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Cheap train tickets from New Orleans to Washington DC

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How much are train tickets from New Orleans to Washington DC?

Lowest Price€126.34
Fastest Train25h 53m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines2
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Frequently Asked Questions

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

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from New Orleans to Washington D.C. 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 Washington D.C. was €164.66. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 15 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of €32.14 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 New Orleans to Washington DC?

The distance between New Orleans and Washington DC is approximately 965.57 miles, or 1553.54 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 38 hours and 5 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 25 hours and 53 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 Washington DC?

On Tuesday trains from New Orleans to Washington D.C. 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 Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from New Orleans to Washington DC?

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Washington D.C.. On the route to Washington D.C. 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between New Orleans to Washington D.C., usually offering 1.429 trips per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Washington D.C. 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 Bus tickets from New Orleans to Washington DC, which start at €79.31.

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from New Orleans to Washington D.C.

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from New Orleans to Washington DC start from €178.90, and on average cost €211.36. Daily there are 1.428571 Amtrak schedules to Washington D.C.. Amtrak in New Orleans leaves from Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave, And in Washington D.C. trains arrive at Union Station,

From New Orleans to Washington DC train travel on Amtrak takes 47 hours and 55 minutes. If you are looking to get to Washington D.C. faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 25 hours and 53 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Washington D.C. on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost €209.80 for a one-way weekend reservation from New Orleans.

Avg. Time
1d 23h 55m
Avg. Price
€211.36

Amtrak Crescent

Amtrak Crescent train tickets from New Orleans to Washington DC start from €126.34, and on average cost €146.15. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Crescent schedules to Washington D.C.. Amtrak Crescent in New Orleans leaves from Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave, And in Washington D.C. trains arrive at Union Station,

From New Orleans to Washington DC train travel on Amtrak Crescent takes 25 hours and 54 minutes. If you are looking to get to Washington D.C. faster, Amtrak Crescent offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 25 hours and 53 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Washington D.C. on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Crescent scheduled trip per day, which will cost €144.16 for a one-way weekend reservation from New Orleans.

Avg. Time
1d 1h 54m
Avg. Price
€146.15

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart New Orleans on their way to Washington D.C.:
  • Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave
There is one train station where trains from New Orleans arrive in Washington D.C.:
  • Union Station

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