Transportation in Slidell
Slidell is located on the southwest corner of the intersection of Interstate 10, Interstate 12, Interstate 59, and U.S. Highway 11. The I-10 Twin Span Bridge runs from Slidell across Lake Pontchartrain to New Orleans.
Slidell’s convenient location provides easy access to neighboring cities.
|Downtown New Orleans||Via I-10 W||37 minutes|
|Metaire||Via I-10 W||38 minutes|
|Mandeville-Covington Highway 190-I12 Intersection||Via I-12 W||25 minutes|
The average travel time to work in Slidell is 11.4% greater than the Louisiana average and 8.9% greater than the National average. The number of people who take public transportation in Slidell is 99.3% less than the Louisiana average and 99.8% less than the National average. The number of people who carpool to work in Slidell is 47.4% greater than the Louisiana average and 55% greater than the National average. The number of people who work from home in Slidell is 7.8% less than the Louisiana average and 50.1% less than the National average.
Amtrak’s daily crescent train connects Slidell with New York City, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Birmingham, and New Orleans. The Slidell Amtrak station is situated on Front Street in Olde Towne Slidell, with a beautiful view of one of the city’s parks, Heritage, which is complete with playground equipment for younger children and open spaces for people to play football. There are also numerous fishing spots.
There are a number of airports within the south east are of Louisiana that is accessible from Slidell. To see the list of those airports, click here.