There are 5 ways to get from The Woodlands to New Orleans by plane, taxi, bus, tram, train or car

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Fly from Houston  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to New Orleans (MSY) IAH - MSY

$112 - $359

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Bus  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to New Orleans, La 1596 / ...

$58 - $142

3 alternative options

Taxi, line 204 bus, line 800 tram to Houston Hobby Apt, fly  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take a taxi from The Woodlands to Spring Pr
  2. Take the line 204 bus from Spring Pr to Milam St @ Rusk St
  3. Take the line 800 tram from Theatre District Rusk Eb to Magnolia Park Tc Eb
  4. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to New Orleans (MSY) HOU - MSY

$123 - $498

Train  •  11 h 23 min

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

$98 - $207

Drive  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Drive from The Woodlands to New Orleans 378.3 miles

$35 - $55

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The distance between The Woodlands and New Orleans is 326 miles. The road distance is 378.3 miles.

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The best way to get from The Woodlands to New Orleans without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to get from The Woodlands to New Orleans, including transfers.

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The best way to get from The Woodlands to New Orleans is to fly which takes 2 h 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 55 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 11 h 23 min.

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The quickest flight from Houston Airport to New Orleans Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 6 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between The Woodlands to New Orleans is 378 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 16 min to drive from The Woodlands to New Orleans.

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Spirit Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Houston Airport to New Orleans Airport.

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There are 656+ hotels available in New Orleans. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from The Woodlands to Houston Airport is to taxi which takes 26 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from The Woodlands to New Orleans.
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  • Distance: 326 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 5 min

What companies run services between The Woodlands, TX, USA and New Orleans, LA, USA?

United Airlines and Spirit Airlines fly from The Woodlands to New Orleans every 3 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from The Woodlands to New Orleans every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $35 - $95 and the journey takes 7 h. Megabus also services this route 5 times a day.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Houston to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Train operators
Metropolitan Transit Harris County
Phone
+1 713-635-4000
Website
ridemetro.org
Tram from Theatre District Rusk Eb to Magnolia Park Tc Eb
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
ridemetro.org
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Houston Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $370
Bus operators
Metropolitan Transit Harris County
Phone
+1 713-635-4000
Website
ridemetro.org
Bus from Spring Pr to Milam St @ Rusk St
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ridemetro.org
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 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
Other operators
Taxi from The Woodlands to Spring Pr
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45

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