There are 10 ways to get from Michigan to Louisiana by plane, train, 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.

Recommended option

Fly Detroit to New Orleans  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to New Orleans (MSY) DTW - MSY

$137 - $370

Cheapest option

Bus  •  27 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Atlanta, Ga 1105
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to New Orleans, La 1563

$122 - $309

8 alternative options

Fly Grand Rapids to New Orleans  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Grand Rapids (GRR) to New Orleans (MSY) GRR - MSY

$264 - $1,304

Fly Detroit to Baton Rouge  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Baton Rouge (BTR) DTW - BTR

$268 - $1,146

Fly Detroit to Lafayette  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Lafayette (LFT) DTW - LFT

$247 - $1,133

Fly Detroit to Shreveport  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Shreveport (SHV) DTW - SHV

$284 - $1,155

Fly Grand Rapids to Shreveport  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Grand Rapids (GRR) to Shreveport (SHV) GRR - SHV

$301 - $1,339

Train  •  26 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Wolverine
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak City Of New Orleans

$172 - $492

Bus, train  •  35 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Chicago, IL
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak City Of New Orleans

$141 - $401

Drive  •  17 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to New Orleans 1071.3 miles

$100 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Michigan to Louisiana is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 17 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Michigan to Louisiana is to fly which costs $130 - $370 and takes 3 h 47 min.

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The distance between Michigan and Louisiana is 973 miles. The road distance is 1071.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to get from Michigan to Louisiana, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Michigan to Louisiana. However, there are services departing from Detroit, Mi and arriving at New Orleans, La via Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 47 min.

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What companies run services between Michigan, USA and Louisiana, USA?

Delta, Spirit Airlines and three other airlines fly from Livonia to Kenner hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Detroit to New Orleans via Woodward & Baltimore Nb, Detroit Amtrak, and Chicago Union Station Amtrak in around 26 h 54 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Detroit to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Grand Rapids to New Orleans via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Grand Rapids to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Detroit to Baton Rouge via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to Lafayette via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to Lafayette via Grand Rapids, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to Lafayette via Evansville, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to Lafayette via Indianapolis, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to Shreveport via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to Shreveport via Pittsburgh, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Shreveport via Indianapolis, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Shreveport via Birmingham, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Grand Rapids to Shreveport via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Grand Rapids to Shreveport via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Grand Rapids to New Orleans via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Grand Rapids to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Grand Rapids to New Orleans via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Detroit to Baton Rouge via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Baton Rouge via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Lafayette via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to Shreveport via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to Shreveport via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Grand Rapids to Shreveport via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Grand Rapids to Shreveport via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Grand Rapids to Shreveport via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Grand Rapids to New Orleans via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Grand Rapids to New Orleans via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Grand Rapids to New Orleans via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Detroit to Baton Rouge via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Detroit to Lafayette via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Shreveport via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Shreveport via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Grand Rapids to Shreveport via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Grand Rapids to Shreveport via Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Grand Rapids to Shreveport via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to New Orleans via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Flights from Detroit to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Flights from Detroit to New Orleans via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Flights from Detroit to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Flights from Grand Rapids to New Orleans via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Grand Rapids to New Orleans via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Detroit to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $360
Room
$490 - $700
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 Detroit, Mi to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
18 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$140 - $190
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120

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