There are 11 ways to get from Virginia to Louisiana by plane, bus, train 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 Roanoke to Baton Rouge  •  5 h 32 min

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

$272 - $1,330

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  29 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Hampton, VA to Richmond
  2. Take the bus from Richmond to Atlanta, GA - Marta Civic Center Station
  3. Take the bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to New Orleans

$93 - $158

9 alternative options

Fly Reagan Washington to New Orleans  •  4 h 50 min

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

$124 - $474

Fly Roanoke to Lafayette  •  5 h 30 min

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

$242 - $1,217

Fly Washington Dulles to New Orleans  •  5 h 40 min

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

$150 - $611

Fly Roanoke to New Orleans  •  6 h 15 min

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

$304 - $476

Fly Baltimore to New Orleans  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to New Orleans (MSY) BWI - MSY

$128 - $462

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

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 23 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

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

Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Roanoke to Baton Rouge 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
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Roanoke to Baton Rouge via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Roanoke to Baton Rouge via Charlotte, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Reagan Washington to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Roanoke to Lafayette via Charlotte, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Roanoke to Lafayette via Philadelphia, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Washington Dulles to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Roanoke to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $950
Flights from Roanoke to New Orleans via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $950
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Roanoke to Baton Rouge via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Roanoke to Lafayette via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Roanoke to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
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
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Roanoke to Baton Rouge via Washington Dulles, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Flights from Roanoke to Baton Rouge via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from Washington Dulles to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Roanoke to New Orleans via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $1,100
Flights from Roanoke to New Orleans via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $1,100
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Baltimore to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak
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
Twice 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
Twice 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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Hampton, VA to Richmond
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Richmond to Atlanta, GA - Marta Civic Center Station
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Virginia to Louisiana?

The distance between Virginia and Louisiana is 1425 km. The road distance is 1730 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Virginia to Louisiana?

The cheapest way to get from Virginia to Louisiana is to bus which costs $90 - $160 and takes 29 h 19 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Virginia to Louisiana?

The quickest way to get from Virginia to Louisiana is to fly which takes 4 h 50 min and costs $120 - $480.

Is there a direct bus between Virginia and Louisiana?

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.

How long does it take to get from Virginia to Louisiana?

It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to get from Virginia to Louisiana, including transfers.