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MSY — CHI
Jun 25 — Jul 21
1 adult
Di 6/25

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New Orleans to Chicago train information

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

ROUND-TRIP FROM

$298

ONE-WAY FROM

$123

AVG TRAVEL TIME

19h 31m

TRAIN COMPANIES

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The best round-trip train deal from New Orleans to Chicago found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $298
The best one-way train deal from New Orleans to Chicago found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $123
Average time it takes to travel by train from New Orleans to Chicago
There is 1 train company servicing this route: Amtrak

New Orleans Train Station Directory

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

Chicago Train Station Directory

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

Book round-trip train tickets from New Orleans to Chicago

Below are the quickest and cheapest round-trip train tickets from New Orleans to Chicago that we could find in the past 72 hours. You can also search by a specific date by using the search form above.
Amtrak
Jul 17
1:45 pmNew Orleans Union
19h 30m
9:15 amChicago Union
Jul 20
8:05 pmChicago Union
19h 42m
3:47 pmNew Orleans Union
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Jul 2
1:45 pmNew Orleans Union
19h 30m
9:15 amChicago Union
Jul 5
8:05 pmChicago Union
19h 42m
3:47 pmNew Orleans Union
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Jul 2
1:45 pmNew Orleans Union
19h 30m
9:15 amChicago Union
Jul 5
8:05 pmChicago Union
19h 42m
3:47 pmNew Orleans Union
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Jul 11
1:45 pmNew Orleans Union
19h 30m
9:15 amChicago Union
Jul 16
8:05 pmChicago Union
19h 42m
3:47 pmNew Orleans Union
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Jul 16
1:45 pmNew Orleans Union
19h 30m
9:15 amChicago Union
Jul 18
8:05 pmChicago Union
19h 42m
3:47 pmNew Orleans Union
Amtrak
Jul 2
1:45 pmNew Orleans Union
19h 30m
9:15 amChicago Union
Jul 7
8:05 pmChicago Union
19h 42m
3:47 pmNew Orleans Union

Book one-way train tickets from New Orleans to Chicago

Below are the fastest and cheapest one-way train tickets from New Orleans to Chicago we’ve found in the last 72 hours. Select a deal below or use the search form above to find train tickets by date.
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Jul 30
1:45 pmNew Orleans Union
19h 30m
9:15 amChicago Union
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Jun 25
1:45 pmNew Orleans Union
19h 30m
9:15 amChicago Union
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Jul 9
1:45 pmNew Orleans Union
19h 30m
9:15 amChicago Union
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Jul 29
1:45 pmNew Orleans Union
19h 30m
9:15 amChicago Union
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Jul 15
1:45 pmNew Orleans Union
19h 30m
9:15 amChicago Union
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Jul 15
1:45 pmNew Orleans Union
19h 30m
9:15 amChicago Union

FAQs for booking trains from New Orleans to Chicago

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

Travelers taking trains from New Orleans to Chicago depart from the Union Passenger Terminal, which is the main departure station for trains along this route. Located on Loyola Avenue, the station is very close to the city center of New Orleans. You can connect to it from the city center via taxi, a journey that takes just a few minutes, or you can choose to walk. The availability of nearby public transport or bus terminals makes it convenient for those who want to connect to the station using public transport. When you arrive at the station for your journey to Chicago, you will be traveling on an Amtrak train, which is the main company providing New Orleans to Chicago trains. Other train stations along the New Orleans to Chicago route include Marks, Memphis Central Station, and Fulton.

Are overnight trains available for travelers from New Orleans to Chicago?

Trains to Chicago from New Orleans take an average of 19h30 min. If you travel on a train that leaves Union Passenger Terminal at around 8:45 a.m., you will arrive in Chicago at around 4:15 a.m. the following day. This implies that you have to prepare to spend the night on the train any time you are traveling on trains from Chicago to New Orleans. However, this distance may vary depending on the type of train and the stops that the train makes between the departure station and the arrival station in Chicago. For instance, some trains take almost 20h or more before arriving in Chicago from New Orleans if they make several stops along the way. By visiting the momondo website, you can check the available trains in addition to their estimated duration for the journey. Therefore, you can pick the train to Chicago from New Orleans with the shortest trip time, subject to your preferences.

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

Trains to Chicago from New Orleans make several scenic stops along the way, making the whole journey memorable. One popular stop that the train makes is at Brookhaven, where passengers will have a chance to see the popular Homochitto National Forest, a great scene for taking photos. Travelers will also have a great view of Okhissa Lake. The train makes another stop at Yazoo City, located a short distance from the Triangle Cultural Center, a popular tourist attraction. The train also stops at Carbondale, where passengers have a chance to see the Old Train Depot, which is another attraction perfect for taking photos. At the Effingham stop, you will have the chance to see the Sculpture at the Avenues.

Are pets allowed on New Orleans to Chicago trains?

You are able to travel with your pet (only a cat or dog) on Amtrak New Orleans to Chicago trains. However, the company’s pet policy has restrictions on the weight of the pets and the duration of the journey. The weight of the pet, together with that of the carrier, should not exceed 20 pounds (9 kg). Amtrak also restricts its passengers from traveling with their pets for more than seven hours. Therefore, you can board the train with your pet if your destination is one of the 20 stops along the New Orleans to Chicago route, if you arrive before seven hours has passed. Amtrak charges an extra fee for those traveling with a dog or cat. These charges may vary across different trains, but you can get a great deal on your train ticket by checking the various trains available on momondo.

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

If you need a train from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Chicago for this week you can find options from $149 one-way. For this month, the average price of a ticket for this train ride is $149 one-way. When you’re booking trains from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Chicago, expect the price to fluctuate depending on when you book.

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

It takes 19h 30m to get from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Chicago by train. The time it takes to travel between these two locations can vary by up to 0h 01m, depending on whether your train has stops or different departure times. Check Amtrak if you need to get to your destination as quickly as possible.

When should I purchase the train tickets from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Chicago?

Currently, train tickets prices from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Chicago are generally similar no matter when you choose to book them. Prices are $149 one-way on average.

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

Ride to your destination comfortably on Amtrak. Consider Amtrak as it’s been found as the cheapest option to get from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Chicago starting at $298.

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

The straight-line distance from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Chicago is 834.4 mi, but the actual distance you’ll travel by train depends on the route taken. The train usually takes 19h 30m in normal conditions.


Amtrak trains from New Orleans to Chicago

Our best Amtrak deals on New Orleans to Chicago train tickets
Amtrak
Jul 17
OL81:45 pmNew Orleans Union
19h 30m
ZUN9:15 amChicago Union
Jul 20
ZUN8:05 pmChicago Union
19h 42m
OL83:47 pmNew Orleans Union
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Jul 2
OL81:45 pmNew Orleans Union
19h 30m
ZUN9:15 amChicago Union
Jul 5
ZUN8:05 pmChicago Union
19h 42m
OL83:47 pmNew Orleans Union
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Jul 16
OL81:45 pmNew Orleans Union
19h 30m
ZUN9:15 amChicago Union
Jul 18
ZUN8:05 pmChicago Union
19h 42m
OL83:47 pmNew Orleans Union

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