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There are 9 ways to get from New Orleans to New York 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 to New York La Guardia  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to New York La Guardia (LGA) MSY - LGA

$136 - $677

Cheapest option

Bus Pandora Bus  •  25 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  2. Take the bus from Doraville, GA to New York, NY

$107 - $141

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Fly to New York JFK  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to New York JFK (JFK) MSY - JFK

$150 - $678

Fly to Newark  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Newark (EWR) MSY - EWR

$158 - $684

Fly to White Plains  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to White Plains (HPN) MSY - HPN

$192 - $888

Fly to Philadelphia, train  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Philadelphia (PHL) MSY - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station

$183 - $704

Bus Greyhound USA  •  28 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Atlanta, Ga 1596 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to New York, Ny 1080 / ...

$129 - $328

Train  •  29 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to New York Penn Station Crescent

$170 - $550

Drive  •  21 h 53 min

  1. Drive from New Orleans to New York 1313.1 miles

$120 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from New Orleans to New York is to bus which costs $100 - $150 and takes 25 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Orleans to New York is to fly which costs $150 - $700 and takes 4 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Orleans to New York. However, there are services departing from New Orleans, La and arriving at New York, Ny via Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal and arriving at New York Penn Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 29 h 46 min.

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The distance between New Orleans and New York is 1176 miles. The road distance is 1313.1 miles.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to New York without a car is to bus which takes 25 h 8 min and costs $100 - $150.

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It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to get from New Orleans to New York, including transfers.

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

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New Orleans to New York 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 New York is to fly which takes 5 h 14 min and costs $130 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $150 and takes 25 h 8 min, you could also train, which costs $170 - $550 and takes 29 h 46 min.

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Map of how to get from New Orleans to New York.
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  • Distance: 1176.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 14 min

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

Southwest Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from New Orleans to New York hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Orleans to New York via Marta Civic Center Station - Nb, Civic Center Station, Doraville Station, and Doraville, GA in around 25 h 8 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New Orleans to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from New Orleans to New York La Guardia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from New Orleans to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from New Orleans to New York JFK via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from New Orleans to Newark via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,500
Flights from New Orleans to White Plains via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from New Orleans to White Plains via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from New Orleans to Philadelphia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New Orleans to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from New Orleans to New York La Guardia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from New Orleans to New York La Guardia via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from New Orleans to Newark via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,900
Flights from New Orleans to Philadelphia via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to Philadelphia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to Philadelphia via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New Orleans to New York JFK via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from New Orleans to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from New Orleans to Newark via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,400
Flights from New Orleans to White Plains via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from New Orleans to White Plains via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from New Orleans to White Plains via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from New Orleans to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from New Orleans to Philadelphia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New Orleans to Newark
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
Flights from New Orleans to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
Flights from New Orleans to White Plains via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New Orleans to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from New Orleans to New York JFK via Boston
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from New Orleans to White Plains via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from New Orleans to Newark
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from New Orleans to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,000
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
29 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$310 - $450
Business Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Room
$650 - $950
Bus operators
Megabus
Pandora Bus
Website
pandorabus.com
Bus from Doraville, GA to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
pandorabus.com
Book at
search.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New Orleans, La to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $210

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The quickest flight from New Orleans Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 45 min.

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New Orleans to New York bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at New York, Ny station.

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New York is 1 h ahead of New Orleans. It is currently 4:44 AM in New Orleans and 5:44 AM in New York.

New Orleans to New York train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Orleans to New York is 1313 miles. It takes approximately 21 h 53 min to drive from New Orleans to New York.

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Southwest Airlines and Delta offer flights from New Orleans Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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Book your New Orleans to New York bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 1846+ hotels available in New York. Prices start at $111 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to New Orleans Airport is to Bus which takes 38 min and costs $1 - $17.

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