Arrival Information

The LSUHSC School of Public Health is the Lions/LSU Clinics Bldg (directions) located on the LSU Health Sciences downtown New Orleans campus  with the street address 2020 Gravier Street, 3rd Floor, New Orleans, LA 70112.

Air Transportation
There are many airlines serving New Orleans from the Louis Armstrong International airport. Click here for Airport information.

Ground Transportation
For other transportation options click here or following are some specifics on ground transportation into the city.

Taxicabs
A cab ride costs $33.00 from the airport to the Central Business District (CBD) for one or two persons and $14.00 (per passenger) for three or more passengers. Pick-up is on the lower level, outside the baggage claim area. There may be an additional charge for extra baggage. Taxis are required to offer a credit card payment option.

Airport Shuttle
Shuttle service is available from the airport to the hotels in the CBD for $20.00 (per person, one-way) or $38.00 (per person, round-trip). Three bags per person. Call 1-866-596-2699 or (504) 522-3500 for more details or to make a reservation. Advance reservations are required 48 hours prior to travel for all ADA accessible transfers. Please call in advance of your travel date for the specially-equipped shuttle to be reserved. For group reservations of 50 or more people please dial 1-866-596-2699. Ticket booths are located on the lower level in the baggage claim area. www.airportshuttleneworleans.com.

Airport Limousines
Airport Limousine is the official limousine service for Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport.  Convenient kiosks are located in the baggage claim area and no hassle curb side pickups are available.  Rates begin at $58 for 1 or 2 passengers.  Visit their web site for more information/reservations.

Amtrak
Union Station is located at 1001 Loyola Avenue in New Orleans. Amtrak does not provide transportation to or from the airport. Passengers should use limousine, public bus, or taxi service to reach the station. www.amtrak.com

Greyhound Bus
Greyhound Bus no longer serves Armstrong International Airport. The closest location is the Downtown Bus Station at 1001 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans, 70113. For information fares and scheduling, call (504) 525-9371 or toll free 1-800-231-2222. www.greyhound.com

Public Transit
The Airport-Downtown Express (E-2) Bus picks up outside airport Entrance #7 on the upper level. The fare for Airport-Downtown Express (E-2) is $2.00. The fare boxes will accept $1, $5, $10, $20 dollar bills and all U.S. coins.  The Airport-Downtown Express (E-2) provides service from the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport in Kenner, down Airline Drive into New Orleans, which takes approximately 50 minutes. The Airport bus stop is on the second level of the Airport in the outer lanes at Door 7.  For more information on public transit in the area, visit the Jefferson Transit website, www.jeffersontransit.org, or the RTA website www.norta.com.

Directions from New Orleans International Airport via I-10 East

First arrival on campus and the School of Public Health

Parking Options:

  • Pay parking available in LSUHSC – S. Romans Street Parking Garage located on South Romans Street, between Tulane Ave & Gravier Street.
  • The entrance to the S. Romans Parking Garage is on S. Romans Street. The parking machine to pay for parking is on the Bolivar Street side of the parking garage.
  • Pay lot Parking is also available on the corner of Gravier Street and S. Romans street (this is a surface lot).
  • Metered Street parking – there are many paid street parking spaces along Gravier Street, S. Romans Street, Bolivar Street & Perdido Street. This City of New Orleans metered parking.

Getting into the Lions Eye Center Building where School of Public Health is housed:

The School of Public Health is located in Lions Eye Clinic Building (building #6, Labeled Map),

2020 Gravier St, 3rd Floor. Once parked the access to the school is via the above the street walkway, connecting the LSUHSC buildings. The walkway’s access/entrance is through the South Roman Street Parking Garage, 3rd floor. If accessing the walkway at street level use the elevator located in South Roman Street Parking Garage on the Bolivar Street side of the garage. Not all buildings on campus have first floor access to LSUHSC and LSUHSC ID is required at some entrances. The walkway and South Roman Street Parking Garage (building #8) and the entrance to Nursing/Allied Health building (building #9) are the only access points to the LSUHSC buildings on your first visit.