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There are 8 ways to get from New York to Baton Rouge by plane, bus, train 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 Newark to Baton Rouge  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Baton Rouge (BTR) EWR - BTR

$198 - $745

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Bus  •  34 h

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Atlanta, Ga 1081 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Baton Rouge, La 1563 / ...

$141 - $353

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Fly Newark to New Orleans, bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to New Orleans (MSY) EWR - MSY
  2. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Baton Rouge, La

$172 - $721

Fly New York La Guardia to New Orleans, bus  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to New Orleans (MSY) LGA - MSY
  2. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Baton Rouge, La

$150 - $712

Fly New York JFK to New Orleans, bus  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to New Orleans (MSY) JFK - MSY
  2. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Baton Rouge, La

$164 - $713

Fly Newark to Lafayette, bus  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Lafayette (LFT) EWR - LFT
  2. Take the bus from Lafayette, La to Baton Rouge, La

$219 - $908

Train, bus  •  32 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Crescent
  2. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Baton Rouge, La 1281 / ...

$191 - $549

Drive  •  22 h 48 min

  1. Drive from New York to Baton Rouge 1367.7 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Baton Rouge is to drive which costs $130 - $200 and takes 22 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Baton Rouge is to fly which costs $190 - $750 and takes 7 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Baton Rouge. However, there are services departing from New York, Ny and arriving at Baton Rouge, La via Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h.

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The distance between New York and Baton Rouge is 1201 miles. The road distance is 1367.7 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Baton Rouge without a car is to train and bus which takes 32 h 32 min and costs $190 - $550.

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It takes approximately 7 h 8 min to get from New York to Baton Rouge, including transfers.

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New York to Baton Rouge bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York, Ny station.

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The best way to get from New York to Baton Rouge is to fly which takes 7 h 8 min and costs $190 - $750. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $140 - $360 and takes 34 h.

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There is no direct flight from Newark Airport to Baton Rouge Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 28 min and has one stopover.

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New York to Baton Rouge bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Baton Rouge, La station.

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Map of how to get from New York to Baton Rouge.
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  • Distance: 1200.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 8 min

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Baton Rouge, LA, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from New York to Baton Rouge hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York to Baton Rouge via Atlanta, Ga in around 34 h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Baton Rouge via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Flights from Newark to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,500
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from New York JFK to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Lafayette via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Newark to Lafayette via Raleigh/Durham, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Baton Rouge via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to New Orleans via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Lafayette via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Newark to Lafayette via New Orleans, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Newark to Lafayette via Washington Dulles, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Baton Rouge via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Flights from Newark to Baton Rouge via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Flights from Newark to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,400
Flights from New York JFK to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to New Orleans via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Lafayette via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Newark to New Orleans via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,900
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
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 York Penn Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
30 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$310 - $450
Business Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Room
$650 - $950
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 Baton Rouge, La
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Lafayette, La to Baton Rouge, La
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from New York, Ny to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $220
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Baton Rouge, La
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140

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Baton Rouge is 1 h behind New York. It is currently 9:00 PM in New York and 8:00 PM in Baton Rouge.

Yes, the driving distance between New York to Baton Rouge is 1368 miles. It takes approximately 22 h 48 min to drive from New York to Baton Rouge.

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Baton Rouge Airport.

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Book your New York to Baton Rouge bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 108+ hotels available in Baton Rouge. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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