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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from New Orleans to New York?

Lowest Price$175.39
Fastest Train29h 46m
Trains Per Day4
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from New Orleans to New York 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.

Can you take a train all the way from New Orleans to New York?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from New Orleans to New York. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

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

In the last month, $239.56 was the average price of a train ticket from New Orleans, LA to New York, NY. Tickets are generally somewhat expensive for this particular train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 24 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $133.33 more than that for a same-day booking.

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

The distance between New Orleans and New York is approximately 1168 miles, or 1880 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 46 hours and 37 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 29 hours and 46 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from New Orleans to New York are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Sunday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs New Orleans at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00am. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from New Orleans to New York?

There are 4 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from New Orleans to New York. In contrast, taking a non-direct train would require you to transfer trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from New York to New Orleans. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from New Orleans to New York for $140.06.

Which train should you take from New Orleans to New York?

2 train services operate from New Orleans, Louisiana to New York, New York. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 5 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak52d 3h 39m$283.87
Amtrak Crescent11d 5h 47m$185.27

Amtrak train tickets from New Orleans to New York start from $175, and on average cost $284. Daily there are 5 Amtrak schedules to New York. Amtrak in New Orleans leaves from Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave, And in New York trains arrive at Penn Station, From New Orleans to New York train travel on Amtrak takes 51 hours and 39 minutes. If you are looking to get to New York faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 29 hours and 46 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $288 for a one-way train ticket to New York.

Amtrak Crescent train tickets from New Orleans to New York start from $175, and on average cost $185. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Crescent schedules to New York. Amtrak Crescent in New Orleans leaves from Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave, And in New York trains arrive at Penn Station, From New Orleans to New York train travel on Amtrak Crescent takes 29 hours and 47 minutes. If you are looking to get to New York faster, Amtrak Crescent offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 29 hours and 46 minutes. If you are looking to travel to New York on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Crescent scheduled trip per day, which will cost $190 for a one-way weekend reservation from New Orleans.

Where is the train station in New Orleans?

There is one train station in New Orleans:

  • Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave

Where is the train station in New York?

New York has one train station:

  • Penn Station

Price trends for trains from New Orleans to New York

Average prices by travel date

$265$177$88SepSep

Monthly average prices

$315$252$189$126$63AMJJASONDJFM

Prices as travel date approaches

$379$303$227$151$763020100

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