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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from New Orleans to Denver?

Lowest price€149.47
Fastest train41h 30m
Trains per day1
Train lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from New Orleans to Denver 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.

Can you take a train all the way from New Orleans to Denver?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from New Orleans to Denver. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

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

In the last month, €181.47 was the average price of a train ticket from New Orleans, LA to Denver, CO. Given how far apart New Orleans and Denver are from each other, there's no getting around the fact that most train tickets are on the pricier side. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 25 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €86.13 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from New Orleans to Denver?

The distance between New Orleans and Denver is approximately 1080 miles, or 1739 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 46 hours and 12 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 41 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from New Orleans to Denver are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 09:00 and arrives in Denver around 41 hours later.

Is there a direct train from New Orleans to Denver?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. However, it is not a direct train. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you transfer trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Denver to New Orleans. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from New Orleans to Denver for €176.34.

Which train should you take from New Orleans to Denver?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects New Orleans, Louisiana to Denver, Colorado. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak11d 22h 12m€218.01

Amtrak train tickets from New Orleans to Denver start from €149, and on average cost €218. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Denver. Amtrak in New Orleans leaves from Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave, And in Denver trains arrive at Union Station - 1701 Wynkoop Street, From New Orleans to Denver train travel on Amtrak takes 46 hours and 12 minutes. If you are looking to get to Denver faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 41 hours and 30 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Denver on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost €240 for a one-way weekend reservation from New Orleans.

Price trends for trains from New Orleans to Denver

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