Cheap train tickets from New Orleans to Lafayette

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How much are train tickets from New Orleans to Lafayette?

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How do you find cheap train tickets from New Orleans to Lafayette?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from New Orleans to Lafayette is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from New Orleans to Lafayette was £17.20. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 10 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £4.24 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train trip from New Orleans to Lafayette? What is the distance between New Orleans to Lafayette?

The distance between New Orleans to Lafayette is 118.06 miles or 189.95 km. A train trip from New Orleans to Lafayette typically takes 3 hours and 24 minutes. If you are looking to get to Lafayette faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Sunset Limited. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 3 hours and 24 minutes to get from New Orleans to Lafayette.

A train getaway to Lafayette clocks in at less than 4 hours, station to station. If you plan ahead and get an early start, a day trip could be possible depending on the schedules for that day, but you will be limited on the time you can spend in Lafayette before you have to hop on the train back to New Orleans. Ideally, you should plan for at least a two-day trip to Lafayette. It would be perfect for a weekend getaway.

On Tuesday trains from New Orleans to Lafayette 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 Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak Sunset Limited has the greatest number of connections between New Orleans to Lafayette

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the New Orleans to Lafayette route. Amtrak Sunset Limited offers the most scheduled departures between New Orleans to Lafayette, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Lafayette 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 Lafayette, which start at £17.20.

One train company connects New Orleans to Lafayette

Amtrak Sunset Limited

Amtrak Sunset Limited train tickets from New Orleans to Lafayette start from £17.20, and on average cost £18.52. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Sunset Limited schedules to Lafayette. Amtrak Sunset Limited in New Orleans leaves from Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave, And in Lafayette trains arrive at 100 Lee Ave,

From New Orleans to Lafayette train travel on Amtrak Sunset Limited takes 3 hours and 24 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Lafayette on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Sunset Limited scheduled trip per day, which will cost £18.50 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 Lafayette. 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 Lafayette from New Orleans. These are the busiest arriving stations in Lafayette:
  • 100 Lee Ave