New Orleans, also known as the Big Easy, is a unique city in many ways. It is the most populous city in Louisiana State, located near the Gulf of Mexico, along North America’s longest river - the Mississippi River. In New Orleans, you will experience a vibrant nightlife, distinct live-music scene and unique cuisine.
The French quarter with the legendary Bourbon Street, Jackson Square and St Louis Cathedral is the most popular tourist area wide-known for its architecture, dining and entertainment supply. The remarkable National WWII Museum, the Preservation Hall, New Orleans City Park, Garden District and the Steamboat Natchez docked along the Mississippi shore - are only a few of the many charming places worth exploring. Peak travel season for New Orleans is February-May when the most popular events of Mardi Grass and Jazz Fest happen.
The New Orleans public transport includes buses, trains and the iconic streetcars. All trains and buses terminate at the Union Passenger Terminal. The iconic streetcars run from early in the morning till late at night.
Transportation from one side of the Mississippi River to the other is available with New Orleans ferries. The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) is one of the largest multi-purpose cruise ports in the USA and serves a wide range of cargos, as well as, passenger cruises.
Rent a car in New Orleans is excellent for exploring the city. However, keep in mind that parking is quite expensive and limited. Visitors can book the car rental service online or rent a car at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans Airport.
New Orleans taxi service is a fast and quite affordable way to get around the city. You can find a taxi stand near hotels and attractions, or you can always hail a taxi or call ahead. Taxi vehicles often come in different colours, even within the same taxi company.
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) is the gateway for arriving in the city and serves both international and domestic flights. The airport is around 18 km west of downtown New Orleans. Regular bus lines and shuttle services operate from the airport, as well as, airport taxi and private New Orleans airport transfer.
JET and RTA provide several bus routes to downtown New Orleans. All lines utilise the bus stop on the outer lanes of the second floor. The Airport Express Bus (E2) by JET runs from New Orleans Airport in Kenner, through Airline Drive into New Orleans. Also, the Airport Express Bus (202) by RTA operates to and from New Orleans Airport to the city.
The airport shuttle service is another way to travel from New Orleans Airport to hotels and other locations in the city. Also, the New Orleans airport taxi service provides direct transfer to any destination. Passengers must wait in taxi booths located on the first level of the Terminal. All licensed taxis charge by the meter at a standard rate.
For a direct transfer to your accommodation in a private vehicle, we suggest booking a private New Orleans airport transfer with us. You will have the option of customising the service according to your preferences. We provide an all-inclusive service with a direct transfer to your location in a comfortable vehicle, Meet and Greet at the airport, flight monitoring and free waiting time.
You can book in advance and pay the service by credit card or in cash to the driver. The cost for the private airport taxi is fixed and per vehicle. The price for a private taxi from Louis Armstrong New Orleans Airport to New Orleans Cruise Port starts from 72 USD, one way.
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