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There are 9 ways to get from New Orleans to Delaware by plane, train, bus or car

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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Fly to Philadelphia, train  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Philadelphia (PHL) MSY - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Wilmington Amtrak

$158 - $644

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Bus  •  26 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Atlanta, Ga
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Richmond, Va
  3. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Wilmington, De

$125 - $323

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Fly to New York JFK, train  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to New York JFK (JFK) MSY - JFK
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Wilmington Amtrak

$235 - $908

Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to New York La Guardia (LGA) MSY - LGA
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Wilmington Amtrak

$221 - $909

Fly to Newark, train  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Newark (EWR) MSY - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak to Wilmington Amtrak

$176 - $752

Fly to Baltimore, train  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Baltimore (BWI) MSY - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Wilmington Amtrak

$195 - $639

Fly to Reagan Washington, train  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Reagan Washington (DCA) MSY - DCA
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Wilmington Amtrak

$208 - $729

Train  •  27 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Wilmington Amtrak Crescent

$160 - $480

Drive  •  19 h 59 min

  1. Drive from New Orleans to Wilmington 1197.7 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from New Orleans to Delaware is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 19 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Orleans to Delaware is to fly and train which costs $150 - $650 and takes 5 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Orleans to Delaware. However, there are services departing from New Orleans, La and arriving at Wilmington, De via Atlanta, Ga and Richmond, Va. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal and arriving at Wilmington Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27 h 44 min.

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The distance between New Orleans and Delaware is 1036 miles. The road distance is 1197.7 miles.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to Delaware without a car is to bus which takes 26 h 30 min and costs $120 - $330.

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It takes approximately 5 h 56 min to get from New Orleans to Delaware, including transfers.

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

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New Orleans to Delaware 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 Delaware is to bus which takes 26 h 30 min and costs $120 - $330. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $160 - $480 and takes 27 h 44 min.

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Map of how to get from New Orleans to Delaware.
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  • Distance: 1036.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 56 min

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

You can take a bus from New Orleans to Wilmington via Atlanta, Ga and Richmond, Va in around 26 h 30 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from New Orleans to Wilmington once daily. Tickets cost $160 - $480 and the journey takes 27 h 44 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New Orleans to Philadelphia via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to Philadelphia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to Philadelphia via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from New Orleans to New York La Guardia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from New Orleans to Newark via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,900
Flights from New Orleans to Newark via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,900
Flights from New Orleans to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from New Orleans to Baltimore via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from New Orleans to Baltimore via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from New Orleans to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from New Orleans to Reagan Washington via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from New Orleans to Reagan Washington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New Orleans to Philadelphia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from New Orleans to New York JFK via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from New Orleans to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from New Orleans to New York La Guardia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from New Orleans to Newark via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,500
Flights from New Orleans to Baltimore via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to Reagan Washington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New Orleans to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from New Orleans to Philadelphia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from New Orleans to New York JFK via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from New Orleans to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from New Orleans to Newark via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,400
Flights from New Orleans to Baltimore via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to Reagan Washington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New Orleans to Newark
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New Orleans to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from New Orleans to New York JFK via Boston
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from New Orleans to Newark
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from New Orleans to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from New Orleans to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,000
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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Wilmington Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$50 - $140
First Class Seat
$110 - $150
Train from New York Penn Station to Wilmington Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$85 - $190
First Class Seat
$160 - $230
Train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Wilmington Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
Train from Washington Union Station to Wilmington Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$160 - $230
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak to Wilmington Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Seat
$50 - $85
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 Wilmington Amtrak
Ave. Duration
27 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Flexi Coach Seat
$290 - $410
Business Coach Seat
$340 - $480
Room
$600 - $900
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 Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Richmond, Va to Wilmington, De
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65

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The quickest flight from New Orleans Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 43 min.

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New Orleans to Delaware bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Wilmington, De station.

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Delaware is 1 h ahead of New Orleans. It is currently 12:09 AM in New Orleans and 1:09 AM in Delaware.

New Orleans to Delaware train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Wilmington Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Orleans to Delaware is 1198 miles. It takes approximately 19 h 59 min to drive from New Orleans to Delaware.

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Frontier Airlines, American Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from New Orleans Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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Book your New Orleans to Delaware bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Delaware. Prices start at $89 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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