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How much are train tickets from Jacksonville to New Orleans?

Lowest Price$192.00
Fastest Train45h 29m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines1
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Jacksonville-New Orleans Train Schedule

Price trends for trains from Jacksonville to New Orleans

Average prices by travel date

$270$180$90JunJun

Monthly average prices

$325$260$195$130$65SONDJFMAMJJA

Prices as travel date approaches

$350$280$210$140$703020100

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Jacksonville to New Orleans right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

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

In the last month, $241.38 was the average price of a train ticket from Jacksonville, FL to New Orleans, LA. Given how far apart Jacksonville and New Orleans 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 11 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $63.32 more than that for a same-day booking.

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

The distance between Jacksonville and New Orleans is approximately 503 miles, or 810 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 58 hours and 26 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 45 hours and 29 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 Jacksonville to New Orleans 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 Sunday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Jacksonville at 5:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 5:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Jacksonville to New Orleans?

Trains leave the station in Jacksonville twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. 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 change 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 New Orleans to Jacksonville. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Jacksonville to New Orleans for $86.00.

Which train should you take from Jacksonville to New Orleans?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Jacksonville, Florida to New Orleans, Louisiana. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak22d 10h 26m$248.58

Where is the train station in Jacksonville?

There is one train station in Jacksonville:

  • 3570 Clifford Ln

Where is the train station in New Orleans?

New Orleans has one train station:

  • Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave

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