There are 8 ways to get from Galveston to New Orleans by plane, bus, taxi, 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 58 min

  1. HOU - MSY

$143 - $502

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 35 min

  1. 1596 / ...

$91 - $154

6 alternative options

Bus to Houston, fly to New Orleans  •  4 h 53 min

  1. IAH - MSY

$113 - $342

Bus to Houston, fly to Baton Rouge, bus  •  6 h 11 min

  1. IAH - BTR

$239 - $605

Taxi, bus  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Houston

$105 - $153

Taxi, train  •  11 h 57 min

  1. Sunset Limited

$146 - $267

Bus, train  •  14 h 10 min

  1. Sunset Limited

$116 - $219

Drive  •  6 h 16 min

  1. 369.3 miles

$35 - $55

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 George Bush Airport, Houston, TX, Wright Rd @ Colonel Fischer Dr Mb, Milam St @ Preston St, and Houston, Tx in around 10 h 35 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Houston to Baton Rouge
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 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
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
6 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
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
Other operators
Taxi from Galveston to Bay Area Pr
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Yellow Cab Galveston
Phone
+1 409-763-3333
Website
yellowcabgalveston.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Galveston and New Orleans is 462 km. The road distance is 591 km.

The cheapest way to get from Galveston to New Orleans is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 16 min.

The quickest way to get from Galveston to New Orleans is to fly which takes 3 h 58 min and costs $140 - $500.

No, there is no direct bus from Galveston to New Orleans. However, there are services departing from Galveston and arriving at New Orleans, La via Wright Rd @ Colonel Fischer Dr Mb and Houston, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 35 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Galveston to New Orleans, including transfers.