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There are 6 ways to get from New Orleans Airport (MSY) to Alabama by plane, shuttle, 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.

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Fly to Mobile  •  4h 8m

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Mobile (MOB) MSY - MOB

$209 - $860

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Bus  •  10h 3m

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Montgomery, Al 1596 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Montgomery, Al to Birmingham, Al 1156 / ...

$51 - $83

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Fly to Birmingham  •  4h 34m

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Birmingham (BHM) MSY - BHM

$149 - $747

Fly to Atlanta, shuttle  •  3h 55m

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Atlanta (ATL) MSY - ATL
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Atlanta Airport to Groome Transportation Auburn

$121 - $458

Train  •  8h 53m

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Birmingham Intermodal Facility Crescent

$56 - $171

Drive  •  5h 57m

  1. Drive from New Orleans Airport (MSY) to Birmingham 356.3 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from New Orleans Airport (MSY) to Alabama is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 5h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from New Orleans Airport (MSY) to Alabama is to fly and shuttle which costs $120 - $460 and takes 3h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Orleans Airport (MSY) to Alabama. However, there are services departing from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport and arriving at Birmingham, Al via New Orleans, La and Montgomery, Al. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 3m.

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The distance between New Orleans Airport (MSY) and Alabama is 305 miles. The road distance is 356.3 miles.

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The best way to get from New Orleans Airport (MSY) to Alabama without a car is to train which takes 8h 53m and costs $55 - $180.

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It takes approximately 4h 8m to get from New Orleans Airport (MSY) to Alabama, including transfers.

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New Orleans Airport (MSY) to Alabama bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New Orleans, La station.

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The best way to get from New Orleans Airport (MSY) to Alabama is to fly which takes 4h 8m and costs $200 - $900. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $55 - $180 and takes 8h 53m, you could also bus, which costs $50 - $85 and takes 10h 3m.

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There is no direct flight from New Orleans Airport to Mobile Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 45m and has one stopover.

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New Orleans Airport (MSY) to Alabama bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Birmingham, Al station.

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Map of how to get from New Orleans Airport (MSY) to Alabama.
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  • Distance: 304.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 8m

What companies run services between New Orleans Airport (MSY), USA and Alabama, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from New Orleans Airport (MSY) to Mobile hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from New Orleans Airport (MSY) to Birmingham once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $160 and the journey takes 7h 15m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New Orleans to Mobile via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from New Orleans to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from New Orleans to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New Orleans to Birmingham via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from New Orleans to Birmingham via Tampa
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from New Orleans to Birmingham via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from New Orleans to Birmingham via Orlando
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from New Orleans to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from New Orleans to Atlanta via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New Orleans to Mobile via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from New Orleans to Mobile via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from New Orleans to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from New Orleans to Birmingham via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New Orleans to Mobile via Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from New Orleans to Birmingham via Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from New Orleans to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Birmingham Intermodal Facility
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
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
Bus operators
Groome Transportation
Phone
(800) 280-9270
Website
groometransportation.com
Shuttle from Atlanta Airport to Groome Transportation Auburn
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
groometransportation.com
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 New Orleans, La to Montgomery, Al
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $90
Bus from Montgomery, Al to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$30 - $50
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
Bus from New Orleans to Montgomery
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between New Orleans Airport (MSY) to Alabama is 356 miles. It takes approximately 5h 57m to drive from New Orleans Airport (MSY) to Alabama.

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

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There are 39+ hotels available in Alabama. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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