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

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Fly to Miami  •  4h 4m

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

$67 - $318

Cheapest option

Fly to Fort Lauderdale  •  5h 11m

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) MSY - FLL

$46 - $190

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Bus  •  24h 6m

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

$95 - $128

Train  •  44h 9m

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

$215 - $309

Drive  •  14h 1m

  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 14h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from New Orleans to Miami is to fly which costs $65 - $320 and takes 4h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Orleans to Miami. However, there are services departing from New Orleans, La and arriving at Nw 1 Av & Nw 1 St via Golden Glades. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 6m.

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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 Amtrak Station, Cary Amtrak Station and Tri-Rail Station Rail Southbound. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44h 9m.

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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 24h 6m and costs $95 - $130.

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It takes approximately 4h 4m to get from New Orleans to Miami, including transfers.

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New Orleans to Miami bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New Orleans, La station.

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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 4h 4m and costs $65 - $320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $95 - $130 and takes 24h 6m, you could also train, which costs $210 - $310 and takes 44h 9m.

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Map of how to get from New Orleans to Miami.
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  • Distance: 672.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 4m

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, La to Miami North, Fl 4 times a day. Tickets cost $90 - $130 and the journey takes 23h 20m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New Orleans to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from New Orleans to Fort Lauderdale via Tampa
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from New Orleans to Fort Lauderdale via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from New Orleans to Fort Lauderdale via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from New Orleans to Fort Lauderdale via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New Orleans to Miami via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from New Orleans to Fort Lauderdale via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New Orleans to Miami
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New Orleans to Miami via Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from New Orleans to Fort Lauderdale via Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $410
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New Orleans to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Greensboro Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
19h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Premium
$310 - $430
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $270
Business Seat
$190 - $270
Train from Greensboro Amtrak Station to Cary Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Cary Amtrak Station to Miami Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
20h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Premium
$320 - $450
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Business Seat
$210 - $300
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 Miami North, Fl
Ave. Duration
23h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $130
Flexible
$130 - $200

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The quickest flight from New Orleans Airport to Miami Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 2m.

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New Orleans to Miami bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Miami North, Fl station.

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Miami is 1h ahead of New Orleans. It is currently 5:44 AM in New Orleans and 6:44 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 14h 1m to drive from New Orleans to Miami.

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American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from New Orleans Airport to Miami Airport.

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There are 1873+ hotels available in Miami. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to New Orleans Airport is to bus which takes 31 min and costs $1 - $2.

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