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Trip Summary

There is usually just one train option from New York to Atlanta per day. The average train journey from New York to Atlanta takes 18 hours and 28 minutes, though some trains might be a few minutes slower or faster.

Distance746 mi (1200 km)
Fastest train18h 28m
Lowest price€114.54
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Crescent
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from New York to Atlanta

(Based on 5 ratings and reviews)

4.8

5.0

Ashley

6 April 2023- Visiting friends

Amtrak Crescent

Cons: Bathroom cleanliness. Tips: Bring neck/back pillow and blankets because it’s cold.

5.0

Sarah

1 May 2022- Visiting family

Amtrak Crescent

Pros: Train was in time. Cons: So far so good. Keep it up. Tips: Will always give good recommendations.

5.0

Robert

26 May 2020- Solo travel

Amtrak Crescent

Ok

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.

New York to Atlanta Route Map

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

Over the past month, a train ticket between New York and Atlanta cost €137.93, on average. Since this route covers a considerable distance, tickets are typically a bit pricier than most train fares. Booking your trip at least 20 days in advance can help you secure tickets at the best price. For same-day bookings, you’ll likely have to pay around €144.00 more.

Average prices by travel date

€249€166€83MayMay

For the next 30 days, the cost of a one-way train trip from New York to Atlanta will range from €119 to €239. If you're planning to travel by train to Atlanta in the upcoming week, the cheapest train ticket from New York you can find in the next 7 days is €151. Be sure to book your trip in advance as train ticket prices typically increase as your travel date approaches.

Monthly average prices

€208€166€125€83€42JJASONDJFMAM
Mark your calendar for September if you want to score the cheapest train tickets from New York to Atlanta. You’ll find the best deals during this time of year, when tickets cost an average of €140. If you're planning a trip from New York to Atlanta during November, bear in mind that ticket prices are usually higher during this month. Expect to pay about €202 for your train ticket, unless you book well in advance and find an even better deal.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Planning ahead pays off when it comes to booking your train trip from New York to Atlanta. By reserving your ticket on Wanderu at least 20 days before departure, you can save around €144.00. Don't miss out on these savings — book in advance!

Which train should you take from New York to Atlanta?

Amtrak Crescent is the one and only train line which connects New York to Atlanta. 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
Amtrak Crescent118h 28m€185.71
  • The Crescent is Amtrak’s passenger train service that runs from New York to New Orleans by way of Atlanta. As an overnight service, the Crescent offers a variety of amenities and accommodation options. There’s also a café car where you can enjoy freshly prepared meals and a variety of soft and alcoholic beverages. Like all Amtrak trains, the Crescent offers free WiFi, power outlets and extra legroom. Train trips from New York to Atlanta take about 18 hours and 28 minutes and the cost of a one-way train ticket on the Crescent starts from €115.

Frequently Asked Questions

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 28 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.

Monday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from New York to Atlanta. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Monday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Saturday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

Most days, there is only one train which leaves New York at 14:00 and arrives in Atlanta around 18 hours later.

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.

City Information

New York

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New York is one of the most exciting cities in the world for a reason – it offers numerous opportunities for a great time to visitors of all ages and interests. For the culturally inclined travelers, the city boasts a unique collection of world-famous museums, as well as the chance to see the best plays and musicals that Broadway has to offer, or check out the latest production at the Metropolitan Opera. If sightseeing is your cardio, NYC is the place to be – just by walking around town, you can visit such iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, and Times Square. Or hop on a ferry to Ellis Island to meet the Statue of Liberty up-close and personal.

NYC’s five boroughs feature more than 1,700 parks, including the gorgeous Central Park, making it one of the best cities for outdoor activities in the country. As for the nightlife, there’s no argument that New York City is the biggest party hub in the U.S.

With three major bus and train stations in Manhattan alone – Port Authority, Grand Central & Penn Station – and three nearby airports, NYC is one of the predominant travel hubs in the world. If you are ever looking to get out of town, NYC is centrally connected throughout the state and region, you can easily hop on a train to Albany to go explore upstate New York.

Atlanta

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Atlanta is the capital of Georgia and the largest city in the Peach State. Located in the heart of America’s South, Atlanta is one of the foremost economic and cultural hubs in the region and the United States in general. As such, it's among the best vacation destinations in Georgia.

The city has played a major role in the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. As a result, across Atlanta you can find various museums and points of interest dedicated to the lives and works of various key figures in those events, including the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site and the Atlanta History Center. Unsurprisingly, Atlanta is an important stop on our MLK Jr. itinerary.

Atlanta is also a key hub for the U.S. entertainment industry, and it offers some of the best nightlife experiences in the country. Here, you will find some of the finest craft beer in America and enjoy some of the best and most authentic southern food.

Atlanta is easily accessible by both bus and train from various parts of the country, and the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport’s location on the city’s outskirts makes it easy to travel to Atlanta from all over the world.

Station Information

Where is the train station in New York?

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Main departure station: NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station

Pennsylvania Station, or just Penn Station, is the main train station in New York City. All Amtrak trains to and from NYC use Penn Station as their only train stop in Manhattan. Penn Station offers easy connections to various other types of transportation, including commuter rail (the Long Island Rail Road and the NJ Transit both operate out of Penn Station), airport transit, and six lines of the NYC Subway, making it the busiest train station in the Western Hemisphere. Located in the heart of Manhattan, right by the world-famous Madison Square Garden, Penn Station is close to various points of interest such as Times Square and the Empire State Building, as well as many restaurants and retail stores.

All train stations in New York:

  • NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station

Where is the train station in Atlanta?

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Main arrival station: Peachtree Station - 1688 Peachtree St NW

Located at 1688 Peachtree Street NW in Atlanta’s Brookwood Hills neighborhood, the historic two-track Peachtree Train Station opened in 1918 in the style of an Italian Renaissance pavilion. The station, which is now on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, features classic pilasters and columns. More than 70,000 passengers travel on Amtrak’s Crescent train services from Peachtree Station to major destinations including New Orleans, New York, and Washington D.C. Within the station building are two waiting rooms, restrooms, vending machines, and a ticket sales office. The station has accessible entrances and limited paid parking.

Train stations in Atlanta:

  • Peachtree Station - 1688 Peachtree St NW

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