Getting Around New Orleans
Buses & Streetcar
All buses and streetcars cost $1.25 each trip. Exact change is required. Transfers may be purchased for $0.25; these will allow you to switch bus/streetcar lines. The Express buses to downtown will charge you $1.50, If you are going to use the bus and/or streetcars often, you may want to purchase a monthly pass for $55.00/month. You may purchase the pass at Whitney Bank locations.
The Orleans Parish bus/streetcar schedule is available online at: http://norta.com
The Jefferson parish bus schedule is available online at: http://www.jeffersontransit.org
There is also a free app that contains the bus/streetcar schedules as well as a map with their current locations: NOLA Transit App
Taxi rides generally cost between $12.50 and $18.00 from the French Quarter to the Uptown Campus. Tips are 15% of the fare. Telephone on of the cab companies, or hail a cab from the curb. The following are numbers of local cab companies:
White Fleet Cabs
This is a partial listing of the taxi companies in the city. To find more information go online or check the Yellow Pages of the phone book under "Taxi Companies."
To & From the Airport
Jefferson Parish Transit
$1.60 one way to downtown
Reservation is required for pick-up and trip to airport. Available for drop off in the lower level of the airport.
The fee is $15.00 per person, per trip, plus tip.
Pick up from hotels and Aron Apartments on the Uptown Campus.
Flat rate is $28.00 plus tip from the Uptown Campus to the airport for one or two people. Doort-dorr service.
Call the companies listed above or go online for more information.
1001 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70113
1001 Loyola Avenue