Transportation information for New Orleans, French Quarter
Orleans International Airpot is now Louis Armstrong New Orleans International,
for flight information go to: http://www.flymsy.com/ .
SHUTTLE is the official transportation shuttle service for the city. Travels
can purchase tickets for $10 each way from the Airport Shuttle information desks.
These desks are staffed 24 hours a day by informed personnel who can answer travel-related
questions and give helpful visitor information about city. The shuttle departs
from the airport every 10 minutes. Call 592-0555.
Taxicabs: A cab ride
costs $28.00 from the airport to the Central Business District (CBD) for one or
two persons and $12.00 (per passenger) for three or more passengers. Pick-up is
on the lower level, outside the baggage claim area. There may be an additional
charge for extra baggage.
Airport Limousine Service: Non Scheduled
walk up limousine and sedan service available from the airport to the Central
Business District (CBD) and the French Quarter. The rate is $35.00 for one or
two people and $10.00 per additional passenger for up to 8 passengers (total vehicle
capacity). Limousine information desks are located on the lower level baggage
Jefferson Transit: A ride on this public bus costs $1.50
per person which includes one transfer good from any Jefferson Transit bus. This
bus picks up outside Entrance #7 on the upper level and runs every 15-20 minutes
on weekdays and every 30 minutes on weekends. For more information, contact Jefferson
Parish Transportation Department at (504) 367-7433 or on the web at www.gcr1.com/jet/
Pick-up for the Greyhound Bus is located on the upper level outside Entrance #7.
For information fares and scheduling, call (504) 525-9371. Tickets are available
from the driver. 800 231-2222 http://www.greyhound.com
PUBLIC BUS Fare: $1.25. Schedules available at the RTA
office: 2817 Canal Street, 248-3900.
The New Orleans and Carrollton Railroad,which
was founded in 1835. Today there are two lines: St. Charles Avenue/Carrollton
Avenue ($1.25) and Riverfront ($1.50) lines - exact fare required; transfers to
public bus: 25 cents Schedules are available at the Regional Transit Authority
(RTA) office: 2817 Canal Street, 248-3900. A ride on the St. Charles Streetcar
is a lmajor tourist attraction; donít miss it. .
AMTRAK: Union Station
is located at 1001 Loyola Avenue. 800 872-7245 http://www..amtrak.com