There are 6 ways to get from Denver 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 to New Orleans  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to New Orleans (MSY) DEN - MSY

$110 - $396

5 alternative options

Fly to Baton Rouge, bus  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Baton Rouge (BTR) DEN - BTR
  2. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La

$163 - $439

Bus via Houston, Tx  •  28 h 36 min

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

$151 - $374

Bus  •  29 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Dallas, Tx
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Shreveport, La
  3. Take the bus from Shreveport, La to New Orleans, La

$138 - $349

Train  •  39 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Denver Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak California Zephyr
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak City Of New Orleans

$258 - $754

Drive  •  22 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Denver to New Orleans 1405 miles

$130 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Denver to New Orleans is to drive which costs $130 - $200 and takes 22 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Denver to New Orleans is to fly which costs $110 - $400 and takes 4 h 48 min.

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The distance between Denver and New Orleans is 1086 miles. The road distance is 1405 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 48 min to get from Denver to New Orleans, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Denver to New Orleans. However, there are services departing from Denver, Co and arriving at New Orleans, La via Dallas, Tx, Houston, Tx and Baton Rouge, La. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Denver station to New Orleans. However, there are services departing from Denver Union Station Amtrak and arriving at New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 h 22 min.

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What companies run services between Denver, CO, USA and New Orleans, LA, USA?

United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Denver to New Orleans hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Denver to New Orleans via Dallas, Tx, Houston, Tx, and Baton Rouge, La in around 28 h 36 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Denver to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Denver to New Orleans via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Denver to New Orleans via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Denver to New Orleans via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Denver to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Denver to Baton Rouge via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Denver to Baton Rouge via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Denver to Baton Rouge via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Denver to Baton Rouge via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,100
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Denver to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Denver Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
18 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $400
Room
$500 - $750
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19 h 42 min
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
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Contact Details
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 Denver, Co to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
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

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