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How much are train tickets from New Orleans, LA to Newark, NJ?

Lowest Price$139.00
Fastest Train29h 25m
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New Orleans-Newark Train Schedule

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Price trends for trains from New Orleans to Newark

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from New Orleans to Newark 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 Newark?

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, $169.00 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from New Orleans to Newark. By booking your trip 6 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $146.88 compared to a same-day fare.

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

The distance between New Orleans and Newark is approximately 1162 miles, or 1870 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 41 hours and 23 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 29 hours and 25 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 Newark are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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.

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

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 Newark. In contrast, taking a non-direct train would require you to transfer trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Newark to New Orleans. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from New Orleans to Newark for $184.00.

What train services are there from New Orleans to Newark?

2 train services operate from New Orleans to Newark. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 2 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak22d 1h 0m$226.18
Amtrak Crescent11d 5h 25m$195.82

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 Newark?

Newark receives travelers from New Orleans at its two active train stations:

  • Penn Station
  • Newark Intl Airport

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