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There are 11 ways to get from West Palm Beach to New Orleans by train, plane, bus, car or night bus

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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Train to Fort Lauderdale, fly to New Orleans  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from West Palm Beach Station to Fort Lauderdale Station
  2. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to New Orleans (MSY) FLL - MSY

$84 - $415

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Fly West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to New Orleans  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Fly from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach (PBI) to New Orleans (MSY) PBI - MSY

$163 - $409

Train to Miami, fly to New Orleans  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from West Palm Beach Station to Miami Airport Station
  2. Fly from Miami (MIA) to New Orleans (MSY) MIA - MSY

$102 - $415

Bus to Orlando, fly to New Orleans  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from West Palm Beach, FL to Orlando, FL
  2. Fly from Orlando (MCO) to New Orleans (MSY) MCO - MSY

$103 - $499

Fly West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Gulfport/Biloxi, drive  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach (PBI) to Gulfport/Biloxi (GPT) PBI - GPT
  2. Drive from Gulfport/Biloxi to New Orleans

$169 - $813

Fly West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Baton Rouge, bus  •  8 h

  1. Fly from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach (PBI) to Baton Rouge (BTR) PBI - BTR
  2. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La

$186 - $812

Train to Tampa, fly to New Orleans  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from West Palm Beach Amtrak Station to Tampa Union Station
  2. Fly from Tampa (TPA) to New Orleans (MSY) TPA - MSY

$156 - $529

Bus  •  21 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from West Palm Beach, Fl to Orlando, Fl
  2. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Mobile, Al
  3. Take the bus from Mobile, Al to New Orleans, La

$91 - $227

Train  •  42 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from West Palm Beach Amtrak Station to Cary Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Cary Amtrak Station to Greensboro Amtrak Station
  3. Take the train from Greensboro Amtrak Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal

$260 - $746

Bus, night bus  •  18 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from West Palm Beach, Fl to Orlando, Fl
  2. Take the night bus from Orlando, Fl to Mobile, Al
  3. Take the bus from Mobile, Al to New Orleans, La

$91 - $227

Drive  •  13 h

  1. Drive from West Palm Beach to New Orleans 803.7 miles

$75 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from West Palm Beach to New Orleans is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 13 h.

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The quickest way to get from West Palm Beach to New Orleans is to train and fly which costs $80 - $420 and takes 5 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from West Palm Beach to New Orleans. However, there are services departing from West Palm Beach, Fl and arriving at New Orleans, La via Orlando, Fl and Mobile, Al. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from West Palm Beach station to New Orleans. However, there are services departing from West Palm Beach Amtrak Station and arriving at New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal via Cary Amtrak Station and Greensboro Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 h 10 min.

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The distance between West Palm Beach and New Orleans is 653 miles. The road distance is 803.7 miles.

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The best way to get from West Palm Beach to New Orleans without a car is to bus which takes 21 h 5 min and costs $90 - $230.

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It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to get from West Palm Beach to New Orleans, including transfers.

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West Palm Beach to New Orleans bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from West Palm Beach, Fl station.

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West Palm Beach to New Orleans train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at West Palm Beach Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from West Palm Beach to New Orleans is to fly which takes 6 h 23 min and costs $160 - $410. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $90 - $230 and takes 21 h 5 min, you could also train, which costs $260 - $750 and takes 42 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from West Palm Beach to New Orleans.
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  • Distance: 652.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 24 min

What companies run services between West Palm Beach, FL, USA and New Orleans, LA, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from West Palm Beach to New Orleans hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from West Palm Beach to New Orleans via Orlando, Fl and Mobile, Al in around 21 h 5 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans via Tampa
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans via Orlando
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to New Orleans via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Orlando to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Tampa to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to New Orleans via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Miami to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Gulfport/Biloxi via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Baton Rouge via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to New Orleans via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Miami to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Gulfport/Biloxi via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Gulfport/Biloxi via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Gulfport/Biloxi via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Gulfport/Biloxi via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Baton Rouge via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Baton Rouge via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to New Orleans via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to New Orleans via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to New Orleans via Newark
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Miami to New Orleans via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Gulfport/Biloxi via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Baton Rouge via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Orlando to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Tampa to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
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
Train operators
Brightline
Phone
+1 305-521-4800
Email
guestservices@gobrightline.com
Website
gobrightline.com
Train from West Palm Beach Station to Fort Lauderdale Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Book at
Brightline
SmartPlus
$15 - $21
Smart
$11 - $16
Select
$30 - $35
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from West Palm Beach Amtrak Station to Tampa Union Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Room
$190 - $270
Train from West Palm Beach Amtrak Station to Cary Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
18 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $360
Room
$490 - $700
Train from Cary Amtrak Station to Greensboro Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Train from Greensboro Amtrak Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
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
bus
Bus from West Palm Beach, FL to Orlando, FL
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
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
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from West Palm Beach, Fl to Orlando, Fl
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Orlando, Fl to Mobile, Al
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $130
Bus from Mobile, Al to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45

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The quickest flight from Fort Lauderdale Airport to New Orleans Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 1 min.

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West Palm Beach to New Orleans bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at New Orleans, La station.

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New Orleans is 1 h behind West Palm Beach. It is currently 4:57 AM in West Palm Beach and 3:57 AM in New Orleans.

West Palm Beach to New Orleans train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between West Palm Beach to New Orleans is 804 miles. It takes approximately 13 h to drive from West Palm Beach to New Orleans.

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JetBlue Airways, Spirit Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Fort Lauderdale Airport to New Orleans Airport.

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Book your West Palm Beach to New Orleans bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 727+ hotels available in New Orleans. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from West Palm Beach to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach Airport is to bus which takes 10 min and costs $3.

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