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BOS — MSY
May 29 — Jun 51
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7h 59m
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12h 54m
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New Orleans train information

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ROUND-TRIP FROM

$60

ONE-WAY FROM

$30

POPULAR STATION

New Orleans Union

POPULAR TRAIN COMPANY

Amtrak
The cheapest round-trip train ticket to New Orleans is from Birmingham, starting at $60. This price was found within the last 72 hours.
The cheapest one-way train ticket to New Orleans is from Birmingham, starting at $30. This price was found within the last 72 hours.
New Orleans Union is one of the most popular stations in New Orleans
Amtrak services this train route

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 to New Orleans

Below are the quickest and cheapest round-trip train tickets 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
Jun 8
1:03 pmBirmingham
7h 59m
9:02 pmNew Orleans Union
Jun 11
9:15 amNew Orleans Union
8h 00m
5:15 pmBirmingham
Amtrak
Jun 3
1:03 pmBirmingham
7h 59m
9:02 pmNew Orleans Union
Jun 4
9:15 amNew Orleans Union
8h 00m
5:15 pmBirmingham
Amtrak
Jun 9
1:03 pmBirmingham
7h 59m
9:02 pmNew Orleans Union
Jun 16
9:15 amNew Orleans Union
8h 00m
5:15 pmBirmingham
Amtrak
Jun 11
9:08 amAtlanta Peachtree
12h 54m
9:02 pmNew Orleans Union
Jun 14
9:15 amNew Orleans Union
12h 45m
11:00 pmAtlanta Peachtree
Amtrak
Jun 15
9:08 amAtlanta Peachtree
12h 54m
9:02 pmNew Orleans Union
Jun 17
9:15 amNew Orleans Union
12h 45m
11:00 pmAtlanta Peachtree
Amtrak
May 30
9:08 amAtlanta Peachtree
12h 54m
9:02 pmNew Orleans Union
Jun 6
9:15 amNew Orleans Union
12h 45m
11:00 pmAtlanta Peachtree

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Below are the fastest and cheapest one-way train tickets to New Orleans found on momondo in the last 72 hours. Select a deal below or use the search form above to find available train tickets by date.
Amtrak
Jun 5
1:03 pmBirmingham
7h 59m
9:02 pmNew Orleans Union
Amtrak
Jun 20
1:03 pmBirmingham
7h 59m
9:02 pmNew Orleans Union
Amtrak
Jun 2
9:08 amAtlanta Peachtree
12h 54m
9:02 pmNew Orleans Union
Amtrak
Jun 22
9:08 amAtlanta Peachtree
12h 54m
9:02 pmNew Orleans Union
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Jun 2
9:08 amAtlanta Peachtree
12h 54m
9:02 pmNew Orleans Union
Amtrak
Jul 26
9:08 amAtlanta Peachtree
12h 54m
9:02 pmNew Orleans Union

FAQs for booking trains to New Orleans

How to get to downtown New Orleans from Union Passenger Terminal train station?

Your New Orleans train tickets will bring you to Union Passenger Terminal, centrally located in downtown New Orleans. From the New Orleans trains, you can walk to the city center relatively easily. If you prefer public transport, you can take the St. Charles streetcar or the Number 11 Magazine bus line to connect to the city center as well as destinations all over New Orleans. Union Passenger Terminal is also a regional bus station if you are heading to points beyond New Orleans. From the train station, you can also catch a taxi or call for a rideshare such as Uber or Lyft if you prefer more direct transport to your destination.

What services, including accessible facilities, are available at the New Orleans train station?

If you are arriving on one of the trains to New Orleans, you have a good selection of services available at Union Passenger Terminal. There are restrooms and payphones if you need to call for a ride from the station. There is an ATM for bank transactions and vending machines as well as fast food if you want a quick refreshment on arrival. For those train passengers with limited mobility, the station has accessible facilities, including platforms, restrooms, a waiting room, and a water fountain. Passengers who need assistance can request courtesy wheelchairs. Union Passenger Terminal also accommodates unaccompanied children on New Orleans trains.

Is Union Passenger Terminal of historic interest?

Union Passenger Terminal opened in 1954 as a consolidation of five different train stations across New Orleans. It replaced the original Union Station, a one-of-a-kind by architect Louis Sullivan, known for his Chicago School design. The famous Frank Lloyd Wright’s early career included working as a draftsman on that project. The new facility for trains to New Orleans was designed by local New Orleans’ firms and opened as an ultra-modern facility. At that time, it was the only air-conditioned train station in the US. The waiting hall has a massive fresco mural painted by Conrad Albrizio, a famous Louisiana State University arts professor. You can see Louisiana’s history unfold in these recently restored panels from the exploration and colonization to the current era.

What are the best things to do near Union Passenger Terminal?

When passengers arrive on their New Orleans trains to Union Passenger Terminal train station, they are just moments away from experiencing New Orleans. Art lovers can take a short walk to Camp Street to visit the Ogden Museum of Southern Art then head across the street to the Contemporary Arts Center. Or you can continue through the Warehouse District, known for its trendy boutiques and artsy cafés, toward the Riverwalk for some coffee and the famous beignets at Café du Monde. You might want to visit the Audubon Butterfly Park on your way to hear some jazz on Bourbon Street.

Do I need identification to travel to New Orleans by train?

US citizens traveling with New Orleans train tickets should carry valid photo IDs with them if they are over 18. You may have to present ID for certain transactions such as checking baggage, purchasing tickets onboard from conductors, or for random checks onboard the trains. You can show one form of ID that is government-issued or two IDs, with at least one being government-issued. All IDs must be current and not expired. Valid photo IDs accepted include state-issued driver’s licenses, passports, official government IDs, military photo IDs, Job Corps IDs, and student IDs from high schools or colleges.

How much is a train ticket to New Orleans Louis Armstrong?

The average price you’ll pay to travel by train to New Orleans Louis Armstrong will be determined by where you’re coming from. If you’re leaving from Atlanta the lowest ticket price is usually about $69, from Birmingham it’s about $52 and from Memphis it’s around $115.

What is the main train station in New Orleans Louis Armstrong?

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

What train companies go to New Orleans Louis Armstrong?

Amtrak is a common choice made by travelers seeking to travel by train to New Orleans Louis Armstrong. 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 Louis Armstrong?

Ride a one-way train to New Orleans Louis Armstrong for $30 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.

How far is the center of New Orleans Louis Armstrong from New Orleans Union station?

It is 11.0 mi to get from New Orleans Union station to the center of New Orleans Louis Armstrong.

How far is New Orleans Union from Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Tulane University and Smoothie King Center?

You will need to travel 0.5 mi to get from New Orleans Union to Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 2.6 mi to get from New Orleans Union to Tulane University, and 0.3 mi to get from New Orleans Union to Smoothie King Center.


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 time19h 42m
Cheapest price$221
Trains to New Orleans from Lafayette
Fastest travel time4h 25m
Cheapest price$54

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