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There are 5 ways to get from New Orleans to Florida Keys by plane, shuttle, bus or car

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Fly to Key West  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Key West (EYW) MSY - EYW

$223 - $1,021

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Bus  •  30 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Miami, Fl 1262
  2. Take the bus from Miami, Fl to Big Pine Key 3715 / ...

$109 - $266

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Fly to Miami, shuttle  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Miami (MIA) MSY - MIA
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Miami, FL - International Airport to Big Pine Key, FL

$178 - $506

Fly to Fort Lauderdale, shuttle  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) MSY - FLL
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Fort Lauderdale, FL - International Airport to Big Pine Key, FL

$163 - $511

Drive  •  17 h 4 min

  1. Drive from New Orleans to Florida Keys 1011.2 miles

$95 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from New Orleans to Florida Keys is to drive which costs $95 - $150 and takes 17 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Orleans to Florida Keys is to fly which costs $220 - $1,100 and takes 7 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Orleans to Florida Keys. However, there are services departing from New Orleans, La and arriving at Sugarloaf Key, FL via Miami, Fl and Lower Keys Shuttle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 2 min.

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The distance between New Orleans and Florida Keys is 642 miles. The road distance is 1011.2 miles.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to Florida Keys without a car is to bus which takes 30 h 2 min and costs $100 - $270.

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It takes approximately 7 h 13 min to get from New Orleans to Florida Keys, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from New Orleans to Florida Keys is to fly which takes 7 h 13 min and costs $220 - $1,100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $270 and takes 30 h 2 min.

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There is no direct flight from New Orleans Airport to Key West Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 48 min and has one stopover.

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New Orleans to Florida Keys bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Big Pine Key station.

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Map of how to get from New Orleans to Florida Keys.
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  • Distance: 641.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 13 min

What companies run services between New Orleans, LA, USA and Florida Keys, FL, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and five other airlines fly from New Orleans to Florida Keys hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Orleans to Florida Keys via Miami, Fl, Big Pine Key, Lower Keys Shuttle, and Sugarloaf Key, FL in around 30 h 2 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New Orleans to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from New Orleans to Fort Lauderdale via Tampa
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from New Orleans to Fort Lauderdale via Orlando
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New Orleans to Key West via Miami
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from New Orleans to Key West via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from New Orleans to Key West via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from New Orleans to Miami
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New Orleans to Key West via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from New Orleans to Miami via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New Orleans to Key West via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from New Orleans to Miami via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New Orleans to Key West via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from New Orleans to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Bus operators
Keys Shuttle
Phone
+1 (888) 765-9997 | (305) 289-9997
Website
keysshuttle.com
Shuttle from Miami, FL - International Airport to Big Pine Key, FL
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Schedules at
keysshuttle.com
Shuttle from Fort Lauderdale, FL - International Airport to Big Pine Key, FL
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Schedules at
keysshuttle.com
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 Miami, Fl
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $150
Flexible
$160 - $220
Bus from Miami, Fl to Big Pine Key
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45

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Florida Keys is 1 h ahead of New Orleans. It is currently 12:11 PM in New Orleans and 1:11 PM in Florida Keys.

Yes, the driving distance between New Orleans to Florida Keys is 1011 miles. It takes approximately 17 h 4 min to drive from New Orleans to Florida Keys.

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JetBlue Airways, Silver Airways, United Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from New Orleans Airport to Key West Airport.

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There are 20+ hotels available in Florida Keys. 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 38 min and costs $1 - $17.

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