There are 11 ways to get from Ohio to Louisiana by plane, bus, night bus, train or car

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Fly Columbus to New Orleans  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to New Orleans (MSY) CMH - MSY

$163 - $375

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Fly Cleveland to New Orleans  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to New Orleans (MSY) CLE - MSY

$96 - $296

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Fly Covington to New Orleans  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Covington (CVG) to New Orleans (MSY) CVG - MSY

$124 - $654

Fly Columbus to Baton Rouge  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Baton Rouge (BTR) CMH - BTR

$214 - $981

Fly Columbus to Lafayette  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Lafayette (LFT) CMH - LFT

$193 - $918

Bus to Detroit, fly to New Orleans  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Toledo, OH to Ann Arbor, MI
  2. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to New Orleans (MSY) DTW - MSY

$139 - $383

Bus, night bus, train  •  20 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Nashville, Tn
  3. Take the night bus from Nashville, Tn to Birmingham, Al
  4. Take the train from Birmingham Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal

$126 - $333

Bus  •  21 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Atlanta, Ga
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to New Orleans, La

$107 - $278

Bus via Indianapolis, IN  •  26 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to Richmond, IN
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, IN to Indianapolis, IN
  3. Take the bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  4. Take the bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to New Orleans

$121 - $180

Bus, train  •  28 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to Chicago, IL Columbus / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal City Of New Orleans

$152 - $456

Drive  •  15 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Columbus to New Orleans 915 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Ohio to Louisiana is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 15 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ohio to Louisiana is to fly which costs $160 - $380 and takes 3 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ohio to Louisiana. However, there are services departing from Columbus, Oh and arriving at New Orleans, La via Cincinnati, Oh and Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 46 min.

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The distance between Ohio and Louisiana is 836 miles. The road distance is 915 miles.

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The best way to get from Ohio to Louisiana without a car is to bus and night bus and train which takes 20 h 46 min and costs $120 - $340.

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It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to get from Ohio to Louisiana, including transfers.

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Ohio to Louisiana bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Columbus, Oh station.

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The best way to get from Ohio to Louisiana is to fly which takes 3 h 20 min and costs $160 - $380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $280 and takes 21 h 46 min.

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The quickest flight from Columbus Airport to New Orleans Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 10 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Ohio to Louisiana.
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  • Distance: 835.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 20 min

What companies run services between Ohio, USA and Louisiana, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines and three other airlines fly from Columbus to Kenner hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Columbus to New Orleans via Cincinnati, Oh and Atlanta, Ga in around 21 h 46 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Columbus to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Columbus to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Columbus to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Columbus to New Orleans via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Columbus to New Orleans via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Covington to New Orleans via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Cleveland to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Cleveland to New Orleans via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Cleveland to New Orleans via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Detroit to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Flights from Detroit to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Columbus to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $750
Flights from Columbus to New Orleans via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $750
Flights from Covington to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,400
Flights from Cleveland to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Columbus to Baton Rouge via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Columbus to Lafayette via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Columbus to Lafayette via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Detroit to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Detroit to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Covington to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Cleveland to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Columbus to Baton Rouge via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Columbus to Baton Rouge via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Columbus to Lafayette via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Columbus to Lafayette via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Detroit to New Orleans via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Covington to New Orleans via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Cleveland to New Orleans via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Columbus to Baton Rouge via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Columbus to Lafayette via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Columbus to Lafayette via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Detroit to New Orleans via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Columbus to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Cleveland to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Detroit to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Covington to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Birmingham Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $360
Train from Chicago Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
19 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $360
Room
$490 - $700
Bus operators
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Toledo, OH to Ann Arbor, MI
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to Richmond, IN
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Richmond, IN to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Book at
baronsbus.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 Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Night bus from Nashville, Tn to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
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 Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
megabus.com

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Louisiana is 1 h behind Ohio. It is currently 5:27 AM in Ohio and 4:27 AM in Louisiana.

Yes, the driving distance between Ohio to Louisiana is 915 miles. It takes approximately 15 h 3 min to drive from Ohio to Louisiana.

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Spirit Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Columbus Airport to New Orleans Airport.

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Book your Ohio to Louisiana bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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The best way to get from Ohio to Columbus Airport is to bus which takes 10 min and costs $3 - $5.

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