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

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Fly to Boston  •  5h 16m

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Boston (BOS) MSY - BOS

$98 - $668

5 alternative options

Fly to Manchester, I-93  •  8h 39m

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Manchester (MHT) MSY - MHT
  2. Take the I-93 from North Londonderry, NH - exit 5 to Boston, MA

$224 - $460

Fly to Providence, train  •  8h 52m

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Providence (PVD) MSY - PVD
  2. Take the train from Providence to South Station

$170 - $874

Bus  •  33h 14m

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Atlanta, Ga
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to New York, Ny
  3. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to South Station, Boston, MA

$157 - $230

Train  •  34h 20m

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to New York Penn Station Crescent
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station Acela Express / ...

$177 - $343

Drive  •  25h 41m

  1. Drive from New Orleans to Boston 1525.6 miles

$140 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from New Orleans to Boston is to drive which costs $140 - $220 and takes 25h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from New Orleans to Boston is to fly which costs $95 - $700 and takes 5h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Orleans to Boston station. However, there are services departing from New Orleans, La and arriving at South Station, Boston, MA via Atlanta, Ga and Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 14m.

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No, there is no direct train from New Orleans to Boston station. However, there are services departing from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal and arriving at Boston South Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34h 20m.

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The distance between New Orleans and Boston is 1366 miles. The road distance is 1525.6 miles.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to Boston without a car is to bus which takes 33h 14m and costs $150 - $230.

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It takes approximately 5h 16m to get from New Orleans to Boston, including transfers.

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New Orleans to Boston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New Orleans, La station.

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New Orleans to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal station.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to Boston is to fly which takes 5h 16m and costs $95 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $150 - $230 and takes 33h 14m, you could also train, which costs $170 - $350 and takes 34h 20m.

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Map of how to get from New Orleans to Boston.
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  • Distance: 1366.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 16m

What companies run services between New Orleans, LA, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

Spirit Airlines, JetBlue Airways and five other airlines fly from New Orleans to Boston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Orleans to Boston via Atlanta, Ga, New York, Ny, and Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY in around 33h 14m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New Orleans to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from New Orleans to Boston via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from New Orleans to Boston via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from New Orleans to Manchester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from New Orleans to Manchester via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from New Orleans to Manchester via Orlando
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from New Orleans to Providence via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from New Orleans to Providence via Orlando
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from New Orleans to Providence via Tampa
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from New Orleans to Providence via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New Orleans to Boston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,500
Flights from New Orleans to Boston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,500
Flights from New Orleans to Manchester via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Flights from New Orleans to Manchester via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Flights from New Orleans to Manchester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Flights from New Orleans to Providence via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from New Orleans to Providence via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from New Orleans to Providence via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6h 6m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New Orleans to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,600
Flights from New Orleans to Boston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,600
Flights from New Orleans to Boston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,600
Flights from New Orleans to Manchester via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from New Orleans to Manchester via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from New Orleans to Providence via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New Orleans to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,600
Flights from New Orleans to Boston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from New Orleans to Manchester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from New Orleans to Providence via Newark
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from New Orleans to Providence via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from New Orleans to Providence via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from New Orleans to Boston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from New Orleans to Providence via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from New Orleans to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $350
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New Orleans to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,500
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Providence Amtrak Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $110
First Class
$80 - $200
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$45 - $160
Business Class
$85 - $200
First Class
$200 - $300
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$45 - $160
Business Class
$85 - $200
First Class
$200 - $300
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 New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
29h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Premium
$380 - $550
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Business Seat
$290 - $410
Bus operators
Boston Express
Phone
1800-639-8080
Email
contact@bostonexpressbus.com
Website
bostonexpressbus.com
Bus from North Londonderry, NH - exit 5 to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
tickets.bostonexpressbus.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 Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $120
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $190
Bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
7h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to South Station, Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com

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The quickest flight from New Orleans Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 22m.

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New Orleans to Boston bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at South Station, Boston, MA.

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Boston is 1h ahead of New Orleans. It is currently 11:54 PM in New Orleans and 12:54 AM in Boston.

New Orleans to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Boston South Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Orleans to Boston is 1526 miles. It takes approximately 25h 41m to drive from New Orleans to Boston.

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Spirit Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Air Canada and four other airlines offer flights from New Orleans Airport to Boston Airport.

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There are 885+ hotels available in Boston. Prices start at $134 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to New Orleans Airport is to Bus which takes 38m and costs $1 - $12.

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