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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
Central Business District
+1 504-248-3900
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Reviewed yesterday

On my first visit to New Orleans nearly 25 years ago, a ride Uptown on the St. Charles line was a curiosity. Now, even though I walk 6-8 miles a day on a typical visit, RTA is a practical matter of great and cheap transportation....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bill P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Like riding the subway with a view. St. Charles Ave. streetcar comes about every 10 minutes during peak times. $1.25 per rider.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank davidtI6638MZ
Reviewed yesterday

We took the Streetcar to the Garden District. It is very easy to use and very convenient. Download the app and you can get a pass that is good for 24 hours. Great way to see the city.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Radmila R
Reviewed yesterday

Great way to get about the city and see the different neighborhoods. Be prepared for the drivers to be a little impatient with you if you don't quite know how it all works!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Aysha W
Reviewed yesterday

Able to ride the whole line to end, then come back for $3 all day long. Got off at Garden district, walked to visit Lafayette cemetery. Commanders palace restaurant across the street. Then take the streetcar back to Canal street. Goes pass beautiful houses in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Adam C
Reviewed 2 days ago

When in NOLA you must ride on the streetcar! is so fun and watch out for the people and cars that need to share the street with it ....

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank renata764
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lots of fun to get around the city if your not in a huge rush. It’s a real step back in time. The trolley stop was in front of our hotel, it was easy to get around. The trolley drivers were always very helpful.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ann K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our main reason for taking the street car was that it stopped outside the hotel. The fact that it is a historical landmark only made it that much cooler. The drivers were all extremely friendly and willing to give advice or directions to anyone who...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tauser11dec
Reviewed 2 days ago

For just a few bucks, you can ride the street cars through New Orleans. We sat up front and watched the conductor navigate with a turnstile handle. Cool cheap experience to get you to the other side of town.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank klj913
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Rode on my own although I had been warned not to venture out in thr city alone. It was day time. I sat behind the driver both ways. They driver was helpful. The other riders were polite.

Date of experience: December 2018
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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 paulmichaelw | Reviewed this property |
Yes but they also add equipment and increase the number of trips
November 28, 2018|
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Response from V1758TFfrankd | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is allowed. You can even drink from the bagged container through the cap or with a straw.
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.