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There are 6 ways to get from El Paso to New Orleans by plane, night bus, bus, train or car

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Fly to New Orleans  •  7h 7m

  1. Fly from El Paso (ELP) to New Orleans (MSY) ELP - MSY

5 alternative options

Fly to Baton Rouge, night bus  •  8h 15m

  1. Fly from El Paso (ELP) to Baton Rouge (BTR) ELP - BTR
  2. Take the night bus from Baton Rouge to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal

Fly to Gulfport/Biloxi, bus  •  9h 19m

  1. Fly from El Paso (ELP) to Gulfport/Biloxi (GPT) ELP - GPT
  2. Take the bus from Biloxi to New Orleans

Bus  •  22h 25m

  1. Take the bus from El Paso to San Antonio
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to Houston
  3. Take the bus from Houston, TX to New Orleans, LA

Train  •  29h 5m

  1. Take the train from El Paso to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Sunset Limited

Drive  •  16h 59m

  1. Drive from El Paso to New Orleans 1098.2 miles

El Paso to New Orleans by bus

5 Weekly Buses
22h 25m Average Duration
$136 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from El Paso to New Orleans is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 16h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from El Paso to New Orleans is to fly which costs $110 - $410 and takes 7h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from El Paso to New Orleans. However, there are services departing from El Paso and arriving at New Orleans, LA via San Antonio and Houston, TX. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from El Paso and arriving at New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. Services depart six times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 29h 5m.

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The distance between El Paso and New Orleans is 986 miles. The road distance is 1098.2 miles.

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The best way to get from El Paso to New Orleans without a car is to bus which takes 22h 25m and costs $130 - $190.

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It takes approximately 7h 7m to get from El Paso to New Orleans, including transfers.

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El Paso to New Orleans bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from El Paso station.

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El Paso to New Orleans train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from El Paso station.

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The best way to get from El Paso to New Orleans is to fly which takes 7h 7m and costs $110 - $410. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $190 and takes 22h 25m, you could also train, which costs $110 - $170 and takes 29h 5m.

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Map of how to get from El Paso to New Orleans.
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  • Distance: 986.2 miles
  • Duration: 7h 7m

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

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from El Paso to New Orleans hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from El Paso to New Orleans via San Antonio, Houston, and Houston, TX in around 22h 25m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from El Paso to New Orleans via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from El Paso to New Orleans via Austin
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from El Paso to New Orleans via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from El Paso to Baton Rouge via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,700
Flights from El Paso to Baton Rouge via Austin, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,800
Flights from El Paso to Baton Rouge via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,900
Flights from El Paso to Gulfport/Biloxi via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $360
Flights from El Paso to Gulfport/Biloxi via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $360
Flights from El Paso to Gulfport/Biloxi via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $360
Flights from El Paso to Gulfport/Biloxi via Austin, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $360
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from El Paso to New Orleans via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from El Paso to New Orleans via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from El Paso to New Orleans via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from El Paso to New Orleans via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from El Paso to New Orleans via Austin
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from El Paso to New Orleans via Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from El Paso to Baton Rouge via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,700
Flights from El Paso to Baton Rouge via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from El Paso to Gulfport/Biloxi via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from El Paso to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from El Paso to Baton Rouge via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from El Paso to Gulfport/Biloxi via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from El Paso to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
29h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Premium
$350 - $490
Flexi Coach Seat
$230 - $350
Business Seat
$250 - $360
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Night bus from Baton Rouge to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
flixbus.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 Biloxi to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $23
Flexible
$30 - $50
Bus from El Paso to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $85
Flexible
$90 - $130
Bus from San Antonio to Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
Megabus

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More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from El Paso Airport to New Orleans Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h and has one stopover.

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El Paso to New Orleans bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at New Orleans, LA station.

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New Orleans is 1h ahead of El Paso. It is currently 8:18 PM in El Paso and 9:18 PM in New Orleans.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between El Paso to New Orleans is 1098 miles. It takes approximately 16h 59m to drive from El Paso to New Orleans.

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Delta, United Airlines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from El Paso Airport to New Orleans Airport.

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There are 422+ hotels available in New Orleans. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from El Paso to El Paso Airport is to line 50 bus which takes 37 min and costs $2.

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