Travel to Mississippi

Flying to Mississippi

Other airports in Mississippi

Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport

Airport Code: JAN. Location: The airport lies to the east of the city. Website: Public transport description: Buses, taxis and limousines are available.

Travel by rail

Two Amtrak (tel: 1 800 872 7245, in the USA only; lines traverse Mississippi: the 'City of New Orleans' passes through Jackson on its way north to Chicago, and the 'Crescent' cuts through the southeast corner of the state (stopping at Meridian, Laurel, Hattiesburg and Picayune) on its way from New Orleans to Atlanta, Washington, DC and New York City.

Approximate rail journey times:
From Jackson to New Orleans is 4 hours 30 minutes, to Memphis is 4 hours 30 minutes, and to Chicago is 10 hours 25 minutes.

Getting to Mississippi by boat

Cruise ships:

The Delta Queen Steamboat Company (tel: 1 800 543 1949, in the USA only;, runs scheduled paddlewheel cruises up and down the Mississippi River, stopping at several Mississippi cities, and travelling as far upriver as Minneapolis/St Paul. A similar journey is available on a European-style hotel barge operated by RiverBarge Excursion Lines (tel: 1 888 456 2206, in the USA only;

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