How to Reach New Orleans - The Easiest Way to Reach New Orleans


  • By Air: The international airport at New Orleans is the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. Many destinations within USA as well as outside USA are well connected New Orleans because of this airport.
  • By Train: The AMTRAK has its presence in New Orleans.
  • By Bus: New Orleans is well connected to other states by the U.S.Route 90 (highway).

Get Around

  • The Tram system (more popularly known as ‘Streetcar’) in New Orleans is very well connected to major parts of the city.
  • Other modes of transport include the RTA bus lines, taxis and bicycles. Pedicabs are a fun way to travel within the city.

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Modes of Transportation in New Orleans

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in New Orleans. The most preferred mode of transport in New Orleans is Car.

Average distance: 19.1 km Average time: 35.71 min

  • Car 53.33%
    Driving 33.75 min Walking 0.63 min Overall average time for 30.62 kms 34.38 min
  • Tram/Streetcar 6.67%
    Tram 25 min Waiting 8 min Walking 5 min Overall average time for 5.63 kms 38 min
  • Walking 26.67%
    Walking 38.75 min Driving 6.25 min Overall average time for 3.7 kms 45 min
  • Bike 6.67%
    Bike 7 min Overall average time for 2 kms 7 min

How to Reach New Orleans from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Mandeville to New Orleans 0.66 km
Kenner to New Orleans 18.92 km 18 mins
Marrero to New Orleans 19.81 km 26 mins
Hammond to New Orleans 43.79 km 43 mins
Slidell to New Orleans 52.69 km 45 mins
Madisonville to New Orleans 61.66 km 45 mins
Waveland to New Orleans 77.28 km 1 hour 17 mins
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