Ponchatoula travel guide

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You're Going to Love Ponchatoula

With a population of 6,559, Ponchatoula is a must-see destination in Louisiana, United States.

When to visit Ponchatoula

Ponchatoula in May
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Ponchatoula in May
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Ponchatoula


Although Ponchatoula doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Louis Armstrong New Orleans Airport (MSY), which is located 53 km from Ponchatoula. The shortest flight to Ponchatoula from New Zealand departs from Christchurch and takes around 19h 37m.


Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Ponchatoula. The train journey from Ponchatoula to Jackson takes 4h 27m and costs around $38 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Birmingham, expect to pay about $25 for a 7h 59m trip.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Ponchatoula, including Greyhound, FlixBus and Megabus. From Houston, the bus ride to Ponchatoula takes 620 km and will cost you around $156. From Atlanta, the ticket costs about $118 for a journey of 829 km.

Airlines serving Ponchatoula

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
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United Airlines
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Qatar Airways
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Austrian Airlines
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Air Canada
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Brussels Airlines
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Singapore Airlines
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Etihad Airways
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Alaska Airlines
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Where to stay in popular areas of Ponchatoula

Hiring a car in Ponchatoula

Expect to pay $1.68 per litre in Ponchatoula (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $20.09 and $26.78. The most frequently booked car type in Ponchatoula is Mini (Chrysler Pacifica or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Toyota Corolla or similar) is, on average, 39% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.