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Recommended option

Fly to New Orleans  •  5 h 34 min

  1. OMA - MSY

$232 - $1,018

Cheapest option

Bus  •  27 h 53 min

  1. 501

$170 - $389

5 alternative options

Fly to Baton Rouge, bus  •  7 h 19 min

  1. OMA - BTR

$266 - $1,162

Fly to Gulfport/Biloxi, drive  •  6 h 58 min

  1. OMA - GPT

$248 - $1,212

Train  •  30 h 18 min

  1. California Zephyr
  2. City Of New Orleans

$196 - $564

Bus, train  •  30 h 43 min

$198 - $440

Drive  •  17 h 58 min

  1. 1099.6 miles

$100 - $160

What companies run services between Omaha, NE, USA and New Orleans, LA, USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Omaha to New Orleans hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Omaha to New Orleans via Kansas City, MO, Kansas City, Mo, Dallas, Tx, Houston, Tx, and Baton Rouge, La in around 27 h 53 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Omaha to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Omaha to New Orleans via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Omaha to Baton Rouge via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Omaha to Gulfport/Biloxi via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Omaha to Gulfport/Biloxi via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Omaha to Gulfport/Biloxi via Minneapolis, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Omaha to New Orleans via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Omaha to New Orleans via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Omaha to New Orleans via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Omaha to Baton Rouge via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Omaha to Gulfport/Biloxi via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Omaha to Gulfport/Biloxi via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Omaha to New Orleans via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Omaha to Baton Rouge via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Omaha to Baton Rouge via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Omaha to Gulfport/Biloxi via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Omaha to Gulfport/Biloxi via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Omaha to Gulfport/Biloxi via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Omaha to New Orleans via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Omaha to New Orleans via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Omaha to New Orleans via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Omaha Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $440
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
Train from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $650
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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 Kansas City, Mo to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $95
Flexible
$110 - $150
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
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Omaha, NE to Kansas City, MO
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Omaha, NE to Ottumwa, IA
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Ottumwa, IA to Champaign, IL
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Omaha and New Orleans is 1363 km. The road distance is 1759 km.

The cheapest way to get from Omaha to New Orleans is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 17 h 58 min.

The quickest way to get from Omaha to New Orleans is to fly which takes 5 h 34 min and costs $230 - $1,100.

No, there is no direct train from Omaha to New Orleans. However, there are services departing from Omaha Amtrak and arriving at New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 18 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Omaha to New Orleans. However, there are services departing from Omaha, NE and arriving at New Orleans, La via Kansas City, Mo, Dallas, Tx, Houston, Tx and Baton Rouge, La. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 53 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 34 min to get from Omaha to New Orleans, including transfers.