There are 6 ways to get from New Orleans to Nashville by plane, train, bus 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  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Nashville (BNA) MSY - BNA

$150 - $425

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  14 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  2. Take the bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to Nashville, TN

$63 - $98

4 alternative options

Train, bus via Central Station  •  13 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to Memphis Central Station City Of New Orleans
  2. Take the bus from Memphis, Tn to Nashville, Tn 1508

$94 - $236

Train, bus  •  13 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to Birmingham Amtrak Crescent
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham, Al to Nashville, Tn 1156 / ...

$86 - $220

Bus Greyhound USA  •  13 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Baton Rouge, La
  2. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to Memphis, Tn
  3. Take the bus from Memphis, Tn to Nashville, Tn

$79 - $202

Drive  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Drive from New Orleans to Nashville 535 miles

$50 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New Orleans to Nashville is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 8 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Orleans to Nashville is to fly which takes 3 h 45 min and costs $150 - $430.

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The distance between New Orleans and Nashville is 756 km. The road distance is 856 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from New Orleans to Nashville, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Orleans to Nashville. However, there are services departing from New Orleans, La and arriving at Nashville, Tn via Baton Rouge, La and Memphis, Tn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 57 min.

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

Southwest Airlines and Delta fly from New Orleans to Nashville 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Orleans to Nashville via Baton Rouge, La and Memphis, Tn in around 13 h 57 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New Orleans to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from New Orleans to Nashville via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New Orleans to Nashville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to Memphis Central Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $390
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to Birmingham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $360
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Memphis, Tn to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Birmingham, Al to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
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 Memphis, Tn
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$75 - $110
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from New Orleans to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to Nashville, TN
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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