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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, taxi  •  11h 4m

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Shreveport, La
  2. Take the bus from Shreveport, La to Grambling St Univ
  3. Take a taxi from Grambling St Univ to El Dorado

$191 - $241

Cheapest option

Fly to Texarkana, drive  •  7h 38m

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Texarkana (TXK) MSY - TXK
  2. Drive from Texarkana to El Dorado

$80 - $334

7 alternative options

Bus, taxi via Baton Rouge, La  •  11h 34m

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Baton Rouge, La
  2. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to Shreveport, La
  3. Take the bus from Shreveport, La to Grambling St Univ
  4. Take a taxi from Grambling St Univ to El Dorado

$196 - $253

Train, bus, taxi  •  12h 3m

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Lafayette Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Lafayette, La to Shreveport, La
  3. Take the bus from Shreveport, La to Grambling St Univ
  4. Take a taxi from Grambling St Univ to El Dorado

$213 - $308

Drive  •  6h 39m

  1. Drive from New Orleans to El Dorado 370.4 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Monroe, drive  •  6h 54m

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Monroe (MLU) MSY - MLU
  2. Drive from Monroe to El Dorado

$448 - $1,212

Fly to Little Rock, drive  •  8h 9m

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Little Rock (LIT) MSY - LIT
  2. Drive from Little Rock to El Dorado

$172 - $378

Fly to Shreveport, bus, taxi  •  8h 40m

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Shreveport (SHV) MSY - SHV
  2. Take the bus from Shreveport, La to Grambling St Univ
  3. Take a taxi from Grambling St Univ to El Dorado

$324 - $764

Fly to El Dorado  •  6h 28m

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to El Dorado (ELD) MSY - ELD

$162 - $726

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New Orleans to El Dorado is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from New Orleans to El Dorado is to fly which costs $160 - $750 and takes 6h 28m.

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The distance between New Orleans and El Dorado is 273 miles. The road distance is 370.4 miles.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to El Dorado without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 11h 4m and costs $190 - $250.

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It takes approximately 11h 4m to get from New Orleans to El Dorado, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from New Orleans Airport to Monroe Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 29m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Orleans to El Dorado is 370 miles. It takes approximately 6h 39m to drive from New Orleans to El Dorado.

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United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from New Orleans Airport to Monroe Airport.

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There are seven+ hotels available in El Dorado. Prices start at $100 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 $2.

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Map of how to get from New Orleans to El Dorado.
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  • Distance: 273.2 miles
  • Duration: 11h 4m

What companies run services between New Orleans, LA, USA and El Dorado, AR, USA?

American Airlines, Southern Airways Express and two other airlines fly from New Orleans to El Dorado hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New Orleans to Monroe via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from New Orleans to Texarkana via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from New Orleans to Texarkana via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 9m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from New Orleans to Little Rock via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from New Orleans to Little Rock via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from New Orleans to Shreveport via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to Shreveport via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New Orleans to Monroe via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from New Orleans to Little Rock via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from New Orleans to Shreveport via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from New Orleans to El Dorado via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from New Orleans to El Dorado via Houston, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from New Orleans to El Dorado via Atlanta, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from New Orleans to El Dorado via Denver, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New Orleans to Monroe via Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $2,000
Flights from New Orleans to Little Rock via Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from New Orleans to Shreveport via Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New Orleans to Little Rock via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from New Orleans to Little Rock via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Lafayette Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $250
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 Shreveport, La
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $95
Bus from Shreveport, La to Grambling St Univ
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from New Orleans, La to Baton Rouge, La
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $20
Flexible
$30 - $50
Bus from Baton Rouge, La to Shreveport, La
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $45
Flexible
$55 - $80
Bus from Lafayette, La to Shreveport, La
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
Other operators
Taxi from Grambling St Univ to El Dorado
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Estimated price
$140 - $170

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