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

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Fly from Miami  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Miami (MIA) to New Orleans (MSY) MIA - MSY

$98 - $409

Cheapest option

Train, train to Fort Lauderdale, fly  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Government Ctr.Stat.Rail Northbound to Tri-Rail Station Rail Northbound
  2. Take the train from MetroRail Transfer Station to Fort Lauderdale Airport Station
  3. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to New Orleans (MSY) FLL - MSY

$76 - $404

6 alternative options

Bus  •  21 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Miami, Fl to Orlando, Fl
  2. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Mobile, Al
  3. Take the bus from Mobile, Al to New Orleans, La

$102 - $250

Bus via Melbourne, Fl  •  21 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Miami, FL Holiday Inn Hotel to Melbourne, FL - Waffle House
  2. Take the bus from Melbourne, Fl to Orlando, Fl
  3. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Mobile, Al
  4. Take the bus from Mobile, Al to New Orleans, La

$131 - $254

Train, bus  •  23 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Miami Amtrak to Kissimmee Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Mobile, Al
  3. Take the bus from Mobile, Al to New Orleans, La

$125 - $316

Train  •  45 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Miami Amtrak to Cary Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Cary Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
  3. Take the train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal

$268 - $777

Bus, night bus  •  19 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Miami, Fl to Orlando, Fl
  2. Take the night bus from Orlando, Fl to Mobile, Al
  3. Take the bus from Mobile, Al to New Orleans, La

$99 - $247

Drive  •  14 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Miami to New Orleans 867.5 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Miami to New Orleans is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 14 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Miami to New Orleans is to fly which costs $95 - $410 and takes 4 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Miami to New Orleans. However, there are services departing from Miami, FL Holiday Inn Hotel and arriving at New Orleans, La via Melbourne, Fl, Orlando, Fl and Mobile, Al. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Miami to New Orleans. However, there are services departing from Government Ctr.Stat.Rail Northbound and arriving at New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal via Miami Amtrak, Cary Amtrak and Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45 h 13 min.

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The distance between Miami and New Orleans is 673 miles. The road distance is 867.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Miami to New Orleans without a car is to bus which takes 21 h 16 min and costs $100 - $250.

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It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to get from Miami to New Orleans, including transfers.

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Miami to New Orleans bus services, operated by Javax Bus, depart from Miami, FL Holiday Inn Hotel station.

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Miami to New Orleans train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Miami Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Miami to New Orleans is to fly which takes 4 h 14 min and costs $95 - $410. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $250 and takes 21 h 16 min, you could also train, which costs $260 - $800 and takes 45 h 13 min.

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Map of how to get from Miami to New Orleans.
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  • Distance: 672.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 14 min

What companies run services between Miami, FL, USA and New Orleans, LA, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines fly from Miami to New Orleans every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Miami to New Orleans via Douglas Road Stat. Rail Southbound, Sw 37 Av & Us 1, Nw 21 St & Nw 37 Av, Miami, Fl, Orlando, Fl, and Mobile, Al in around 21 h 16 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans via Orlando
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Miami to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans via Orlando
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Miami to New Orleans via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Train operators
Miami Dade Transit
Phone
+1 305-468-5900
Website
miamidade.gov
Train from Government Ctr.Stat.Rail Northbound to Tri-Rail Station Rail Northbound
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
miamidade.gov
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 Miami Amtrak to Kissimmee Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
Train from Miami Amtrak to Cary Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$230 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$270 - $380
Room
$500 - $750
Train from Cary Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $300
Business Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Room
$470 - $650
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 Miami, Fl to Orlando, Fl
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Orlando, Fl to Mobile, Al
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $130
Bus from Mobile, Al to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from Melbourne, Fl to Orlando, Fl
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
Javax Bus
Phone
407-299-6360
Email
info@floridatransportation.net
Website
javaxbus.com
Bus from Miami, FL Holiday Inn Hotel to Melbourne, FL - Waffle House
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
javaxbus.com
Book at
gotobus.com

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The quickest flight from Miami Airport to New Orleans Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 2 min.

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

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New Orleans is 1 h behind Miami. It is currently 12:10 PM in Miami and 11:10 AM in New Orleans.

Miami to New Orleans train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Miami to New Orleans is 867 miles. It takes approximately 14 h 2 min to drive from Miami to New Orleans.

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

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There are 633+ hotels available in New Orleans. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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