Transportation Information


The Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is on track to open a new 972,000 square-foot facility in 2019. This new, world-class terminal complex will completely replace the current facility and bring with it a ton of local food, beverage, news, gift and specialty retail options to bring more of New Orleans into the airport for visitors and locals alike to enjoy. The Hilton New Orleans Riverside is approximately 15 miles from the airport.

Ground Transportation

Airport Shuttle
Shuttle service is available from the airport to the hotels in the Central Business District for $24.00 (per person, one-way) or $44.00 (per person, round-trip). Three bags per person. Call 1-866-596-2699 or (504) 522-3500 for more details or to make a reservation. Visit for more information.

Rates for taxis and other ground transportation have not been published yet. The rates below will be similar to the rates from the new airport as it is located right next to the old airport. Please visit for the most up to date information.

A Cab ride costs approximately $36.00 from the airport to the Hilton New Orleans Riverside for one or two persons and $15.00 (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.

Uber and Lyft
Uber and Lyft will both be available at the new airport. 

Limousine Service
Airport Limousine is the official limousine service for Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. Convenient kiosks are located in the baggage claim area and no hassle curb side pickups are available. Rates begin at $58 for 1 or 2 passengers. Visit for more information.

Rental Cars
Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National, Payless and Thrifty are all represented at the New Orleans International Airport.