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New Orleans-Nashville Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from New Orleans to Nashville?

Lowest Price$90.04
Fastest Train16h 40m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from New Orleans to Nashville 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 Nashville?

While the train is the main method of transportation from New Orleans to Nashville, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

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

In the last month, $90.04 was the average price of a train ticket from New Orleans, LA to Nashville, TN. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 2 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $30.44 more than that for a same-day booking.

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

The distance between New Orleans and Nashville is approximately 469 miles, or 756 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 16 hours and 40 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 Nashville are the most crowded on Monday. 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?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves New Orleans at 7:00am and arrives in Nashville around 16 hours later.

Is there a direct train from New Orleans to Nashville?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. However, it is not a direct train. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you transfer trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Nashville to New Orleans. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from New Orleans to Nashville for $87.50.

Which train should you take from New Orleans to Nashville?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects New Orleans, Louisiana to Nashville, Tennessee. 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
Amtrak116h 41m$93.54

Amtrak train tickets from New Orleans to Nashville start from $90, and on average cost $94. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Nashville. Amtrak in New Orleans leaves from Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave, And in Nashville trains arrive at Bus Terminal - 709 5Th Ave S, From New Orleans to Nashville train travel on Amtrak takes 16 hours and 41 minutes. If you are looking to get to Nashville faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 16 hours and 40 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Nashville on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $92 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 Nashville?

Nashville has one train station:

  • Bus Terminal - 709 5Th Ave S

Price trends for trains from New Orleans to Nashville

Average prices by travel date

$95$63$32AugAug

Monthly average prices

$285$228$171$114$57AMJJASONDJFM

Prices as travel date approaches

$127$101$76$51$253020100

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