There are 5 ways to get from Tampa to New Orleans by bus, plane or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Line 30 bus to Tampa, fly  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the line 30 bus from Kennedy Blvd @ Ashley Dr to Airport Rental Car Facility
  2. Fly from Tampa (TPA) to New Orleans (MSY) TPA - MSY

$115 - $431

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  15 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Tampa to Orlando
  2. Take the bus from Orlando to New Orleans

$66 - $96

3 alternative options

Bus to Orlando, fly  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Tampa, FL - McDonalds to Orlando, FL - McDonalds
  2. Fly from Orlando (MCO) to New Orleans (MSY) MCO - MSY

$165 - $561

Bus via Tallahassee, Fl  •  14 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Tallahassee, Fl
  2. Take the bus from Tallahassee, Fl to Mobile, Al
  3. Take the bus from Mobile, Al to New Orleans, La

$77 - $187

Drive  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Tampa to New Orleans 661.2 miles

$60 - $95

What companies run services between Tampa, FL, USA and New Orleans, LA, USA?

You can take a bus from Tampa to New Orleans via Tallahassee, Fl and Mobile, Al in around 14 h 57 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Tampa to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Orlando to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Tampa to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Orlando to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Tampa to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Orlando to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Orlando to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $850
Bus operators
Hillsborough Area Regional Transit
Website
gohart.org
Bus from Kennedy Blvd @ Ashley Dr to Airport Rental Car Facility
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gohart.org
The Florida Express Bus
Phone
407-442-2810
Website
busticketreservations.com
Bus from Tampa, FL - McDonalds to Orlando, FL - McDonalds
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
busticketreservations.com
Book at
busticketreservations.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Tampa, Fl to Tallahassee, Fl
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Tallahassee, Fl to Mobile, Al
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Mobile, Al to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Tampa to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Orlando to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Tampa and New Orleans is 774 km. The road distance is 1058 km.

The cheapest way to get from Tampa to New Orleans is to bus which costs $65 - $100 and takes 15 h 22 min.

The quickest way to get from Tampa to New Orleans is to line 30 bus and fly which takes 4 h 5 min and costs $110 - $440.

No, there is no direct bus from Tampa to New Orleans. However, there are services departing from Tampa, Fl and arriving at New Orleans, La via Tallahassee, Fl and Mobile, Al. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 57 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from Tampa to New Orleans, including transfers.