There are 10 ways to get from Montreal to New Orleans by plane, bus, car, train or night bus

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  •  8 h

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to New Orleans (MSY) YUL - MSY

$124 - $440

Cheapest option

Fly to Gulfport/Biloxi, drive  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Gulfport/Biloxi (GPT) YUL - GPT
  2. Drive from Gulfport/Biloxi to New Orleans

$120 - $494

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Fly to Baton Rouge, bus  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Baton Rouge (BTR) YUL - BTR
  2. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La

$147 - $663

Fly to Mobile, bus  •  11 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Mobile (MOB) YUL - MOB
  2. Take the bus from Mobile, Al to New Orleans, La

$257 - $1,493

Fly to Lafayette, bus  •  11 h 25 min

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

$279 - $1,377

Bus, train  •  39 h

  1. Take the bus from Montreal, QC to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Crescent

$227 - $631

Night bus, train  •  39 h 7 min

  1. Take the night bus from Montreal, Pq to Albany, Ny
  2. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal

$239 - $700

Bus  •  39 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Montreal, Pq to New York, Ny
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Atlanta, Ga
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to New Orleans, La

$170 - $436

Train  •  41 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Montreal Central Station to New York Penn Station Adirondack
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Crescent

$233 - $714

Drive  •  27 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Montreal to New Orleans 1633.3 miles

$210 - $320

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Montreal to New Orleans is to fly which costs $150 - $600 and takes 8 h.

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The quickest way to get from Montreal to New Orleans is to fly which costs $150 - $600 and takes 8 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Montreal to New Orleans. However, there are services departing from Montreal, Pq and arriving at New Orleans, La via New York, Ny and Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Montreal station to New Orleans. However, there are services departing from Montreal Central Station and arriving at New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 h 47 min.

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The distance between Montreal and New Orleans is 2248 km. The road distance is 2613.3 km.

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The best way to get from Montreal to New Orleans without a car is to bus and train which takes 39 h and costs $290 - $850.

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It takes approximately 8 h to get from Montreal to New Orleans, including transfers.

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Montreal to New Orleans bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Montreal, Pq station.

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Montreal to New Orleans train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Montreal Central Station.

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The best way to get from Montreal to New Orleans is to fly which takes 8 h and costs $150 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $210 - $600 and takes 39 h 35 min, you could also train, which costs $300 - $950 and takes 41 h 47 min.

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Map of how to get from Montreal to New Orleans.
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  • Distance: 1404.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h

What companies run services between Montreal, QC, Canada and New Orleans, LA, USA?

Air Canada, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Montreal to New Orleans hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Montreal to New Orleans via New York, Ny and Atlanta, Ga in around 39 h 35 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Montreal to New Orleans via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Montreal to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Montreal to New Orleans via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Montreal to New Orleans via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Montreal to New Orleans via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Montreal to Baton Rouge via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,900
Flights from Montreal to Baton Rouge via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,900
Flights from Montreal to Baton Rouge via New York La Guardia, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,900
Flights from Montreal to Baton Rouge via New York JFK, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 54 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,900
Flights from Montreal to Gulfport/Biloxi via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Montreal to Gulfport/Biloxi via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Montreal to Gulfport/Biloxi via New York JFK, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Montreal to Gulfport/Biloxi via New York La Guardia, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Montreal to Mobile via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from Montreal to Mobile via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,600
Flights from Montreal to Mobile via New York JFK, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
Flights from Montreal to Lafayette via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Montreal to Lafayette via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Montreal to Lafayette via New York La Guardia, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Montreal to Lafayette via New York JFK, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
10 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Montreal to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Montreal to New Orleans via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Montreal to New Orleans via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Baton Rouge via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Baton Rouge via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Baton Rouge via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Baton Rouge via New York La Guardia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Gulfport/Biloxi via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to Gulfport/Biloxi via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to Gulfport/Biloxi via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to Gulfport/Biloxi via New York La Guardia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
10 h 16 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to Gulfport/Biloxi via New York JFK, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
10 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to Mobile via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Montreal to Mobile via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Flights from Montreal to Mobile via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Montreal to Mobile via New York La Guardia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Montreal to Lafayette via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Montreal to Lafayette via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Montreal to New Orleans via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from Montreal to New Orleans via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from Montreal to New Orleans via Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from Montreal to Baton Rouge via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,900
Flights from Montreal to Gulfport/Biloxi via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $2,100
Flights from Montreal to Mobile via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Montreal to Lafayette via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,800
Flights from Montreal to Lafayette via Washington Dulles, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Montreal to Lafayette via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 29 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Montreal to Lafayette via Newark, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Montreal to New Orleans via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Flights from Montreal to New Orleans via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from Montreal to New Orleans via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from Montreal to New Orleans via Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from Montreal to Gulfport/Biloxi via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $2,100
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 New York Penn Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
30 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$310 - $450
Business Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Room
$650 - $950
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Bedroom
$270 - $330
Train from Montreal Central Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Room
$270 - $380
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Albany to New York
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Bedroom
$270 - $330
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 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 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
Night bus from Montreal, Pq to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Montreal, Pq to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Bus from New York, Ny to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $220
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
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Montreal, QC to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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