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

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Train  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Jackson Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak City Of New Orleans

$35 - $95

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Jackson, Ms to Baton Rouge, La 1209
  2. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La 1596 / ...

$37 - $87

3 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Jackson to New Orleans 187.3 miles

$18 - $27

Fly to New Orleans  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Jackson/Vicksburg (JAN) to New Orleans (MSY) JAN - MSY

$249 - $1,161

Fly to Baton Rouge, bus  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Jackson/Vicksburg (JAN) to Baton Rouge (BTR) JAN - BTR
  2. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La

$282 - $1,204

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The cheapest way to get from Jackson to New Orleans is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Jackson to New Orleans is to drive which takes 3 h 5 min and costs $18 - $27.

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The distance between Jackson and New Orleans is 261 km. The road distance is 300 km.

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The train from Jackson Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak takes 4 h 27 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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No, there is no direct bus from Jackson to New Orleans. However, there are services departing from Jackson, Ms and arriving at New Orleans, La via Baton Rouge, La. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 3 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Jackson Amtrak and arriving at New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 27 min.

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What companies run services between Jackson, MS, USA and New Orleans, LA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Jackson to New Orleans once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $95 and the journey takes 4 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Jackson to New Orleans via Baton Rouge, La in around 5 h 3 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Jackson/Vicksburg to New Orleans via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Jackson/Vicksburg to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Jackson/Vicksburg to New Orleans via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Jackson/Vicksburg to Baton Rouge via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Jackson/Vicksburg to Baton Rouge via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Jackson/Vicksburg to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Jackson/Vicksburg to Baton Rouge via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Jackson/Vicksburg to New Orleans via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Jackson/Vicksburg to Baton Rouge via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Jackson Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Jackson, Ms to Baton Rouge, La
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
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

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