The distance between New Orleans to Jackson is 162.44 miles or 261.36 km. A train trip from New Orleans to Jackson typically takes 3 hours and 43 minutes. If you are looking to get to Jackson faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak City of New Orleans. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 3 hours and 43 minutes to get from New Orleans to Jackson.
A train getaway to Jackson 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 Jackson before you have to hop on the train back to New Orleans. Ideally, you should plan for at least a two-day trip to Jackson. It would be perfect for a weekend getaway.
On Monday trains from New Orleans to Jackson 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 Sunday 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 Jackson route. Amtrak City of New Orleans offers the most scheduled departures between New Orleans to Jackson, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Jackson 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 Jackson, which start at $26.00.
Amtrak City of New Orleans train tickets from New Orleans to Jackson start from $22.00, and on average cost $30.73. Daily there are 1 Amtrak City of New Orleans schedules to Jackson. Amtrak City of New Orleans in New Orleans leaves from Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave, And in Jackson trains arrive at 300 W Capitol St,
From New Orleans to Jackson train travel on Amtrak City of New Orleans takes 3 hours and 44 minutes. If you are looking to get to Jackson faster, Amtrak City of New Orleans offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 43 minutes.
If you are looking to travel to Jackson on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak City of New Orleans scheduled trip per day, which will cost $38.93 for a one-way weekend reservation from New Orleans.