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There are 8 ways to get from Philadelphia to New Orleans Airport (MSY) by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Philadelphia  •  4 h 36 min

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

$107 - $477

7 alternative options

Train to Baltimore, fly  •  5 h 21 min

  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  •  5 h 38 min

  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  •  6 h

  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 to Washington Dulles, fly  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New Carrollton Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to New Orleans (MSY) IAD - MSY

$227 - $802

Bus  •  29 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Washington, Dc
  2. Take the bus from Washington to Atlanta GA
  3. Take the bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to New Orleans

$120 - $201

Train  •  29 h 27 min

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

$168 - $499

Drive  •  20 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to New Orleans Airport (MSY) 1233.1 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to New Orleans Airport (MSY) is to drive which costs $120 - $180 and takes 20 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to New Orleans Airport (MSY) is to fly which costs $100 - $480 and takes 4 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to New Orleans Airport (MSY). However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport via Washington, Marta Civic Center Station - Nb and New Orleans Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 15 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and New Orleans Airport (MSY) is 1101 miles. The road distance is 1233.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to New Orleans Airport (MSY) without a car is to bus which takes 29 h 15 min and costs $120 - $210.

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It takes approximately 4 h 36 min to get from Philadelphia to New Orleans Airport (MSY), including transfers.

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Philadelphia to New Orleans Airport (MSY) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Philadelphia, Pa station.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to New Orleans Airport (MSY) is to fly which takes 4 h 36 min and costs $100 - $480. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $120 - $210 and takes 29 h 15 min, you could also train, which costs $160 - $500 and takes 29 h 27 min.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to New Orleans Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 10 min.

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Philadelphia to New Orleans Airport (MSY) bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at New Orleans station.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to New Orleans Airport (MSY).
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  • Distance: 1101.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 36 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and New Orleans Airport (MSY), USA?

Frontier Airlines, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from Philadelphia to New Orleans Airport (MSY) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to New Orleans Airport (MSY) via Washington, Dc, Washington, Marta Civic Center Station - Nb, New Orleans, and New Orleans Union Station Amtrak in around 29 h 15 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Newark to New Orleans via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,900
Flights from Reagan Washington to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Newark to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,400
Flights from Reagan Washington to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Washington Dulles to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Newark to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,500
Flights from Reagan Washington to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to New Orleans via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to New Orleans via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to New Orleans via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Newark to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
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
1 h 14 min
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
1 h 43 min
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
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New Carrollton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
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
28 h 37 min
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Washington to Atlanta GA
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $80
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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New Orleans Airport (MSY) is 1 h behind Philadelphia. It is currently 5:21 PM in Philadelphia and 4:21 PM in New Orleans Airport (MSY).

Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to New Orleans Airport (MSY) is 1233 miles. It takes approximately 20 h 48 min to drive from Philadelphia to New Orleans Airport (MSY).

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Frontier Airlines, American Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Philadelphia Airport to New Orleans Airport.

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There are 697+ hotels available in New Orleans Airport (MSY). Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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

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