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Get wherever you want to go in New Orleans with the Regional Transit Authority (RTA). Our extensive network of buses and streetcars winds throughout every neighborhood of the Crescent City. From Uptown to Downtown, from Lakeview to the Lower Nine...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
As featured in 3 Days in New Orleans
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Canal Street, New Orleans, LA
Central Business District
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Reviewed today via mobile

Enjoyed the scenery during the ride. Only complaint is it began raining during the ride and they filled the car to above capacity. As many people standing in the aisle as were seated. It became very uncomfortable.

Thank Getaway05130759785
Reviewed today

We were in New Orleans for 3 days while our Celebrity cruise ship docked in port in April for the Jazz Fest. The RTA has 5 different streetcar routes throughout the city, making it easy to see most of NOLA. There was a streetcar stop...More

Thank magic_carpets
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a great way to get around NOLA. You pay $3 for a 24 hr pass (need exact change). You can jump on and off as often and you need to. Its a great way to see the garden district as well.

Thank nicehrladee
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a great deal, a single ride is $1.25 or a 24 hour ride pass for $3.00. Fun experience and after a long day of walking it is worthwhile. Prepare yourself by looking at a map and mapping out your pickup and stop. I...More

Thank Curious11153577769
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Easy transportation from downtown to Garden District, etc. cars have wooden seats. Bring exact change of $3 for all day pass as tourist. Frequent stops, but easy to navigate.

Thank 993chucks
Reviewed yesterday

If you have never used a Street Car before remember to have the correct change. I bought 24hr day passes for 3$ have (3) 1$ bills put in the machine as you board and it will give you a day pass automatically. I rode St...More

Thank MarkMac69
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Took the green line to the garden street and it’s a must do while you are in New Orleans. You purchase your pass on the street car (don’t call it a trolley) for $3 and you can ride all day. Another place that you have...More

Thank fairypaige
Reviewed yesterday

Nice experience that could be charming but... The scheduling and tracking on the mobile app is not accurate, exact fare is required, operators were not very friendly, streetcars can be very crowded and there are very few hand straps for standers to hang on to.

Thank OG1010
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Took the streetcar from Canal Street alone St Charles to have breakfast at he Camellia Grill on Carrollton. Ride for Seniors was 40 cents each and ride along St Charles was very enjoyable and highly recommend. Beautiful oaks along St Charles and was a nice...More

Thank rabylt6174
Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I took the streetcar to dinner a couple of times and it worked really well. It's a great chance to see the surrounding area of the French Quarter. Our street car went through the Garden District and the mansions are gorgeous. They...More

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Central Business District
Compared to the more evocative monikers of some other
parts of New Orleans, the downtown’s humdrum title
might suggest that this area is all about business and
little else. But don’t let the bland name keep you
away from the Central Business District. The CBD
offers a wide range of fun things to do that would be
touted as exceptional in less jubilant corners of the
world. Bordered by the French Quarter, the Arts
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delphine65
7 November 2018|
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Response from LolaK1031 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Take street car from Corner of Canal St & St Charles. Street Car takes you down St charles thru Garden District. You'll have to double check regarding round trip but either way its worth it to me!
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AdamMorgan85
10 October 2018|
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Response from BethAlyea | Reviewed this property |
If you are going to be in town a few days, they offer a $9 3-Day pass. It was definitely worth it---and do make sure you take the ride on the St. Charles line--easy and inexpensive tourist fun!
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Cassy G
23 September 2018|
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Response from LolaK1031 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I believe it goes right past Audobon Park
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