There are 8 ways to get from North Carolina to Louisiana 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.

Recommended option

Fly Charlotte to New Orleans  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to New Orleans (MSY) CLT - MSY

$161 - $362

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  15 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte to Atlanta GA
  2. Take the bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to New Orleans

$63 - $99

6 alternative options

Fly Charlotte to Baton Rouge  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Baton Rouge (BTR) CLT - BTR

$162 - $508

Fly Charlotte to Shreveport  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Shreveport (SHV) CLT - SHV

$218 - $987

Fly Raleigh/Durham to New Orleans  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to New Orleans (MSY) RDU - MSY

$124 - $366

Bus Greyhound USA  •  13 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte, Nc to Atlanta, Ga 1041 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to New Orleans, La 1563

$73 - $187

Train  •  17 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Charlotte Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak Crescent

$107 - $319

Drive  •  11 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Charlotte to New Orleans 716.4 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from North Carolina to Louisiana is to bus which costs $60 - $100 and takes 15 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from North Carolina to Louisiana is to fly which costs $160 - $370 and takes 3 h 15 min.

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The distance between North Carolina and Louisiana is 823 miles. The road distance is 716.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to get from North Carolina to Louisiana, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from North Carolina to Louisiana. However, there are services departing from Charlotte, Nc and arriving at New Orleans, La via Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 37 min.

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What companies run services between North Carolina, USA and Louisiana, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines fly from Charlotte to Kenner every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Charlotte to New Orleans via Atlanta, Ga in around 13 h 37 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charlotte to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Charlotte to Baton Rouge via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Shreveport via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlotte to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Flights from Charlotte to Baton Rouge
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $600
Flights from Charlotte to Baton Rouge via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $600
Flights from Charlotte to Shreveport
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Charlotte to Shreveport via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Charlotte to New Orleans via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Charlotte to Baton Rouge via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Charlotte to Shreveport via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Charlotte Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $270
Business Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Room
$430 - $600
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Charlotte, Nc to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
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
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Charlotte to Atlanta GA
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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