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

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Fly  •  8h 38m

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Reno (RNO) MSY - RNO

$233 - $916

5 alternative options

Bus  •  2 days 8h

  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 Denver, Co
  4. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Reno, Nv

$259 - $374

Train, night bus  •  2 days 15h

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Los Angeles Union Station Sunset Limited
  2. Take the night bus from Ucla to Reno FlixBus

$271 - $775

Train via Chicago Union Station  •  2 days 16h

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Chicago Union Station City Of New Orleans
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Reno Amtrak Station California Zephyr

$385 - $1,155

Train  •  2 days 19h

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Los Angeles Union Station
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Sacramento Valley Station
  3. Take the train from Sacramento Valley Station to Reno Amtrak Station

$363 - $1,047

Drive  •  36h 3m

  1. Drive from New Orleans to Reno 2204.4 miles

$210 - $320

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The cheapest way to get from New Orleans to Reno is to drive which costs $210 - $320 and takes 36h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from New Orleans to Reno is to fly which costs $230 - $950 and takes 8h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Orleans to Reno. However, there are services departing from New Orleans, La and arriving at Reno, Nv via Houston, Tx, Dallas, Tx and Denver, Co. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 8h.

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No, there is no direct train from New Orleans to Reno station. However, there are services departing from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal and arriving at Reno Amtrak Station via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 16h.

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The distance between New Orleans and Reno is 1814 miles. The road distance is 2204.4 miles.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to Reno without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 8h and costs $250 - $380.

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It takes approximately 8h 38m to get from New Orleans to Reno, including transfers.

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

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New Orleans to Reno 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 Reno is to fly which takes 8h 38m and costs $230 - $950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $250 - $380 and takes 2 days 8h, you could also train, which costs $380 - $1,200 and takes 2 days 16h.

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Map of how to get from New Orleans to Reno.
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  • Distance: 1813.6 miles
  • Duration: 8h 38m

What companies run services between New Orleans, LA, USA and Reno, NV, USA?

United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from New Orleans to Reno hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Orleans to Reno via Houston, Tx, Dallas, Tx, and Denver, Co in around 2 days 8h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New Orleans to Reno via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to Reno via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to Reno via San Diego
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to Reno via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to Reno via Oakland
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to Reno via Dallas
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to Reno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New Orleans to Reno via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to Reno via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to Reno via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 16m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from New Orleans to Reno via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
10h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New Orleans to Reno via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from New Orleans to Reno via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to Reno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from New Orleans to Reno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to Reno via Seattle
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
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 Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
46h 35m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$240 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$440 - $650
Business Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Room
$900 - $1,300
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
Twice 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 Reno Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
44h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$260 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$470 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $800
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to Sacramento Valley Station
Ave. Duration
13h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $480
Train from Sacramento Valley Station to Reno Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
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.

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 Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $95
Bus from Houston, Tx to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $75
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $130
Flexible
$130 - $200
Bus from Denver, Co to Reno, Nv
Ave. Duration
23h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $150
Flexible
$150 - $230
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Night bus from Ucla to Reno
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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There is no direct flight from New Orleans Airport to Reno Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 18m and has one stopover.

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New Orleans to Reno bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Reno, Nv station.

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Reno is 2h behind New Orleans. It is currently 10:13 AM in New Orleans and 8:13 AM in Reno.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between New Orleans to Reno is 2204 miles. It takes approximately 36h 3m to drive from New Orleans to Reno.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., American Airlines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from New Orleans Airport to Reno Airport.

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Book your New Orleans to Reno train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your New Orleans to Reno bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and two other operators.

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There are 59+ hotels available in Reno. Prices start at $50 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 $1 - $11.

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