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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Dallas to New Orleans  •  3 h 24 min

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

$116 - $872

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  10 h 40 min

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

$53 - $85

6 alternative options

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

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

$88 - $320

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Baton Rouge, bus  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Baton Rouge (BTR) DFW - BTR
  2. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La

$196 - $912

Bus via Baton Rouge, La  •  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 Greyhound USA  •  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

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Dallas to New Orleans is to fly which takes 3 h 24 min and costs $110 - $900.

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The distance between Dallas and New Orleans is 712 km. The road distance is 838 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to get from Dallas to New Orleans, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dallas to New Orleans. However, there are services departing from Dallas/Forth Worth and arriving at New Orleans via Houston, TX. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 40 min.

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

Southwest Airlines flies from Dallas to New Orleans every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dallas to New Orleans via Houston, TX in around 10 h 40 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Dallas to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from Dallas to New Orleans via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Baton Rouge
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to New Orleans via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Baton Rouge via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 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
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
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 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 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
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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