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Travelers usually depart from Baltimore–Washington International, Washington Dulles International, Ronald Reagan Washington National, Washington, DC - Union Station, or Washington DC - Parking Convention Center DC when they travel from Washington, D.C. 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 Washington, D.C. and New Orleans is 1561 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, and Frontier Airlines. Washington, D.C. and New Orleans have 334 direct flights per week.

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New Orleans travel tips

1) The Garden District in New Orleans is a must for you if you like great architecture

Make sure to walk around the Garden District in New Orleans to see incredible buildings. The white-coloured Walter Grinnan Robinson House at Third Street or the Italian-style Colonel Short's Villa at Fourth Street are beautiful!

2) Escape from the city fuss to the Hyams Fountain Gardens in New Orleans

The Hyams Fountain Gardens in New Orleans offers you a relaxed atmosphere, as you can understand from the name. You will find lush gardens and huge jingling fountains. Snack with some French bakery and a cup of coffee from the O'Delice French Bakery if you get hungry.

3) Visit great outlets at Lower Canal Street in New Orleans

Have a stroll around Lower Canal Street in New Orleans; it is filled with sophisticated white buildings and palms along the road. The Outlet Collection is a must-visit for shopping lovers; the Ralph Loren and Sketchers outlets are the most favourite among locals.

United States COVID-19 travel restrictions

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Most travelers from Baltimore, BWI can enter New Orleans, MSY.

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Washington, D.C. and New Orleans takes around 3.0 hours.
What is the flight distance between Washington, D.C. and New Orleans?
The flight distance between Washington, D.C. and New Orleans is 1561 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Washington, D.C. and New Orleans?
Several carriers operate flights between Washington, D.C. and New Orleans. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include American Airlines, United Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Washington, D.C.?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Washington, D.C. and London, Orlando, San Salvador, Toronto, Manchester, San Francisco, Boston, San Juan, New York, Austin, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Denver, Edinburgh, Fort Lauderdale, Las Vegas, Seattle, Vilnius, Phoenix, Houston.
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, Austin, Boston, New York, Orlando, Manchester, Fort Lauderdale, Las Vegas, Taipei, Reykjavik, Dublin, Philadelphia, Denver, Detroit, Manila, Malta, Raleigh.
Which airports are there in Washington, D.C.?
Washington, D.C. is mainly served by Baltimore–Washington International. But there are other airports nearby, including Washington Dulles International, Ronald Reagan Washington National.
What airports are near Washington, D.C.?
The main airport in Washington, D.C. is Baltimore–Washington International. It is also served by Philadelphia International, Richmond International, Norfolk International, Trenton–Mercer, Harrisburg International, Lehigh Valley International, Atlantic City International, Lancaster, Altoona–Blair County, Hagerstown Regional.
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, Lafayette Regional, Mobile Regional, Hattiesburg–Laurel Regional, Mobile Downtown Airport.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Washington, D.C. and New Orleans?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Washington, D.C. and New Orleans thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Washington, D.C. and New Orleans can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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