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Getting here

By Car

Two major automobile routes enter New Orleans from the north. I-59, a four-lane controlled-access freeway, comes from Hattiesburg, Miss.; it is paralleled by two-lane US 11. North of Slidell US 11 becomes I-10, an east-west route linking New Orleans with Baton Rouge to the west and Mississippi's Gulf of Mexico beaches to the east. No damage was sustained from Hurricane Katrina.

From Jackson, Miss., I-55 leads south between lakes Maurepas and Pontchartrain. It then connects with I-10 at La Place for the final 26 miles into New Orleans. The 24-mile, four-lane Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, a scenic route into the city, is accessible from both I-55 and I-59 via I-12; the toll is $3.

I-10 and US 90 are the main east-west approaches, running parallel east of New Orleans. US 90 passes through a series of beach communities; I-10 affords faster travel. US 90 follows Claiborne Avenue through the city, crossing the Mississippi River via the Huey P. Long Bridge.

Near the Superdome, US 90 Bus. Rte. follows the Pontchartrain Expressway across The Crescent City Connection bridge. Then, as West Bank Expressway, it runs through the suburbs to rejoin US 90 near Bridge City; the inbound toll is $1. I-10 offers expressway travel through the heart of the city and is the direct link to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport via a four-lane airport access road.

From the west, I-10 and US 90 are parallel or combined routes to Lafayette. From there US 90 takes a scenic, southerly swing through bayou country, and I-10, which is the shorter and faster route, heads for New Orleans via Baton Rouge.

Air Travel

Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is about 21 miles west of downtown New Orleans in Kenner and is served by nearly all major domestic and foreign carriers. Citybound traffic exits the airport in two directions.

To connect with the expressway, exit the airport to the east and take Airport Road (not Airline Highway) north to I-10 east. After about 10 miles I-10 moves southward into town. Exiting to I-610 east will lead to the eastern leg of I-10. Another route into New Orleans is via US 61 east (Airline Highway), which is accessed just south of the terminal building.

The average taxicab fare from the airport to the French Quarter is $28 for one or two people and $12 per person for additional riders. Limousine service is available at $40 to $50 an hour. The Airport Shuttle has a booth at the airport luggage pick-up. Vans depart every 15 minutes from the airport and provide transportation into the city for $13 one way; phone (504) 465-9780. Jefferson Parish Transit Co. operates an express bus from the airport to Carrollton and Tulane avenues. Fare is $1.10; phone (504) 818-1077.

Rail Service

Amtrak uses the Union Passenger Terminal at 1001 Loyola Ave. Daily service is offered. Phone (504) 528-1631 or (800) 872-7245 for further information.

Buses

The Greyhound Lines Inc. bus terminal is at 1001 Loyola Ave.; phone (504) 525-6075 or (800) 231-2222 for schedule and fares.