How far is New Orleans, LA from Lafayette, LA?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between New Orleans and Lafayette is 117.74 miles (189.49 km).

Flight distance from New Orleans, LA to Lafayette, LA is 117.74 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 16 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 14 minutes to travel from New Orleans to Lafayette with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from New Orleans, Louisiana to Lafayette, Louisiana is: 135.37 miles (217.86 km) by car.

Driving from New Orleans to Lafayette will take approximately 02 hours 09 minutes.

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#1 New Orleans

The most populous city in Louisiana and the center of the New Orleans metropolitan area. It is located on the Mississippi River in southeastern Louisiana. New Orleans is known for its French and Spanish colonial influence, its jazz music, and its many attractions, such as the French Quarter and the Mardi Gras celebration.

Population 389476
GPS Coordinates 29°57'17"N 90°4'30"W
Latitude 29.9546500
Longitude -90.0750700
Altitude 0
Country United States
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#2 Lafayette

The third most populous city in Acadiana, Louisiana. It is located on the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. Lafayette is known for its many cajun and creole restaurants, its many parks and green spaces, and its many attractions, such as the Lafayette Museum and the Lafayette Grand Opera House.

Population 126535
GPS Coordinates 30°13'27"N 92°1'11"W
Latitude 30.2240900
Longitude -92.0198400
Altitude 11
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between New Orleans and Lafayette

The distance between New Orleans and Lafayette is 218 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 02 hours 25 minutes if you drive your car at an average speed of 90 kilometers / hour. For different choices, please review the avg. speed travel time table on the below.

There is no time difference between New Orleans and Lafayette. The current time is 18:36:48.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 04 hours 30 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 03 hours 23 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 02 hours 42 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 02 hours 15 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 01 hours 56 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 01 hours 48 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 01 hours 41 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 18.08 liters (4.78 gallon) of gas to cover the route between New Orleans and Lafayette.
The estimated cost of gas to go from New Orleans to Lafayette is $14.68 (diesel $19.41).

Louisiana gas prices.

Gasoline Mid Grade Premium Diesel
Gallon $3.07 $3.48 $3.84 $4.06
Total $14.68 $16.63 $18.36 $19.41

Take a look at our Gas Cost Calculator feature. It will figure out how much it will cost to drive this particular distance.

The average gas price (in Louisiana ) per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $3.073 (Diesel $4.064) /gallon. Last changed prices on July 17, 2024.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between New Orleans and Lafayette (latitude and longitude). Cities, states, and countries each have their own regional center. The Haversine formula is used to measure the radius.

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