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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
Canal Street, New Orleans, LA
Central Business District
+1 504-248-3900
Ways to Experience RTA - Streetcars
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Reviewed today

Have your exact change and get the $3 all day pass--they can't change $5 or other bills. It takes ones. Grab a seat and for some entertainment of people watching--sit in the front half of the cab. Enjoy the views--especially on a spring or fall...More

Thank AppleStud
Reviewed yesterday

You can buy your day pass at Walgreens in the city. An easy way to travel while in the Big Easy and it is unique. We were in the Garden District and rode it every day we were there. The staff is friendly and helpful....More

Thank Me9247
Reviewed yesterday

We took the streetcars whenever possible. $1.25 per ride is a great value and the oldest continually operating streetcars in the country did not disappoint! Highly recommend you ride them when visiting!

Thank TravellingCal2018
Reviewed yesterday

You got to experience the "Street Car" ride. You'll get to see beautiful neighborhoods like the Garden District and visit St. Charles St. Very inexperience way to get your family around the city. You can hop off and on for like $3.00 bucks. Must do...More

Thank GoPlaces779903
Reviewed yesterday

If staying at hotelistan area on Canal - hop on the St Charles street car down to Louisiana or Napolean Ave. Walk around the great historic home area and mosey up Magazine through bars, restaurants, shopping and galleries. Wonderful way to spend a NOLA afternoon.

Thank chefbirddog
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Riding in the trolley system is quaint. You can see lots of the different neighborhoods of New Orleans. It is a very cheap way to get to the quarter. I really like the app if you do not have cash. You may have to wait...More

Thank wendyl96
Reviewed yesterday

We bought an all day pass for $3 and that was well worth it. They have a car going by frequently and getting on and off was very easy. I would have given it 5 stars but 2 out of 3 of our operators were...More

Thank dixie C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Since there was a stop outside of our hotel, we took the car to the Garden District to tour. It is a New Orleans experience, so hop on at least once.

Thank bethz117
Reviewed 2 days ago

This rail system has expanded since the last time I visited NOLA. $3 to ride the entire day is the best deal in New Orleans.

Thank John F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Skip this and take a taxi or ride share if you want to enjoy the ride....if there is a huge line at the stop. Riders who stand can only see the lines painted on the streets....and it is hot with little ventilation. More frequent cars...More

Thank DME312
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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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November 18, 2018|
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Response from mjw428 | Reviewed this property |
Weekend are you always busy. I found seats everytime during the week.
November 6, 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!
October 9, 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!