There are 4 ways to get from New Orleans to El Paso by plane, bus, train 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  6 h 42 min

  1. MSY - ELP

$181 - $769

Cheapest option

Bus  •  22 h

$117 - $291

2 alternative options

Train  •  29 h 22 min

  1. Sunset Limited

$150 - $450

Drive  •  18 h

  1. 1097.3 miles

$100 - $160

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

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from New Orleans to El Paso hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Orleans to El Paso via Houston, Tx and San Antonio, Tx in around 22 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New Orleans to El Paso via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from New Orleans to El Paso via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from New Orleans to El Paso via San Antonio
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New Orleans to El Paso via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New Orleans to El Paso via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New Orleans to El Paso via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to El Paso Union Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
29 h 22 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $390
Business Coach Seat
$320 - $450
Room
$600 - $850
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New Orleans, La to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95
Bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to El Paso, Tx
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140

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Questions & Answers

The distance between New Orleans and El Paso is 1578 km. The road distance is 1756 km.

The cheapest way to get from New Orleans to El Paso is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 18 h.

The quickest way to get from New Orleans to El Paso is to fly which takes 6 h 42 min and costs $180 - $800.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak and arriving at El Paso Union Depot Amtrak. Services depart six times a week, and operate Tuesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 29 h 22 min.

No, there is no direct bus from New Orleans to El Paso. However, there are services departing from New Orleans, La and arriving at El Paso, Tx via Houston, Tx and San Antonio, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h.

It takes approximately 6 h 42 min to get from New Orleans to El Paso, including transfers.