Distance from Birmingham, AL to New Orleans, LA

Distance

344 mi

Time

6 hours 25 mins

Gas Cost

$25 - $49

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There are 312.57 miles from Birmingham to New Orleans in southwest direction and 344 miles (553.61 kilometers) by car, following the I-20 and I-59 route.

Birmingham and New Orleans are 6 hours 25 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Birmingham, AL to New Orleans, LA. The halfway point is Enterprise, MS.

Birmingham, AL and New Orleans, LA are in the same time zone (Central Daylight Time). Current time in both locations is 12:17 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 15.92 gallons of gas to cover the route between Birmingham, AL and New Orleans, LA.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Birmingham to New Orleans is $40.76.

During the route, an average car will release 311.94 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Birmingham, AL and New Orleans, LA

If you want to meet halfway between Birmingham, AL and New Orleans, LA or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 32.143604 and -88.865089, or 32º 8' 36.9744" N, 88º 51' 54.3204" W. This location is 171.96 miles away from Birmingham, AL and New Orleans, LA and it would take approximately 3 hours 12 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest city or town to the halfway point is Enterprise, MS, situated 162.68 miles from Birmingham, AL and 182.06 miles from New Orleans, LA. It would take 3 hours 10 mins to go from Birmingham to Enterprise and 3 hours 21 mins to go from New Orleans to Enterprise.

Major Cities Along the Route

The only major city along the route is Metairie, LA.


Best Hotels In or Near New Orleans, LA

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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Birmingham, AL

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From $14

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From $18

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From $24

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From $28

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Weather in Birmingham and New Orleans

Birmingham

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures rising to 69°F on Tuesday.

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Clear day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Clear day
59° 34° 65° 39° 67° 42° 63° 41° 65° 35°
16% Rain probability 0% Rain probability 9% Rain probability 11% Rain probability 10% Rain probability
4 6 degrees 1 149 degrees 2 298 degrees 5 3 degrees 1 104 degrees

New Orleans

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures rising to 76°F on Tuesday.

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Clear day Clear day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Clear day
63° 47° 65° 47° 70° 49° 69° 54° 69° 50°
11% Rain probability 5% Rain probability 7% Rain probability 0% Rain probability 7% Rain probability
12 6 degrees 5 21 degrees 4 311 degrees 9 26 degrees 6 79 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Birmingham, AL and New Orleans, LA in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 312.57 mi 503.03 km 271.62 nautical mi
Driving distance 344 mi 553.61 km 298.93 nautical mi

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