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

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Fly to Springfield  •  5h 52m

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Springfield (SGF) MSY - SGF

$217 - $931

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Bus  •  20h 2m

  1. Take the bus from New Orlns Canal & Charles, La to Baton Rouge, La
  2. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to Memphis, Tn
  3. Take the bus from Memphis, Tn to Little Rock, Ar
  4. Take the bus from Little Rock, AR to Springfield, MO 120

$124 - $180

3 alternative options

Fly to Joplin, taxi  •  7h 44m

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Joplin (JLN) MSY - JLN
  2. Take a taxi from Joplin to Springfield

$331 - $1,121

Train, bus  •  22h 3m

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Carbondale Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Carbondale to St Louis, Mo
  3. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Springfield, Mo

$145 - $331

Drive  •  12h 23m

  1. Drive from New Orleans to Springfield 681.7 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from New Orleans to Springfield is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 12h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from New Orleans to Springfield is to fly which costs $210 - $950 and takes 5h 52m.

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The distance between New Orleans and Springfield is 538 miles. The road distance is 681.7 miles.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to Springfield without a car is to bus which takes 20h 2m and costs $120 - $180.

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It takes approximately 5h 52m to get from New Orleans to Springfield, including transfers.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to Springfield is to fly which takes 5h 52m and costs $210 - $950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $120 - $180 and takes 20h 2m.

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There is no direct flight from New Orleans Airport to Springfield Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 2m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Orleans to Springfield is 682 miles. It takes approximately 12h 23m to drive from New Orleans to Springfield.

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

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There are 57+ hotels available in Springfield. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New Orleans to Springfield.
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  • Distance: 537.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 52m

What companies run services between New Orleans, LA, USA and Springfield, MO, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from New Orleans to Springfield hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Orleans to Springfield via Baton Rouge, La, Memphis, Tn, Little Rock, Ar, Little Rock, AR, and Springfield, MO in around 20h 2m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New Orleans to Springfield via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from New Orleans to Springfield via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to Springfield via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to Joplin via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to Joplin via Charlotte, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New Orleans to Springfield via Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to Springfield via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from New Orleans to Springfield via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New Orleans to Springfield via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
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 Carbondale Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
13h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Business Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Room
$370 - $550
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 Orlns Canal & Charles, La to Baton Rouge, La
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $21
Flexible
$30 - $50
Bus from Baton Rouge, La to Memphis, Tn
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $110
Bus from Memphis, Tn to Little Rock, Ar
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $27
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Carbondale to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $23
Flexible
$35 - $55
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Springfield, Mo
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $85
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Little Rock, AR to Springfield, MO
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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jeffersonlines.com
Other operators
Taxi from Joplin to Springfield
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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