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There are 4 ways to get from Fort Payne to New Orleans by bus, plane, train or car

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Bus, fly  •  6h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Ft Payne to Chattanooga, Tn
  2. Fly from Chattanooga (CHA) to New Orleans (MSY) CHA - MSY

$184 - $945

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Ft Payne to Birmingham, Al
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham, Al to Montgomery, Al
  3. Take the bus from Montgomery, Al to New Orleans, La

$64 - $163

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  11h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Ft Payne to Birmingham, Al 9705
  2. Take the train from Birmingham Intermodal Facility to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Crescent

$74 - $203

Drive  •  7h 19m

  1. Drive from Fort Payne to New Orleans 440.2 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Fort Payne to New Orleans is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Payne to New Orleans is to bus and fly which costs $180 - $950 and takes 6h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort Payne to New Orleans. However, there are services departing from Ft Payne and arriving at New Orleans, La via Birmingham, Al and Montgomery, Al. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 55m.

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The distance between Fort Payne and New Orleans is 404 miles. The road distance is 440.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Payne to New Orleans without a car is to bus and train which takes 11h 39m and costs $70 - $210.

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It takes approximately 6h 47m to get from Fort Payne to New Orleans, including transfers.

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Fort Payne to New Orleans bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Ft Payne station.

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There is no direct flight from Chattanooga Airport to New Orleans Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 32m and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Payne to New Orleans is 440 miles. It takes approximately 7h 19m to drive from Fort Payne to New Orleans.

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  • Distance: 403.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 47m

What companies run services between Fort Payne, AL, USA and New Orleans, LA, USA?

You can take a bus from Fort Payne to New Orleans via Birmingham, Al and Montgomery, Al in around 12h 55m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chattanooga to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Chattanooga to New Orleans via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
7h 44m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chattanooga to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Chattanooga to New Orleans via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Chattanooga to New Orleans via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chattanooga to New Orleans via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
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 Birmingham Intermodal Facility to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
7h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $360
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 Ft Payne to Chattanooga, Tn
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Ft Payne to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Birmingham, Al to Montgomery, Al
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Montgomery, Al to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $85
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Montgomery to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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