Laurel travel guide

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You're Going to Love Laurel

With a population of 18,540, Laurel is a must-see destination in Mississippi, United States. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country.

When to visit Laurel

Laurel in January
Estimated hotel price
C$ 146
1 night at 3-star hotel
Laurel in January
Estimated hotel price
C$ 146
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Laurel in July, when the average temperature is 27 °C, and the highest can go up to 33 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 3 °C, with an average temperature of 9 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in March, when precipitation is around 160 mm. In contrast, October is usually the driest month of the year in Laurel, with an average rainfall of 60 mm.

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How to Get to Laurel


When flying to Laurel, you’ll arrive at Laurel Hattiesburg-PineBelt (PIB), which is located 20 miles from the city centre


The train station in Laurel is called Laurel, and is located 0.2 miles from the city centre.


Another option to get to Laurel is to pick up a car rental from New Orleans, which is about 133 miles from Laurel. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Hertz, among others, in New Orleans.

Airlines serving Laurel

Good (2,588 reviews)
Good (403 reviews)
British Airways
Good (1,761 reviews)
Good (3,411 reviews)
Air France
Good (501 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (3,228 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (1,457 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (2,062 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (3,097 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (181 reviews)
Korean Air
Excellent (359 reviews)
Good (802 reviews)
Copa Airlines
Good (570 reviews)
Gulf Air
Good (61 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (236 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (4,782 reviews)
Sun Country Air
Good (113 reviews)
Virgin Atlantic
Good (399 reviews)
Air New Zealand
Good (133 reviews)
Allegiant Air
Good (297 reviews)
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Where to stay in Laurel

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Laurel, An IHG Hotel and Econo Lodge Laurel.

Where to stay in popular areas of Laurel

Most booked hotels in Laurel

Hampton Inn & Suites Laurel
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
C$ 244+
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Laurel, An IHG Hotel
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
C$ 204+
Econo Lodge Laurel
Good (6.5, Good reviews)
C$ 112+
Super 8 by Wyndham Laurel
Okay (5.9, Okay reviews)
C$ 90+
Baymont by Wyndham Laurel
Okay (5.2, Okay reviews)
C$ 104+
Quality Inn and Suites
Okay (4.9, Okay reviews)
C$ 107+
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Renting a car in Laurel

Expect to pay C$ 1.38 per litre in Laurel (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 16.46 and C$ 21.94. The most frequently booked car type in Laurel is Standard (Hyundai Santa Fe or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy rental cars (Mitsubishi Mirage or similar) are, on average, 57% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.