Cheap New Orleans to Washington DC  train tickets

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How much are New Orleans to Washington DC train tickets?

Lowest Price$132.00
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How to find cheap train tickets from New Orleans to Washington DC ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from New Orleans to Washington is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from New Orleans to Washington was $202.27. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 10 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $35.00 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train journey from New Orleans to Washington DC ? How far is New Orleans to Washington DC ?

The distance between New Orleans to Washington DC is 965.57 miles or 1553.54 km. A train trip from New Orleans to Washington DC typically takes 38 hours and 36 minutes. If you are looking to get to Washington faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Crescent. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 25 hours and 53 minutes to get from New Orleans to Washington.

Going from New Orleans to Washington by train takes over 38 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Tuesday trains from New Orleans to Washington are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Thursday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between New Orleans to Washington DC

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Washington. On the route to Washington 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between New Orleans to Washington, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Washington with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from New Orleans to Washington DC, which start at $122.00.

New Orleans to Washington is served by 2 train carriers

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from New Orleans to Washington DC start from $190.00, and on average cost $253.84. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Washington. Amtrak in New Orleans leaves from Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave, And in Washington trains arrive at Union Station,

From New Orleans to Washington DC train travel on Amtrak takes 47 hours and 54 minutes. If you are looking to get to Washington faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 25 hours and 53 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Washington on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $283.19 for a one-way weekend reservation from New Orleans.

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Avg. Time
1d 23h 54m
Avg. Price
$253.84

Amtrak Crescent

Amtrak Crescent train tickets from New Orleans to Washington DC start from $132.00, and on average cost $167.14. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Crescent schedules to Washington. Amtrak Crescent in New Orleans leaves from Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave, And in Washington trains arrive at Union Station,

From New Orleans to Washington DC train travel on Amtrak Crescent takes 25 hours and 53 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Washington on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Crescent scheduled trip per day, which will cost $171.39 for a one-way weekend reservation from New Orleans.

Restroom
WiFi
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Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1d 1h 53m
Avg. Price
$167.14

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There is one train station from which trains depart New Orleans on their way to Washington. The busiest departure station in New Orleans serving this route is Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave.
  • Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave
There is one train station where trains arrive in Washington from New Orleans., The busiest departure station in New Orleans serving this route is Union Station.
  • Union Station