Ground transportation from New Orleans International Airport (MSY): The New Orleans Marriott and Sheraton New Orleans hotels do not provide shuttle service to the airport. Public transit and other travel options are available. Downtown New Orleans is about 15 miles from the airport Public Transportation Jefferson Transit Authority (JET) Bus fare for the Veterans-Airport (E1) bus operated by JET is $2.00. The fare boxes will accept $1, $5, $10, $20 dollar bills and all U.S. coins. The Veterans-Airport (E1) bus provides service from the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, to Downtown, with a total travel time of approximately fifty (50) minutes. For more information on public transit in the area, including accessibility, route, and fare information, please visit the Jefferson Transit website https://jptransit.org/. If you choose JET as your public transit method note that bus stops are located approximately every two blocks. The closest stop to the hotel is Basin and Canal and is 0.4 miles or a 9-minute walk to the hotel. Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) The Regional Transit Authority (RTA) provides the Airport Express (202) Bus with service to and from the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport into New Orleans. Pick up locations for the Airport Express (202) Bus in New Orleans include two separate Downtown New Orleans locations. Bus stops include Elk Place at Cleveland, or the Union Passenger Terminal/Bus Bay 2. Bus fare for this route is $1.25. For complete bus schedule information, pick up locations, and route information, go to https://www.norta.com/ If you get off at Elk Place and Cleveland the walk to the hotel is 0.5 mile and approximately 11 minutes. This is the preferred stop as the Union Passenger Terminal is 1.1 miles from the hotel. New Orleans Streetcars are a must when visiting the Big Easy. The streetcars are operated by the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority and are an affordable and easy way to navigate portions of the city. There are currently 4 streetcar routs: Riverfront; St. Charles; Canal (Cemeteries); and Canal (City Park/Museum). The St. Charles Avenue Streetcar is one of the oldest and most notable lines. Its route – spanning from Uptown to the Central Business District – passes by classic New Orleans stops under live oaks along the neutral ground. To learn more about streetcar routes visit https://www.norta.com/ride-with-us/system-overview and select streetcar as the service in the dropdown list. Taxis, Limos and Rental Cars Taxis pick up passengers in a dedicated taxi loading zone on the Arrivals Curb outside of Level 1 Baggage Claim Door 7. Taxi rides cost about $37.00 from the airport to the Central Business District (CBD) or French Quarter (west of Elysian Fields) for up to two (2) passengers. For three (3) or more passengers, the fare will be $15.00 per passenger. Taxis are required to accept credit card payments. Prices are subject to change but are regulated by the City. Ride Share Services KREWECAR, Lyft and Uber serve New Orleans’s Louis Armstrong airport, the pickup locations is outside of Level 1 Baggage Claim on the middle curb. Airport officials suggest waiting to request your ride until after you’ve claimed your luggage. Apps are available for download on Apple App Store and Google Play Rental Cars - Nine rental car companies operate at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International using a Consolidated Car Rental Center. Rental car center location is 600 Rental Boulevard, Kenner, LA 70062. You can connect to the MSY Rental Car Center using the MSY Rental Car Lot Shuttle. The shuttle is available in front of the long term parking garage. Exit the terminal on level 1 baggage claim and walk towards the long term parking garage. Shuttles typically depart every 5 minutes. Passengers with special needs should contact MVI Field Services @ 615.318.3108 Airport Express Shuttle – If you have a large group of 10 or more and want to have a shuttle service, please call 504.522.3500 or visit www.airportexpressshuttleneworleans.com to reserve your transportation. Limousines – New Orleans has several limousine operators available to provide you with a VIP experience to and from the airport and around the city. A typical limousine from the airport to the Marriott will cost $125-150 and up depending on number of passengers and type of vehicle selected. Below are links to a few limousine service companies. www.jazzytransportation.comwww.burtontransit.comwww.limolivery.com
Parking Information Parking in NOLA can be challenging and considerations needs to be taken to ensure parking rules are being followed. Please be sure to read parking signs carefully to avoid a potentially costly violation. The hotel on-site has Valet parking only at $49 per day for regular sized vehicles and $55 per day for oversized vehicles (height limit 5'9"). There are several off-site self-parking facilities located within a short walking distance of the hotel. Pricing ranges from $20 to $60 (most have no in-out privileges). Premium Parking has a lot located at 716 Iberville St (0.2 miles/4 min walk) that offers parking rates at ~$23.00 per 24 hour period. Visit https://www.premiumparking.com/P145. Parking can be booked in advance on their website.