Getting There and Getting Around

Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport

Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) is the gateway to one of the most exciting cities in the world—New Orleans, legendary for its history, food, and good times.

The airport underwent more than $300 million in renovations that were completed in January 2012. In addition to the updated facilities, the airport offers an array of services including advance baggage check-in, business center, currency exchange, ATM, and tax-free shopping for international travelers. Click here to see a complete list of available services.

Ground Transportation from the Airport

The Sheraton New Orleans is about a 15-20 minute drive from the airport. The hotel offers a shuttle service to and from the airport:

Sheraton New Orleans Airport Shuttle:  You may reserve a shared ride service between the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel and Louis Armstrong International Airport through New Orleans Airport Shuttle. Rates are $20 per person one way / $38 per person roundtrip. Please call 504-522-3500 for information or make reservations online at least 24 hours prior to your flight departure time at: Sheraton New Orleans Airport Shuttle.

Taxi:  Taxis are available just outside the baggage area at the airport. The average fare to the hotel is about $28.

Driving Directions to Sheraton New Orleans

From East

  • Take Interstate 10 West to the Canal Street Exit #235B
  • Turn right on Canal Street
  • The hotel is about ten blocks down on the right side (at the corner of Camp Street)

From North

  • From the Causeway Exit, take Interstate 10 East to the New Orleans Business District
  • Continue to the Poydras Street Exit
  • Follow Poydras Street for approximately eight blocks
  • Turn left on Camp Street
  • Continue on Camp Street for approximately three blocks
  • The hotel will be on the right

From Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport

  • Take Interstate 10 East to the New Orleans Business District
  • Continue on to the Poydras Street Exit
  • Continue down Poydras Street to Camp Street
  • Turn left on Camp Street
  • Go three blocks and the hotel will be on the right side on the corner of Camp and Canal

From South

  • Take Highway 90 to the Westbank Expressway
  • Proceed on the Westbank Expressway to the Crescent City Connection (approximately ten miles)
  • From the right lane, exit at Camp Street (eight red lights)
  • Turn right on Canal Street

Getting Around New Orleans

Sheraton New Orleans Hotel is located right on the streetcar line which provides easy transit along Canal Street, St. Charles Avenue, and the Riverfront. One-way cost: $1.25. One-day, three-day, and five-day unlimited ride passes are also available for $5, $12, and $20 respectively.

Should you need a cab during your stay, the hotel doormen or bellmen will be happy to assist you.

Sightseeing, Tours, and Attractions

Kscope13 is right in the heart of things and you’ll be able to see and do a lot just outside the hotel. New Orleans offers a wide variety of attractions including parks, museums, the Audobon Zoo, carriage and river boat tours, music venues, and great food, to name a few. Before you make any plans, the first tour you should take is of the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau website where you’ll find a wealth of information about everything the city has to offer.

Also check out our New Orleans Sights Page

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