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There are 6 ways to get from The Woodlands to New Orleans by plane, bus, taxi, tram 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.

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Fly Houston to New Orleans  •  2h 21m

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

$112 - $359

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  8h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Houston, TX to New Orleans, LA Houston

$58 - $97

4 alternative options

Fly Houston to Baton Rouge, bus  •  3h 55m

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

$245 - $622

Taxi, line 204 bus, line 800 tram to Houston Hobby Apt, fly to New Orleans  •  4h 42m

  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

Bus Greyhound USA  •  8h 19m

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

$73 - $142

Drive  •  6h 16m

  1. Drive from The Woodlands to New Orleans 378.3 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from The Woodlands to New Orleans is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from The Woodlands to New Orleans is to fly which costs $110 - $360 and takes 2h 21m.

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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 8h 12m and costs $55 - $100.

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It takes approximately 2h 21m 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 2h 21m and costs $110 - $360. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $100 and takes 8h 12m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between The Woodlands to New Orleans is 378 miles. It takes approximately 6h 16m 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 744+ hotels available in New Orleans. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from The Woodlands to New Orleans.
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  • Distance: 326 miles
  • Duration: 2h 21m

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, Megabus operates a bus from The Woodlands to New Orleans 5 times a day. Tickets cost $20 - $50 and the journey takes 6h 20m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Houston to Baton Rouge
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Houston to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
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
21m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
ridemetro.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
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
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
Metropolitan Transit Harris County
Phone
+1 713-635-4000
Website
ridemetro.org
Bus from Spring Pr to Milam St @ Rusk St
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ridemetro.org
Other operators
Taxi from The Woodlands to Spring Pr
Ave. Duration
16m
Estimated price
$35 - $45

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The best way to get from The Woodlands to Houston Airport is to taxi which takes 26m and costs $60 - $75.

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