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|Fastest Train||46h 35m|
|Trains Per Day||3|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from New Orleans to Los Angeles 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.
Can you take a train all the way from New Orleans to Los Angeles?
What is the price of a train ticket from New Orleans to Los Angeles?
In the last month, $234.65 was the average price of a train ticket from New Orleans, LA to Los Angeles, CA. Given how far apart New Orleans and Los Angeles 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 21 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $122.28 more than that for a same-day booking.
How long is the train journey from New Orleans to Los Angeles?
The distance between New Orleans and Los Angeles is approximately 1669 miles, or 2687 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 68 hours and 56 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 46 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.
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from New Orleans to Los Angeles are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Friday 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 New Orleans at 7:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 1:00pm. 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 New Orleans to Los Angeles?
There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from New Orleans to Los Angeles. In contrast, taking a non-direct train would require you to transfer trains during your trip.
Which train should you take from New Orleans to Los Angeles?
2 train services operate from New Orleans, Louisiana to Los Angeles, California. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 3 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
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 Los Angeles?
There are more train stations and stops in Los Angeles than most cities. Most trains from New Orleans will stop at one (or more) of the 3 following stations in Los Angeles:
- Union Station
- Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
- 10040 Old Depot Plaza Rd
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