There are 5 ways to get from New Orleans to Miami by plane, bus, train 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Miami  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Miami (MIA) MSY - MIA

$146 - $456

Cheapest option

Bus  •  24 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Miami, Fl 1262

$91 - $220

3 alternative options

Fly to Fort Lauderdale, bus  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) MSY - FLL
  2. Take the bus from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Miami, FL - Holiday Inn

$120 - $446

Train  •  44 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
  2. Take the train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to Cary Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Cary Amtrak to Miami Amtrak

$277 - $773

Drive  •  14 h 1 min

  1. Drive from New Orleans to Miami 867.1 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from New Orleans to Miami is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 14 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Orleans to Miami is to fly which costs $140 - $460 and takes 3 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New Orleans to Miami. However, there are services departing from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal and arriving at Government Ctr.Stat.Rail Southbound via Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center, Cary Amtrak and Tri-Rail Station Rail Southbound. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44 h 9 min.

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The distance between New Orleans and Miami is 673 miles. The road distance is 867.1 miles.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to Miami without a car is to bus which takes 24 h 17 min and costs $90 - $220.

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It takes approximately 3 h 59 min to get from New Orleans to Miami, including transfers.

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New Orleans to Miami 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 Miami is to fly which takes 3 h 59 min and costs $140 - $460. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $90 - $220 and takes 24 h 17 min, you could also train, which costs $270 - $800 and takes 44 h 9 min.

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The quickest flight from New Orleans Airport to Miami Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 59 min.

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Miami is 1 h ahead of New Orleans. It is currently 9:08 AM in New Orleans and 10:08 AM in Miami.

New Orleans to Miami train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Miami Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Orleans to Miami is 867 miles. It takes approximately 14 h 1 min to drive from New Orleans to Miami.

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  • Distance: 672.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 59 min

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

American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines fly from New Orleans to Miami every 2 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from New Orleans to Miami hourly. Tickets cost $85 - $220 and the journey takes 23 h 45 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New Orleans to Miami via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from New Orleans to Fort Lauderdale via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New Orleans to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from New Orleans to Fort Lauderdale via Orlando
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from New Orleans to Fort Lauderdale via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New Orleans to Miami
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from New Orleans to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from New Orleans to Fort Lauderdale via Tampa
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from New Orleans to Fort Lauderdale via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New Orleans to Miami via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New Orleans to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
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 Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
19 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $300
Business Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Room
$470 - $650
Train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to Cary Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Train from Cary Amtrak to Miami Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$230 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$270 - $380
Room
$500 - $750
Bus operators
Javax Bus
Phone
407-299-6360
Email
info@floridatransportation.net
Website
javaxbus.com
Bus from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Miami, FL - Holiday Inn
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$48 - $49
Schedules at
javaxbus.com
Book at
gotobus.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
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $150
Flexible
$160 - $220

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