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There are 6 ways to get from New Orleans to Covington by train, taxi, car, bus or towncar

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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Train, taxi  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Slidell Amtrak Crescent
  2. Take a taxi from Slidell Amtrak to Covington

$87 - $120

Cheapest option

Uber  •  46 min

  1. Take an Uber from New Orleans to Covington 41.3 miles

$50 - $70

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from New Orleans to Covington 41.3 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from New Orleans to Covington 41.3 miles

$4 - $6

Line 51 bus, taxi  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the line 51 bus from Elk Place + Cleveland to University of New Orleans 51 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from University of New Orleans to Covington

$91 - $111

Bus, taxi  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Slidell 1262 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Slidell to Covington

$75 - $101

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New Orleans to Covington is to drive which costs $4 - $6 and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Orleans to Covington is to taxi which costs $95 - $120 and takes 46 min.

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The distance between New Orleans and Covington is 36 miles. The road distance is 41.3 miles.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to Covington without a car is to train and taxi which takes 1 h 27 min and costs $85 - $120.

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It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to get from New Orleans to Covington, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Orleans to Covington is 41 miles. It takes approximately 46 min to drive from New Orleans to Covington.

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There are 19+ hotels available in Covington. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New Orleans to Covington.
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  • Distance: 36.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 27 min

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

There is no direct connection from New Orleans to Covington. However, you can take the train to Slidell Amtrak then take the taxi to Covington. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Covington.

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Slidell Amtrak
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Bus operators
New Orleans RTA
Phone
+1 504-248-3900
Website
norta.com
Bus from Elk Place + Cleveland to University of New Orleans
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
norta.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 Slidell
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $22
Other operators
Uber New Orleans
Website
uber.com
Towncar from New Orleans to Covington
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$50 - $70
UberX
$50 - $70
UberXL
$70 - $95
Black
$150 - $190
Black SUV
$210 - $260
Taxi from Slidell Amtrak to Covington
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80

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