The driving distance from New Orleans, Louisiana to Baton Rouge, Louisiana is:

80 miles / 129 km

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Driving distance from New Orleans, LA to Baton Rouge, LA

The total driving distance from New Orleans, LA to Baton Rouge, LA is 80 miles or 129 kilometers.

Your trip begins in New Orleans, Louisiana. It ends in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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We recommend a lunch or dinner stop at Donaldsonville if you are taking a road trip from New Orleans to Baton Rouge. Donaldsonville is known for its food and history.

Check out Grapevine Café and Gallery located in a 1920’s National Historic preserved building in downtown Donaldsonville. Get a taste of authentic Louisiana Creole and Cajun food in this neighborhood restaurant like crawfish stuffed chicken breast, crawfish cornbread, crawfish bisque and more.

Donaldsonville was the first capital of Louisiana. It has a high concentration of historic buildings and homes. A great place to learn more about the area’s history is at the River Road African American Museum.

The museum houses rare photographs, videos, historical documents and books. Their collection includes newspaper ads for runaway slaves, certificates of midwives and rural black doctors, photos and sketches of inventors like Leonard Julien, Madame C.J. Walker and more.

Other tourist attractions include Historic Fort Butler Commemorative Site, Ascension Parish Courthouse and Ascension of Our Lord Church.

New Orleans, Louisiana

City: New Orleans
State: Louisiana
Country: United States
Category: cities

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

City: Baton Rouge
State: Louisiana
Country: United States
Category: cities

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