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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Atlanta to New Orleans?

Lowest Price£30.60
Fastest Train11h 54m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Atlanta 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.

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

In the last month, £30.60 was the average price of a train ticket from Atlanta, GA to New Orleans, LA. This is a great price, especially considering the length of the route. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 22 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £33.74 more than that for a same-day booking.

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

The distance between Atlanta and New Orleans is approximately 424 miles, or 683 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 11 hours and 54 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 Atlanta to New Orleans are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Tuesday 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 Atlanta at 08:00 and arrives in New Orleans around 11 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Atlanta to New Orleans?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to New Orleans with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from New Orleans to Atlanta. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Atlanta to New Orleans for £32.96.

Which train should you take from Atlanta to New Orleans?

Amtrak Crescent is the one and only train line which connects Atlanta, Georgia 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.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Crescent111h 54m£38.61

Where is the train station in Atlanta?

There is one train station in Atlanta:

  • Peachtree Station - 1688 Peachtree St NW

Where is the train station in New Orleans?

New Orleans has one train station:

  • Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave

Price trends for trains from Atlanta to New Orleans

Average prices by travel date

£47£31£16SepSep

Monthly average prices

£59£47£35£24£12JFMAMJJASOND

Prices as travel date approaches

£78£63£47£31£163020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Atlanta, GA to New Orleans, LA
5.0
Based on 1 ratings and reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
4.0
Value
4.0
Condition
4.0
Mischelle
5.0
1 September 2020Solo travel
Pros
The train is a beautiful specimen to get around on. The scenery is delightful, the train rocks back and forth which is soothing and typically can be quiet.The train is a beautiful specimen to get around on. The scenery is delightful, the train rocks back and forth which is soothing and typically can be quiet.
Cons
The food.The food.
Tips
A pillow and warm blanket are a must!A pillow and warm blanket are a must!

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