There are 10 ways to get from Virginia to Louisiana by plane, train, bus 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

Fly Reagan Washington to New Orleans  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New Orleans (MSY) DCA - MSY

$122 - $472

Cheapest option

Bus  •  25 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Norfolk, Va to Richmond, Va
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Atlanta, Ga
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to New Orleans, La

$117 - $297

8 alternative options

Fly Roanoke to New Orleans  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Roanoke (ROA) to New Orleans (MSY) ROA - MSY

$302 - $474

Fly Washington Dulles to New Orleans  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to New Orleans (MSY) IAD - MSY

$148 - $609

Fly Roanoke to Baton Rouge  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Roanoke (ROA) to Baton Rouge (BTR) ROA - BTR

$272 - $1,330

Fly Roanoke to Lafayette  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Roanoke (ROA) to Lafayette (LFT) ROA - LFT

$242 - $1,217

Train to Baltimore, fly to New Orleans  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to New Orleans (MSY) BWI - MSY

$179 - $571

Bus, train  •  29 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Norfolk, Va to Richmond, Va
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va
  3. Take the train from Charlottesville Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak

$161 - $467

Bus, train via Greensboro, Nc  •  30 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Norfolk, Va to Greensboro, Nc 4845
  2. Take the train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak Crescent

$142 - $417

Drive  •  17 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Virginia Beach to New Orleans 1081 miles

$100 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Virginia to Louisiana is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 17 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Virginia to Louisiana is to fly which costs $120 - $480 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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The distance between Virginia and Louisiana is 890 miles. The road distance is 1081 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to get from Virginia to Louisiana, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Virginia to Louisiana. However, there are services departing from Parks & 19Th and arriving at New Orleans, La via Norfolk, Va, Richmond, Va and Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 31 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Virginia to Louisiana is 1081 miles. It takes approximately 17 h 51 min to drive from Virginia to Louisiana.

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Virginia to Louisiana bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Norfolk, Va station.

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Map of how to get from Virginia to Louisiana.
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  • Distance: 890.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 40 min

What companies run services between Virginia, USA and Louisiana, USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Alexandria to Kenner hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Virginia Beach to New Orleans via Wood & Church, Norfolk, Va, Richmond, Va, and Atlanta, Ga in around 25 h 31 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans via Columbus
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Roanoke to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $950
Flights from Roanoke to New Orleans via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $950
Flights from Washington Dulles to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Roanoke to Baton Rouge via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Roanoke to Baton Rouge via Charlotte, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Roanoke to Lafayette via Charlotte, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Roanoke to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to New Orleans via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Roanoke to Baton Rouge via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Roanoke to Lafayette via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Roanoke to New Orleans via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $1,100
Flights from Roanoke to New Orleans via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Roanoke to Baton Rouge via Washington Dulles, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Flights from Roanoke to Baton Rouge via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from Roanoke to Lafayette via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 49 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Roanoke to Lafayette via Washington Dulles, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Charlottesville Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
23 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $210
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $400
Room
$500 - $750
Train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $300
Business Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Room
$470 - $650
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Norfolk, Va to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35
Bus from Richmond, Va to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Bus from Norfolk, Va to Greensboro, Nc
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75

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