A History of Excellence

Serving the Gulf South for nearly 80 years!

Since 1935

Hotard Coaches, Inc. has continuously provided outstanding service, focusing specifically on safety and hospitality.  Today, Hotard is once again locally owned and operated, with vehicles in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and Biloxi.

What sets us apart

Hiring Louisiana CDL drivers

World-Class Driver Training

We work hard to ensure your safety by maintaining rigorous hiring and training standards for our staff. All drivers complete training in motor coach operation, safety, and customer service, as well as extensive collision avoidance training.

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Exceeding Insurance Requirements

We meet or exceed minimum amounts of general liability and vehicle liability insurance, as required by the federal government. To see the coverages we carry, click here.

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Award-Winning Transportation

We have an award-winning history, but we’re especially proud of the highest ratings we’ve received from the Dept. of Transportation and Dept. of Defense. To see our current safety rating, click here.

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24-Hour Customer Support

Day or night, our team stands ready to help you, no matter what you need.  No one knows the Gulf South like our team of travel professionals. Call us today, and see for yourself why we are well-known and respected!

Our dedicated team

From our owners and managers to our sales team and drivers, Hotard’s entire team is here to ensure your travel experience is extraordinary.  Let us show you what sets us apart!
  • Qualified Drivers
    Qualified Drivers "We love our passengers! Each and every day we look forward to serving our customers and helping get our groups safely wherever they are going."
  • Maintenance Team
    Maintenance Team "We work hard day in and day out to keep our equipment performing at its best. Every time you step foot on our coaches you can know that our entire team is behind you!"
  • Sales & Dispatch Teams
    Sales & Dispatch Teams "We love the opportunity we have to work with so many diverse groups. We do all we can to make every trip better because you choose to work with us!"

Learn more about the many ways to use our services!

How do you travel?  Motorcoach travel is one of the most convenient, luxurious and greenest ways to travel.  Here are some new ways to use our coaches!

Proud Members

Our participation in local, regional, and national associations allows us to provide you the best service every time you travel with us!

HOTARD Milestones

Our customers have helped us reach some important milestones over the last 50 years!
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