There are 6 ways to get from Nashville to New Orleans by plane, bus, night bus, train 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  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to New Orleans (MSY) BNA - MSY

$147 - $423

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  14 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, TN to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  2. Take the bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to New Orleans

$60 - $95

4 alternative options

Night bus, train  •  14 h 59 min

  1. Take the night bus from Nashville, Tn to Birmingham, Al 1159
  2. Take the train from Birmingham Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak Crescent

$83 - $220

Bus Greyhound USA  •  15 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Memphis, Tn
  2. Take the bus from Memphis, Tn to Baton Rouge, La
  3. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La

$80 - $205

Bus, train  •  16 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Memphis, Tn 1511 / ...
  2. Take the train from Memphis Central Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak City Of New Orleans

$95 - $244

Drive  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Nashville to New Orleans 535.5 miles

$50 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nashville to New Orleans is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 8 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nashville to New Orleans is to fly which takes 3 h 28 min and costs $140 - $430.

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The distance between Nashville and New Orleans is 756 km. The road distance is 857 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to get from Nashville to New Orleans, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nashville to New Orleans. However, there are services departing from Nashville, TN and arriving at New Orleans via Marta Civic Center Station - Nb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 38 min.

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What companies run services between Nashville, TN, USA and New Orleans, LA, USA?

Southwest Airlines and Delta fly from Nashville to New Orleans every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nashville to New Orleans via Marta Civic Center Station - Nb in around 14 h 38 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Nashville to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Nashville to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Birmingham Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $360
Train from Memphis Central Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $390
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Nashville, TN to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Nashville, Tn to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Nashville, Tn to Memphis, Tn
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Memphis, Tn to Baton Rouge, La
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$75 - $110
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

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