There are 10 ways to get from Kentucky to Louisiana by plane, bus, night 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 Covington to New Orleans  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Covington (CVG) to New Orleans (MSY) CVG - MSY

$122 - $652

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  18 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Louisville, KY to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  2. Take the bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to New Orleans

$77 - $114

8 alternative options

Fly Louisville to New Orleans  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Louisville (SDF) to New Orleans (MSY) SDF - MSY

$182 - $903

Fly Louisville to Lafayette  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Louisville (SDF) to Lafayette (LFT) SDF - LFT

$182 - $866

Fly Louisville to Baton Rouge  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Louisville (SDF) to Baton Rouge (BTR) SDF - BTR

$203 - $979

Fly Owensboro to New Orleans  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Owensboro (OWB) to New Orleans (MSY) OWB - MSY

$135 - $618

Bus to Nashville, fly to New Orleans  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Bowling Green, Ky to Nashville, Tn
  2. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to New Orleans (MSY) BNA - MSY

$180 - $459

Bus Greyhound USA  •  17 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Louisville, Ky to Nashville, Tn
  2. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Atlanta, Ga
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to New Orleans, La

$97 - $243

Bus, night bus, train  •  18 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Louisville, Ky to Nashville, Tn
  2. Take the night bus from Nashville, Tn to Birmingham, Al
  3. Take the train from Birmingham Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak

$106 - $277

Drive  •  11 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Louisville to New Orleans 710.1 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kentucky to Louisiana is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 11 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kentucky to Louisiana is to fly which costs $120 - $650 and takes 3 h 32 min.

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The distance between Kentucky and Louisiana is 610 miles. The road distance is 710.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to get from Kentucky to Louisiana, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kentucky to Louisiana. However, there are services departing from Louisville, Ky and arriving at New Orleans, La via Nashville, Tn and Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 44 min.

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What companies run services between Kentucky, USA and Louisiana, USA?

Allegiant Air, Delta and three other airlines fly from Covington to Kenner every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Louisville to New Orleans via Nashville, Tn and Atlanta, Ga in around 17 h 44 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Covington to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,400
Flights from Covington to New Orleans via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,400
Flights from Louisville to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Louisville to New Orleans via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Louisville to Lafayette via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Louisville to Baton Rouge via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Owensboro to New Orleans via St. Louis, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Nashville to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Covington to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Louisville to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Louisville to New Orleans via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Louisville to New Orleans via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Louisville to Lafayette via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Louisville to Lafayette via Charlotte, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Louisville to Lafayette via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Louisville to Baton Rouge via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Louisville to Baton Rouge via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Owensboro to New Orleans via St. Louis, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Covington to New Orleans via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Louisville to New Orleans via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Louisville to New Orleans via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Louisville to New Orleans via Orlando
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Owensboro to New Orleans via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Owensboro to New Orleans via St. Louis, Nashville
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Owensboro to New Orleans via St. Louis, Dallas
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Owensboro to New Orleans via St. Louis, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Owensboro to New Orleans via St. Louis, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 11 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Nashville to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Covington to New Orleans via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Louisville to New Orleans via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Louisville to Lafayette via Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Louisville to Lafayette via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Louisville to Lafayette via Washington Dulles, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Louisville to Baton Rouge via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Owensboro to New Orleans via St. Louis, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Covington to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Birmingham Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
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
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Bowling Green, Ky to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Bus from Louisville, Ky to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Nashville, Tn to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Night bus from Nashville, Tn to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Louisville, KY to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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