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Recommended option

Fly from Columbus  •  4 h 25 min

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

$165 - $377

Cheapest option

Bus to Cleveland, fly  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from State Rd & Snow Rd to Superior Av & W 6Th St
  2. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to New Orleans (MSY) CLE - MSY

$98 - $298

8 alternative options

Fly from Covington  •  5 h 21 min

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

$126 - $656

Bus to Pittsburgh, fly  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Youngstown, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa
  2. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to New Orleans (MSY) PIT - MSY

$118 - $464

Fly from Columbus Rickenbacker Apt  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Columbus Rickenbacker Apt (LCK) to New Orleans (MSY) LCK - MSY

$128 - $394

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, train via Hudson Transit Center  •  26 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Memphis, Tn 1537
  2. Take the train from Memphis Central Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak City Of New Orleans

$131 - $335

Bus via Indianapolis, IN  •  26 h 45 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 Indianapolis, IN to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  4. Take the bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to New Orleans

$116 - $180

Bus, train  •  29 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Toledo, Oh
  2. Take the train from Toledo Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak

$186 - $528

Drive  •  15 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Columbus to New Orleans 915 miles

$85 - $130

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

Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines and two 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 12 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Columbus to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Columbus to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Columbus to New Orleans via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Covington to New Orleans via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Cleveland to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Cleveland to New Orleans via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Pittsburgh to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Pittsburgh to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Pittsburgh to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Pittsburgh to New Orleans via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Columbus to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $750
Flights from Covington to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 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 Pittsburgh to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Covington to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Cleveland to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Pittsburgh to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Covington to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Cleveland to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Pittsburgh to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Columbus Rickenbacker Apt to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Columbus to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Cleveland to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Covington to New Orleans via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Memphis Central Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $390
Train from Toledo Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
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
Greater Cleveland Transit
Website
riderta.com
Bus from State Rd & Snow Rd to Superior Av & W 6Th St
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
riderta.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Youngstown, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
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 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
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Memphis, Tn
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$110 - $160
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Barons Bus
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to Richmond, IN
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Richmond, IN to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
Ave. Duration
10 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ohio and Louisiana is 1337 km. The road distance is 1464 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Ohio to Louisiana is to fly which takes 3 h 38 min and costs $120 - $400.

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.

It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to get from Ohio to Louisiana, including transfers.