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There are 6 ways to get from New Orleans to Oaxaca by plane, bus, train, night bus or car

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Fly  •  8h 11m

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Oaxaca (OAX) MSY - OAX

$160 - $1,012

5 alternative options

Bus  •  37h 9m

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX
  2. Take the bus from Houston Downtown Greyhound to Laredo
  3. Take the bus from Nuevo Laredo to Puebla
  4. Take the bus from Puebla Terminal CAPU to ADO Oaxaca Ado

$180 - $301

Train, bus via Nuevo Laredo  •  41h 35m

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to San Antonio Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to Laredo
  3. Take the bus from Nuevo Laredo to Puebla
  4. Take the bus from Puebla Terminal CAPU to ADO Oaxaca Ado

Train, bus  •  46h 9m

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to San Antonio Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to México Central Norte
  3. Take the bus from México Terminal TAPO to ADO Oaxaca

$170 - $419

Bus, night bus  •  2 days 9h

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Houston, Tx
  2. Take the night bus from Houston, Tx to Nuevo Laredo, Mx
  3. Take the bus from Nuevo Laredo to Reynosa
  4. Take the bus from Reynosa to Veracruz
  5. Take the bus from Veracruz Terminal de Autobuses to ADO Oaxaca

$179 - $284

Drive  •  28h 17m

  1. Drive from New Orleans to Oaxaca 1684.9 miles

$220 - $330

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The cheapest way to get from New Orleans to Oaxaca is to bus and night bus which costs $170 - $290 and takes 2 days 9h.

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The quickest way to get from New Orleans to Oaxaca is to fly which costs $160 - $1,100 and takes 8h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Orleans to Oaxaca. However, there are services departing from New Orleans, La and arriving at ADO Oaxaca via Houston, Tx, Nuevo Laredo, Reynosa and Veracruz Terminal de Autobuses. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 9h.

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The distance between New Orleans and Oaxaca is 990 miles. The road distance is 1684.9 miles.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to Oaxaca without a car is to bus which takes 37h 9m and costs $180 - $310.

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It takes approximately 8h 11m to get from New Orleans to Oaxaca, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from New Orleans to Oaxaca is to fly which takes 8h 11m and costs $160 - $1,100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $180 - $310 and takes 37h 9m.

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There is no direct flight from New Orleans Airport to Oaxaca Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 23m and has one stopover.

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New Orleans to Oaxaca bus services, operated by ADO, arrive at ADO Oaxaca station.

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Map of how to get from New Orleans to Oaxaca.
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  • Distance: 990.3 miles
  • Duration: 8h 11m

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

United Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from New Orleans to Oaxaca every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Orleans to Oaxaca via Houston, TX, Houston Downtown Greyhound, Laredo, Nuevo Laredo, Puebla, and Puebla Terminal CAPU in around 37h 9m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New Orleans to Oaxaca via Atlanta, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from New Orleans to Oaxaca via Cancun, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from New Orleans to Oaxaca via Atlanta, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from New Orleans to Oaxaca via Cancun, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New Orleans to Oaxaca via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New Orleans to Oaxaca via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
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 San Antonio Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Room
$350 - $490
Bus operators
Turimex Internacional
Website
turimex.com
Bus from Houston Downtown Greyhound to Laredo
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$69
Schedules at
turimex.com
Bus from San Antonio to Laredo
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
turimex.com
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Nuevo Laredo to Puebla
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$70 - $110
Full Fare
$95 - $140
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Puebla Terminal CAPU to ADO Oaxaca
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$26 - $40
Economy
$16 - $23
Bus from México Terminal TAPO to ADO Oaxaca
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$30 - $45
Economy
$20 - $30
Bus from Reynosa to Veracruz
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$45 - $65
Economy
$40 - $60
Bus from Veracruz Terminal de Autobuses to ADO Oaxaca
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$28 - $40
Economy
$19 - $28
Grupo Senda
Phone
US: (81) 8151 5253, México: 1 800 733 7330
Website
ticket.gruposenda.com
Bus from San Antonio to México Central Norte
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$60 - $90
Ejecutivo
$100 - $105
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 Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $95
Night bus from Houston, Tx to Nuevo Laredo, Mx
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $95
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Nuevo Laredo to Reynosa
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between New Orleans to Oaxaca is 1685 miles. It takes approximately 28h 17m to drive from New Orleans to Oaxaca.

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

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There are 294+ hotels available in Oaxaca. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to New Orleans Airport is to Bus which takes 38m and costs $2.

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