The closest airport is Louis Armstrong International (MSY). It is about a 35 minute drive from the French Quarter.Find a flight!
The best way to get from the airport to the French Quarter is by Taxi or Uber. Both offer flat rate service. Uber pick-up is permitted only in the Ground Transportation center. Taxi stands are located on the first level of the terminal outside Baggage Claim.Get more info from MSY!
Planning on driving? Load up on the audiobooks, it's going to be a long one.Get directions!
You don't need a car! The French Quarter and surrounding neighborhoods are home to hundreds of restuarants, bars, music venues, and attractions all within easy walking distance. The historic streetcar lines can get you just about anywhere (for cheap too). If you plan to explore further, cabs are always readily available.