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Tampa-New Orleans Train Timetable
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|Fastest Train||50h 5m|
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Tampa to New Orleans right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
Can you take a train all the way from Tampa to New Orleans?
What is the price of a train ticket from Tampa to New Orleans?
In the last month, £150.14 was the average price of a train ticket from Tampa, FL to New Orleans, LA. Given how far apart Tampa and New Orleans are from each other, there's no getting around the fact that most train tickets are on the pricier side. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 14 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £38.24 more than that for a same-day booking.
How long is the train journey from Tampa to New Orleans?
The distance between Tampa and New Orleans is approximately 481 miles, or 773 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 53 hours and 27 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 50 hours and 5 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 Tampa to New Orleans are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 Thursday 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 Tampa at 10:00 and arrives in New Orleans around 50 hours later.
Is there a direct train from Tampa to New Orleans?
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.
Which train should you take from Tampa to New Orleans?
Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Tampa, Florida to New Orleans, Louisiana. 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.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak||1||2d 5h 27m||£157.59|
Amtrak train tickets from Tampa to New Orleans start from £143, and on average cost £158. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to New Orleans. Amtrak in Tampa leaves from Union Station - 601 N Nebraska Ave, And in New Orleans trains arrive at Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave, From Tampa to New Orleans train travel on Amtrak takes 53 hours and 27 minutes. If you are looking to get to New Orleans faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 50 hours and 5 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 for a one-way weekend reservation from Tampa.
Where is the train station in Tampa?
There is one train station in Tampa:
- Union Station - 601 N Nebraska Ave
Where is the train station in New Orleans?
New Orleans has one train station:
- Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave
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