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New Orleans travel tips

1) Get around New Orleans by the Nola Cycle bikes

Take a bike from the Nola Cycle rental and explore numerous New Orleans' bike trails; the City Park Wisner Bike Path and the Festival Grounds Trail are great. If the weather is scorching hot, they also offer electric bikes to make your rides easier.

2) Stay safe in New Orleans

New Orleans has a relatively high crime level; a few recommendations will help you to stay safe. The French Quarter and Bourbon Street are popular among pickpockets, do not bring your valuable belongings there. After dark, keep away from the Central City, Desire, Florida, Fischer Dev, West Lake Forest, and the Lower 9th Ward.

3) Drink the tap water in New Orleans

Bring a good water bottle with you to New Orleans. There is no need to buy single-use plastic bottles; you can refill it from the tap.

Travelers usually depart from George Bush Intercontinental, William P. Hobby, Houston, TX - Greyhound Station, Houston, TX Train Station, or Houston, TX - Uptown when they travel from Houston to New Orleans. Book your trip to arrive at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International, New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal, New Orleans, LA-Charles Poydras, or New Orleans-Canal Charles Greyhound station. The distance between Houston and New Orleans is 490 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Frontier Airlines, American Airlines, and JetBlue Airways. Houston and New Orleans have 127 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from Houston to New Orleans

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
JetBlue AirwaysJBUB6YesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Houston to New Orleans?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Houston and New Orleans takes around 1.2 hours.
What is the flight distance between Houston and New Orleans?
The flight distance between Houston and New Orleans is 490 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Houston and New Orleans?
Several carriers operate flights between Houston and New Orleans. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include United Airlines, Spirit Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Houston?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Houston and Denver, Mexico City, Las Vegas, Monterrey, Los Angeles, Guadalajara, Seattle, Orlando, London, Paris, Phoenix, New York, Cancún, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Salt Lake City, León, Raleigh, San Francisco, Washington, D.C..
What are the most popular routes to and from New Orleans?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as New Orleans and Denver, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Raleigh, New York, Cincinnati, Washington, D.C., Orlando, Austin, Salt Lake City, Atlanta, Chicago, Phoenix, Las Vegas, San Diego, Fort Lauderdale, Pittsburgh, Minneapolis, Boston.
Which airports are there in Houston?
Houston is mainly served by George Bush Intercontinental. But there are other airports nearby, including William P. Hobby, Ellington, David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport.
What airports are near Houston?
The main airport in Houston is George Bush Intercontinental. It is also served by Austin–Bergstrom International, Jack Brooks Regional, Victoria Regional, Easterwood, Beaumont Municipal Airport, Lake Charles 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, Mobile Regional, Baton Rouge Metropolitan, Lafayette Regional, Gulfport–Biloxi International, Hattiesburg–Laurel Regional, Mobile Downtown Airport.
What buses and trains depart from Houston?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Houston, including Valley Transit.
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