There are 6 ways to get from Fort Polk to New Orleans Airport (MSY) by taxi, plane, bus, car or train

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

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Taxi, fly to New Orleans  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Fort Polk to Alexandria
  2. Fly from Alexandria (AEX) to New Orleans (MSY) AEX - MSY

$272 - $882

Cheapest option

Drive, train  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Fort Polk to Lake Charles Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Lake Charles Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Sunset Limited

$48 - $138

4 alternative options

Taxi, fly to Baton Rouge, bus  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Fort Polk to Alexandria
  2. Fly from Alexandria (AEX) to Baton Rouge (BTR) AEX - BTR
  3. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La

$307 - $959

Taxi, bus  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Fort Polk to Alexandria, La
  2. Take the bus from Alexandria, La to Baton Rouge, La
  3. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La

$152 - $242

Taxi, bus via Lafayette, La  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Fort Polk to Alexandria, La
  2. Take the bus from Alexandria, La to Lafayette, La
  3. Take the bus from Lafayette, La to New Orlns Arpt

$154 - $225

Drive  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Fort Polk to New Orleans Airport (MSY) 244.9 miles

$24 - $35

Questions & Answers

The distance between Fort Polk and New Orleans Airport (MSY) is 185 miles. The road distance is 244.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Polk to New Orleans Airport (MSY) without a car is to taxi and bus which takes 6 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to get from Fort Polk to New Orleans Airport (MSY), including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Alexandria Airport to New Orleans Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 13 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Polk to New Orleans Airport (MSY) is 245 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to drive from Fort Polk to New Orleans Airport (MSY).

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United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Alexandria Airport to New Orleans Airport.

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There are 652+ hotels available in New Orleans Airport (MSY). Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fort Polk to New Orleans Airport (MSY).
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  • Distance: 185.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 31 min

What companies run services between Fort Polk, LA, USA and New Orleans Airport (MSY), USA?

There is no direct connection from Fort Polk to New Orleans Airport (MSY). However, you can take the taxi to Alexandria airport then fly to New Orleans. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Alexandria airport, fly to Baton Rouge, take the taxi to Baton Rouge, La, take the bus to New Orleans, La, then take the bus to New Orleans Airport (MSY).

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Alexandria to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Alexandria to Baton Rouge via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Alexandria to New Orleans via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Alexandria to Baton Rouge via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Alexandria to New Orleans via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Alexandria to Baton Rouge via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
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 Lake Charles Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $290
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 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 Alexandria, La to Baton Rouge, La
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Alexandria, La to Lafayette, La
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from Lafayette, La to New Orlns Arpt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Other operators
Taxi from Fort Polk to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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