Bossier City is located in northwestern Louisiana, approximately 20 miles east of Texas and area map35 miles south of Arkansas. Bossier City is located on the eastern bank of the Red River, across from Shreveport. The city is serviced by U.S. Interstates 20, 220, and 49, and U.S. Highways 71, 79, and 80. Geographically, Bossier City is well positioned on or near these major transportation corridors. The I-20 and I-49 interstates are heavily traveled commercial traffic corridors providing access to the east, west, and south. Another major interstate highway, I-30, lies 60 miles to the north at Hope, Arkansas, and is accessed by Louisiana State Highway 3. This interstate connects Bossier City to Little Rock, Arkansas, Memphis, Tennessee and other major cities to the northeast.

Bossier City is centrally located among major southern cities. By ground travel, it is approximately three hours from Dallas, Texas; three hours from Little Rock, Arkansas; three hours from Jackson, Mississippi; five hours from Houston, Texas; and six hours from New Orleans.

The area is renowned for its commerce and the Port of Shreveport-Bossier acts as a major economic powerhouse, providing both domestic and international access to trade. Traveling by air is just as accessible, with Shreveport Regional Airport offering four airlines that provide flight service to Las Vegas, Houston, Dallas/Fort Worth, Atlanta, Memphis and more.