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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from New Orleans to Atlanta?

Lowest Price£30.60
Fastest Train10h 10m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from New Orleans to Atlanta 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 New Orleans to Atlanta?

Yes, there are some trains that travel the entire distance from New Orleans to Atlanta. However, in some cases you will have to take a bus for part of your journey in addition to taking the train.

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

In the last month, £30.60 was the average price of a train ticket from New Orleans, LA to Atlanta, GA. 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 10 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 New Orleans to Atlanta?

The distance between New Orleans and Atlanta is approximately 424 miles, or 683 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 11 hours and 11 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 10 hours and 10 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 New Orleans to Atlanta are the most crowded on Monday. 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 New Orleans at 06:00 and arrives in Atlanta around 10 hours later.

Is there a direct train from New Orleans to Atlanta?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Atlanta 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 Atlanta to New Orleans. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from New Orleans to Atlanta for £34.52.

Which train should you take from New Orleans to Atlanta?

2 train services operate from New Orleans, Louisiana to Atlanta, Georgia. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak110h 10m£32.29
Amtrak Crescent111h 36m£34.64

Where is the train station in New Orleans?

There is one train station in New Orleans:

  • Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave

Where is the train station in Atlanta?

Atlanta has one train station:

  • Peachtree Station - 1688 Peachtree St NW

Price trends for trains from New Orleans to Atlanta

Average prices by travel date

£35£24£12SepSep

Monthly average prices

£59£47£35£24£12FMAMJJASONDJ

Prices as travel date approaches

£78£63£47£31£163020100

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from New Orleans, LA to Atlanta, GA
4.2
Based on 6 ratings and reviews

Based on 6 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Crescent report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.0
Staff
4.5
Value
2.0
Condition
4.0
William
1.0
8 June 2019Vacation
Pros
The staff was friendly.The staff was friendly.
Cons
The conductor was not transparent and did not keep us in the loop about what was going on. Once we started moving again we averaged about 15 MPH the rest of the way.The conductor was not transparent and did not keep us in the loop about what was going on. Once we started moving again we averaged about 15 MPH the rest of the way.
Tips
Do not take trains in the US. They are unreliable and inefficient. Could have driven from NO to ATL, back to NO, and back to ATL in the amount of time this trip took. Very disappointing. All in all our average speed was 25 MPH over the course of a 19-hour train ride.Do not take trains in the US. They are unreliable and inefficient. Could have driven from NO to ATL, back to NO, and back to ATL in the amount of time this trip took. Very disappointing. All in all our average speed was 25 MPH over the course of a 19-hour train ride.

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