There are 9 ways to get from New Orleans to Niagara Falls by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Buffalo  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Buffalo (BUF) MSY - BUF

$195 - $496

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Bus  •  31 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Atlanta, Ga
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Nashville, Tn
  3. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Cleveland, Oh
  4. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Buffalo, Ny 212

$154 - $390

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Fly to Toronto, train  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Toronto (YYZ) MSY - YYZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Niagara Falls

$226 - $957

Fly to Rochester, train  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Rochester (ROC) MSY - ROC
  2. Take the train from Rochester to Niagara Falls Station

$199 - $518

Fly to Erie, bus  •  11 h 8 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Erie (ERI) MSY - ERI
  2. Take the bus from Erie, Pa to Buffalo, Ny

$201 - $908

Train via Chicago Union Station  •  33 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Buffalo to Niagara Falls Station

$221 - $635

Train, bus  •  40 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Washington Union Station Crescent
  2. Take the bus from Washington to Buffalo

$198 - $522

Train  •  40 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to New York Penn Station Crescent
  2. Take the train from New York to Niagara Falls Station VIA Rail / ...

$237 - $734

Drive  •  20 h 57 min

  1. Drive from New Orleans to Niagara Falls 1263.1 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from New Orleans to Niagara Falls. However, there are services departing from New Orleans, La and arriving at Main St & Pine Ave via Atlanta, Ga, Nashville, Tn, Cleveland, Oh and Ellicott St & MTC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New Orleans to Niagara Falls station. However, there are services departing from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal and arriving at Niagara Falls Station via Chicago Union Station and Buffalo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 21 min.

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The distance between New Orleans and Niagara Falls is 1099 miles. The road distance is 1263.1 miles.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to Niagara Falls without a car is to bus which takes 31 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 33 min to get from New Orleans to Niagara Falls, including transfers.

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

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New Orleans to Niagara Falls 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 Niagara Falls is to fly which takes 7 h 33 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 31 h 12 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 33 h 21 min.

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There is no direct flight from New Orleans Airport to Buffalo Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 21 min and has one stopover.

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New Orleans to Niagara Falls bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Buffalo, Ny station.

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Map of how to get from New Orleans to Niagara Falls.
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  • Distance: 1099 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 33 min

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

Delta, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from New Orleans to Niagara Falls hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Orleans to Niagara Falls via Atlanta, Ga, Nashville, Tn, Cleveland, Oh, Buffalo, Ny, and Ellicott St & MTC in around 31 h 12 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New Orleans to Buffalo via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to Buffalo via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to Toronto via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,900
Flights from New Orleans to Toronto via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,900
Flights from New Orleans to Rochester via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from New Orleans to Rochester via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from New Orleans to Rochester via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from New Orleans to Rochester via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from New Orleans to Erie via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from New Orleans to Erie via Atlanta, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New Orleans to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from New Orleans to Buffalo via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from New Orleans to Rochester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from New Orleans to Rochester via Orlando
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New Orleans to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to Buffalo via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to Toronto via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,700
Flights from New Orleans to Rochester via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from New Orleans to Rochester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from New Orleans to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from New Orleans to Erie via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from New Orleans to Erie via Charlotte, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
9 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New Orleans to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from New Orleans to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from New Orleans to Toronto
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,800
Flights from New Orleans to Toronto via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $2,000
Flights from New Orleans to Toronto via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $2,000
Flights from New Orleans to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $2,000
Flights from New Orleans to Rochester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to Rochester via Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to Erie via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from New Orleans to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from New Orleans to Toronto
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,800
Flights from New Orleans to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $2,000
Flights from New Orleans to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to Niagara Falls
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $80
Business
$45 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$90 - $130
Train from Rochester to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$27 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $80
Business
$50 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$95 - $140
Train from Buffalo to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $60
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$21 - $30
Economy
$25 - $35
Economy Plus
$40 - $60
Business
$35 - $50
Business Plus/Sleeper
$65 - $90
Train from New York to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$60 - $90
Economy
$110 - $150
Economy Plus
$150 - $220
Business
$160 - $220
Business Plus/Sleeper
$280 - $400
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Train from Union Station to Niagara Falls GO
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
GO Transit
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 Rochester Amtrak to Niagara Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $360
Room
$490 - $700
Train from Chicago Union Station to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Train from Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to Niagara Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
25 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Flexi Coach Seat
$260 - $380
Business Coach Seat
$310 - $440
Room
$550 - $850
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
Train from New York Penn Station to Niagara Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Room
$310 - $430
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 Erie, Pa to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from New Orleans, La to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Nashville, Tn to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60

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Niagara Falls is 1 h ahead of New Orleans. It is currently 2:36 PM in New Orleans and 3:36 PM in Niagara Falls.

New Orleans to Niagara Falls train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Niagara Falls Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Orleans to Niagara Falls is 1263 miles. It takes approximately 20 h 57 min to drive from New Orleans to Niagara Falls.

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

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There are 472+ hotels available in Niagara Falls. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to New Orleans Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs .

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