There are 7 ways to get from Houston Airport (IAH) to New Orleans Airport (MSY) 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 to New Orleans  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to New Orleans (MSY) IAH - MSY

$50 - $270

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, TX to New Orleans, LA Houston

$22 - $70

5 alternative options

Bus to Houston Hobby Apt, fly to New Orleans  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Bush Iah Terminal C to Milam St @ Rusk St
  2. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to New Orleans (MSY) HOU - MSY

$85 - $437

Fly Houston to Baton Rouge, bus  •  3 h 35 min

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

$189 - $563

Bus via Baton Rouge, La  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Baton Rouge, La 1596 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La 1596 / ...

$46 - $130

Train  •  12 h

  1. Take the train from Houston Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak Sunset Limited

$62 - $180

Drive  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Houston Airport (IAH) to New Orleans Airport (MSY) 349.7 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Houston Airport (IAH) to New Orleans Airport (MSY) is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Houston Airport (IAH) to New Orleans Airport (MSY) is to fly which costs $50 - $270 and takes 1 h 5 min.

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The distance between Houston Airport (IAH) and New Orleans Airport (MSY) is 306 miles. The road distance is 349.7 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 1 h 5 min to fly from Houston (IAH) to New Orleans (MSY), including transfers and time at the airport.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Houston Airport (IAH) to New Orleans Airport (MSY). However, there are services departing from Bush Iah Terminal C and arriving at New Orlns Arpt via Houston, Tx, Baton Rouge, La and New Orleans, La. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 3 min.

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What companies run services between Houston Airport (IAH), USA and New Orleans Airport (MSY), USA?

Spirit Airlines and United Airlines fly from Houston Airport (IAH) to New Orleans Airport (MSY) every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Houston Airport (IAH) to New Orleans Airport (MSY) via Milam St @ Preston St, Houston, Tx, Baton Rouge, La, and New Orleans, La in around 8 h 3 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 10 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 5 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
Metropolitan Transit Harris County
Phone
+1 713-635-4000
Website
ridemetro.org
Bus from Bush Iah Terminal C to Milam St @ Rusk St
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ridemetro.org
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 Baton Rouge, La
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75

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