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travel from pensacola to new orleans

Id like to design a trip to Pensacola for 4 nights...just a laying on the beach type relaxation trip, maybe some surf fishing etc. Im trying to figure out a way to get to New Orleans for a night, just to hang out and such before heading back home to NY. Basically to rent a car one way is nuts because of the different destination charges. Four days and nights in Pensacola, then New Orleans the next day arriving in the afternoon and hitting the bars there, then flying from N.O. back to NY...any ideas??

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1. Re: travel from pensacola to new orleans

It's somewhere in the neighborhood of 6 hours driving time from P'cola to NOLA.

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2. Re: travel from pensacola to new orleans

I can't imagine it taking that long to drive, I can get to NOLA from my house (90 minutes NE of Pensacola) in well under 6 hours. You can catch megabus to NOLA from Mobile.

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It's only 3 hours. If you don't want to rent a car, Greyhound bus. But the time it takes to get there will increase. Or do a Good Times Tour to the casino and then don't get back on the bus to return : )

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4. Re: travel from pensacola to new orleans

It's only 3 hours. If you don't want to rent a car, Greyhound bus. But the time it takes to get there will increase. Or do a Good Times Tour to the casino and then don't get back on the bus to return : )

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5. Re: travel from pensacola to new orleans

There is a small airline, Southern Airways, that hops from Destin (about an hour from Pensacola) to New Orleans and is extremely inexpensive. But you should plan for more time in Nola.

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6. Re: travel from pensacola to new orleans

Like the other poster said its only a 3 hour drive from Pcola to NOLA. I also agree you should do a Good Times Tour ride. http://www.goodtimetours.com/ since you're flying out of New Orleans International. The only thing that sucks about good times is that they don't drive everyday to New Orleans, so if it doesn't fit your time line you're screwed. You could also check hotwire.com to see if they have a cheaper deal as to renting a car one way from Pensacola...OR just stay in Pensacola and enjoy the beach the whole 4 days..much to see here. You need more than a day for 'Nawlins.

Edited: 4:27 pm, July 09, 2013
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