Scheduled Bus Service:
Avoid parking and traffic by utilizing public transit to and from the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. Service to Downtown New Orleans from the airport is available via the Jefferson Transit Authority (JET) and the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA). Bus service is available from Level 1 Baggage Claim outside Door 2, Zones B4 and B5.
Jefferson Transit Authority (JET)
Bus fare for the Veterans-Airport (E1) bus operated by JET is $2.00. The fare boxes will accept $1, $5, $10, $20 dollar bills and all U.S. coins. The Veterans-Airport (E1) bus provides service from the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, to Downtown, with a total travel time of approximately fifty (50) minutes. For more information on public transit in the area, including accessibility, route, and fare information, please visit the Jefferson Transit website.
Regional Transportation Authority (RTA)
The Regional Transit Authority (RTA) provides the Airport Express (202) Bus with service to and from the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport into New Orleans. Pick up locations for the Airport Express (202) Bus in New Orleans include two separate Downtown New Orleans locations. Bus stops include Elk Place at Cleveland, or the Union Passenger Terminal/Bus Bay 2. Bus fare for this route is $1.25. For complete bus schedule information, pick up locations, and route information, please click here.
Please be aware that only the Regional Ride day pass can be used on both JET and RTA systems. All other JET fares and passes are non-transferable to the RTA system. To utilize the RTA system, JeT riders must pay RTA fare or purchase a Jazzy Pass (if not using a Regional Ride pass).
1 Terminal Drive
Kenner, LA 70062
P.O. Box 20007
New Orleans, LA 70141
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is open 24 hours daily, including holidays.
Administrative office hours: 8 AM to 5 PM (M-F)
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