There are 7 ways to get from Gainesville to New Orleans by plane, bus 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 Gainesville to New Orleans  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Gainesville (GNV) to New Orleans (MSY) GNV - MSY

$202 - $1,118

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Gainesville to New Orleans

$50 - $65

5 alternative options

Fly Gainesville to Baton Rouge, bus  •  7 h 21 min

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

$246 - $1,162

Fly Gainesville to Gulfport/Biloxi, drive  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Gainesville (GNV) to Gulfport/Biloxi (GPT) GNV - GPT
  2. Drive from Gulfport/Biloxi to New Orleans

$228 - $1,112

Bus to Orlando, fly to New Orleans  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Gainesville to Orlando - RedCoach Station, FL
  2. Fly from Orlando (MCO) to New Orleans (MSY) MCO - MSY

$128 - $603

Bus Greyhound USA  •  12 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Gainesville, Fl to Mobile, Al 1243 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Mobile, Al to New Orleans, La 1563

$63 - $151

Drive  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Gainesville to New Orleans 534.8 miles

$50 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gainesville to New Orleans is to bus which costs $50 - $65 and takes 9 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gainesville to New Orleans is to fly which costs $200 - $1,200 and takes 5 h 43 min.

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The distance between Gainesville and New Orleans is 468 miles. The road distance is 534.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to get from Gainesville to New Orleans, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gainesville and arriving at New Orleans. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 9 h 50 min.

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

Delta and American Airlines fly from Gainesville to New Orleans hourly. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Gainesville to New Orleans once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $65 and the journey takes 9 h 50 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Gainesville to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Gainesville to Baton Rouge via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Gainesville to Gulfport/Biloxi via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Orlando to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Gainesville to New Orleans via Miami
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Gainesville to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Gainesville to Baton Rouge via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Gainesville to Baton Rouge via Charlotte, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Gainesville to Baton Rouge via Miami, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Gainesville to Gulfport/Biloxi via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Orlando to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Orlando to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $850
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 Gainesville, Fl to Mobile, Al
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Bus from Mobile, Al to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
Red Coach
Phone
+1 877 733 0724
Website
redcoachusa.com
Bus from Gainesville to Orlando - RedCoach Station, FL
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $65
Schedules at
redcoachusa.com
Standard Fare
$25 - $55
Web Fare
$22 - $40
Flexible Fare
$28 - $65

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