Travel to Louisiana
Flying to Louisiana
The major airport is: New Orleans Louis Armstrong International Airport.
New Orleans Louis Armstrong International AirportCode
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is situated 16km (10 miles) west of New Orleans, Louisiana.Telephone
+1 504 303 7500AddressKenner
900 Airline Drive
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From New Orleans to Atlanta is one hour 25 minutes, to Los Angeles is four hours 10 minutes, and to New York is two hours 50 minutes.
Travelling to Louisiana by Rail
Amtrak trains serve New Orleans (tel: 1 800 872 7245, in the USA only; website: www.amtrak.com). Services include the 'Crescent', which links New Orleans with New York via Atlanta (Georgia); and the 'City of New Orleans', which heads north from New Orleans to Chicago via Memphis (Tennessee). Trains depart from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal, located at 1001 Loyola Avenue.
Driving to Louisiana
Getting to Louisiana by boat
American Cruise Lines runs scheduled cruises up and down the Mississippi River, stopping at several cities. The New Orleans Steamboat Company (tel: +1 504 586 87 77) offers a number of harbour cruise options. Information and tickets are available at booths behind Jackson Brewery and the aquarium in New Orleans.