $428

Drive  •  17 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Cleveland to New Orleans 1058 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Cleveland to New Orleans is to drive which costs $100 - $150 and takes 17 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cleveland to New Orleans is to fly which costs $90 - $310 and takes 4 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cleveland to New Orleans. However, there are services departing from Cleveland, Oh and arriving at New Orleans, La via Toledo, Oh and Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cleveland to New Orleans. However, there are services departing from Cleveland Amtrak and arriving at New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 28 min.

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The distance between Cleveland and New Orleans is 930 miles. The road distance is 1058 miles.

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The best way to get from Cleveland to New Orleans without a car is to train which takes 27 h 28 min and costs $170 - $550.

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It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Cleveland to New Orleans, including transfers.

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Cleveland to New Orleans bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Cleveland, Oh station.

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Cleveland to New Orleans train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Cleveland Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Cleveland to New Orleans is to fly which takes 4 h 35 min and costs $90 - $310. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $170 - $550 and takes 27 h 28 min, you could also bus, which costs $130 - $340 and takes 29 h 13 min.

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The quickest flight from Cleveland Airport to New Orleans Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 35 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Cleveland to New Orleans.
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  • Distance: 930.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 35 min

What companies run services between Cleveland, OH, USA and New Orleans, LA, USA?

Spirit Airlines, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from Cleveland to New Orleans hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cleveland to New Orleans via Chicago Union Station in around 27 h 28 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Cleveland to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Cleveland to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Cleveland to New Orleans via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Cleveland to New Orleans via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Columbus to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Columbus to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Columbus to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Columbus to New Orleans via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Columbus to New Orleans via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cleveland to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Cleveland to Baton Rouge via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to Baton Rouge via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to Gulfport/Biloxi via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to Gulfport/Biloxi via Raleigh/Durham, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Cleveland to Gulfport/Biloxi via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Columbus to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $750
Flights from Columbus to New Orleans via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cleveland to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Cleveland to Baton Rouge via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to Baton Rouge via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to Gulfport/Biloxi via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to Gulfport/Biloxi via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Cleveland to Gulfport/Biloxi via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cleveland to New Orleans via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Cleveland to Baton Rouge via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Cleveland to Gulfport/Biloxi via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Cleveland to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Columbus to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Cleveland Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$260 - $360
Train from Chicago Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
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
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.

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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 Cleveland, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
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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