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There are 8 ways to get from Manhattan to New Orleans Airport (MSY) by plane, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly from Newark  •  4h 24m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to New Orleans (MSY) EWR - MSY

$98 - $324

Cheapest option

Train to Baltimore, fly  •  6h 22m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to New Orleans (MSY) BWI - MSY

$86 - $275

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Fly from New York La Guardia  •  4h 44m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to New Orleans (MSY) LGA - MSY

$115 - $340

Fly from New York JFK  •  4h 54m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to New Orleans (MSY) JFK - MSY

$151 - $361

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  5h 47m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New Orleans (MSY) PHL - MSY

$105 - $278

Train to Islip, fly  •  8h 12m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Ronkonkoma
  2. Fly from Islip (ISP) to New Orleans (MSY) ISP - MSY

$183 - $622

Train  •  33h 22m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Crescent

$133 - $197

Drive  •  22h 7m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to New Orleans Airport (MSY) 1326.5 miles

$130 - $190

Manhattan to New Orleans Airport (MSY) by train and bus

The journey time between Manhattan and New Orleans Airport (MSY) is around 45h 19m and covers a distance of around 1401 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 40h 55m. Operated by Amtrak, New Orleans RTA and Greyhound USA, the Manhattan to New Orleans Airport (MSY) service departs from New York Moynihan Train Hall and arrives in NO Airport Terminal Departures. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
45h 19m
Fastest journey time:
40h 55m
Journey distance:
1401 miles
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
$141
Carbon emissions:
120 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
14:15
Last service departs at:
14:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manhattan to New Orleans Airport (MSY) train and bus schedules

Manhattan → New Orleans Airport (MSY)
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The cost-effective way to get from Manhattan to New Orleans Airport (MSY) is to train and fly, which costs $100 - $280 and takes 5h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to New Orleans Airport (MSY) is to fly which costs $95 - $330 and takes 4h 24m.

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The distance between Manhattan and New Orleans Airport (MSY) is 1186 miles. The road distance is 1326.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to New Orleans Airport (MSY) without a car is to train which takes 33h 22m and costs $130 - $200.

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It takes approximately 4h 24m to get from Manhattan to New Orleans Airport (MSY), including transfers.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to New Orleans Airport (MSY) is to fly which takes 4h 24m and costs $95 - $330. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $130 - $200 and takes 33h 22m.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to New Orleans Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 55m.

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New Orleans Airport (MSY) is 1h behind Manhattan. It is currently 10:53 PM in Manhattan and 9:53 PM in New Orleans Airport (MSY).

Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to New Orleans Airport (MSY) is 1327 miles. It takes approximately 22h 7m to drive from Manhattan to New Orleans Airport (MSY).

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

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to New Orleans Airport (MSY).
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  • Distance: 1186.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 24m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and New Orleans Airport (MSY), USA?

United Airlines, Spirit Airlines and two other airlines fly from Manhattan to New Orleans Airport (MSY) hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal once daily. Tickets cost $130 - $190 and the journey takes 31h 47m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $340
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$180 - $340
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $340
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans via Orlando
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $340
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans via Orlando
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Islip to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Islip to New Orleans via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Islip to New Orleans via Orlando
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Islip to New Orleans via Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Islip to New Orleans via Tampa
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Islip to New Orleans via Baltimore, Nashville
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Islip to New Orleans via Baltimore, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Newark to New Orleans via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from New York JFK to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from New York JFK to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from New York JFK to New Orleans via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from New York JFK to New Orleans via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to New Orleans via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Islip to New Orleans via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Newark to New Orleans via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
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 New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Seat
$60 - $85
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
31h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Premium
$380 - $550
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Business Seat
$290 - $410
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$55 - $120
Business Class Seat
$90 - $170
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from New York Penn Station to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$11 - $15
Peak
$10 - $19

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