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There are 10 ways to get from Philadelphia to Louisiana by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Philadelphia to New Orleans  •  4h 33m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New Orleans (MSY) PHL - MSY

$107 - $477

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Fly Philadelphia to Baton Rouge  •  6h 19m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Baton Rouge (BTR) PHL - BTR

$248 - $1,133

Fly Philadelphia to Lafayette  •  6h 39m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Lafayette (LFT) PHL - LFT

$217 - $970

Fly Philadelphia to Shreveport  •  6h 42m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Shreveport (SHV) PHL - SHV

$254 - $1,142

Train to Baltimore, fly to New Orleans  •  5h 24m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to New Orleans (MSY) BWI - MSY

$203 - $632

Train to Newark, fly to New Orleans  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to New Orleans (MSY) EWR - MSY

$166 - $713

Train to Reagan Washington, fly to New Orleans  •  6h 6m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New Orleans (MSY) DCA - MSY

$218 - $723

Train  •  28h 37m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Crescent

$160 - $490

Bus  •  29h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia to New York
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Atlanta ,GA
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to New Orleans, La

$128 - $223

Drive  •  20h 35m

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to New Orleans 1222.4 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Louisiana is to drive which costs $120 - $180 and takes 20h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Louisiana is to fly which costs $100 - $480 and takes 4h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Louisiana. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia and arriving at New Orleans, La via New York, NY, Pryor Rd @ University Ave and Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 9m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station station and arriving at New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 28h 37m.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Louisiana is 1141 miles. The road distance is 1222.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Louisiana without a car is to train which takes 28h 37m and costs $160 - $490.

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It takes approximately 4h 33m to get from Philadelphia to Louisiana, including transfers.

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Philadelphia to Louisiana bus services, operated by Focus, depart from Philadelphia station.

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Philadelphia to Louisiana train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Philadelphia 30th Street Station.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Louisiana is to fly which takes 4h 33m and costs $100 - $480. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $160 - $490 and takes 28h 37m, you could also bus, which costs $120 - $230 and takes 29h 9m.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Louisiana.
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  • Distance: 1140.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 33m

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Louisiana, USA?

Spirit Airlines, Frontier Airlines and four other airlines fly from Philadelphia to Kenner hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Philadelphia to New Orleans once daily. Tickets cost $160 - $490 and the journey takes 28h 37m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Baton Rouge via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Baton Rouge via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Baton Rouge via Newport News, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Lafayette via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Shreveport via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Shreveport via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Newark to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,400
Flights from Reagan Washington to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans via Orlando
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Newark to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,900
Flights from Newark to New Orleans via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,900
Flights from Reagan Washington to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Baton Rouge via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Lafayette via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Lafayette via Raleigh/Durham, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Shreveport via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Newark to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,500
Flights from Reagan Washington to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Baton Rouge via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Lafayette via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Shreveport via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Shreveport via Denver
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to New Orleans via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,600
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Newark to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,000
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
28h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$160 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$290 - $420
Business Coach Seat
$350 - $490
Room
$600 - $900
Bus operators
Focus
Phone
+1 215-625-2727
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from Philadelphia to New York
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20
Book at
gotobus.com
Pandora Bus
Website
pandorabus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Atlanta ,GA
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
pandorabus.com
Book at
search.gotobus.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 Atlanta, Ga to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to New Orleans Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 7m.

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

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Louisiana is 1h behind Philadelphia. It is currently 3:23 AM in Philadelphia and 2:23 AM in Louisiana.

Philadelphia to Louisiana train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Louisiana is 1222 miles. It takes approximately 20h 35m to drive from Philadelphia to Louisiana.

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Spirit Airlines, Frontier Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Philadelphia Airport to New Orleans Airport.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Philadelphia Airport is to train which takes 22m and costs $7.

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