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There are 7 ways to get from Miami to New Orleans by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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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 to Fort Lauderdale, fly  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Miami to Fort Lauderdale Station
  2. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to New Orleans (MSY) FLL - MSY

$83 - $414

5 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  23 h 4 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

$99 - $247

Bus La Cubana  •  25 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Miami Beach, FL to Atlanta, GA Atlanta route
  2. Take the bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to New Orleans

$204 - $224

Train  •  45 h 13 min

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

$268 - $777

Train, bus, night bus  •  21 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Miami to West Palm Beach Station
  2. Take the bus from West Palm Beach, Fl to Orlando, Fl
  3. Take the night bus from Orlando, Fl to Mobile, Al
  4. Take the bus from Mobile, Al to New Orleans, La

$105 - $248

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 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 Station, Cary Amtrak Station and Greensboro Amtrak Station. 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 23 h 4 min and costs $95 - $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 train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at 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 $95 - $250 and takes 23 h 4 min, you could also train, which costs $260 - $800 and takes 45 h 13 min.

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The quickest flight from Miami Airport to New Orleans Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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New Orleans is 1 h behind Miami. It is currently 11:50 PM in Miami and 10:50 PM in New Orleans.

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 Miami International Airport Station Northbound, Miami, Fl, Orlando, Fl, and Mobile, Al in around 23 h 4 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans via Orlando
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans via Tampa
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Miami to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 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 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Train operators
Brightline
Phone
+1 305-521-4800
Email
guestservices@gobrightline.com
Website
gobrightline.com
Train from Miami to Fort Lauderdale Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Book at
Brightline
SmartPlus
$14 - $20
Smart
$10 - $14
Select
$26 - $31
Train from Miami to West Palm Beach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Book at
Brightline
SmartPlus
$16 - $23
Smart
$12 - $17
Select
$36 - $42
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 Miami Amtrak Station to Cary Amtrak Station
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 Station to Greensboro Amtrak Station
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 Amtrak Station 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 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 2 hours
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 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from West Palm Beach, Fl to Orlando, Fl
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Miami Beach, FL to Atlanta, GA
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
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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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