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Hammond - Memphis Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

On most days, there is one scheduled train that travels from Hammond to Memphis. The train trip from Hammond to Memphis is usually about 7 hours and 35 minutes long. However, be prepared just in case your train arrives slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance322 mi (518 km)
Fastest train7h 35m
Lowest price$57.00
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak City of New Orleans
Train lines1

What is the price of a train ticket from Hammond to Memphis?

The average price for a train ticket from Hammond to Memphis is $57.00, By booking your trip at least 15 days in advance, you increase your chances of scoring even cheaper tickets. But if you wait until the day of your trip to book tickets, expect to pay $62.00 more.

Monthly avg. prices

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Ticket prices for the train from Hammond to Memphis often fluctuate based on the time of year. For the best prices on this route, book in November when the average ticket price is only $56. If you're thinking of traveling from Hammond to Memphis during June, keep in mind that train ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $82 during this time of year. The best way to score a cheap deal, even in June, is to book your trip well in advance.

Which train should you take from Hammond to Memphis?

Amtrak City of New Orleans is the one and only train line which connects Hammond to Memphis. 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 City of New Orleans17h 35m$99.60
  • The City of New Orleans is an Amtrak route that runs daily trains from Chicago to New Orleans and vice versa. The City of New Orleans includes a sightseer lounge with panoramic windows for the best views of the five states along the route. Affordable Coach seats cost about for a trip from Hammond to Memphis. However, the City of New Orleans also offers private roomettes and bedrooms for added comfort and luxury (and a higher price). Passengers who book sleeper accommodations will enjoy included meals, and all passengers can stop into the cafe car to purchase meals and snacks.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Hammond and Memphis is approximately 322 miles, or 518 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 35 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.

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

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Hammond at 2:00pm and arrives in Memphis around 7 hours later.

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Memphis 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 Memphis to Hammond.

City Information

Memphis

Nestled on the bank of the Mississippi River, Memphis is a city that constantly vibes to the rhythm of the South. Audiophiles who have fallen in love with the voice of Elvis Presley will find Graceland a must-see destination during their trip. Let the voices of Johnny Cash and B. B. King guide you to the famous Sun Studio, considered the birthplace of rock ‘n roll itself. As the day comes to an end, unwind at the famous Beale Street, where top musicians started out their career, and enjoy live music at one of the local theaters. You'll meet all sorts of visitors, and see why Memphis is one of the best destinations for bachelorette parties. The street also features some of the best restaurants in town, so make sure to check those out.

Memphis is more than just a musical center of the South. It was the vibrant center of the civil rights movement, and it was here that Martin Luther King Jr. took his last breath. Travelers interested in the city’s history should definitely take a tour around the National Civil Rights Museum. The moving and surreal exhibitions will offer a wealth of new perspectives.

Memphis' principal train hub is the Memphis Central Station, which has been in service since 1914. From there, you can travel by train to cities such as Chicago, Jackson, and Baton Rouge. On the outskirts of town, you will find the Memphis International Airport, and not far from it is the main bus stop used by Greyhound and other carriers.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Hammond?

Main departure station: 404 NW Railroad Ave

There is one train station in Hammond.

All train stations in Hammond:

  • 404 NW Railroad Ave

Where is the train station in Memphis?

Central Station - 545 S Main St  - MEMAMT-0

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Main arrival station: Central Station - 545 S Main St

Memphis Central Station is a historic train station that has served as the central hub of Memphis’ transportation since 1914. It is the only full-service Amtrak station in the state of Tennessee, and serves the City of New Orleans train line, which runs from Chicago to New Orleans. A luxury Hilton hotel is located at the station, complete with two restaurants and a bar. From the Memphis Central Station downtown, it is a quick walk to the Memphis Farmers Market, National Civil Rights Museum, and Tom Lee Park along the Mississippi River.

All train stations in Memphis:

  • Central Station - 545 S Main St

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