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How much does it cost to get from New Orleans, LA to Lake Charles, LA by bus?

When you're traveling from New Orleans, LA to Lake Charles, LA, you can expect to pay an average of approximately 114.94 RM. You might be able to find prices as low as 41.40 RM, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

Journey Details

Best price 41.40 RM
Journey duration 3 h 47 min
Connections per day 2
First departure 06:25
Last departure 08:00
Distance 302 km
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Flixbus
Duration: 3 h 35 min
New Orleans UPT - Lake Charles
08:00 - 11:35
138.81 RM

How long does the journey from New Orleans, LA to Lake Charles, LA take by bus?

The distance between New Orleans, LA and Lake Charles, LA is around 303 km. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 3 h 47 min. However, the fastest routes between New Orleans, LA and Lake Charles, LA take 3 h 30 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

What time are the first and last departures from New Orleans, LA to Lake Charles, LA?

The first daily departure from New Orleans, LA to Lake Charles, LA leaves at 06:25, while the last journey of the day sets out at 08:00. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between New Orleans, LA and Lake Charles, LA. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

How many journeys from New Orleans, LA to Lake Charles, LA are there every day?

You will be able to travel from New Orleans, LA to Lake Charles, LA using companies such as Flixbus and Greyhound. Combined, these providers offer an average of 2 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to 4 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from New Orleans, LA to Lake Charles, LA using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 2 direct connections from New Orleans, LA to Lake Charles, LA each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 0 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week.

Stations of departure

New Orleans UPT
University Of New Orleans
MSY Airport
Union Passenger Terminal

Destination stations

Lake Charles
Lake Charles Greyhound
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