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CHI — MSY
jun. 22 — jun. 291
1 adult
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19h 42m
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Chicago to New Orleans train information

Find information about ticket prices, popular stations, and train companies that offer trains from Chicago to New Orleans

ROUND-TRIP FROM

$246

ONE-WAY FROM

$123

AVG TRAVEL TIME

19h 45m

TRAIN COMPANIES

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The best round-trip train deal from Chicago to New Orleans found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $246
The best one-way train deal from Chicago to New Orleans found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $123
Average time it takes to travel by train from Chicago to New Orleans
There is 1 train company servicing this route: Amtrak

Chicago Train Station Directory

Location of major train stations in Chicago
Chicago UnionChicago, 41.87864, -87.64025

New Orleans Train Station Directory

Location of major train stations in New Orleans
New Orleans UnionNew Orleans, 29.946085, -90.07829

Book round-trip train tickets from Chicago to New Orleans

Below are the quickest and cheapest round-trip train tickets from Chicago to New Orleans that we could find in the past 72 hours. You can also search by a specific date by using the search form above.
Amtrak
Nov 2
8:05 pmChicago Union
20h 42m
4:47 pmNew Orleans Union
Nov 9
1:45 pmNew Orleans Union
19h 30m
9:15 amChicago Union
Amtrak
Jul 9
8:05 pmChicago Union
19h 42m
3:47 pmNew Orleans Union
Jul 16
1:45 pmNew Orleans Union
19h 30m
9:15 amChicago Union
Amtrak
Jun 24
8:05 pmChicago Union
19h 42m
3:47 pmNew Orleans Union
Jun 26
1:45 pmNew Orleans Union
19h 30m
9:15 amChicago Union
Amtrak
Jul 26
8:05 pmChicago Union
19h 42m
3:47 pmNew Orleans Union
Jul 29
1:45 pmNew Orleans Union
19h 30m
9:15 amChicago Union
Amtrak
Jun 29
8:05 pmChicago Union
19h 42m
3:47 pmNew Orleans Union
Jul 3
1:45 pmNew Orleans Union
19h 30m
9:15 amChicago Union
Amtrak
Jul 5
8:05 pmChicago Union
19h 42m
3:47 pmNew Orleans Union
Jul 13
1:45 pmNew Orleans Union
19h 30m
9:15 amChicago Union

Book one-way train tickets from Chicago to New Orleans

Below are the fastest and cheapest one-way train tickets from Chicago to New Orleans we’ve found in the last 72 hours. Select a deal below or use the search form above to find train tickets by date.
Amtrak
Oct 2
8:05 pmChicago Union
19h 42m
3:47 pmNew Orleans Union
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Jun 24
8:05 pmChicago Union
19h 42m
3:47 pmNew Orleans Union
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Jun 24
8:05 pmChicago Union
19h 42m
3:47 pmNew Orleans Union
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Jun 29
8:05 pmChicago Union
19h 42m
3:47 pmNew Orleans Union
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Jul 16
8:05 pmChicago Union
19h 42m
3:47 pmNew Orleans Union
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Jul 19
8:05 pmChicago Union
19h 42m
3:47 pmNew Orleans Union

FAQs for booking trains from Chicago to New Orleans

What stops are along the train from Chicago to New Orleans?

The Amtrak City of New Orleans train from Chicago to New Orleans is one of the longest train rides, and passes through a number of historical stops. Throughout the quite long journey, you will have the opportunity to traverse through the soul of America’s musical heritage from Chicago, through Memphis, and finally to New Orleans. Some of the stops taken by the train to New Orleans from Chicago include Champaign-Urbana, Centralia Amtrak Station, Newbern-Dyersburg Amtrak Station, and Jackson. Be attentive to announcements on the train’s PA system to know where and when the next stop is, and whether there will be enough time to get off the train, stretch, and get some fresh air.

Are overnight/sleeper trains available from Chicago to New Orleans?

