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New Orleans-Hattiesburg Train Schedule

Trip Summary

There is one daily train from New Orleans to Hattiesburg. Traveling by train from New Orleans to Hattiesburg usually takes around 2 hours and 26 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance106 mi (170 km)
Fastest train2h 26m
Lowest price$19.38
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Crescent
Train lines1

What is the price of a train ticket from New Orleans to Hattiesburg?

In the last month, C$24.83 was the average price of a train ticket from New Orleans, LA to Hattiesburg, MS. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 20 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around C$17.44 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date


Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from New Orleans to Hattiesburg will vary between C$19 and C$50. Planning a train trip to Hattiesburg within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from New Orleans over the next 7 days is C$19. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices


If you are trying to decide when to travel from New Orleans to Hattiesburg by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for September. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just C$21 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from New Orleans to Hattiesburg in May, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to C$34 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches


If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 20 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Hattiesburg from New Orleans will be about C$17.44 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from New Orleans to Hattiesburg?

Amtrak Crescent is the one and only train line which connects New Orleans, Louisiana to Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Crescent12h 27m$30.71
  • Amtrak Crescent

    Amtrak Crescent

    The Crescent is Amtrak’s passenger train service that runs from New York to New Orleans by way of Atlanta. As an overnight service, the Crescent offers a variety of amenities and accommodation options. There’s also a café car where you can enjoy freshly prepared meals and a variety of soft and alcoholic beverages. Like all Amtrak trains, the Crescent offers free WiFi, power outlets and extra legroom. Train trips from New Orleans to Hattiesburg take about 2 hours and 27 minutes and the cost of a one-way train ticket on the Crescent starts from $19.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from New Orleans to Hattiesburg during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from New Orleans to Hattiesburg?

The distance between New Orleans and Hattiesburg is approximately 106 miles, or 170 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 26 minutes, Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from New Orleans to Hattiesburg are the most crowded on Wednesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Saturday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves New Orleans at 7:00am and arrives in Hattiesburg around 2 hours later.

Is there a direct train from New Orleans to Hattiesburg?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Hattiesburg with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Hattiesburg to New Orleans. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from New Orleans to Hattiesburg for $41.17.

Station Information

Where is the train station in New Orleans?

Departure stations

There is one train station in New Orleans.

Where is the train station in Hattiesburg?

Arrival stations

Hattiesburg has one train station.

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