Cheap train tickets from Boston to New Orleans


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How much are train tickets from Boston to New Orleans?

Lowest Price£137.85
Fastest35h 17m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Boston to New Orleans?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Boston to New Orleans 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 Boston to New Orleans was £170.46. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 27 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £89.85 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 ride from Boston to New Orleans?

The distance between Boston and New Orleans is approximately 1359.08 miles, or 2186.68 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 44 hours and 32 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 35 hours and 17 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 Boston to New Orleans?

On Wednesday trains from Boston to New Orleans 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.

What train companies travel from Boston to New Orleans?

Typically there are 7 schedules to compare for your trip to New Orleans. One train carrier operates regular service on the Boston to New Orleans route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Boston to New Orleans, usually offering 7 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Boston to New Orleans, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Boston to New Orleans, which start at £112.30.

One train company connects Boston to New Orleans


Amtrak train tickets from Boston to New Orleans start from £137.85, and on average cost £192.19. Daily there are 7 Amtrak schedules to New Orleans. Amtrak in Boston leaves from Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St and one other station. And in New Orleans trains arrive at Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave,

From Boston to New Orleans train travel on Amtrak takes 44 hours and 32 minutes. If you are looking to get to New Orleans faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 35 hours and 17 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 6 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £188.06 for a one-way train ticket to New Orleans.

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There are 2 train stations in Boston with trains to New Orleans. For this route, the busiest departing train stations are:
  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St
  • South Station
There is one train station where trains from Boston arrive in New Orleans:
  • Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave