There are 4 ways to get from New Orleans to Jackson by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to Jackson Amtrak City Of New Orleans

$35 - $95

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Bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Baton Rouge, La 1281 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to Jackson, Ms 1212

$36 - $87

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Drive from New Orleans to Jackson 187 miles

$18 - $27

Fly  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Jackson/Vicksburg (JAN) MSY - JAN

$176 - $762

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The cheapest way to get from New Orleans to Jackson is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Orleans to Jackson is to drive which takes 3 h 5 min and costs $18 - $27.

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The distance between New Orleans and Jackson is 261 km. The road distance is 299 km.

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The train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to Jackson Amtrak takes 3 h 43 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Orleans to Jackson. However, there are services departing from New Orleans, La and arriving at Jackson, Ms via Baton Rouge, La. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak and arriving at Jackson Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 43 min.

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What companies run services between New Orleans, LA, USA and Jackson, MS, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from New Orleans to Jackson once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $95 and the journey takes 3 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Orleans to Jackson via Baton Rouge, La in around 6 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New Orleans to Jackson/Vicksburg via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from New Orleans to Jackson/Vicksburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New Orleans to Jackson/Vicksburg via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New Orleans to Jackson/Vicksburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to Jackson Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
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 Baton Rouge, La
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Baton Rouge, La to Jackson, Ms
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55

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