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There are 4 ways to get from New Orleans Airport (MSY) to McNeese State University by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  3h 24m

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Lake Charles (LCH) MSY - LCH

$96 - $358

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Bus  •  6h 22m

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Lake Charles, La 1259 / ...

$45 - $73

2 alternative options

Train  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Lake Charles Amtrak Station Sunset Limited

$55 - $138

Drive  •  3h 22m

  1. Drive from New Orleans Airport (MSY) to McNeese State University 201 miles

$19 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from New Orleans Airport (MSY) to McNeese State University is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from New Orleans Airport (MSY) to McNeese State University is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3h 22m.

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The distance between New Orleans Airport (MSY) and McNeese State University is 179 miles. The road distance is 201 miles.

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The best way to get from New Orleans Airport (MSY) to McNeese State University without a car is to bus which takes 6h 22m and costs $45 - $75.

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It takes approximately 3h 24m to get from New Orleans Airport (MSY) to McNeese State University, including transfers.

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The best way to get from New Orleans Airport (MSY) to McNeese State University is to fly which takes 3h 24m and costs $95 - $360. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $75 and takes 6h 22m, you could also train, which costs $55 - $140 and takes 6h 40m.

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There is no direct flight from New Orleans Airport to Lake Charles Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Orleans Airport (MSY) to McNeese State University is 201 miles. It takes approximately 3h 22m to drive from New Orleans Airport (MSY) to McNeese State University.

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Spirit Airlines, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from New Orleans Airport to Lake Charles Airport.

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There are 60+ hotels available in McNeese State University. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New Orleans Airport (MSY) to McNeese State University.
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  • Distance: 178.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 24m

What companies run services between New Orleans Airport (MSY), USA and McNeese State University, LA, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and Spirit Airlines fly from New Orleans Airport (MSY) to McNeese State University every 3 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from New Orleans Airport (MSY) to McNeese State University every 3 hours. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 4h 35m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New Orleans to Lake Charles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New Orleans to Lake Charles via Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
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 Lake Charles Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $290
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 New Orleans, La to Lake Charles, La
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70

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