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There are 8 ways to get from Cleveland to New Orleans by plane, night bus, car, bus 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 Cleveland to New Orleans  •  4h 58m

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

$94 - $310

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Night bus to Columbus, fly to New Orleans  •  6h 58m

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

$184 - $437

Fly Cleveland to Gulfport/Biloxi, drive  •  7h 1m

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

$230 - $1,114

Fly Cleveland to Baton Rouge, bus  •  8h 41m

  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

Train  •  27h 28m

  1. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak Station 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  •  28h 50m

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

$126 - $325

Bus, train  •  32h 54m

  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  •  17h 24m

  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 17h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Cleveland to New Orleans is to fly which costs $90 - $310 and takes 4h 58m.

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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 Cincinnati, Oh and Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 50m.

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

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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 27h 28m and costs $170 - $550.

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It takes approximately 4h 58m 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, arrive at Cleveland Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Cleveland to New Orleans is to fly which takes 4h 58m and costs $90 - $310. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $170 - $550 and takes 27h 28m, you could also bus, which costs $120 - $330 and takes 28h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Cleveland to New Orleans.
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  • Distance: 930.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 58m

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 27h 28m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Cleveland to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Cleveland to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Cleveland to New Orleans via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Cleveland to New Orleans via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Columbus to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Columbus to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Columbus to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Columbus to New Orleans via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cleveland to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Columbus to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $750
Flights from Cleveland to Gulfport/Biloxi via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to Gulfport/Biloxi via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to Baton Rouge via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cleveland to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Columbus to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Flights from Cleveland to Gulfport/Biloxi via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to Gulfport/Biloxi via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Cleveland to Baton Rouge via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to Baton Rouge via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cleveland to New Orleans via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Cleveland to Gulfport/Biloxi via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Cleveland to Baton Rouge via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Cleveland to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Columbus to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Tuesday, 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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Cleveland Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
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
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Cleveland, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
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 Cleveland, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $130
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120

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The quickest flight from Cleveland Airport to New Orleans Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 42m.

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

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New Orleans is 1h behind Cleveland. It is currently 12:16 PM in Cleveland and 11:16 AM in New Orleans.

Cleveland 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 Cleveland to New Orleans is 1058 miles. It takes approximately 17h 24m to drive from Cleveland to New Orleans.

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Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, Delta and two other airlines offer flights from Cleveland Airport to New Orleans Airport.

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

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Book your Cleveland to New Orleans bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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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 Cleveland to Cleveland Airport is to subway which takes 27m and costs $3.

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