There are 11 ways to get from Dallas to Louisiana by plane, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Shreveport  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Shreveport (SHV) DFW - SHV

$170 - $838

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  11 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Dallas/Forth Worth to Houston, TX
  2. Take the bus from Houston, TX to New Orleans, LA Houston

$45 - $87

9 alternative options

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Lafayette  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Lafayette (LFT) DFW - LFT

$152 - $766

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Lake Charles  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Lake Charles (LCH) DFW - LCH

$154 - $780

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Baton Rouge  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Baton Rouge (BTR) DFW - BTR

$184 - $878

Fly Dallas to New Orleans  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Dallas (DAL) to New Orleans (MSY) DAL - MSY

$118 - $858

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to New Orleans  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to New Orleans (MSY) DFW - MSY

$90 - $304

Bus via Houston, Tx  •  10 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Houston, Tx
  2. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Baton Rouge, La
  3. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La

$72 - $177

Bus  •  11 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Shreveport, La 1530 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Shreveport, La to New Orleans, La 3807 / ...

$59 - $151

Bus, train  •  14 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Houston, Tx 7213 / ...
  2. Take the train from Houston Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak Sunset Limited

$88 - $227

Drive  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Dallas to New Orleans 523.9 miles

$50 - $75

What companies run services between Dallas, TX, USA and Louisiana, USA?

American Airlines flies from Dallas to Shreveport 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dallas to New Orleans via Houston, Tx and Baton Rouge, La in around 10 h 48 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Shreveport
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Lafayette
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Lake Charles
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Baton Rouge
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Dallas to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from Dallas to New Orleans via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Lafayette via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Lake Charles via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Baton Rouge via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to New Orleans via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Houston Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
6 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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Houston, Tx to Baton Rouge, La
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
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 Dallas, Tx to Shreveport, La
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Shreveport, La to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Dallas/Forth Worth to Houston, TX
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Houston, TX to New Orleans, LA
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Schedules at
megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Dallas and Louisiana is 501 km. The road distance is 838 km.

The cheapest way to get from Dallas to Louisiana is to bus which costs $45 - $90 and takes 11 h 14 min.

The quickest way to get from Dallas to Louisiana is to fly which takes 3 h 14 min and costs $170 - $850.

No, there is no direct bus from Dallas to Louisiana. However, there are services departing from Dallas, Tx and arriving at New Orleans, La via Houston, Tx and Baton Rouge, La. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 48 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to get from Dallas to Louisiana, including transfers.