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There are 6 ways to get from Montreal to New Orleans by plane, car, bus or train

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  •  8h 33m

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

$123 - $439

Cheapest option

Fly to Gulfport/Biloxi, drive  •  11h 21m

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

$119 - $493

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Fly to Baton Rouge, bus  •  11h 12m

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

$146 - $662

Bus  •  40h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Montreal, QC to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Atlanta, Ga
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to New Orleans, La

$192 - $425

Train  •  41h 47m

  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  •  27h 23m

  1. Drive from Montreal to New Orleans 1633.3 miles

$210 - $320

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The cheapest way to get from Montreal to New Orleans is to fly which costs $160 - $600 and takes 8h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Montreal to New Orleans is to fly which costs $160 - $600 and takes 8h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Montreal to New Orleans. However, there are services departing from Montreal, QC and arriving at New Orleans, La via New York, Ny and Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40h 5m.

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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 41h 47m.

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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 which takes 40h 5m and costs $250 - $600.

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It takes approximately 8h 33m to get from Montreal to New Orleans, including transfers.

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Montreal to New Orleans bus services, operated by Trailways New York, depart from Montreal, QC 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 8h 33m and costs $160 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $250 - $600 and takes 40h 5m, you could also train, which costs $300 - $950 and takes 41h 47m.

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Map of how to get from Montreal to New Orleans.
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  • Distance: 1404.8 miles
  • Duration: 8h 33m

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

Air Canada, Delta 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 - Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, Ny, and Atlanta, Ga in around 40h 5m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Montreal to New Orleans via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Montreal to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Montreal to New Orleans via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Montreal to New Orleans via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
7h 11m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Montreal to New Orleans via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Montreal to Gulfport/Biloxi via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Montreal to Gulfport/Biloxi via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Montreal to Gulfport/Biloxi via New York La Guardia, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Montreal to Gulfport/Biloxi via New York JFK, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Montreal to Baton Rouge via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,900
Flights from Montreal to Baton Rouge via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,900
Flights from Montreal to Baton Rouge via New York JFK, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
10h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,900
Flights from Montreal to Baton Rouge via New York La Guardia, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Montreal to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Montreal to New Orleans via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Montreal to New Orleans via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Montreal to New Orleans via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Gulfport/Biloxi via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to Gulfport/Biloxi via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to Gulfport/Biloxi via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to Gulfport/Biloxi via New York JFK, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to Baton Rouge via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Baton Rouge via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Montreal to New Orleans via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from Montreal to New Orleans via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 44m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from Montreal to New Orleans via Newark
Ave. Duration
7h 34m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from Montreal to Baton Rouge via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,900
Flights from Montreal to Baton Rouge via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
10h 2m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Montreal to New Orleans via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Flights from Montreal to New Orleans via Newark
Ave. Duration
7h 34m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from Montreal to New Orleans via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 56m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Montreal Central Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
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
Train from New York Penn Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
30h 17m
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from New York, Ny to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
21h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $220
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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
7h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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There is no direct flight from Montreal Airport to New Orleans Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 23m and has one stopover.

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

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New Orleans is 1h behind Montreal. It is currently 4:56 PM in Montreal and 3:56 PM in New Orleans.

Montreal 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 Montreal to New Orleans is 2613 km. It takes approximately 27h 23m to drive from Montreal to New Orleans.

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Air Canada, United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Montreal Airport to New Orleans Airport.

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There are 744+ hotels available in New Orleans. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Montreal to Montreal Airport is to line 747 bus which takes 21m and costs $4.

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