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Tips to know when travelling to New Orleans

New Orleans travel tips

1) Be ready to hear “NOLA” or “a Big Easy” very often in New Orleans

When you talk to locals in New Orleans or read some local guides, you may come across the word “NOLA” or “a Big Easy.” Actually, it is a nickname for New Orleans. So, no worries, nobody sends you to another city. You are still in New Orleans!

2) Enjoy the food and surroundings of the N7 restaurant in New Orleans

You will anticipate the majesty of the N7 restaurant in New Orleans just walking down the beautiful gardens leading to the entrance. Order smoked mackerel or habanero oysters there. Wine choice is also nice!

3) Travel back in time at Antoine's Restaurant in New Orleans, America's oldest family-run restaurant

When you enter Antoine's Restaurant at 713 St Louis Street in New Orleans, you will feel like you were in the 1800s. Over 180 years, this America's oldest family-run restaurant has passed from generation to generation. Do not leave until you try the Oysters Rockefeller and Pommes de Terre Souffles. An average bill is $35-40 here, a good value for money for the intact interior and delicious cuisine.

Travelers usually depart from San Francisco International, San Francisco, CA Bus Stop, San Francisco, CA - Salesforce Plaza, San Francisco, CA Train Station, or San Francisco, CA - Fisherman’s Wharf when they travel from San Francisco 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 most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Frontier Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta Air Lines. San Francisco and New Orleans have 401 direct flights per week.

Check-in for a flight from San Francisco to New Orleans

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

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from San Francisco?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Francisco and Las Vegas, Paris, Barcelona, Denver, Washington, D.C., Mexico City, Chicago, Guadalajara, London, Atlanta, Rome, Austin, Lisbon, Madrid, New York, Dublin, Amsterdam, Berlin, Athens, Tahiti.
What are the most popular routes to and from New Orleans?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as New Orleans and Denver, Philadelphia, 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, Portland.
What airports are near San Francisco?
The main airport in San Francisco is San Francisco International. It is also served by San Francisco International, Sacramento International, Oakland International, San Jose International, Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County, Monterey Regional, Stockton Metropolitan, Merced Regional, Buchanan Field.
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, Baton Rouge Metropolitan, Gulfport–Biloxi International, Mobile Regional, Mobile Downtown Airport, Hattiesburg–Laurel Regional.
What buses and trains depart from San Francisco?
A number of bus and train companies depart from San Francisco, including Greyhound.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between San Francisco and New Orleans?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between San Francisco and New Orleans thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between San Francisco and New Orleans can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
Which airlines fly between San Francisco and New Orleans?
Currently, you can fly between San Francisco and New Orleans with United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Frontier Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines.
When's the best time to travel between San Francisco and New Orleans?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between San Francisco and New Orleans, you can enter a date range into the departure and return fields. Most carriers on the Kiwi.com website allow you to search and book up to six months from the day of your search. Order the search results by the best, cheapest, or fastest route, or find the cheapest outbound and return combination in the pricing table.
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