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There are 7 ways to get from New Orleans to West Virginia by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Charleston  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Charleston (CRW) MSY - CRW

$193 - $933

Cheapest option

Bus  •  23 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Atlanta, Ga
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Columbia, SC
  3. Take the bus from Columbia, Sc to Charleston, Wv

$119 - $268

5 alternative options

Fly to Pittsburgh  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Pittsburgh (PIT) MSY - PIT

$176 - $542

Fly to Reagan Washington, train  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Reagan Washington (DCA) MSY - DCA
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Martinsburg Caperton Transportation Center

$151 - $549

Train, bus  •  27 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to High Point Amtrak Crescent
  2. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Charleston, Wv 1096

$147 - $397

Train  •  30 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Charlottesville Amtrak Crescent
  2. Take the train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Charleston Amtrak Cardinal

$183 - $526

Drive  •  15 h 4 min

  1. Drive from New Orleans to Charleston 914.1 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from New Orleans to West Virginia is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 15 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Orleans to West Virginia is to fly which costs $170 - $550 and takes 4 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Orleans to West Virginia. However, there are services departing from New Orleans, La and arriving at Charleston, Wv via Atlanta, Ga and Columbia, Sc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New Orleans to West Virginia. However, there are services departing from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal and arriving at Charleston Amtrak via Charlottesville Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 41 min.

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The distance between New Orleans and West Virginia is 794 miles. The road distance is 914.1 miles.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to West Virginia without a car is to bus which takes 23 h 50 min and costs $110 - $270.

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It takes approximately 5 h 25 min to get from New Orleans to West Virginia, including transfers.

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

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New Orleans to West Virginia 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 West Virginia is to fly which takes 5 h 25 min and costs $190 - $950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $270 and takes 23 h 50 min, you could also train, which costs $180 - $550 and takes 30 h 41 min.

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Map of how to get from New Orleans to West Virginia.
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  • Distance: 794.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 25 min

What companies run services between New Orleans, LA, USA and West Virginia, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from New Orleans to Charleston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Orleans to Charleston via Atlanta, Ga, Columbia, SC, and Columbia, Sc in around 23 h 50 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New Orleans to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to Pittsburgh via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to Pittsburgh via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to Pittsburgh via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to Pittsburgh via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from New Orleans to Reagan Washington via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from New Orleans to Reagan Washington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New Orleans to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to Charleston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to Pittsburgh via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to Reagan Washington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New Orleans to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from New Orleans to Pittsburgh via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from New Orleans to Reagan Washington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New Orleans to Charleston via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from New Orleans to Charleston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from New Orleans to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
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 Washington Union Station to Martinsburg Caperton Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$150 - $210
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to High Point Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $300
Business Coach Seat
$230 - $330
Room
$460 - $650
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Charlottesville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
23 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $210
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $400
Room
$500 - $750
Train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Charleston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
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 Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Bus from Columbia, Sc to Charleston, Wv
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Charleston, Wv
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65

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More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from New Orleans Airport to Charleston Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 46 min and has one stopover.

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New Orleans to West Virginia bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Charleston, Wv station.

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West Virginia is 1 h ahead of New Orleans. It is currently 10:11 AM in New Orleans and 11:11 AM in West Virginia.

New Orleans to West Virginia train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Charleston Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Orleans to West Virginia is 914 miles. It takes approximately 15 h 4 min to drive from New Orleans to West Virginia.

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

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Book your New Orleans to West Virginia train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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There are seven+ hotels available in West Virginia. 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 38 min and costs $1 - $17.

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