Trains to New Orleans from Chicago take a considerably long time, and Amtrak has provided various sleeper train options for passengers to maximize their comfort throughout the journey. The Amtrak City of New Orleans train allows for a unique private room experience by providing overnight private room options such as roomettes, bedrooms, bedroom suites, family bedrooms, and accessible bedrooms. The private room experience is not complete without special amenities, which include complimentary meals, access to the train lounge, and special car attendants. However, sleeper trains have higher train ticket prices when compared to standard tickets. Book through momondo to see any available discounts when booking in advance.

Are pets allowed on the train from Chicago to New Orleans?

Sit back and enjoy your trip across the Midwest with your furry friend as Amtrak trains to New Orleans from Chicago have a pet friendly policy. Amtrak allows travel for pets (dogs and cats) of a maximum of 20lbs for a fee. Despite the train from Chicago to New Orleans taking more than seven hours, Amtrak still facilitates pet travel on this route. It is important to make prior reservations for your pet as Amtrak only allows a maximum of five pets per train, and allowance is made on a first reservation basis. Pets are only allowed in coach class, but are not permitted in business class or on food service cars. Amtrak also allows persons with disabilities to bring their service animals on board, and these animals do not contribute towards the five animals per train limit.

What luggage is allowed on Chicago to New Orleans trains?

Trains from Chicago to New Orleans give passengers adequate baggage accommodation as they permit passengers to bring on board up to four checked bags, two of which are included in the train ticket, and another two that you have to pay for. Amtrak also allows passengers to bring on board two personal items and two carry-on items that are to either be stored in the overhead compartments above the seats, or underneath the seats. Passengers traveling with children are also allowed to bring baby items, such as folding strollers, car seats, and booster seats, on board as either carry-on or checked baggage depending on the weight.

What train stations are used when traveling from Chicago to New Orleans?

The departure station for Chicago to New Orleans trains is the renowned Chicago Union Station, which is amongst the busiest train stations in the United States. The station is easily accessible as it is a walk’s distance away from Chicago’s L lines. You can also access the train using the city’s public transport system, or using taxi and cab services. The arrival station at New Orleans is Union Terminal located at 1001 Loyola Avenue, which is a major transport hub in New Orleans.

How much does a train ticket from Chicago to New Orleans Louis Armstrong cost?

For this week, you can purchase tickets from Chicago to New Orleans Louis Armstrong starting at $149 one-way.

How long is the train ride from Chicago to New Orleans Louis Armstrong?

Arrive at your destination quickly by taking a 19h 42m train from Chicago to New Orleans Louis Armstrong. Depending on the train you select, the travel time may vary by up to 0h 03m. Take the Amtrak train from Chicago and you’ll arrive in your destination quickly.

Which train companies operate between Chicago to New Orleans Louis Armstrong?

The train offering service from Chicago to New Orleans Louis Armstrong Amtrak. Amtrak has been found as the cheapest option available at $246 round-trip.

How far is Chicago to New Orleans Louis Armstrong by train?

While New Orleans Louis Armstrong is 834.4 mi away from Chicago, the distance by train is longer depending on the route. In terms of time, a normal route is around 19h 42m.


Amtrak trains from Chicago to New Orleans

Our best Amtrak deals on Chicago to New Orleans train tickets
Amtrak
Nov 2
ZUN8:05 pmChicago Union
20h 42m
OL84:47 pmNew Orleans Union
Nov 9
OL81:45 pmNew Orleans Union
19h 30m
ZUN9:15 amChicago Union
Amtrak
Jun 24
ZUN8:05 pmChicago Union
19h 42m
OL83:47 pmNew Orleans Union
Jun 26
OL81:45 pmNew Orleans Union
19h 30m
ZUN9:15 amChicago Union
Amtrak
Jul 6
ZUN8:05 pmChicago Union
19h 42m
OL83:47 pmNew Orleans Union
Jul 9
OL81:45 pmNew Orleans Union
19h 30m
ZUN9:15 amChicago Union

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