The distance between St Louis and New Orleans is approximately 599.83 miles, or 965.09 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 16 hours and 47 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 16 hours and 47 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.
Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the St Louis to New Orleans route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between St Louis to New Orleans, usually offering one departure per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from St Louis to New Orleans, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from St Louis to New Orleans, which start at $141.39.
Amtrak train tickets from St Louis to New Orleans start from $167.19, and on average cost $190.98. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to New Orleans. Amtrak in St Louis leaves from Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St, And in New Orleans trains arrive at Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave,
From St Louis to New Orleans train travel on Amtrak takes 16 hours and 47 minutes.
If you are looking to travel to New Orleans on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $193.14 for a one-way weekend reservation from St Louis.