There are 8 ways to get from Oklahoma City to New Orleans 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 to New Orleans  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Oklahoma City (OKC) to New Orleans (MSY) OKC - MSY

$183 - $383

Cheapest option

Bus via Houston, TX  •  17 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Oklahoma City, Ok to Dallas, Tx
  2. Take the bus from Dallas/Forth Worth to Houston, TX
  3. Take the bus from Houston, TX to New Orleans, LA

$73 - $150

6 alternative options

Fly to Baton Rouge, bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Oklahoma City (OKC) to Baton Rouge (BTR) OKC - BTR
  2. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La

$226 - $976

Train, bus via Houston, Tx  •  16 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Oklahoma City Amtrak to Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center
  2. Take the bus from Ft Worth, Tx to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Houston, Tx
  4. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Baton Rouge, La
  5. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La

$124 - $302

Bus  •  16 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Oklahoma City, Ok to Dallas, Tx
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Shreveport, La
  3. Take the bus from Shreveport, La to Baton Rouge, La
  4. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La

$94 - $232

Train, bus  •  18 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Oklahoma City Amtrak to Dallas Union Station
  2. Take the train from Dallas Union Station to Longview Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Longview, Tx to Shreveport, La
  4. Take the bus from Shreveport, La to New Orleans, La

$124 - $312

Train  •  29 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Oklahoma City Amtrak to Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center
  2. Take the train from Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center to San Antonio Amtrak
  3. Take the train from San Antonio Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal

$177 - $471

Drive  •  11 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Oklahoma City to New Orleans 728 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Oklahoma City to New Orleans is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 11 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oklahoma City to New Orleans is to fly which costs $180 - $390 and takes 5 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oklahoma City to New Orleans. However, there are services departing from Oklahoma City, Ok and arriving at New Orleans, La via Dallas, Tx, Shreveport, La and Baton Rouge, La. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Oklahoma City to New Orleans. However, there are services departing from Oklahoma City Amtrak and arriving at New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal via Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center and San Antonio Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 2 min.

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The distance between Oklahoma City and New Orleans is 579 miles. The road distance is 728 miles.

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The best way to get from Oklahoma City to New Orleans without a car is to train and bus which takes 16 h 8 min and costs $120 - $310.

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It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from Oklahoma City to New Orleans, including transfers.

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Oklahoma City to New Orleans bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Oklahoma City, Ok station.

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Oklahoma City to New Orleans train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Oklahoma City Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Oklahoma City to New Orleans is to fly which takes 5 h 13 min and costs $180 - $390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $90 - $240 and takes 16 h 10 min, you could also train, which costs $170 - $480 and takes 29 h 2 min.

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There is no direct flight from Oklahoma City Airport to New Orleans Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Oklahoma City to New Orleans.
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  • Distance: 579.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 13 min

What companies run services between Oklahoma City, OK, USA and New Orleans, LA, USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Oklahoma City to New Orleans hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oklahoma City to New Orleans via Dallas, Tx, Shreveport, La, and Baton Rouge, La in around 16 h 10 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Oklahoma City to New Orleans via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Oklahoma City to Baton Rouge via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Oklahoma City to Baton Rouge via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Oklahoma City to New Orleans via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $650
Flights from Oklahoma City to New Orleans via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $650
Flights from Oklahoma City to New Orleans via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Oklahoma City to New Orleans via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Oklahoma City to Baton Rouge via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Oklahoma City to Baton Rouge via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
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 Oklahoma City Amtrak to Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Room
$200 - $280
Train from Oklahoma City Amtrak to Dallas Union Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
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 Dallas Union Station to Longview Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $330
Train from San Antonio Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Room
$350 - $490
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 Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Ft Worth, Tx to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $21
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Houston, Tx to Baton Rouge, La
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Oklahoma City, Ok to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Shreveport, La
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Shreveport, La to Baton Rouge, La
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Longview, Tx to Shreveport, La
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $29
Bus from Shreveport, La to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Dallas/Forth Worth to Houston, TX
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Houston, TX to New Orleans, LA
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Book at
megabus.com

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