Unfortunately, there is no Megabus traveling from Chicago to New Orleans. Greyhound is the only bus carrier traveling from Chicago to New Orleans, with 6 trips offered per day, and an average price of $85.50. It takes, on average, 21 hours of travel to get there.
There is, however, an Amtrak route to New Orleans from Chicago that costs an average of $136.62. It also takes 20 hours to get there, but you’ll be in for a much more comfortable ride.
The distance between Chicago and New Orleans is approximately 835.70 miles, or 1344.59 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 19 hours and 42 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 19 hours and 42 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 Chicago to New Orleans route. Amtrak City of New Orleans offers the most scheduled departures between Chicago to New Orleans, usually offering one departure 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 Chicago to New Orleans, which start at £81.24.
Amtrak City of New Orleans train tickets from Chicago to New Orleans start from £84.30, and on average cost £106.61. Daily there are 1 Amtrak City of New Orleans schedules to New Orleans. Amtrak City of New Orleans in Chicago leaves from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, And in New Orleans trains arrive at Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave,
From Chicago to New Orleans train travel on Amtrak City of New Orleans takes 19 hours and 42 minutes.
If you are looking to travel to New Orleans on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak City of New Orleans scheduled trip per day, which will cost £106.61 for a one-way weekend reservation from Chicago.