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Miami-New Orleans Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

Miami to New Orleans bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$113.51
Fastest time27h 20m
Trips per day1
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Miami to New Orleans right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Does the bus take you directly from Miami to New Orleans?

Unfortunately there are currently no buses that go the entire distance from Miami to New Orleans. At some point, you will need to switch onto another vehicle to complete the journey, such as a local shuttle or even a train. More details are available as you peruse individual tickets.

How much is a bus ticket from Miami to New Orleans?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $113.51 was the low point for bus fares from Miami to New Orleans. Buses from New Orleans to Miami are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $113.51 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 15 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $64.86 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 28 hours and 1 minute to cover the 669 miles (1077 kilometers) from Miami, FL to New Orleans, LA. However, the fastest bus only takes 27 hours and 20 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Miami?

There is usually only one bus per day from Miami to New Orleans. It leaves the station in Miami at 5:00am each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many buses are there each day?

There is usually only one bus per day from Miami to New Orleans. However, it is not a direct bus, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to change buses during the trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Miami to New Orleans; ticket prices start at $285.78.

What bus companies travel from Miami to New Orleans?

There is one bus company that operates from Miami to New Orleans. Greyhound is the only company to provide bus transportation at the moment. It only operates one bus trip per day, which really narrows down the options.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound11d 4h 2m$127.41

Where does the bus leave from in Miami?

Most buses depart from the main station in Miami, Florida:

  • Miami Intermodal Ctr - 3801 NW 21 St

Where does the bus arrive in New Orleans?

All buses from Miami arrive at one main station in New Orleans, Louisiana:

  • Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave

Price trends for buses from Miami to New Orleans

Monthly average prices

$134$107$80$53$27ONDJFMAMJJAS

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