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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from New York to Atlanta?

Lowest Price£93.86
Fastest Train17h 58m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines2

New York to Atlanta Route Map

New York Atlanta

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from New York to Atlanta during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

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

In the last month, £93.86 was the average price of a train ticket from New York, NY to Atlanta, GA. Tickets are generally somewhat expensive for this particular train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 11 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £37.83 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from New York to Atlanta?

The distance between New York and Atlanta is approximately 746 miles, or 1200 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 18 hours and 2 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 17 hours and 58 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 York to Atlanta are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Friday 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 York at 12:00 and arrives in Atlanta around 17 hours later.

Is there a direct train from New York 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 York. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from New York to Atlanta for £42.99.

Which train should you take from New York to Atlanta?

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

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak119h 23m£111.00
Amtrak Crescent117h 58m£100.20

Amtrak train tickets from New York to Atlanta start from £94, and on average cost £111. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Atlanta. Amtrak in New York leaves from Penn Station, And in Atlanta trains arrive at Peachtree Station - 1688 Peachtree St NW, From New York to Atlanta train travel on Amtrak takes 19 hours and 23 minutes. If you are looking to get to Atlanta faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 17 hours and 58 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Atlanta on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost £111 for a one-way weekend reservation from New York.

Amtrak Crescent train tickets from New York to Atlanta start from £94, and on average cost £100. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Crescent schedules to Atlanta. Amtrak Crescent in New York leaves from Penn Station, And in Atlanta trains arrive at Peachtree Station - 1688 Peachtree St NW, From New York to Atlanta train travel on Amtrak Crescent takes 17 hours and 58 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Atlanta on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Crescent scheduled trip per day, which will cost £99 for a one-way weekend reservation from New York.

Where is the train station in New York?

There is one train station in New York:

  • Penn Station

Where is the train station in Atlanta?

Atlanta has one train station:

  • Peachtree Station - 1688 Peachtree St NW

Price trends for trains from New York to Atlanta

Average prices by travel date

£140£93£47SepSep

Monthly average prices

£143£115£86£57£29AMJJASONDJFM

Prices as travel date approaches

£161£129£97£64£323020100

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from New York, NY to Atlanta, GA

(Based on 3 ratings and reviews)

4.7

5.0

Robert

26 May 2020 - Solo travel

Amtrak Crescent

OkOk

5.0

Asia

9 December 2019 - Visiting family

Amtrak Crescent

Pros: Restrooms could be cleaner. Cons: There should be pillows and blankets for passengers in the winter. Tips: Please leave the restrooms clean after yourselves. Pros: Restrooms could be cleaner. Cons: There should be pillows and blankets for passengers in the winter. Tips: Please leave the restrooms clean after yourselves.

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