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

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Bus, drive  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Baton Rouge, La
  2. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to Grenada, Ms
  3. Drive from Grenada, Ms to Starkville

$52 - $125

4 alternative options

Train, bus, drive  •  11 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Birmingham Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham, Al to Tupelo, Ms
  3. Drive from Tupelo, Ms to Starkville

$83 - $208

Drive  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Drive from New Orleans to Starkville 298.8 miles

$29 - $45

Fly to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional, taxi  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional (GTR) MSY - GTR
  2. Take a taxi from Columbus Golden Triangle Regional to Starkville

$186 - $597

Fly to Jackson/Vicksburg, drive  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Jackson/Vicksburg (JAN) MSY - JAN
  2. Drive from Jackson/Vicksburg to Starkville

$154 - $735

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The cheapest way to get from New Orleans to Starkville is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Orleans to Starkville is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5 h 27 min.

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The distance between New Orleans and Starkville is 254 miles. The road distance is 298.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 11 h 2 min to get from New Orleans to Starkville, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from New Orleans Airport to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 34 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Orleans to Starkville is 299 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 27 min to drive from New Orleans to Starkville.

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Spirit Airlines, Southwest Airlines and Delta offer flights from New Orleans Airport to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional Airport.

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There are 13+ hotels available in Starkville. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New Orleans to Starkville.
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  • Distance: 254 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 2 min

What companies run services between New Orleans, LA, USA and Starkville, MS, USA?

There is no direct connection from New Orleans to Starkville. However, you can take the bus to Baton Rouge, La, take the bus to Grenada, Ms, then take the drive to Starkville. Alternatively, you can take the train to Birmingham Amtrak, take the walk to Birmingham, Al, take the bus to Tupelo, Ms, then take the drive to Starkville.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New Orleans to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from New Orleans to Jackson/Vicksburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New Orleans to Jackson/Vicksburg via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from New Orleans to Jackson/Vicksburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New Orleans to Jackson/Vicksburg via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
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 Birmingham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $360
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 Baton Rouge, La
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Baton Rouge, La to Grenada, Ms
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Birmingham, Al to Tupelo, Ms
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Other operators
Taxi from Columbus Golden Triangle Regional to Starkville
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110

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