Gretna travel guide

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You're Going to Love Gretna

With a population of 17,736, Gretna is a must-see destination in Louisiana, United States.

Where to Eat in Gretna

If you’re looking for affordable options, Tony Mandina's Restaurant (1915 Pratt St) and The Red Maple Restaurant (1036 Lafayette St) are great picks.

When to visit Gretna

Gretna in August
Estimated hotel price
S$ 155
1 night at 3-star hotel
Gretna in August
Estimated hotel price
S$ 155
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Gretna

Plane

When flying to Gretna, you’ll arrive at Louis Armstrong New Orleans Airport (MSY), which is located 21 km from the city centre.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Gretna. The train journey from Gretna to Birmingham takes 7h 59m and costs around S$ 46 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Memphis, expect to pay about S$ 165 for a 9h 07m trip.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Gretna, including FlixBus, Greyhound and Bus. From Houston, the bus ride to Gretna takes 644 km and will cost you around S$ 62. From Atlanta, the ticket costs about S$ 144 for a journey of 901 km.

Plane

When flying to Gretna, you’ll arrive at Louis Armstrong New Orleans Airport (MSY), which is located 21 km from the city centre.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Gretna. The train journey from Gretna to Birmingham takes 7h 59m and costs around S$ 46 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Memphis, expect to pay about S$ 165 for a 9h 07m trip.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Gretna, including FlixBus, Greyhound and Bus. From Houston, the bus ride to Gretna takes 644 km and will cost you around S$ 62. From Atlanta, the ticket costs about S$ 144 for a journey of 901 km.

Airlines serving Gretna

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 Gretna

Most booked hotels in Gretna

Hotel Monteleone
4 stars
Excellent (9.2, Excellent reviews)
S$ 180+
Hyatt Regency New Orleans
4 stars
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
S$ 215+
The Royal Sonesta New Orleans
4 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
S$ 245+
Hilton New Orleans Riverside
4 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
S$ 259+
Wyndham New Orleans - French Quarter
4 stars
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
S$ 130+
Crowne Plaza New Orleans French Qtr - Astor
4 stars
Good (7.1, Good reviews)
S$ 148+

Hiring a car in Gretna

Expect to pay S$ 1.36 per litre in Gretna (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 16.27 and S$ 21.69. The most frequently booked car type in Gretna is Compact (Nissan Rogue or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Standard car hire (Hyundai Sonata or similar) is, on average, 57% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay S$ 1.36 per litre in Gretna (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 16.27 and S$ 21.69. The most frequently booked car type in Gretna is Compact (Nissan Rogue or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Standard car hire (Hyundai Sonata or similar) is, on average, 57% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.