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There are 6 ways to get from Las Vegas to New Orleans by plane, bus, night bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly to New Orleans  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Las Vegas (LAS) to New Orleans (MSY) LAS - MSY

$117 - $503

5 alternative options

Fly to Baton Rouge, bus  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Las Vegas (LAS) to Baton Rouge (BTR) LAS - BTR
  2. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La

$210 - $766

Bus  •  39 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Las Vegas Downtown to Phoenix Airport
  2. Take the bus from Phoenix 44 St Transit Ctr, Az to San Antonio
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio to New Orleans

$149 - $228

Night bus, bus  •  44 h 25 min

  1. Take the night bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Phoenix, Az
  2. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Shreveport, La
  4. Take the bus from Shreveport, La to New Orleans, La

$204 - $514

Bus, train  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Las Vegas Downtown to San Bernardino FlixBus
  2. Take the train from Ontario Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Sunset Limited

$249 - $768

Drive  •  28 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Las Vegas to New Orleans 1749.3 miles

$170 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Las Vegas to New Orleans is to bus which costs $140 - $230 and takes 39 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Las Vegas to New Orleans is to fly which costs $110 - $550 and takes 5 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Las Vegas to New Orleans. However, there are services departing from Las Vegas Downtown and arriving at New Orleans via Phoenix 44 St Transit Ctr, Az, St. Mary's & Pecan, Centro Plaza - Ne Corner and San Antonio. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 h 38 min.

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The distance between Las Vegas and New Orleans is 1517 miles. The road distance is 1749.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Las Vegas to New Orleans without a car is to bus which takes 39 h 38 min and costs $140 - $230.

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It takes approximately 5 h 20 min to get from Las Vegas to New Orleans, including transfers.

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Las Vegas to New Orleans bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Las Vegas, Nv station.

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The best way to get from Las Vegas to New Orleans is to fly which takes 5 h 20 min and costs $110 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $140 - $230 and takes 39 h 38 min.

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The quickest flight from Las Vegas Airport to New Orleans Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 10 min.

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Las Vegas 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 Las Vegas to New Orleans.
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  • Distance: 1517.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 20 min

What companies run services between Las Vegas, NV, USA and New Orleans, LA, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines and two other airlines fly from Las Vegas to New Orleans hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Las Vegas to New Orleans via Phoenix Airport, Phoenix 44 St Transit Ctr, Az, San Antonio, St. Mary's & Pecan, Centro Plaza - Ne Corner, and San Antonio in around 39 h 38 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Las Vegas to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
Flights from Las Vegas to New Orleans via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
Flights from Las Vegas to New Orleans via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
Flights from Las Vegas to New Orleans via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
Flights from Las Vegas to New Orleans via San Antonio
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
Flights from Las Vegas to New Orleans via Austin
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Las Vegas to New Orleans via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Las Vegas to Baton Rouge via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Las Vegas to Baton Rouge via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Las Vegas to Baton Rouge via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Las Vegas to Baton Rouge via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Las Vegas to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Las Vegas to New Orleans via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
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 Ontario Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
44 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$240 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$430 - $650
Business Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Room
$900 - $1,300
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 Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Night bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $110
Bus from Phoenix, Az to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
22 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $170
Flexible
$190 - $250
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Shreveport, La
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Shreveport, La to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Las Vegas Downtown to Phoenix Airport
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Las Vegas Downtown to San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Phoenix 44 St Transit Ctr, Az to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
20 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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More Questions & Answers

New Orleans is 2 h ahead of Las Vegas. It is currently 2:27 AM in Las Vegas and 4:27 AM in New Orleans.

Yes, the driving distance between Las Vegas to New Orleans is 1749 miles. It takes approximately 28 h 45 min to drive from Las Vegas to New Orleans.

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American Airlines, Spirit Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Las Vegas Airport to New Orleans Airport.

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There are 721+ hotels available in New Orleans. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Las Vegas to Las Vegas Airport is to bus which takes 21 min and costs $6.

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