There are 9 ways to get from Mexico City to New Orleans by plane, bus, car or train

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 to New Orleans  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Mexico City (MEX) to New Orleans (MSY) MEX - MSY

$152 - $450

Cheapest option

Bus  •  34 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from México Central Norte to San Antonio Turimex Internacional
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, TX to New Orleans

$103 - $185

7 alternative options

Fly to Baton Rouge, bus  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Mexico City (MEX) to Baton Rouge (BTR) MEX - BTR
  2. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La

$197 - $1,103

Fly to Gulfport/Biloxi, drive  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Mexico City (MEX) to Gulfport/Biloxi (GPT) MEX - GPT
  2. Drive from Gulfport/Biloxi to New Orleans

$195 - $1,169

Fly to Lafayette, bus  •  10 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Mexico City (MEX) to Lafayette (LFT) MEX - LFT
  2. Take the bus from Lafayette, La to Baton Rouge, La
  3. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La

$181 - $1,013

Bus, train via Nuevo Laredo  •  32 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Mexico Sur to Nuevo Laredo
  2. Take the bus from Laredo, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
  3. Take the train from San Antonio Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak

$173 - $422

Bus via Houston, Tx  •  33 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from México Central Norte to San Antonio
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Houston, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to New Orleans, La

$122 - $275

Bus Grupo Senda, train  •  39 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from México Central Norte to San Antonio Turimex Internacional
  2. Take the train from San Antonio Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak Sunset Limited

$150 - $362

Drive  •  23 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Mexico City to New Orleans 1397.7 miles

$180 - $270

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mexico City to New Orleans is to bus which costs $1900 - $3500 and takes 34 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mexico City to New Orleans is to fly which costs $2800 - $8500 and takes 7 h 2 min.

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The distance between Mexico City and New Orleans is 1484 km. The road distance is 2236.3 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 7 h 2 min to get from Mexico City to New Orleans, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mexico City to New Orleans. However, there are services departing from Madero and arriving at New Orleans, La via México Central Norte, San Antonio, Tx and Houston, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 24 min.

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What companies run services between Mexico City, Mexico and New Orleans, LA, USA?

United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Mexico City to New Orleans hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mexico City to New Orleans via Terminal Central De Autobuses Del Norte, México Central Norte, San Antonio, San Antonio, Tx, and Houston, Tx in around 33 h 24 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Mexico City to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,800
Flights from Mexico City to New Orleans via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,800
Flights from Mexico City to Baton Rouge via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,600
Flights from Mexico City to Gulfport/Biloxi via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Flights from Mexico City to Lafayette via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Mexico City to New Orleans via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,400
Flights from Mexico City to New Orleans via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,400
Flights from Mexico City to Baton Rouge via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Mexico City to Gulfport/Biloxi via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Mexico City to Lafayette via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Mexico City to New Orleans via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Mexico City to New Orleans via Miami
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Mexico City to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Mexico City to Baton Rouge via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Mexico City to Gulfport/Biloxi via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Mexico City to Gulfport/Biloxi via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Flights from Mexico City to Lafayette via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Mexico City to New Orleans via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Antonio Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Room
$350 - $490
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 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
Bus from Lafayette, La to Baton Rouge, La
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Laredo, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Houston, Tx to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Mexico Sur to Nuevo Laredo
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$65 - $100
Full Fare
$90 - $130
Grupo Senda
Phone
US: (81) 8151 5253, México: 1 800 733 7330
Website
ticket.gruposenda.com
Bus from México Central Norte to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
21 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$60 - $90
Ejecutivo
$102 - $107

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