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  •  4 h 33 min

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

$157 - $669

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Bus  •  30 h 32 min

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

$131 - $333

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Fly New York JFK to New Orleans  •  4 h 48 min

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

$147 - $659

Fly New York La Guardia to New Orleans  •  4 h 59 min

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

$135 - $660

Fly Newark to Baton Rouge  •  6 h 44 min

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

$198 - $745

Fly Newark to Lafayette  •  6 h 43 min

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

$207 - $882

Train to Philadelphia, fly to New Orleans  •  5 h 48 min

  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  •  6 h 7 min

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

$236 - $719

Train  •  30 h 17 min

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

$170 - $550

Drive  •  21 h 55 min

  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 21 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Louisiana is to fly which costs $150 - $700 and takes 4 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Louisiana. However, there are services departing from New York, Ny and arriving at New Orleans, La via Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 32 min.

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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 30 h 17 min.

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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 train which takes 30 h 17 min and costs $170 - $550.

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It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from New York to Louisiana, including transfers.

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New York to Louisiana bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York, Ny 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 4 h 33 min and costs $150 - $700. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $170 - $550 and takes 30 h 17 min, you could also bus, which costs $130 - $340 and takes 30 h 32 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from New York to Louisiana.
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  • Distance: 1220.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 33 min

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

United Airlines, Spirit Airlines and five other airlines fly from New York to Kenner hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from New York to New Orleans once daily. Tickets cost $170 - $550 and the journey takes 30 h 17 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,400
Flights from New York JFK to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to New Orleans via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Baton Rouge via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Flights from Newark to Baton Rouge via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Flights from Newark to Lafayette via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,500
Flights from New York JFK to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Baton Rouge via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Flights from Newark to Baton Rouge via Raleigh/Durham, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Flights from Newark to Lafayette via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Newark to New Orleans via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,900
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to New Orleans via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Baton Rouge via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Lafayette via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Newark to Lafayette via New Orleans, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Newark to Lafayette via Raleigh/Durham, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Newark to Lafayette via Washington Dulles, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to New Orleans via Boston
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Train from New York Penn Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
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 York, Ny to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $220
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120

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