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There are 6 ways to get from Phoenix to New Orleans by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to New Orleans  •  5h 23m

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to New Orleans (MSY) PHX - MSY

$173 - $619

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  34h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix to San Antonio Tijuana-Monterrey 2 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to New Orleans

$139 - $210

4 alternative options

Fly to Baton Rouge, bus  •  8h 51m

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Baton Rouge (BTR) PHX - BTR
  2. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La

$206 - $812

Bus Greyhound USA  •  36h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to Dallas, Tx
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Houston, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to New Orleans, La

$164 - $415

Amtrak Thruway, train  •  41h 14m

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Sky Harbor Airport to Maricopa Amtrak 8601
  2. Take the train from Maricopa Amtrak Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Sunset Limited

Drive  •  24h 40m

  1. Drive from Phoenix to New Orleans 1529.5 miles

$150 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Phoenix to New Orleans is to bus which costs $130 - $210 and takes 34h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Phoenix to New Orleans is to fly which costs $170 - $650 and takes 5h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Phoenix to New Orleans. However, there are services departing from Buckeye Rd & Central Av and arriving at New Orleans via Phoenix, St. Mary's & Pecan, Centro Plaza - Ne Corner and San Antonio. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34h 25m.

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The distance between Phoenix and New Orleans is 1321 miles. The road distance is 1529.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Phoenix to New Orleans without a car is to bus which takes 34h 25m and costs $130 - $210.

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It takes approximately 5h 23m to get from Phoenix to New Orleans, including transfers.

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Phoenix to New Orleans bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Phoenix, Az station.

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The best way to get from Phoenix to New Orleans is to fly which takes 5h 23m and costs $170 - $650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $210 and takes 34h 25m.

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The quickest flight from Phoenix Airport to New Orleans Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 50m.

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Phoenix 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 Phoenix to New Orleans.
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  • Distance: 1320.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 23m

What companies run services between Phoenix, AZ, USA and New Orleans, LA, USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Phoenix to New Orleans hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Phoenix to New Orleans via Buckeye Rd & 24th St, Phoenix, San Antonio, St. Mary's & Pecan, Centro Plaza - Ne Corner, and San Antonio in around 34h 25m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Phoenix to New Orleans via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Phoenix to Baton Rouge via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Phoenix to Baton Rouge via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Phoenix to New Orleans via Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Phoenix to Baton Rouge via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Phoenix to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Phoenix to New Orleans via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Phoenix to New Orleans via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Phoenix to Baton Rouge via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Maricopa Amtrak Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
38h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$200 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$350 - $500
Business Coach Seat
$420 - $600
Room
$750 - $1,100
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
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Phoenix, Az to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
22h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $170
Flexible
$190 - $250
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Houston, Tx to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Phoenix to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
20h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
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
Bus from Sky Harbor Airport to Maricopa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
amtrak.com

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More Questions & Answers

New Orleans is 1h ahead of Phoenix. It is currently 12:40 PM in Phoenix and 1:40 PM in New Orleans.

Yes, the driving distance between Phoenix to New Orleans is 1529 miles. It takes approximately 24h 40m to drive from Phoenix to New Orleans.

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American Airlines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Phoenix Airport to New Orleans Airport.

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