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Austin AUSNew Orleans MSY

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£56

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Travelers usually depart from Austin–Bergstrom International, Austin, TX - Greyhound Station, Austin-South Congress, Austin, TX Train Station, or Austin-South Congress when they travel from Austin to New Orleans. Book your trip to arrive at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International, New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal, or New Orleans, LA-Charles Poydras. The distance between Austin and New Orleans is 714 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines, Frontier Airlines, and Delta Air Lines. Austin and New Orleans have 243 direct flights per week.

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Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
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American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
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Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
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New Orleans travel tips

1) Watch a film at the Prytania Theatre, built in 1914 in New Orleans

You may choose among the Hollywood hits, great classics and cartoons at the Prytania Theatre in New Orleans. This old-school theatre was built in 1914, and it is the oldest cinema in New Orleans. Do not miss the organ that was used in silent films on the stage. The prices vary from $5-7. If you prefer classics, choose a night session.

2) Try the born in New Orleans Po’ Boy sandwich

People are sure that the Lousianna's signature Po' Boy sandwich was born in New Orleans. It does not matter if it is true, but the taste of Po' Boy sandwiches is really great here. Head to any street food van and order this toasted French bread with fried meat, tomatoes, romaine lettuce, pickles, and hot sauce for a Creole “kick.”

3) See how New Orleans recovered after Hurricane Katrina at the Freret Market

The Freret Market at 4421 Freret Street in New Orleans exists for a good cause. It was opened after Hurricane Katrina to recover the city. Wander the stalls, look for great souvenirs, and try foods. They always have live music here. Check it out!

United States COVID-19 travel restrictions

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Most travelers from Austin, AUS can enter New Orleans, MSY.

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Austin to New Orleans?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Austin and New Orleans takes around 1.3 hours.
What is the flight distance between Austin and New Orleans?
The flight distance between Austin and New Orleans is 714 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Austin and New Orleans?
Several carriers operate flights between Austin and New Orleans. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include American Airlines, Alaska Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Austin?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Austin and London, Dublin, Denver, Las Vegas, San Francisco, Calgary, Chicago, Los Angeles, Orlando, San Juan, Washington, D.C., New York, Fort Lauderdale, Philadelphia, Manchester, Santa Ana, Detroit, San Diego, Edinburgh, Glasgow.
What are the most popular routes to and from New Orleans?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as New Orleans and London, Montreal, Toronto, Calgary, Boston, New York, Orlando, Manchester, Fort Lauderdale, Las Vegas, Taipei, Washington, D.C., Reykjavik, Dublin, Philadelphia, Denver, Detroit, Manila, Malta, Raleigh.
Which airports are there in Austin?
Austin is mainly served by Austin–Bergstrom International. But there are other airports nearby, including Austin Municipal Airport, Austin Airport.
What airports are near Austin?
The main airport in Austin is Austin–Bergstrom International. It is also served by George Bush Intercontinental, San Antonio International, William P. Hobby, Victoria Regional, Killeen–Fort Hood Regional, Easterwood, Waco Regional, David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport.
What airports are near New Orleans?
The main airport in New Orleans is Louis Armstrong New Orleans International. It is also served by Louis Armstrong New Orleans International, Lafayette Regional, Gulfport–Biloxi International, Baton Rouge Metropolitan, Mobile Regional, Hattiesburg–Laurel Regional, Mobile Downtown Airport.
What buses and trains depart from Austin?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Austin, including Amtrak train.
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