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There are 8 ways to get from Newark to New Orleans by plane, train, car or bus

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Fly Newark to New Orleans  •  5h 18m

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

$141 - $664

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Fly New York La Guardia to New Orleans  •  6h 17m

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

$139 - $801

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Fly New York JFK to New Orleans  •  6h 22m

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

$153 - $802

Train to Philadelphia, fly to New Orleans  •  6h 30m

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

$182 - $682

Fly Newark to Gulfport/Biloxi, drive  •  7h 13m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Gulfport/Biloxi (GPT) EWR - GPT
  2. Drive from Gulfport/Biloxi to New Orleans

$187 - $1,213

Train  •  29h 55m

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

$170 - $550

Bus  •  30h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Atlanta, Ga 1081 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to New Orleans, La 1563 / ...

$139 - $191

Drive  •  21h 43m

  1. Drive from Newark to New Orleans 1302.5 miles

$120 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Newark to New Orleans is to drive which costs $120 - $190 and takes 21h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Newark to New Orleans is to fly which costs $140 - $700 and takes 5h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newark to New Orleans. However, there are services departing from Newark, Nj and arriving at New Orleans, La via Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newark Penn Station station and arriving at New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 29h 55m.

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The distance between Newark and New Orleans is 1169 miles. The road distance is 1302.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark to New Orleans without a car is to train which takes 29h 55m and costs $170 - $550.

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It takes approximately 5h 18m to get from Newark to New Orleans, including transfers.

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Newark to New Orleans bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Newark, Nj station.

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Newark to New Orleans train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Newark to New Orleans is to fly which takes 5h 18m and costs $140 - $700. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $170 - $550 and takes 29h 55m, you could also bus, which costs $130 - $200 and takes 30h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Newark to New Orleans.
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  • Distance: 1168.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 18m

What companies run services between Newark, NJ, USA and New Orleans, LA, USA?

United Airlines, Spirit Airlines and four other airlines fly from Newark to New Orleans hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Newark to New Orleans once daily. Tickets cost $170 - $550 and the journey takes 29h 55m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 9m
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 16m
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 11m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Gulfport/Biloxi via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Gulfport/Biloxi via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Gulfport/Biloxi via Raleigh/Durham, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Gulfport/Biloxi via Covington, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 29m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Gulfport/Biloxi via Boston, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 29m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
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
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
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,400
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to New Orleans via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Gulfport/Biloxi via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Gulfport/Biloxi via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to New Orleans via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to New Orleans via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Gulfport/Biloxi via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
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
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
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
Train from Newark Penn Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
29h 55m
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 Newark, Nj to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $130
Flexible
$130 - $190
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $120

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to New Orleans Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 17m.

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

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New Orleans is 1h behind Newark. It is currently 5:53 PM in Newark and 4:53 PM in New Orleans.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark to New Orleans is 1302 miles. It takes approximately 21h 43m to drive from Newark to New Orleans.

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

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Book your Newark to New Orleans bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 749+ hotels available in New Orleans. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Newark to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 12m and costs $1 - $2.

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