Distance from Dallas, TX to New Orleans, LA

Distance

503 mi

Time

9 hours 14 mins

Gas Cost

$37 - $72

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There are 442.08 miles from Dallas to New Orleans in southeast direction and 503 miles (809.50 kilometers) by car, following the US-80 route.

Dallas and New Orleans are 9 hours 14 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Dallas, TX to New Orleans, LA. The halfway point is Natchitoches, LA.

Dallas, TX and New Orleans, LA are in the same time zone (Central Daylight Time). Current time in both locations is 10:43 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 23.30 gallons of gas to cover the route between Dallas, TX and New Orleans, LA.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Dallas to New Orleans is $59.64.

During the route, an average car will release 456.47 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Dallas, TX and New Orleans, LA

If you want to meet halfway between Dallas, TX 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 31.781046 and -93.190308, or 31º 46' 51.7656" N, 93º 11' 25.1088" W. This location is 251.63 miles away from Dallas, TX and New Orleans, LA and it would take approximately 4 hours 37 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 Natchitoches, LA, situated 255.11 miles from Dallas, TX and 255.35 miles from New Orleans, LA. It would take 4 hours 34 mins to go from Dallas to Natchitoches and 4 hours 56 mins to go from New Orleans to Natchitoches.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some major cities along the route include Metairie, LA,Baton Rouge, LA, and Mesquite, TX.

Best Hotels In or Near New Orleans, LA

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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Dallas, TX

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Small cars

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 Dallas and New Orleans

Dallas

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures bottoming out at 56°F on Wednesday.

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Wind Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day
74° 53° 61° 47° 64° 43° 70° 50° 56° 43°
7% Rain probability 8% Rain probability 11% Rain probability 8% Rain probability 3% Rain probability
9 320 degrees 4 1 degrees 9 179 degrees 0 192 degrees 10 16 degrees

New Orleans

Light rain today, with temperatures falling to 56°F on Thursday.

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Wind Wind Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Wind
78° 64° 61° 48° 61° 45° 72° 55° 65° 54°
35% Rain probability 22% Rain probability 10% Rain probability 8% Rain probability 15% Rain probability
9 223 degrees 17 1 degrees 9 65 degrees 7 66 degrees 14 17 degrees

Distance conversions

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

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 442.08 mi 711.46 km 384.16 nautical mi
Driving distance 503 mi 809.50 km 437.09 nautical mi

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