New Orleans Transportation

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Most Viewed Transportation in New Orleans

  • 1. Streetcar

    Streetcars are a popular way to get around New Orleans. We quite often caught them from our accommodation in the French Quarter on the Riverfront line into town. Just hop on and pay. They are very...

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  • 2. Louis Armstrong Airport (MSY)

    Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, owned by the city of New Orleans, is located about 10 miles west of the city's downtown along I-10. Commercial service began at this airport,...

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  • 3. Taxis

    O.k hotels in the area have relationships with supposedly Taxi Drivers. You will request a driver to get you to the airport for a departure flight, and he will pick you up but 5 min into the ride he...

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  • 4. St. Charles Line

    New Orleans has three streetcar lines that run along the riverfront, St. Charles Street, and Canal Street. The cost is $1.25 per ride each way, though one, three, and five day unlimited passes are...

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  • 5. Driving

    As of 2006, the bridge from I-10 east into New Orleans is still under construction. Though open for 2 lanes in each direction, numerous parts of the bridge are of temporary construction and with...

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  • 6. Carriage Rides

    Don't you think horse and carriage rides add an element of romance when traveling? I can still recall a carriage ride we took in Bermuda one evening, with the crickets signaling our presence and the...

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  • 7. Algiers Ferry

    This ferry has been scuttling across the Mississippi since 1827 from the foot of Canal Street over to Algiers. You have a great view of the New Orleans skyline and the moniker “Crescent City” takes on...

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  • 8. Riverfront Line Streetcar

    You catch this Trolley right at the Ferry landing and can take it all the way to the French Quarter flea market....$1.50 each local fare cash only or $3 for an all day pass.....payable to the friendly...

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  • 9. Walking

    Walk We walked a lot, you cant really enjoy a city without walking the streets of it and New Orleans is one of them Taxi Our hotel was located at French quarter so even at night we walked around...

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  • 10. Cycling

    There are lots of bicycles in New Orleans, but finding one to rent is not exactly straightforward as one can experience when he looks plans for a two-wheeled tour! At the tourist offices in the French...

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  • 11. Pedicabs

    This was a fun way to get from Canal Street to the Superdome! Pedicab operators are everywhere, it seems. Our pedicab operator charged us $15 to go about 10 (loooong) blocks. Yes, we could have walked...

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  • 12. Private Tours

    There were 10 of us in a family group on the morning of our visit to New Orleans, so my brother-in-law, Claude, arranged for a private limousine from Regal Limousine Service to take us around to see...

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  • 13. Airport to NO

    Getting from the airport to downtown or French Quarter could not be easier. The taxis are well organised immediately you leave the baggage claim area and the best part - its a fixed fee. From the...

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  • 14. Airport Shuttle Service

    If you're on a tight schedule, or there's more than one of you, get a cab to and from the airport in New Orleans. I was the last to be dropped off on arrival on the shuttle, and on return was...

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  • 15. FREE Street Parking After 6pm

    Anyone who has ever visited New Orleans knows that reasonably priced parking is exceptionally hard to find... If you can find a spot at one of the metered...

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  • 16. Commute by Riverboat

    The John James Audubon riverboat is a unique way to travel from the Aquarium of the Americas (near the French Quarter) to the Audubon Zoo (Uptown). It's a...

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  • 17. A Jazzy Welcome

    Louis Armstrong International Airport is located just west of the City of New Orleans. There's sometimes a live jazz band playing, or someone from the Visitors...

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  • 18. A Streetcar Named St. Charles

    Taking the St. Charles Avenue streetcar is a wonderful and inexpensive way to see the Garden District and Uptown. You'll pass stately mansions (and the house...

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  • 19. During Mardi Gras

    One of the quirks of New Orleans is that the streetcars don't run during Mardi Gras. Of course there are parades during that time, and that's probably why.I...

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  • 20. Taxi to French Quarter

    When you fly in and out of NO your best bet for transportation to the Quarter is the 30+ cab ride. There is no convenient public transportation. Seek out the...

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  • 21. French Market to Convention Center

    The Riverfront Streetcar goes (duh) along the River. The line was re-instated in December 2005 after Katrina.Instead of North or South, this line says the cars...

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  • 22. Streetcars to Everywhere

    The Riverwalk streetcar was only a block from our hotel so it was very convenient. There are three streetcar lines - Riverwalk, Canal and St. Charles. The cost...

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  • 23. Illinois Central

    Parallel to the streetcar tracks along the riverfront are train tracks. Trains do run on these tracks (very noisily I might add). The train that we saw was a...

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  • 24. He's a Star

    The carriages that are used for rides in New Orleans are now being pulled by mules instead of horses. Mules are considered to be more heat resistant than...

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  • 25. check out Baton Rouge

    I fly to New Orleans at least once a year. I just booked a last minute trip for a weekend that happens to be Jazzfest. The flights to MSY were quite expensive....

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