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There are 10 ways to get from New Orleans to Dallas by plane, tram, bus, car, train or night bus

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Fly New Orleans to Dallas, tram  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Dallas (DAL) MSY - DAL
  2. Take the tram from Inwood/Love Field Station to West End Station

$117 - $873

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  11 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX New Orleans
  2. Take the bus from Houston, TX to Dallas/Forth Worth

$44 - $80

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Fly New Orleans to Dallas/Ft.Worth  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) MSY - DFW

$89 - $320

Bus to Baton Rouge, fly to Dallas/Ft.Worth  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Baton Rouge, La
  2. Fly from Baton Rouge (BTR) to Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) BTR - DFW

$166 - $758

Drive to Gulfport/Biloxi, fly to Dallas/Ft.Worth  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Drive from New Orleans to Gulfport/Biloxi
  2. Fly from Gulfport/Biloxi (GPT) to Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) GPT - DFW

$210 - $1,014

Bus Greyhound USA  •  13 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Shreveport, La 3810 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Shreveport, La to Dallas, Tx 1547 / ...

$63 - $151

Train, night bus  •  14 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Houston Amtrak Station Sunset Limited
  2. Take the night bus from Houston, Tx to Dallas, Tx 7200 / ...

$88 - $227

Train, bus  •  14 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Houston Amtrak Station Sunset Limited
  2. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Dallas, Tx 7216 / ...

$88 - $227

Train  •  24 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to San Antonio Amtrak Station Sunset Limited
  2. Take the train from San Antonio Amtrak Station to Dallas Union Station Texas Eagle

$140 - $382

Drive  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Drive from New Orleans to Dallas 523.7 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from New Orleans to Dallas is to bus which costs $40 - $85 and takes 11 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Orleans to Dallas is to fly and tram which costs $110 - $900 and takes 3 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Orleans to Dallas. However, there are services departing from New Orleans, LA and arriving at Dallas/Forth Worth via Houston, TX. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New Orleans to Dallas station. However, there are services departing from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal and arriving at Dallas Union Station via San Antonio Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 25 min.

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The distance between New Orleans and Dallas is 445 miles. The road distance is 523.7 miles.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to Dallas without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 55 min and costs $40 - $85.

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It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from New Orleans to Dallas, including transfers.

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

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New Orleans to Dallas 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 Dallas is to fly which takes 4 h 36 min and costs $85 - $320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $85 and takes 11 h 55 min, you could also train, which costs $140 - $390 and takes 24 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from New Orleans to Dallas.
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  • Distance: 445.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 44 min

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

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from New Orleans to Dallas hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Orleans to Dallas via Houston, TX in around 11 h 55 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New Orleans to Dallas
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New Orleans to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Baton Rouge to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Gulfport/Biloxi to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New Orleans to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Baton Rouge to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Gulfport/Biloxi to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Train operators
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)
Phone
214-979-1111
Website
dart.org
Tram from Inwood/Love Field Station to West End Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
More information at
dart.org
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 Houston Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $370
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to San Antonio Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
15 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Room
$350 - $490
Train from San Antonio Amtrak Station to Dallas Union Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $340
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New Orleans, La to Baton Rouge, La
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from New Orleans, La to Shreveport, La
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95
Bus from Shreveport, La to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Night bus from Houston, Tx to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Houston, TX to Dallas/Forth Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Book at
megabus.com

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The quickest flight from New Orleans Airport to Dallas Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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New Orleans to Dallas bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Dallas, Tx station.

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New Orleans to Dallas train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Dallas Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Orleans to Dallas is 524 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 27 min to drive from New Orleans to Dallas.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from New Orleans Airport to Dallas Airport.

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There are 542+ hotels available in Dallas. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to New Orleans Airport is to Bus which takes 38 min and costs $1 - $17.

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