There are 5 ways to get from New Orleans to Phoenix by plane, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Phoenix (PHX) MSY - PHX

$174 - $619

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  34 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans to San Antonio
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to Phoenix, AZ Matamoros-Tijuana Airport / ...

$149 - $233

3 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  32 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Houston, Tx
  2. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Phoenix, Az

$166 - $411

Train, bus  •  38 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Benson Amtrak Sunset Limited
  2. Take the bus from Benson to Phoenix, Az 1437

$207 - $593

Drive  •  24 h 39 min

  1. Drive from New Orleans to Phoenix 1529.2 miles

$150 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from New Orleans to Phoenix is to drive which costs $150 - $220 and takes 24 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Orleans to Phoenix is to fly which costs $170 - $650 and takes 5 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Orleans to Phoenix. However, there are services departing from New Orleans, La and arriving at Phoenix, Az via Houston, Tx and Dallas, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 24 min.

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The distance between New Orleans and Phoenix is 1321 miles. The road distance is 1529.2 miles.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to Phoenix without a car is to bus which takes 32 h 24 min and costs $160 - $420.

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It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to get from New Orleans to Phoenix, including transfers.

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New Orleans to Phoenix 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 Phoenix is to fly which takes 5 h 32 min and costs $170 - $650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $160 - $420 and takes 32 h 24 min.

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Map of how to get from New Orleans to Phoenix.
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  • Distance: 1320.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 32 min

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

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from New Orleans to Phoenix hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Orleans to Phoenix via Houston, Tx and Dallas, Tx in around 32 h 24 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New Orleans to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from New Orleans to Phoenix via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from New Orleans to Phoenix via Austin
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from New Orleans to Phoenix via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New Orleans to Phoenix via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New Orleans to Phoenix via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Benson Amtrak
Ave. Duration
34 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$180 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$320 - $470
Business Coach Seat
$390 - $550
Room
$700 - $1,000
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 New Orleans, La to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95
Bus from Houston, Tx to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
20 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $170
Flexible
$190 - $250
Bus from Benson to Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Antonio to Phoenix, AZ
Ave. Duration
21 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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