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There are 10 ways to get from New Jersey 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 Newark to New Orleans  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to New Orleans (MSY) EWR - MSY

$140 - $652

Cheapest option

Train to Philadelphia, fly to New Orleans  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New Orleans (MSY) PHL - MSY

$129 - $517

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Fly New York La Guardia to New Orleans  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to New Orleans (MSY) LGA - MSY

$138 - $663

Fly New York JFK to New Orleans  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to New Orleans (MSY) JFK - MSY

$150 - $662

Fly Newark to Baton Rouge  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Baton Rouge (BTR) EWR - BTR

$181 - $728

Fly Newark to Lafayette  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Lafayette (LFT) EWR - LFT

$190 - $865

Train to Baltimore, fly to New Orleans  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to New Orleans (MSY) BWI - MSY

$197 - $605

Train  •  29 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Crescent

$170 - $550

Bus  •  30 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Atlanta, Ga 1081 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to New Orleans, La 1563 / ...

$130 - $330

Drive  •  21 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Newark to New Orleans 1302.4 miles

$120 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from New Jersey to Louisiana is to drive which costs $120 - $190 and takes 21 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Jersey to Louisiana is to fly which costs $140 - $650 and takes 4 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Jersey to Louisiana. However, there are services departing from Newark, Nj and arriving at New Orleans, La via Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newark Penn Station station and arriving at New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 29 h 55 min.

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The distance between New Jersey and Louisiana is 1181 miles. The road distance is 1302.4 miles.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Louisiana without a car is to train which takes 29 h 55 min and costs $170 - $550.

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It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to get from New Jersey to Louisiana, including transfers.

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New Jersey to Louisiana bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Newark, Nj station.

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New Jersey to Louisiana train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Louisiana is to fly which takes 4 h 26 min and costs $140 - $650. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $170 - $550 and takes 29 h 55 min, you could also bus, which costs $130 - $330 and takes 30 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from New Jersey to Louisiana.
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  • Distance: 1180.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 26 min

What companies run services between New Jersey, USA and Louisiana, USA?

United Airlines, Spirit Airlines and five other airlines fly from Elizabeth to Kenner hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Newark to New Orleans once daily. Tickets cost $170 - $550 and the journey takes 29 h 55 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,500
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from New York JFK to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Baton Rouge via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Lafayette via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,400
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Baton Rouge via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Flights from Newark to Baton Rouge via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Lafayette via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to New Orleans via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Baton Rouge via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Lafayette via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Newark to Lafayette via New Orleans, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Newark to Lafayette via Raleigh/Durham, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $1,000
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 Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Newark Penn Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
29 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$310 - $440
Business Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Room
$650 - $950
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
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 Newark, Nj to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
20 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $210
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to New Orleans Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 4 min.

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

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Louisiana is 1 h behind New Jersey. It is currently 5:43 AM in New Jersey and 4:43 AM in Louisiana.

New Jersey to Louisiana train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Jersey to Louisiana is 1302 miles. It takes approximately 21 h 43 min to drive from New Jersey to Louisiana.

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Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to New Orleans Airport.

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Book your New Jersey to Louisiana bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Newark Airport is to line 62 bus which takes 12 min and costs $1 - $2.

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