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Lafayette (LFT)
New Orleans (MSY)
Fri 6/24
Fri 7/1
The price shown for each trip will be the average for all passengers, including any infants.
The price shown for each trip will be the average for all passengers, including any infants.
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Lafayette to New Orleans bus information

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Avg travel time

3h 15m
The average bus ride from Lafayette to New Orleans is 3h 15m

FAQs for booking bus tickets from Lafayette to New Orleans

When you take a bus from Lafayette-LFT to New Orleans-MSY, you will most likely be traveling aboard a Greyhound bus. Since there are three different Greyhound stops/stations in Lafayette and eight different Greyhound stops/stations in New Orleans, it is important to know which stop or station you are going to. Lafayette-LFT (Lafayette Regional Airport) refers to the Greyhound bus stop at the Lafayette Transit System on 100 Lee Avenue in Lafayette, about a 5min drive from the Lafayette Regional Airport. A bus to New Orleans-MSY from Lafayette-LFT will arrive at New Orleans-MSY, which is Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. When you arrive on your Lafayette to New Orleans bus, you will be dropped off at a bus stop, not a bus station. The Greyhound bus stop at New Orleans-MSY consists of some benches along a cement median running through Airline Drive in front of the terminal building of Louis Armstrong International Airport.

Once you’ve bought your affordable bus ticket from Lafayette-LFT to New Orleans-MSY through momondo, you will enjoy a comfortable ride with many relaxing and entertaining features aboard your Greyhound bus. Buses to New Orleans from Lafayette include free Wi-Fi and a personal power outlet, which will come in handy if you need to charge your devices. Not all buses have a socket at every seat, so if your seat does not feature an outlet when you board, ask your driver where the closest outlet is. No matter where you sit, you can relax in a reclining leather seat with extra legroom. There is an on-board restroom and Greyhound strives to make your journey as eco-friendly as possible. All Greyhound buses, including buses from Lafayette-LFT to New Orleans-MSY, also feature on-board entertainment: through devices, including smartphones, laptops, and tablets, you can enjoy the internet, games, TV shows, and movies – and it is included in the price of your ticket.

On your bus to New Orleans-MSY from Lafayette-LFT, you are allowed to check one free bag that will be stowed under the bus and bring one free carry-on bag aboard the bus. The checked piece of luggage under the bus must be tagged and labeled. You may check two more bags for a fee. There are size and weight restrictions for your bags, so, once you have purchased your bus tickets from Lafayette-LFT to New Orleans-MSY through momondo, make sure you check the luggage restrictions on your bus. The carry-on piece of luggage you bring aboard the bus must fit in either the overhead rack or under the seat in front of you. If you have even more luggage or your luggage is overweight, you can ship up to 5 bags through Greyhound Package Express at a discount. Strollers may be checked and stored under the bus for free in addition to your under-the-bus luggage. Car seats may be brought aboard the bus for free, in addition to your carry-on bag.

Since your bus from Lafayette-LFT to New Orleans-MSY will most likely be a Greyhound bus, you will not be allowed to bring a pet. Greyhound is strict about prohibiting all animals on the buses, with the exception of a service animal accompanying a disabled person. A service animal could be a guide dog to assist someone visually impaired, a seizure response dog, a psychiatric service dog, or an animal specifically trained to assist a disabled person.

To board your Greyhound bus to New Orleans-MSY from Lafayette-LFT, you will need your ticket, which can usually be a printed ticket or an e-ticket, and Valid State Issued identification, such as a driver’s license or passport. An expired ID is not acceptable. When taking a bus from Lafayette-LFT to New Orleans-MSY, you can purchase e-tickets or you can pick up Will Call tickets at the station in Lafayette. In order to pick up a Will Call ticket, you need your confirmation number and a valid ID. If someone else bought the ticket for you, instead of the confirmation number, you will need the password that was used to buy the ticket.

The most time-efficient journey by bus from Lafayette to New Orleans currently available is 3h 15m.

A bus from Lafayette Regional to New Orleans Louis Armstrong will travel much more than the 118.0 mi distance between them. The actual distance depends on the route taken, which can change based on traffic, tolls and closures. The bus journey is around 3h 15m long.


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