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There are 10 ways to get from New Orleans to Gainesville by plane, train, car or bus

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 New Orleans to Dallas/Ft.Worth, train  •  6h 50m

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) MSY - DFW
  2. Take the train from Terminal B Station to Itc
  3. Take the train from Fort Worth Amtrak Station to Gainesville Amtrak Station

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Bus  •  14h 25m

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX
  2. Take the bus from Houston, TX to Dallas, TX
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Gainesville, Tx

$62 - $112

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Fly New Orleans to Dallas, train  •  7h 5m

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Dallas (DAL) MSY - DAL
  2. Take the train from Victory Station to Fort Worth Intermodal Transit Center
  3. Take the train from Fort Worth Amtrak Station to Gainesville Amtrak Station

$146 - $916

Drive to Gulfport/Biloxi, fly to Dallas/Ft.Worth, train  •  6h 47m

  1. Drive from New Orleans to Gulfport/Biloxi
  2. Fly from Gulfport/Biloxi (GPT) to Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) GPT - DFW
  3. Take the train from Terminal B Station to Itc
  4. Take the train from Fort Worth Amtrak Station to Gainesville Amtrak Station

Bus to Baton Rouge, fly to Dallas/Ft.Worth, train  •  8h 8m

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Baton Rouge, La
  2. Fly from Baton Rouge (BTR) to Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) BTR - DFW
  3. Take the train from Terminal B Station to Itc
  4. Take the train from Fort Worth Amtrak Station to Gainesville Amtrak Station

Train to Lafayette, fly to Dallas/Ft.Worth, train  •  9h 39m

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Lafayette Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Lafayette (LFT) to Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) LFT - DFW
  3. Take the train from Terminal B Station to Itc
  4. Take the train from Fort Worth Amtrak Station to Gainesville Amtrak Station

Bus Megabus, train  •  13h 54m

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX
  2. Take the bus from Hyatt Regency Houston to Fort Worth
  3. Take the train from Fort Worth Amtrak Station to Gainesville Amtrak Station

$152 - $209

Bus Greyhound USA, train  •  18h 44m

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Shreveport, La
  2. Take the bus from Shreveport, La to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the train from Dallas Union Station to Gainesville Amtrak Station

$96 - $156

Train  •  25h 8m

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to San Antonio Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from San Antonio Amtrak Station to Fort Worth Amtrak Station
  3. Take the train from Fort Worth Amtrak Station to Gainesville Amtrak Station

$161 - $417

Drive  •  9h 33m

  1. Drive from New Orleans to Gainesville 591.7 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from New Orleans to Gainesville is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 9h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from New Orleans to Gainesville is to fly and train which costs $140 - $950 and takes 7h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from New Orleans to Gainesville station. However, there are services departing from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal and arriving at Gainesville Amtrak Station via San Antonio Amtrak Station and Fort Worth Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 8m.

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The distance between New Orleans and Gainesville is 489 miles. The road distance is 591.7 miles.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to Gainesville without a car is to bus and train which takes 13h 54m and costs $150 - $210.

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It takes approximately 6h 50m to get from New Orleans to Gainesville, including transfers.

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New Orleans to Gainesville 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 Gainesville is to bus which takes 14h 25m and costs $60 - $120. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $160 - $420 and takes 25h 8m.

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The quickest flight from New Orleans Airport to Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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New Orleans to Gainesville train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Gainesville Amtrak Station.

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Map of how to get from New Orleans to Gainesville.
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  • Distance: 488.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 50m

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

You can take a bus from New Orleans to Gainesville via Houston, TX, Dallas, TX, Elm @ Harwood - W - Ns, Dallas, Tx, and Gainesville, Tx in around 14h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a train from New Orleans to Gainesville via San Antonio Amtrak Station and Fort Worth Amtrak Station in around 25h 8m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New Orleans to Dallas
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to Dallas via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New Orleans to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Gulfport/Biloxi to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Baton Rouge to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Lafayette to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New Orleans to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Gulfport/Biloxi to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Baton Rouge to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Lafayette to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from New Orleans to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Train operators
Trinity Metro
Phone
+1 817-215-8600
Website
ridetrinitymetro.org
Train from Terminal B Station to Itc
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
ridetrinitymetro.org
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 Fort Worth Amtrak Station to Gainesville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
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
Train from Dallas Union Station to Gainesville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to San Antonio Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Room
$350 - $490
Train from San Antonio Amtrak Station to Fort Worth Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
6h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $330
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)
Phone
214-979-1111
Website
dart.org
Train from Victory Station to Fort Worth Intermodal Transit Center
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
More information at
dart.org
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 Baton Rouge, La
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $20
Flexible
$30 - $50
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Gainesville, Tx
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$30 - $45
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 Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $70
Vonlane
Website
vonlane.com
Bus from Hyatt Regency Houston to Fort Worth
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$105
Schedules at
vonlane.com
Book at
vonlane.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Houston, TX to Dallas, TX
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between New Orleans to Gainesville is 592 miles. It takes approximately 9h 33m to drive from New Orleans to Gainesville.

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Spirit Airlines, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from New Orleans Airport to Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport.

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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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