Duration 4h 12m
Distance 544.4 miles
Average price $150
Possible routes 8 found

There are 8 ways to get from New Orleans to San Antonio by plane, bus, car or train

We recommend flying from New Orleans to San Antonio, which is the fastest option and takes around 4h 12m.

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Fastest
4h 12m
$103 - $454
Alternative routes

Fly New Orleans to Austin, bus • 5h 36m

  1. New Orleans
  2. Austin Airport
  3. San Antonio
5h 36m
$36 - $314

Drive to Gulfport/Biloxi, fly to San Antonio • 5h 55m

  1. New Orleans
  2. Gulfport/Biloxi
  3. San Antonio
5h 55m
$94 - $453

Bus to Baton Rouge, fly to San Antonio • 7h 13m

  1. New Orleans, La
  2. Baton Rouge
  3. San Antonio
7h 13m
$146 - $647

Bus • 10h 10m

  1. New Orleans UPT
  2. San Antonio
10h 10m
Cheapest
$18 - $35

Bus via Houston • 11h 19m

  1. New Orleans, La
  2. Houston, Tx
  3. San Antonio
11h 19m
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$67 - $95

Train • 15h 5m

  1. New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  2. San Antonio
15h 5m
Bookable on Rome2rio
$65 - $95

Drive • 8h 48m

  1. New Orleans
  2. San Antonio
8h 48m
$50 - $80

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from New Orleans to San Antonio? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

The cheapest way to get from New Orleans to San Antonio is to bus which costs $18 - $35 and takes 10h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from New Orleans to San Antonio is to fly which costs $100 - $460 and takes 4h 12m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New Orleans UPT and arriving at Downtown San Antonio. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal and arriving at San Antonio Amtrak Station station. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 15h 5m.

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The distance between New Orleans and San Antonio is 509 miles. The road distance is 544.4 miles.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to San Antonio without a car is to bus which takes 10h 10m and costs $18 - $35.

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It takes approximately 4h 12m to get from New Orleans to San Antonio, including transfers.

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

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New Orleans to San Antonio 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 San Antonio is to fly which takes 4h 12m and costs $100 - $460. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $18 - $35 and takes 10h 10m, you could also train, which costs $65 - $95 and takes 15h 5m.

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The quickest flight from New Orleans Airport to San Antonio Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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New Orleans to San Antonio bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at San Antonio, Tx station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between New Orleans to San Antonio is 544 miles. It takes approximately 8h 48m to drive from New Orleans to San Antonio.

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United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from New Orleans Airport to San Antonio Airport.

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

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There are 575+ hotels available in San Antonio. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to New Orleans Airport is to bus which takes 31 min and costs $1 - $2.

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How to travel from New Orleans to San Antonio

Find all the possible transport options for your trip from New Orleans to San Antonio right here. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an informed decision about which option will suit you best. Click the map below to see more travel options.

What companies run services between New Orleans and San Antonio?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from New Orleans to San Antonio hourly. Alternatively, Flixbus USA operates a bus from New Orleans to San Antonio once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $35 and the journey takes 10h 10m.
Airlines
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420

About Southwest Airlines

Flights from New Orleans to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from New Orleans to San Antonio via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from New Orleans to San Antonio via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from New Orleans to Austin
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from New Orleans to Austin via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from New Orleans to Austin via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700

About United Airlines

Flights from New Orleans to San Antonio via Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from New Orleans to Austin via Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Gulfport/Biloxi to San Antonio via Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Baton Rouge to San Antonio via Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440

About American Airlines

Flights from Gulfport/Biloxi to San Antonio via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Gulfport/Biloxi to San Antonio via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Baton Rouge to San Antonio via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750

About Delta

Flights from Gulfport/Biloxi to San Antonio via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Baton Rouge to San Antonio via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250

About Spirit Airlines

Flights from New Orleans to Austin
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $240

About Frontier Airlines

Flights from New Orleans to Austin
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Train operators
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to San Antonio Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Premium
$260 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Business Seat
$130 - $190

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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Bus operators
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $12

About Flixbus USA

Bus from Austin Airport to Downtown San Antonio
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from New Orleans UPT to Downtown San Antonio
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
flixbus.com

Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Bus from New Orleans, La to Baton Rouge, La
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$30 - $50
Bus from New Orleans, La to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $95
Bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70

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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San Antonio, United States

San Antonio, officially the City of San Antonio, is the seventh-most populated city in the United States and the second-most populous city in the state of Texas, with a population of 1,409,019. It was the fastest growing of the top 10 largest cities in the United States from 2000 to 2010, and the second from 1990 to 2000. The city straddles South Texas and Central Texas and is on the southwestern corner of an urban megaregion known as the Texas Triangle. - Wikipedia

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