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There are 10 ways to get from New York to Louisiana 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 Newark to New Orleans  •  4h 52m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to New Orleans (MSY) EWR - MSY

$157 - $667

Cheapest option

Bus  •  25h 24m

  1. Take the bus from New York to Montgomery
  2. Take the bus from Montgomery, Al to Mobile, Al
  3. Take the bus from Mobile, Al to New Orleans, La

$113 - $232

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Fly New York La Guardia to New Orleans  •  5h 8m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to New Orleans (MSY) LGA - MSY

$135 - $660

Fly New York JFK to New Orleans  •  5h 6m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to New Orleans (MSY) JFK - MSY

$149 - $661

Fly Newark to Baton Rouge  •  6h 50m

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

$198 - $743

Fly Newark to Lafayette  •  7h 15m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Lafayette (LFT) EWR - LFT

$207 - $880

Train to Philadelphia, fly to New Orleans  •  5h 56m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New Orleans (MSY) PHL - MSY

$185 - $680

Train to Baltimore, fly to New Orleans  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to New Orleans (MSY) BWI - MSY

$236 - $719

Train  •  30h 17m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Crescent

$170 - $550

Drive  •  21h 55m

  1. Drive from New York to New Orleans 1311.8 miles

$120 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Louisiana is to drive which costs $120 - $190 and takes 21h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Louisiana is to fly which costs $150 - $700 and takes 4h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Louisiana. However, there are services departing from New York and arriving at New Orleans, La via Eastdale Circle Entrance, Montgomery, Al and Mobile, Al. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 24m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30h 17m.

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The distance between New York and Louisiana is 1221 miles. The road distance is 1311.8 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Louisiana without a car is to bus which takes 25h 24m and costs $110 - $240.

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It takes approximately 4h 52m to get from New York to Louisiana, including transfers.

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New York to Louisiana bus services, operated by Akai Bus, depart from New York station.

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New York to Louisiana train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York to Louisiana is to fly which takes 4h 52m and costs $150 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $240 and takes 25h 24m, you could also train, which costs $170 - $550 and takes 30h 17m.

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Map of how to get from New York to Louisiana.
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  • Distance: 1220.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 52m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Louisiana, USA?

United Airlines, Spirit Airlines and four other airlines fly from New York to Kenner hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York to New Orleans via Montgomery, Eastdale Circle Entrance, South Blvd Davenport Dr, Montgomery, Al, and Mobile, Al in around 25h 24m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,500
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from New York JFK to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to New Orleans via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 19m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Baton Rouge via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Flights from Newark to Lafayette via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Newark to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,900
Flights from Newark to New Orleans via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,900
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans via Orlando
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,400
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to New Orleans via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Baton Rouge via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Flights from Newark to Baton Rouge via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Flights from Newark to Lafayette via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to New Orleans via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Baton Rouge via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Lafayette via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Newark to Lafayette via Nashville, Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 54m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Newark to Lafayette via Washington Dulles, Houston
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,600
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,000
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Train from New York Penn Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $240
First Class Seat
$200 - $310
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
30h 17m
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
Akai Bus
Website
akaiticket.com
Bus from New York to Montgomery
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Schedules at
akaibus.net
Book at
gotobus.com
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 Montgomery, Al to Mobile, Al
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Mobile, Al to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Mobile to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to New Orleans Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 22m.

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New York to Louisiana bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at New Orleans, La station.

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Louisiana is 1h behind New York. It is currently 4:21 PM in New York and 3:21 PM in Louisiana.

New York to Louisiana train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Louisiana is 1312 miles. It takes approximately 21h 55m to drive from New York to Louisiana.

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Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to New Orleans Airport.

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Book your New York to Louisiana train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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The best way to get from New York to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 20m and costs $17.

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