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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from New Orleans to Charlotte?

Lowest Price€73.22
Fastest Train17h 21m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from New Orleans to Charlotte 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 Charlotte?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from New Orleans to Charlotte. 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 Charlotte?

In the last month, €89.68 was the average price of a train ticket from New Orleans, LA to Charlotte, NC. 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 5 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €28.80 more than that for a same-day booking.

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

The distance between New Orleans and Charlotte is approximately 649 miles, or 1044 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 17 hours and 23 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 17 hours and 21 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 Charlotte are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Saturday 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 06:00 and arrives in Charlotte around 17 hours later.

Is there a direct train from New Orleans to Charlotte?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Charlotte 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 Charlotte to New Orleans. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from New Orleans to Charlotte for €98.73.

Which train should you take from New Orleans to Charlotte?

2 train services operate from New Orleans, Louisiana to Charlotte, North Carolina. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak117h 51m€74.90
Amtrak Crescent117h 21m€96.15

Amtrak train tickets from New Orleans to Charlotte start from €73, and on average cost €75. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Charlotte. Amtrak in New Orleans leaves from Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave, And in Charlotte trains arrive at 1914 N Tryon St, From New Orleans to Charlotte train travel on Amtrak takes 17 hours and 51 minutes. If you are looking to get to Charlotte faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 17 hours and 21 minutes.

Amtrak Crescent train tickets from New Orleans to Charlotte start from €95, and on average cost €96. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Crescent schedules to Charlotte. Amtrak Crescent in New Orleans leaves from Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave, And in Charlotte trains arrive at 1914 N Tryon St, From New Orleans to Charlotte train travel on Amtrak Crescent takes 17 hours and 21 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Charlotte on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Crescent scheduled trip per day, which will cost €97 for a one-way weekend reservation from New Orleans.

Where is the train station in New Orleans?

There is one train station in New Orleans:

  • Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave

Where is the train station in Charlotte?

Charlotte has one train station:

  • 1914 N Tryon St

Price trends for trains from New Orleans to Charlotte

Average prices by travel date

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Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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