There are 8 ways to get from Mexico City to New Orleans by plane, bus, car or train

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Fly to New Orleans  •  7 h

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

$152 - $450

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Bus Grupo Senda  •  33 h 36 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

$121 - $273

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Fly to Baton Rouge, bus  •  8 h 36 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 Lafayette, bus  •  10 h 18 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

Fly to Gulfport/Biloxi, drive  •  9 h 2 min

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

$195 - $1,169

Bus via Nuevo Laredo  •  36 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Mexico Central Norte to Nuevo Laredo
  2. Take the bus from Laredo to Houston Downtown Greyhound
  3. Take the bus from Houston, TX to New Orleans, LA

Bus, train  •  38 h 45 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 Sunset Limited

$145 - $360

Drive  •  23 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Mexico City to New Orleans 1397.7 miles

$180 - $270

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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 36 min.

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

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The best way to get from Mexico City to New Orleans without a car is to bus which takes 33 h 36 min and costs .

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

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Mexico City to New Orleans bus services, operated by Grupo Senda, depart from México Central Norte station.

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The best way to get from Mexico City to New Orleans is to fly which takes 7 h and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 33 h 36 min.

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There is no direct flight from Mexico City Airport to New Orleans Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Mexico City to New Orleans bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at New Orleans, La station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mexico City to New Orleans is 2236 km. It takes approximately 23 h 39 min to drive from Mexico City to New Orleans.

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Aeroméxico, Southwest Airlines, Delta and two other airlines offer flights from Mexico City Airport to New Orleans Airport.

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Map of how to get from Mexico City to New Orleans.
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  • Distance: 927.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h

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

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and three 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 36 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Mexico City to New Orleans via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,400
Flights from Mexico City to New Orleans via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,400
Flights from Mexico City to Baton Rouge via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Mexico City to Lafayette via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from Mexico City to Gulfport/Biloxi via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Mexico City to New Orleans via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Mexico City to New Orleans via Miami
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 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, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Mexico City to Baton Rouge via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Mexico City to Lafayette via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Mexico City to Gulfport/Biloxi via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Mexico City to Gulfport/Biloxi via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9 h 19 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Mexico City to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,800
Flights from Mexico City to New Orleans via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,800
Flights from Mexico City to Baton Rouge via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,600
Flights from Mexico City to Lafayette via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Mexico City to Gulfport/Biloxi via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Mexico City to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,800
Flights from Mexico City to New Orleans via Cancun
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Mexico City to Baton Rouge via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,600
Flights from Mexico City to Lafayette via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Mexico City to New Orleans via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Antonio Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
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

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
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
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
$100 - $105
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Mexico Central Norte to Nuevo Laredo
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$65 - $95
Full Fare
$85 - $120
Turimex Internacional
Website
turimex.com
Bus from Laredo to Houston Downtown Greyhound
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
turimex.com

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