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 February
Estimated hotel price
$120
1 night at 3-star hotel
Ponchatoula in February
Estimated hotel price
$120
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Ponchatoula

Plane

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 Auckland and takes around 27h 31m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Ponchatoula. The train journey from Ponchatoula to Birmingham takes 7h 59m and costs around $56 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Memphis, expect to pay about $203 for a 9h 07m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Ponchatoula is to pick up a car hire from New Orleans, which is about 65 km from Ponchatoula. You’ll find branches of Thrifty and Dollar, among others, in New Orleans.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Ponchatoula, including FlixBus, Greyhound and Bus. From Houston, the bus ride to Ponchatoula takes 644 km and will cost you around $76. From Atlanta, the ticket costs about $176 for a journey of 901 km.

Plane

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 Auckland and takes around 27h 31m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Ponchatoula. The train journey from Ponchatoula to Birmingham takes 7h 59m and costs around $56 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Memphis, expect to pay about $203 for a 9h 07m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Ponchatoula is to pick up a car hire from New Orleans, which is about 65 km from Ponchatoula. You’ll find branches of Thrifty and Dollar, among others, in New Orleans.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Ponchatoula, including FlixBus, Greyhound and Bus. From Houston, the bus ride to Ponchatoula takes 644 km and will cost you around $76. From Atlanta, the ticket costs about $176 for a journey of 901 km.

Airlines serving Ponchatoula

Lufthansa
Good (4,683 reviews)
KLM
Good (846 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,745 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,180 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,445 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (471 reviews)
Air France
Good (979 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,599 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,102 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,941 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,361 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (220 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,214 reviews)
Finnair
Good (770 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,179 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (928 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (846 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,928 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (775 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
Good (559 reviews)
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Where to stay in popular areas of Ponchatoula

Hiring a car in Ponchatoula

Expect to pay $1.67 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 $19.99 and $26.65. Compact (Nissan Kicks or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Ponchatoula, while also 44% cheaper than other types, on average.

Expect to pay $1.67 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 $19.99 and $26.65. Compact (Nissan Kicks or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Ponchatoula, while also 44% cheaper than other types, on average.