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New Orleans train information

Find information about ticket prices, train stations, general availability, and companies that offer transportation to New Orleans
ROUND-TRIP FROM$50The cheapest round-trip train ticket to New Orleans is from Birmingham, starting at $50. This price was found within the last 72 hours.
ONE-WAY FROM$16The cheapest one-way train ticket to New Orleans is from Hattiesburg, starting at $16. This price was found within the last 72 hours.
POPULAR STATIONNew Orleans UnionNew Orleans Union is one of the most popular stations in New Orleans
POPULAR TRAIN COMPANYAmtrakAmtrak services this train route

Book return-trip train tickets to New Orleans

Here are the fastest and cheapest round-trip train tickets to New Orleans. Use our search form above to specify dates and your ideal station. All prices were found in the last 72 hours.
Cheapest
Quickest
Amtrak
Aug 27
9:03 am
Birmingham
7h 59m
5:02 pm
New Orleans Union
Aug 30
5:15 am
New Orleans Union
8h 00m
1:15 pm
Birmingham
Amtrak
Jul 24
9:03 am
Birmingham
7h 59m
5:02 pm
New Orleans Union
Jul 28
5:15 am
New Orleans Union
8h 00m
1:15 pm
Birmingham
Amtrak
Jul 30
9:03 am
Birmingham
7h 59m
5:02 pm
New Orleans Union
Jul 31
5:15 am
New Orleans Union
8h 00m
1:15 pm
Birmingham
Amtrak
Aug 13
5:08 am
Atlanta Peachtree
12h 54m
6:02 pm
New Orleans Union
Aug 16
5:15 am
New Orleans Union
12h 45m
6:00 pm
Atlanta Peachtree
Amtrak
Aug 13
5:08 am
Atlanta Peachtree
12h 54m
6:02 pm
New Orleans Union
Aug 16
5:15 am
New Orleans Union
12h 45m
6:00 pm
Atlanta Peachtree
Amtrak
Aug 13
5:08 am
Atlanta Peachtree
12h 54m
6:02 pm
New Orleans Union
Aug 16
5:15 am
New Orleans Union
12h 45m
6:00 pm
Atlanta Peachtree
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Book one-way train tickets to New Orleans

For one-way trains to New Orleans, below are our fastest and cheapest options found in the last 72 hours. Select your deal below or use the search form above to find available train tickets by date from your ideal station.
Cheapest
Quickest
Amtrak
Jul 23
1:53 pm
Hattiesburg
3h 09m
5:02 pm
New Orleans Union
Amtrak
Jul 6
9:03 am
Birmingham
7h 59m
5:02 pm
New Orleans Union
Amtrak
Jul 7
5:08 am
Atlanta Peachtree
12h 54m
6:02 pm
New Orleans Union
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FAQs for booking trains to New Orleans

How much is a train ticket to New Orleans?

The average price you’ll pay to travel by train to New Orleans will be determined by where you’re coming from. If you’re leaving from Chicago the lowest ticket price is usually about $262, from Houston it’s about $94 and from Lafayette it’s around $96.

What is the main train station in New Orleans?

Most people in New Orleans will arrive at New Orleans Union, one of the most accessible stations in the area. Two frequently accessed cities you can get to by train from New Orleans Union are Chicago and Memphis.

What train companies go to New Orleans?

Amtrak is a common choice made by travelers seeking to travel by train to New Orleans. More rail options may be available, depending on where you’re coming from.

How far in advance should I book a train to New Orleans?

Ride a one-way train to New Orleans for $16 on average this week. Overall, prices are generally stable for the next 3 months or so. We recommend booking when you can, as seats may be limited.


Popular train routes to New Orleans

Most frequently searched train routes to New Orleans, along with the cheapest price and shortest travel time.
Trains to New Orleans from Chicago
Fastest travel time 19h 42m
Cheapest price $262
Trains to New Orleans from Houston
Fastest travel time 9h 30m
Cheapest price $94
Trains to New Orleans from Lafayette
Fastest travel time 4h 25m
Cheapest price $96
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