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Fly Newark to New Orleans  •  4h 38m

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

$96 - $321

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Bus  •  25h 35m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - 19 Allen St to Atlanta, GA Nyc
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta to New Orleans "Greyhound"

$83 - $113

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Fly New York La Guardia to New Orleans  •  4h 55m

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

$115 - $340

Fly New York JFK to New Orleans  •  4h 54m

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

$151 - $361

Fly Newark to Baton Rouge  •  6h 53m

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

$229 - $520

Train to Philadelphia, fly to New Orleans  •  5h 45m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New Orleans (MSY) PHL - MSY

$105 - $278

Fly White Plains to New Orleans  •  8h 23m

  1. Fly from White Plains (HPN) to New Orleans (MSY) HPN - MSY

$223 - $343

Bus via Washington  •  26h 50m

  1. Take the bus from New York City to Washington DC
  2. Take the bus from Washington DC to Atlanta Downtown
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta Downtown to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal

Train  •  31h 47m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Crescent

$130 - $190

Drive  •  21h 50m

  1. Drive from New York to New Orleans 1310.5 miles

$120 - $190

New York to Louisiana by train

The train journey time between New York and Louisiana is around 31h 47m and covers a distance of around 1382 miles. The fastest train normally takes 31h 47m. Operated by Amtrak, the New York to Louisiana train service departs from New York Moynihan Train Hall and arrives in New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
31h 47m
Fastest train time:
31h 47m
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$130
Carbon emissions:
116 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
14:15
Last train departs at:
14:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New York to Louisiana train schedules

New York → Louisiana
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The cheapest way to get from New York to Louisiana is to bus which costs $80 - $120 and takes 25h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Louisiana is to fly which costs $95 - $330 and takes 4h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Louisiana. However, there are services departing from New York, NY - 19 Allen St and arriving at New Orleans via Atlanta. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Moynihan Train Hall and arriving at New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 31h 47m.

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The distance between New York and Louisiana is 1221 miles. The road distance is 1310.5 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Louisiana without a car is to bus which takes 25h 35m and costs $80 - $120.

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It takes approximately 4h 38m to get from New York to Louisiana, including transfers.

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New York to Louisiana bus services, operated by Coach Run, depart from New York, NY - 19 Allen St station.

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New York to Louisiana train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Moynihan Train Hall station.

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The best way to get from New York to Louisiana is to fly which takes 4h 38m and costs $95 - $330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $80 - $120 and takes 25h 35m, you could also train, which costs $130 - $190 and takes 31h 47m.

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Map of how to get from New York to Louisiana.
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  • Distance: 1220.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 38m

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 every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York to New Orleans via Atlanta, GA and Atlanta in around 25h 35m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to New Orleans via Miami
Ave. Duration
6h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Newark to Baton Rouge via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Newark to Baton Rouge via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from White Plains to New Orleans via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Flights from White Plains to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Flights from White Plains to New Orleans via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from New York JFK to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from New York JFK to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Newark to Baton Rouge via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from White Plains to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from White Plains to New Orleans via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Newark to New Orleans via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Newark to Baton Rouge via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from White Plains to New Orleans via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $340
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $340
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $340
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $340
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
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 Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
31h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Premium
$380 - $550
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Business Seat
$290 - $410
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
Bus operators
Coach Run
Website
coachrun.com
Bus from New York, NY - 19 Allen St to Atlanta, GA
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
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.

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 Atlanta to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $130
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from New York City to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Washington DC to Atlanta Downtown
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Atlanta Downtown to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to New Orleans Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 9m.

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

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Louisiana is 1h behind New York. It is currently 5:10 PM in New York and 4:10 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 1310 miles. It takes approximately 21h 50m to drive from New York to Louisiana.

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

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