Directions To Natchitoches

Natchitoches, located in north-central Louisiana, is a short drive from our south central states and large metro areas. I-49 runs just 5 miles west of our beautiful Historic Landmark District, site of our lighting displays and the festivities for the Natchitoches Christmas Season. Take exit #138 off of I-49

Distance from some of the metro areas:

  • Alexandria, LA 50 Miles
  • Shreveport, LA 70 Miles
  • Lafayette, LA 145 Miles
  • Jackson, MS 230 Miles
  • Houston, TX 230 Miles
  • Dallas, TX 260 Miles
  • New Orleans, LA 240 Miles
  • Little Rock, AR 260 Miles

Airport Access

Commercial flights:

  • Alexandria International Airport, Alexandria, LA
  • Shreveport Regional Airport, Shreveport, LA

Natchitoches Regional Airport:
There is a city owned airport located 2 miles from Natchitoches Historic District. Complete aeronautical information available at

For ground transportation upon arrival call ahead to reserve Enterprise Rent-A-Car,316.352.5400 or Hertz Rent-A-Car,318.352.6562.