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There are 3 ways to get from New Orleans to Dauphin Island by bus, car or car ferry

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Bus Greyhound USA, drive, car ferry  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Mobile, Al
  2. Drive from Mobile, Al to Fort Morgan
  3. Take the car ferry from Fort Morgan to Dauphin Island

$43 - $72

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus, drive, car ferry  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans to Mobile, AL
  2. Drive from Mobile, AL to Fort Morgan
  3. Take the car ferry from Fort Morgan to Dauphin Island

$39 - $52

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Drive from New Orleans to Dauphin Island 148.8 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from New Orleans to Dauphin Island is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Orleans to Dauphin Island is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 43 min.

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The distance between New Orleans and Dauphin Island is 120 miles. The road distance is 148.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from New Orleans to Dauphin Island, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Orleans to Dauphin Island is 149 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 43 min to drive from New Orleans to Dauphin Island.

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There are 737+ hotels available in Dauphin Island. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New Orleans to Dauphin Island.
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  • Distance: 119.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 1 min

What companies run services between New Orleans, LA, USA and Dauphin Island, AL, USA?

There is no direct connection from New Orleans to Dauphin Island. However, you can take the bus to Mobile, Al, take the drive to Fort Morgan, take the car ferry to Dauphin Island, then take the drive to Dauphin Island. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Mobile, AL, take the drive to Fort Morgan, take the car ferry to Dauphin Island, then take the drive to Dauphin Island.

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 Mobile, Al
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
Ferry operators
HMS Ferries Mobile Bay
Website
mobilebayferry.com
Car ferry from Fort Morgan to Dauphin Island
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
mobilebayferry.com

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