There are 7 ways to get from San Antonio to New Orleans by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly San Antonio to New Orleans  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Fly from San Antonio (SAT) to New Orleans (MSY) SAT - MSY

$132 - $388

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio, TX to New Orleans

$40 - $65

5 alternative options

Fly San Antonio to Baton Rouge, bus  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Fly from San Antonio (SAT) to Baton Rouge (BTR) SAT - BTR
  2. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La

$245 - $1,161

Bus to Austin, fly to New Orleans  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx
  2. Fly from Austin (AUS) to New Orleans (MSY) AUS - MSY

$158 - $657

Bus Greyhound USA  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Houston, Tx 9092 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to New Orleans, La 1596 / ...

$59 - $152

Train  •  15 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from San Antonio Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak Sunset Limited

$85 - $240

Drive  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Drive from San Antonio to New Orleans 543.9 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from San Antonio to New Orleans is to bus which costs $40 - $65 and takes 10 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Antonio to New Orleans is to fly which takes 3 h 36 min and costs $130 - $390.

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The distance between San Antonio and New Orleans is 815 km. The road distance is 870 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to get from San Antonio to New Orleans, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San Antonio, TX and arriving at New Orleans. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from San Antonio Amtrak and arriving at New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak. Services depart six times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 15 h 15 min.

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What companies run services between San Antonio, TX, USA and New Orleans, LA, USA?

Frontier Airlines, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from San Antonio to New Orleans every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Antonio to New Orleans via Houston, Tx in around 10 h 20 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Antonio to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from San Antonio to New Orleans via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from San Antonio to New Orleans via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Austin to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Austin to New Orleans via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Antonio to New Orleans via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from San Antonio to Baton Rouge via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to New Orleans via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Antonio to Baton Rouge via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Antonio to Baton Rouge via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from San Antonio to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Austin to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Antonio Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
Frequency
6 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
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 San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Houston, Tx to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95

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