New Orleans Airport Informational Guide to Louis Armstrong Airport - MSY - NON OFFICIAL

Taxi at New Orleans Airport

Get within 20 minutes to downtown New Orleans from MSY Airport. 


Find taxicabs on the first level of the main terminal, outside Baggage Claim Belts 1 and 14.

To board a taxi, please wait in line at one of the booths.


See below the taxi companies at New Orleans Airport:

- Alliace: +1 (504) 872-0221
- American Taxi: +1 (504) 299-0386
- Coleman Cab: +1 (504) 586-0222
- Nawlins Cab: +1 (504) 522-9059
- Yellow Cab: +1 (504) 207-7777

Service hours: 24/7. 


The fare for a trip from New Orleans Airport to Central Business District (CBD) or the French Quarter is about $36 (for 2 passengers).

Please note that for 3 passengers or more, the fee is $15 per person.

Taxis accept credit cards to pay. It is recommended to ask to the taxi driver before start the ride.

*take into consideration that fares may change. 

Shared Rides

Shared ride service is available to those who wish to share a ride and pay a flat rate to certain destinations if multiple parties are available for the trip. Lyft and Uber operate in New Orleans Airport. 


If you wish to transfer from and to New Orleans Airport on your own, there are several transfer companies available within the airport premises.

Book your transfer through our site, it is easy and fast to use!