The distance between New Orleans to Lafayette is 118.06 miles or 189.95 km. A train trip from New Orleans to Lafayette typically takes 3 hours and 24 minutes. If you are looking to get to Lafayette faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Sunset Limited. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 3 hours and 24 minutes to get from New Orleans to Lafayette.
A train getaway to Lafayette clocks in at less than 4 hours, station to station. If you plan ahead and get an early start, a day trip could be possible depending on the schedules for that day, but you will be limited on the time you can spend in Lafayette before you have to hop on the train back to New Orleans. Ideally, you should plan for at least a two-day trip to Lafayette. It would be perfect for a weekend getaway.
On Thursday trains from New Orleans to Lafayette 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 Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the New Orleans to Lafayette route. Amtrak Sunset Limited offers the most scheduled departures between New Orleans to Lafayette, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Lafayette 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 Lafayette, which start at $23.00.
Amtrak Sunset Limited train tickets from New Orleans to Lafayette start from $22.00, and on average cost $23.03. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Sunset Limited schedules to Lafayette. Amtrak Sunset Limited in New Orleans leaves from Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave, And in Lafayette trains arrive at 100 Lee Ave,
From New Orleans to Lafayette train travel on Amtrak Sunset Limited takes 3 hours and 24 minutes.
If you are looking to travel to Lafayette on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Sunset Limited scheduled trip per day, which will cost $23.05 for a one-way weekend reservation from New Orleans.