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Travelers usually depart from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International, New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal, New Orleans, LA-Charles Poydras, or New Orleans-Canal Charles Greyhound station when they travel from New Orleans to Los Angeles. Book your trip to arrive at Los Angeles International, Los Angeles, CA Bus Station, Los Angeles, CA - Union Station, Los Angeles, CA - Downtown LA, or Los Angeles - Westwood Amtrak. The distance between New Orleans and Los Angeles is 2685 km. The most popular airlines for this route are American Airlines, United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and Delta Air Lines. New Orleans and Los Angeles have 251 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from New Orleans to Los Angeles

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from New Orleans to Los Angeles?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between New Orleans and Los Angeles takes around 4.1 hours.
What is the flight distance between New Orleans and Los Angeles?
The flight distance between New Orleans and Los Angeles is 2685 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between New Orleans and Los Angeles?
Several carriers operate flights between New Orleans and Los Angeles. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Spirit Airlines, Delta Air Lines.
What are the most popular routes to and from New Orleans?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as New Orleans and London, Austin, Toronto, Manchester, New York, Las Vegas, Nashville, Orlando, Boston, Dublin, Denver, Philadelphia, Raleigh, Fort Lauderdale, San Francisco, Paris, Phoenix, Vancouver, Ottawa, Winnipeg.
What are the most popular routes to and from Los Angeles?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Los Angeles and London, Manchester, Manila, Dublin, Athens, Denpasar, Bangkok, Tallinn, Edmonton, Edinburgh, San Salvador, Reykjavik, Las Vegas, Cancún, Melbourne, Sydney, New York, Mexico City, Chiang Mai, Malta.
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, Baton Rouge Metropolitan, Gulfport–Biloxi International, Mobile Regional, Lafayette Regional, Mobile Downtown Airport, Hattiesburg–Laurel Regional.
What airports are near Los Angeles?
The main airport in Los Angeles is Los Angeles International. It is also served by San Diego International, Ontario International, Tijuana International, John Wayne, Hollywood Burbank, Palm Springs International, Santa Maria Public, Santa Barbara Municipal, Long Beach, Meadows Field.
What buses and trains depart from New Orleans?
A number of bus and train companies depart from New Orleans, including Greyhound.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between New Orleans and Los Angeles?
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