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Get wherever you want to go in New Orleans with the Regional Transit Authority (RTA). Our extensive network of buses and streetcars winds throughout every neighborhood of the Crescent City. From Uptown to Downtown, from Lakeview to the Lower Nine...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
As featured in 3 Days in New Orleans
Canal Street, New Orleans, LA
Warehouse/Central Business District
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We stayed near the French Quarter and wanted to take the trolley over to the Garden District and then onto the Audubon Park. So we worked our way over to the main stop (St. Charles & Common). We had to wait 45 minutes for the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank joemontana16
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Nee Orleans trolly is a great way to see areas of the city and leave your car at home. We took the St Charles line from South Claiborne to Canal Street. That is absolutely a long ride. End to end is 1 hour! But...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MsNats
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Took the streetcar from Canal St. to the Garden District. It was completely packed and took a long time at each stop to load the groups of passengers already waiting. The streetcars are not very fast so driving traffic speeds past the streetcars. As a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Explorer26946751631
Reviewed 2 days ago

Take a ride just because you can. The green car is the oldest street car. It runs down to the Garden District and is only $1.25. Correct change please.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank regencywriter
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Love the cable cars! And so inexpensive! Super easy to get around and convenient. Its classic New Orleans!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank O2749WCdonnad
Reviewed 2 days ago

Trolley is a historic old style trolley that runs along St Charles St from the Garden district to Canal St. Ride is a lot of fun and cost is only $3.00 for a 24hr pass Well worth the ride

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Dean G
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very very affordable and convenient!! Make sure you are hip to how they operate, what a pass vs flat pay is. Can download an app to make it all easier. Make sure you know you're routes. Awesome way to tour the city for SUPER cheap!!!!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sheila M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I loved the history of the old street car and it made us truely go back in time....BUT.... figure out how to navigate all of the lines....we didn't and had to go to the end of the line and back....stuck on it for 1&1/2 hours

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Tammy S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Not sure I would recommend these if you're in a hurry, but they are a lot of fun as a way to see more of the city than you might want to on foot.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Karen Gorss B
Reviewed 2 days ago

It's $3.00 for a day pass. Ride all you want. Go west out St Charles to the zoo. take notes for the places to stop on the way back. On the south side of the zoo is Magazine St ,I like to take that back...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank S5050PNanonymous
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Central Business District
Compared to the more evocative monikers of some other
parts of New Orleans, the downtown’s humdrum title
might suggest that this area is all about business and
little else. But don’t let the bland name keep you
away from the Central Business District. The CBD
offers a wide range of fun things to do that would be
touted as exceptional in less jubilant corners of the
world. Bordered by the French Quarter, the Arts
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November 29, 2018|
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Response from Wanda R | Reviewed this property |
I visited last October and found schedules unreliable. Definitely leave plenty of time and invest in a 24 hour or multiday fare card. Great value and riding various streetcar lines is a great way to tour most neighborhoods!
November 28, 2018|
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Response from Mary T | Reviewed this property |
On one street car the driver said nothing about our beverages and then on a second car he asked us not to bring it on.
November 18, 2018|
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Response from mjw428 | Reviewed this property |
Weekend are you always busy. I found seats everytime during the week.