Street Car

Ride into New Orleans Past

Climb aboard and take a trip into the history of New Orleans on the world’s oldest operating streetcars. Adorned with brass trimming, mahogany seats and exposed light bulbs, these historic rides symbolized the romance and charm of New Orleans.

 

Hotel Stop

Originating from Canal Street, St. Charles or the Riverfront, and Loyola, the New Orleans street car lines offer transportation around the Crescent City. The entrance to the hotel faces the new line which offers a convenient way for visitors to access the French Quarter.

 

Lines and Schedule

The historic New Orleans streetcars are offered at four different lines: Canal Street, St. Charles, the Riverfront and the newly built Loyola line. Each of these lines originates downtown and takes you to different areas around the Crescent City.

 

Cost to French Quarter

New Orleans street car rides are $1.25 and paid when you board. For extended stays, consider the Jazzy Pass for 1,3, and 31 days of unlimited streetcar rides. For a list of places to purchase passes visit the Regional Transit Authority (RTA)'s website.

 

History

New Orleans revels in the fact of being the first city located on the west side of the Allegheny Mountains to put in place a passenger rail service. The Street cars began service in New Orleans over 60 years before what we today know as trolleys.

Area Activities

601 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 70113