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

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Fly  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Las Vegas (LAS) MSY - LAS

$118 - $503

3 alternative options

Bus  •  38 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Houston, Tx
  2. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Phoenix, Az
  4. Take the bus from Phoenix Airport to Las Vegas Downtown

$170 - $428

Train, bus  •  45 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Tucson Amtrak Sunset Limited
  2. Take the bus from Tucson to Las Vegas Downtown FlixBus

$206 - $583

Drive  •  28 h 36 min

  1. Drive from New Orleans to Las Vegas 1748.3 miles

$170 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from New Orleans to Las Vegas is to fly which costs $110 - $550 and takes 5 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Orleans to Las Vegas is to fly which costs $110 - $550 and takes 5 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Orleans to Las Vegas. However, there are services departing from New Orleans, La and arriving at Las Vegas Downtown via Houston, Tx, San Antonio, Tx, Phoenix, Az and Phoenix Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 35 min.

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The distance between New Orleans and Las Vegas is 1517 miles. The road distance is 1748.3 miles.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to Las Vegas without a car is to bus which takes 38 h 35 min and costs $170 - $430.

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It takes approximately 5 h 59 min to get from New Orleans to Las Vegas, including transfers.

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New Orleans to Las Vegas 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 Las Vegas is to fly which takes 5 h 59 min and costs $110 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $170 - $430 and takes 38 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from New Orleans Airport to Las Vegas Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 35 min.

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New Orleans to Las Vegas bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at Las Vegas Downtown station.

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Map of how to get from New Orleans to Las Vegas.
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  • Distance: 1517.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 59 min

What companies run services between New Orleans, LA, USA and Las Vegas, NV, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines and two other airlines fly from New Orleans to Las Vegas hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Orleans to Las Vegas via Houston, Tx, San Antonio, Tx, Phoenix, Az, Phoenix 44 St Transit Ctr, Az, and Phoenix Airport in around 38 h 35 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New Orleans to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
Flights from New Orleans to Las Vegas via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
Flights from New Orleans to Las Vegas via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New Orleans to Las Vegas via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from New Orleans to Las Vegas via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from New Orleans to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Train operators
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Tucson Amtrak
Ave. Duration
35 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$330 - $480
Business Coach Seat
$400 - $600
Room
$700 - $1,000
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 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 Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
19 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $160
Flexible
$180 - $240
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Phoenix Airport to Las Vegas Downtown
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Tucson to Las Vegas Downtown
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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Las Vegas is 2 h behind New Orleans. It is currently 2:22 AM in New Orleans and 12:22 AM in Las Vegas.

Yes, the driving distance between New Orleans to Las Vegas is 1748 miles. It takes approximately 28 h 36 min to drive from New Orleans to Las Vegas.

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Spirit Airlines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from New Orleans Airport to Las Vegas Airport.

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There are 458+ hotels available in Las Vegas. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to New Orleans Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs $1 - $17.

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