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Compare train tickets from New Orleans to Meridian

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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from New Orleans to Meridian?

Lowest Price$23.00
Fastest Train4h 2m
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New Orleans-Meridian Train Schedule

Price trends for trains from New Orleans to Meridian

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10JunJul

Monthly average prices

$50$40$30$20$10ASONDJFMAMJJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$50$40$30$20$103020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for New Orleans to Meridian
4.0
Based on 1 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Crescent report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
3.0
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from New Orleans to Meridian 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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.

How do you find cheap train tickets from New Orleans to Meridian?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $23.00 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from New Orleans to Meridian. By booking your trip 14 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $23.00 compared to a same-day fare.

How long is the train journey from New Orleans to Meridian?

The distance between New Orleans and Meridian is approximately 185 miles, or 298 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 2 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 2 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 Meridian are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Saturday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves New Orleans at 7:00am and arrives in Meridian around 4 hours later.

How many trains per day run from New Orleans to Meridian?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Meridian 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 Meridian to New Orleans. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from New Orleans to Meridian for $50.00.

What train services are there from New Orleans to Meridian?

Amtrak Crescent is the one and only train line which connects New Orleans to Meridian. 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 Crescent14h 2m$25.73

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 Meridian?

Meridian has one train station:

  • Union Station - 1901 Front St

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