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There are 5 ways to get from College Station to New Orleans by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from College Station (CLL) to New Orleans (MSY) CLL - MSY

$276 - $1,335

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Bryan, Tx to Houston, Tx 6493
  2. Take the bus from Houston, TX to New Orleans, LA Houston

$54 - $114

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Bus  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Bryan, Tx to Houston, Tx 6493
  2. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to New Orleans, La 1596 / ...

$68 - $155

Bus, train  •  13 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Bryan, Tx to Houston, Tx 6493
  2. Take the train from Houston Amtrak Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Sunset Limited

$93 - $220

Drive  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Drive from College Station to New Orleans 443.2 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from College Station to New Orleans is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from College Station to New Orleans is to fly which costs $270 - $1,400 and takes 4 h 19 min.

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The distance between College Station and New Orleans is 378 miles. The road distance is 443.2 miles.

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The best way to get from College Station to New Orleans without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 58 min and costs $65 - $160.

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It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from College Station to New Orleans, including transfers.

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The best way to get from College Station to New Orleans is to fly which takes 4 h 19 min and costs $270 - $1,400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $160 and takes 9 h 58 min.

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There is no direct flight from College Station Airport to New Orleans Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 23 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between College Station to New Orleans is 443 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 27 min to drive from College Station to New Orleans.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from College Station Airport to New Orleans Airport.

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There are 721+ hotels available in New Orleans. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from College Station to New Orleans.
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  • Distance: 378.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 19 min

What companies run services between College Station, TX, USA and New Orleans, LA, USA?

United Airlines and American Airlines fly from College Station to New Orleans hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from College Station to New Orleans via Bryan, Tx and Houston, Tx in around 9 h 58 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from College Station to New Orleans via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from College Station to New Orleans via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
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 Houston Amtrak Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $370
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 Bryan, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Houston, Tx to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95

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The best way to get from College Station to College Station Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs $15 - $18.

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