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There are 5 ways to get from Huntsville to New Orleans by plane, car, bus or train

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Fly to New Orleans  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Huntsville (HSV) to New Orleans (MSY) HSV - MSY

$196 - $808

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Bus  •  11 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Huntsville, Al to Birmingham, Al
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham, Al to Mobile, Al
  3. Take the bus from Mobile, Al to New Orleans, La

$65 - $156

3 alternative options

Fly to Gulfport/Biloxi, drive  •  4 h 55 min

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

$252 - $1,152

Bus, train  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Huntsville, Al to Birmingham, Al 1161 / ...
  2. Take the train from Birmingham Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Crescent

$71 - $196

Drive  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Huntsville to New Orleans 444.3 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Huntsville to New Orleans is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Huntsville to New Orleans is to fly which costs $190 - $850 and takes 4 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Huntsville to New Orleans. However, there are services departing from Huntsville, Al and arriving at New Orleans, La via Birmingham, Al and Mobile, Al. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 50 min.

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The distance between Huntsville and New Orleans is 390 miles. The road distance is 444.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Huntsville to New Orleans without a car is to bus and train which takes 10 h 24 min and costs $70 - $200.

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It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from Huntsville to New Orleans, including transfers.

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Huntsville to New Orleans bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Huntsville, Al station.

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The best way to get from Huntsville to New Orleans is to fly which takes 4 h 33 min and costs $190 - $850. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $160 and takes 11 h 50 min.

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There is no direct flight from Huntsville Airport to New Orleans Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 29 min and has one stopover.

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Huntsville to New Orleans bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at New Orleans, La station.

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Map of how to get from Huntsville to New Orleans.
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  • Distance: 390 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 33 min

What companies run services between Huntsville, AL, USA and New Orleans, LA, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Huntsville to New Orleans hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Huntsville to New Orleans via Birmingham, Al and Mobile, Al in around 11 h 50 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Huntsville to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,500
Flights from Huntsville to Gulfport/Biloxi via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Huntsville to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $2,500
Flights from Huntsville to New Orleans via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $2,500
Flights from Huntsville to New Orleans via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$280 - $2,500
Flights from Huntsville to New Orleans via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $2,500
Flights from Huntsville to Gulfport/Biloxi via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Huntsville to Gulfport/Biloxi via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Huntsville to New Orleans via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Huntsville to Gulfport/Biloxi via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Birmingham Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $360
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 Huntsville, Al to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Birmingham, Al to Mobile, Al
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Mobile, Al to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45

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Yes, the driving distance between Huntsville to New Orleans is 444 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 21 min to drive from Huntsville to New Orleans.

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

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Book your Huntsville to New Orleans bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 705+ hotels available in New Orleans. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Huntsville to Huntsville Airport is to taxi which takes 14 min and costs $30 - $45.

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