Travel Info




Airport Information
When making your flight reservations, plan on using the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport.  For more information on carriers or to obtain terminal maps and information click here.

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Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, LA

  • Depart from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, LA (0.3 mi.)
  • Turn left onto US-61 / Airline Dr (0.5 mi.)
  • Turn left onto Airport Access Rd (1.9 mi.)
  • Take ramp right and follow signs for I-10 East (11.2 mi.)
  • At exit 234B, take ramp left toward Superdome / Poydras St (0.3 mi.)
  • Keep straight onto Poydras St (1.3 mi.)
  • Arrive at Poydras St (0.0 mi.)

Distance from Hotel: 15.5 mi.
Travel Time: 24 min.

Ground Transportation

A cab ride costs $33.00 from the airport to the Central Business District (CBD) for one or two persons and $14.00 (per passenger) for three or more passengers. Pick-up is on the lower level, outside the baggage claim area. There may be an additional charge for extra baggage. Taxis are required to offer a credit card payment option.

Airport Shuttle
Airport Shuttle is the Official Ground Transportation provider for the New Orleans International Airport and includes a fleet of clean-burning, propane-fueled vans and minibuses. They offer shuttle service to and from the airport and the Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel for $20.00 (per person, one-way) or $38.00 (per person, round-trip). By staying in the host hotel you will receive a $3.00 discount for a round-trip shuttle, or $35.00 (per person, round-trip). Click here to make your reservation where you can pay with a credit card.  Upon making your reservation, you will receive an electronic ticket that serves as your confirmed shuttle reservation. There is a three bag per person limit. Call 1-866-596-2699 or (504) 522-3500 if you have questions or need to change your shuttle reservation. Advance reservations are required 48 hours prior to travel for all ADA accessible transfers. Please call in advance of your travel date for the specially-equipped shuttle to be reserved. Ticket booths are located on the lower level in the baggage claim area of the New Orleans International Airport. For more information visit Airport Shuttle's web site at


Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel Parking
Self parking: $31.25 (+Tax Per Night)
Valet parking:  $36.61 (+Tax Per Night)
Oversize parking available when arranged in advance with hotel.