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There are 10 ways to get from Dallas to Louisiana by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Dallas to New Orleans  •  2h 51m

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

$116 - $856

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Bus Megabus  •  11h 20m

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

$44 - $85

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Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Shreveport  •  3h 10m

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

$170 - $838

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to New Orleans  •  3h 25m

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

$88 - $303

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Lafayette  •  3h 25m

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

$153 - $766

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Baton Rouge  •  3h 36m

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

$184 - $879

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Lake Charles  •  3h 32m

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

$155 - $780

Bus Greyhound USA  •  11h 45m

  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

Train  •  26h 20m

  1. Take the train from Dallas Union Station to San Antonio Amtrak Station Texas Eagle
  2. Take the train from San Antonio Amtrak Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Sunset Limited

$140 - $381

Drive  •  8h 27m

  1. Drive from Dallas to New Orleans 523.9 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Dallas to Louisiana is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 8h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Dallas to Louisiana is to fly which costs $110 - $900 and takes 2h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dallas to Louisiana. However, there are services departing from Dallas/Forth Worth and arriving at New Orleans, LA via Houston, TX. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Dallas station to Louisiana. However, there are services departing from Dallas Union Station and arriving at New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal via San Antonio Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 20m.

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The distance between Dallas and Louisiana is 313 miles. The road distance is 523.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Dallas to Louisiana without a car is to bus which takes 11h 20m and costs $40 - $85.

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It takes approximately 2h 51m to get from Dallas to Louisiana, including transfers.

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Dallas to Louisiana bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Dallas, Tx station.

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Dallas to Louisiana train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Dallas Union Station.

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The best way to get from Dallas to Louisiana is to fly which takes 2h 51m and costs $110 - $900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $85 and takes 11h 20m, you could also train, which costs $140 - $390 and takes 26h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Dallas to Louisiana.
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  • Distance: 313 miles
  • Duration: 2h 51m

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

Southwest Airlines flies from Dallas to Kenner every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dallas to New Orleans via Houston, TX in around 11h 20m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Shreveport
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Lafayette
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Baton Rouge
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Lake Charles
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Dallas to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from Dallas to New Orleans via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to New Orleans via Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Lafayette via Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Baton Rouge via Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Lake Charles via Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
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 Dallas Union Station to San Antonio Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $340
Train from San Antonio Amtrak Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Room
$350 - $490
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Dallas/Forth Worth to Houston, TX
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
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megabus.com
Bus from Houston, TX to New Orleans, LA
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Book at
megabus.com
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
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Shreveport, La
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Shreveport, La to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95

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The quickest flight from Dallas Airport to New Orleans Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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

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Dallas to Louisiana train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dallas to Louisiana is 524 miles. It takes approximately 8h 27m to drive from Dallas to Louisiana.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Dallas Airport to New Orleans Airport.

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Book your Dallas to Louisiana bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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The best way to get from Dallas to Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport is to tram which takes 50m and costs $3.

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