There are 7 ways to get from Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly from Fort Lauderdale  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to New Orleans (MSY) FLL - MSY

$73 - $400

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Train to Miami, fly  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Broward Station to Miami Airport Station
  2. Fly from Miami (MIA) to New Orleans (MSY) MIA - MSY

$100 - $412

Train, bus  •  20 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak to Kissimmee Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Mobile, Al
  3. Take the bus from Mobile, Al to New Orleans, La

$123 - $302

Bus  •  23 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from E Camino Real @ Dixie Hwy to Wpb Itc @ Bay J 1
  2. Take the bus from West Palm Beach, Fl to Orlando, Fl
  3. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Mobile, Al
  4. Take the bus from Mobile, Al to New Orleans, La

$115 - $254

Train  •  43 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak to Cary Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Cary Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
  3. Take the train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal

$265 - $761

Train, bus, night bus  •  20 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak to Lakeland Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Lakeland, Fl to Orlando, Fl
  3. Take the night bus from Orlando, Fl to Mobile, Al
  4. Take the night bus from Mobile, Al to New Orleans, La

$123 - $301

Drive  •  13 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans 842.1 miles

$80 - $120

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans. However, there are services departing from Broward B/Se 1 A and arriving at New Orleans, La via E Camino Real @ Dixie Hwy, West Palm Beach, Fl, Orlando, Fl and Mobile, Al. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans. However, there are services departing from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak and arriving at New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal via Cary Amtrak and Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 h 7 min.

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The distance between Fort Lauderdale and New Orleans is 665 miles. The road distance is 842.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans without a car is to train and bus which takes 20 h 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to get from Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans, including transfers.

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Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans bus services, operated by Palm Tran, depart from E Camino Real @ Dixie Hwy station.

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Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans is to fly which takes 4 h 6 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 23 h 20 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 43 h 7 min.

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The quickest flight from Fort Lauderdale Airport to New Orleans Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 52 min.

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Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at New Orleans, La station.

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Map of how to get from Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans.
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  • Distance: 664.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 6 min

What companies run services between Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA and New Orleans, LA, USA?

JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans via Camino Real/Us1, E Camino Real @ Dixie Hwy, Wpb Itc @ Bay J, West Palm Beach, Fl, Orlando, Fl, and Mobile, Al in around 23 h 20 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Miami to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Miami to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans via Tampa
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans via Orlando
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans via Orlando
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak to Kissimmee Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $290
Train from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak to Cary Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Train from Cary Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $300
Business Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Room
$470 - $650
Train from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak to Lakeland Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Orlando, Fl to Mobile, Al
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $130
Bus from Mobile, Al to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from West Palm Beach, Fl to Orlando, Fl
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Lakeland, Fl to Orlando, Fl
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Palm Tran
Website
pbcgov.com
Bus from E Camino Real @ Dixie Hwy to Wpb Itc @ Bay J
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
pbcgov.com

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New Orleans is 1 h behind Fort Lauderdale. It is currently 10:39 AM in Fort Lauderdale and 9:39 AM in New Orleans.

Fort Lauderdale 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 Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans is 842 miles. It takes approximately 13 h 41 min to drive from Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans.

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JetBlue Airways, Spirit Airlines, Southwest Airlines and Delta offer flights from Fort Lauderdale Airport to New Orleans Airport.

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There are 656+ hotels available in New Orleans. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Fort Lauderdale Airport is to line 01 bus which takes 21 min and costs .

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