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Cheap train tickets from Los Angeles to New Orleans

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How much are train tickets from Los Angeles to New Orleans?

Lowest Price£115.76
Fastest Train45h 40m
Trains Per Day4
Train Lines2
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Los Angeles to New Orleans?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Los Angeles to New Orleans is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Los Angeles to New Orleans was £208.86. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 27 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £130.38 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Los Angeles to New Orleans?

The distance between Los Angeles and New Orleans is approximately 1670.35 miles, or 2687.50 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 69 hours and 46 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 45 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Los Angeles to New Orleans?

On Thursday trains from Los Angeles to New Orleans are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Los Angeles to New Orleans?

Typically there are 4 schedules to compare for your trip to New Orleans. On the route to New Orleans 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Los Angeles to New Orleans, usually offering 4.051 trips per day. Typically one schedule per day serves New Orleans with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Los Angeles to New Orleans, which start at £70.92.

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from Los Angeles to New Orleans

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Los Angeles to New Orleans start from £115.76, and on average cost £247.29. Daily there are 4.050847 Amtrak schedules to New Orleans. Amtrak in Los Angeles leaves from Union Station and 3 other stations. And in New Orleans trains arrive at Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave,

From Los Angeles to New Orleans train travel on Amtrak takes 72 hours and 39 minutes. If you are looking to get to New Orleans faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 45 hours and 40 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 4.0625 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £226.96 for a one-way train ticket to New Orleans.

Avg. Time
3d 0h 39m
Avg. Price
£247.29

Amtrak Sunset Limited

Amtrak Sunset Limited train tickets from Los Angeles to New Orleans start from £115.76, and on average cost £129.15. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Sunset Limited schedules to New Orleans. Amtrak Sunset Limited in Los Angeles leaves from Union Station, And in New Orleans trains arrive at Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave,

From Los Angeles to New Orleans train travel on Amtrak Sunset Limited takes 45 hours and 41 minutes. If you are looking to get to New Orleans faster, Amtrak Sunset Limited offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 45 hours and 40 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to New Orleans on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Sunset Limited scheduled trip per day, which will cost £128.08 for a one-way weekend reservation from Los Angeles.

Avg. Time
1d 21h 41m
Avg. Price
£129.15

Plan your next adventure

There are 4 train stations in Los Angeles with trains to New Orleans. For this route, the busiest departing train stations are:
  • Union Station
  • Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
  • Catalina Express Terminal
  • 10040 Old Depot Plaza Rd
There is one train station where trains from Los Angeles arrive in New Orleans:
  • Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave

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