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There are 8 ways to get from Santa Fe to New Orleans by plane, bus, shuttle, car or train

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Fly Santa Fe to New Orleans  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Santa Fe (SAF) to New Orleans (MSY) SAF - MSY

$263 - $1,155

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Bus  •  30 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Fe to El Paso, TX
  2. Take the bus from El Paso, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio to New Orleans

$157 - $286

6 alternative options

Fly Santa Fe to Baton Rouge, bus  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Santa Fe (SAF) to Baton Rouge (BTR) SAF - BTR
  2. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La

$296 - $1,198

Shuttle to Albuquerque, fly to New Orleans  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Santa Fe, NM to Albuquerque International Airport, NM
  2. Fly from Albuquerque (ABQ) to New Orleans (MSY) ABQ - MSY

$219 - $900

Fly Santa Fe to Gulfport/Biloxi, drive  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Santa Fe (SAF) to Gulfport/Biloxi (GPT) SAF - GPT
  2. Drive from Gulfport/Biloxi to New Orleans

$299 - $1,249

Train, bus  •  34 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Lamy Amtrak to Raton Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Raton to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Shreveport, La
  4. Take the bus from Shreveport, La to New Orleans, La

$175 - $455

Train  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the train from Santa Fe Depot to Downtown Albuquerque
  2. Take the train from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal

$298 - $871

Drive  •  20 h

  1. Drive from Santa Fe to New Orleans 1167 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Santa Fe to New Orleans is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 20 h.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Fe to New Orleans is to fly which costs $260 - $1,200 and takes 5 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Santa Fe to New Orleans. However, there are services departing from Santa Fe Depot and arriving at New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal via Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center and Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 1 h.

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The distance between Santa Fe and New Orleans is 1007 miles. The road distance is 1167 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Fe to New Orleans without a car is to bus which takes 30 h 9 min and costs $150 - $290.

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It takes approximately 5 h 20 min to get from Santa Fe to New Orleans, including transfers.

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Santa Fe to New Orleans train services, operated by Rio Metro Regional Transit District, depart from Santa Fe Depot station.

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The best way to get from Santa Fe to New Orleans is to fly which takes 5 h 20 min and costs $260 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $150 - $290 and takes 30 h 9 min, you could also train, which costs $290 - $900 and takes 2 days 1 h.

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There is no direct flight from Santa Fe Airport to New Orleans Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 14 min and has one stopover.

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New Orleans is 1 h ahead of Santa Fe. It is currently 3:23 AM in Santa Fe and 4:23 AM in New Orleans.

Map of how to get from Santa Fe to New Orleans.
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  • Distance: 1006.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 20 min

What companies run services between Santa Fe, NM, USA and New Orleans, LA, USA?

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Santa Fe to New Orleans hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Santa Fe to New Orleans via Santa Fe, El Paso, TX, Downtown Transit Ctr Bay D, 410 San Antonio\Stanton, El Paso, Tx, San Antonio, Tx, Alamo Plaza In Front Of 215 1/2, S. Main Opposite Johnson, Probandt & King Roger, and San Antonio in around 30 h 9 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Albuquerque to New Orleans via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Albuquerque to New Orleans via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Albuquerque to New Orleans via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Santa Fe to New Orleans via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Santa Fe to Baton Rouge via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Albuquerque to New Orleans via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Santa Fe to Gulfport/Biloxi via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Santa Fe to New Orleans via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Santa Fe to New Orleans via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Santa Fe to Baton Rouge via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Albuquerque to New Orleans via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Santa Fe to Gulfport/Biloxi via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
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 Lamy Amtrak to Raton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $270
Train from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
26 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$300 - $440
Business Coach Seat
$360 - $500
Room
$650 - $950
Train from Chicago Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
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
Rio Metro Regional Transit District
Phone
1-866-795-7245
Email
riometro@mrcog-nm.gov
Website
riometro.org
Train from Santa Fe Depot to Downtown Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
riometro.org
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
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from El Paso, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Raton to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$130 - $170
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Shreveport, La
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Shreveport, La to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95
Sandia Shuttle Express
Website
sandiashuttle.com
Shuttle from Santa Fe, NM to Albuquerque International Airport, NM
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $33
Schedules at
sandiashuttle.com
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Santa Fe to El Paso, TX
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
eplalimo.com

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Fe to New Orleans is 1167 miles. It takes approximately 20 h to drive from Santa Fe to New Orleans.

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Santa Fe Airport to New Orleans Airport.

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There are 714+ hotels available in New Orleans. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Santa Fe to Santa Fe Airport is to taxi which takes 17 min and costs $30 - $40.

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