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There are 3 ways to get from New Orleans to Gulf Shores by bus, taxi 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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Bus Greyhound USA, taxi  •  3h 25m

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Mobile, Al 1596 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Mobile, Al to Gulf Shores

$160 - $215

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus, taxi  •  3h 31m

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans to Mobile, AL
  2. Take a taxi from Mobile, AL to Gulf Shores

$146 - $185

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3h 19m

  1. Drive from New Orleans to Gulf Shores 191.5 miles

$18 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from New Orleans to Gulf Shores is to drive which costs $18 - $28 and takes 3h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from New Orleans to Gulf Shores is to drive which costs $18 - $28 and takes 3h 19m.

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The distance between New Orleans and Gulf Shores is 144 miles. The road distance is 191.5 miles.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to Gulf Shores without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 3h 25m and costs $160 - $220.

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It takes approximately 3h 25m to get from New Orleans to Gulf Shores, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Orleans to Gulf Shores is 192 miles. It takes approximately 3h 19m to drive from New Orleans to Gulf Shores.

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There are 3188+ hotels available in Gulf Shores. Prices start at $128 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 144.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 25m

What companies run services between New Orleans, LA, USA and Gulf Shores, AL, USA?

There is no direct connection from New Orleans to Gulf Shores. However, you can take the bus to Mobile, Al then take the taxi to Gulf Shores. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Mobile, AL then take the taxi to Gulf Shores.

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 Mobile, Al
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
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
Bus from New Orleans to Mobile
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Other operators
Taxi from Mobile, Al to Gulf Shores
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Estimated price
$140 - $170

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