Cheap train tickets from New Orleans to Chicago

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How much are train tickets from New Orleans to Chicago?

Lowest Price£84.13
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How much does a train ticket from New Orleans to Chicago cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from New Orleans to Chicago were £94.69.

The best way to find cheap deals on train tickets from New Orleans to Chicago is by booking earlier as most train companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 24 days out, tickets are on average £22.46 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the train ride from New Orleans to Chicago?

The distance between New Orleans and Chicago 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 31 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 19 hours and 30 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 New Orleans to Chicago?

On Monday trains from New Orleans to Chicago 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 Saturday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak City of New Orleans has the greatest number of connections between New Orleans to Chicago

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the New Orleans to Chicago route. Amtrak City of New Orleans offers the most scheduled departures between New Orleans to Chicago, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Chicago 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 New Orleans to Chicago, which start at £35.83.

One train company connects New Orleans to Chicago

Amtrak City of New Orleans

Amtrak City of New Orleans train tickets from New Orleans to Chicago start from £84.13, and on average cost £106.06. Daily there are 1 Amtrak City of New Orleans schedules to Chicago. Amtrak City of New Orleans in New Orleans leaves from Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave, And in Chicago trains arrive at Union Station - 225 S Canal St,

From New Orleans to Chicago train travel on Amtrak City of New Orleans takes 19 hours and 31 minutes. If you are looking to get to Chicago faster, Amtrak City of New Orleans offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 19 hours and 30 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Chicago on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak City of New Orleans scheduled trip per day, which will cost £114.44 for a one-way weekend reservation from New Orleans.

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There is one train station from which trains depart New Orleans on their way to Chicago. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in New Orleans are:
  • Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave
There is one train station where trains arrive in Chicago from New Orleans. These are the busiest arriving stations in Chicago:
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St