There are 7 ways to get from Galveston to New Orleans by plane, bus, train 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 Houston Hobby Apt to New Orleans  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to New Orleans (MSY) HOU - MSY

$136 - $502

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Galveston Amtrak to Houston Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the bus from Houston, TX to New Orleans

$24 - $53

5 alternative options

Bus to Houston, fly to New Orleans  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Galveston to George Bush Airport, Houston, TX
  2. Fly from Houston (IAH) to New Orleans (MSY) IAH - MSY

$106 - $342

Bus to Houston, fly to Baton Rouge, bus  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Galveston to George Bush Airport, Houston, TX
  2. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Baton Rouge (BTR) IAH - BTR
  3. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La

$239 - $605

Bus Greyhound USA  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Galveston Amtrak to Houston Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to New Orleans, La 1596 / ...

$35 - $95

Bus, train  •  12 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Galveston Amtrak to Houston Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the train from Houston Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak Sunset Limited

$60 - $160

Drive  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Galveston to New Orleans 369.3 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Galveston to New Orleans is to bus which costs $24 - $55 and takes 9 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Galveston to New Orleans is to fly which costs $130 - $500 and takes 3 h 53 min.

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The distance between Galveston and New Orleans is 289 miles. The road distance is 369.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to get from Galveston to New Orleans, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Galveston to New Orleans. However, there are services departing from Galveston Amtrak and arriving at New Orleans, La via Houston, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 52 min.

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The nearest airport to New Orleans is New Orleans (MSY) Airport which is 11.1 miles away. Other nearby airports include Gulfport/Biloxi (GPT) (68.1 miles), Baton Rouge (BTR) (76.3 miles), Mobile (MOB) (120.9 miles) and Pensacola (PNS) (176.8 miles).

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Galveston to New Orleans bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Longview Amtrak station.

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Map of how to get from Galveston to New Orleans.
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  • Distance: 288.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 53 min

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

Southwest Airlines flies from Galveston to New Orleans every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Galveston to New Orleans via Houston Amtrak and Houston, Tx in around 8 h 52 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Houston to Baton Rouge
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Houston to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Houston Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $370
Bus operators
Galveston Limousine
Website
galvestonlimo.com
Bus from Galveston to George Bush Airport, Houston, TX
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
galvestonlimousineservice.com
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 Houston, Tx to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95

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