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

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  •  10 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Baton Rouge, La
  2. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to Shreveport, La
  3. Take the bus from Shreveport, La to Monroe, La

$117 - $222

3 alternative options

Train, bus, taxi  •  10 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to Lafayette Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Lafayette, La to Shreveport, La
  3. Take the bus from Shreveport, La to Ruston, La
  4. Take a taxi from Ruston, La to Monroe

$148 - $265

Drive  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Drive from New Orleans to Monroe 302.1 miles

$29 - $45

Fly  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Monroe (MLU) MSY - MLU

$460 - $1,240

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The cheapest way to get from New Orleans to Monroe is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 4 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Orleans to Monroe is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 4 h 59 min.

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The distance between New Orleans and Monroe is 215 miles. The road distance is 302.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 10 h 41 min to get from New Orleans to Monroe, including transfers.

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

You can take a bus from New Orleans to Monroe via Baton Rouge, La, Shreveport, La, and Monroe, La in around 10 h 41 min. Alternatively, United Airlines, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from New Orleans to Monroe hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New Orleans to Monroe via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New Orleans to Monroe via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $2,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New Orleans to Monroe via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to Lafayette Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $250
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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 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 Shreveport, La
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Shreveport, La to Monroe, La
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Lafayette, La to Shreveport, La
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Shreveport, La to Ruston, La
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
Other operators
Taxi from Ruston, La to Monroe
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90

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