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Compare train tickets from New Orleans to New York

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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from New Orleans to New York?

Lowest Price$139.00
Fastest Train29h 46m
Trains Per Day4
Train Lines2
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Frequently Asked Questions

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

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, $195.13 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from New Orleans to New York. By booking your trip 14 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $33.66 compared to a same-day fare.

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

The distance between New Orleans and New York is approximately 1168 miles, or 1880 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 46 hours and 38 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 29 hours and 46 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 New York are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 New York?

There are 4 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from New Orleans to New York. 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 New York to New Orleans. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from New Orleans to New York for $87.00.

What train services are there from New Orleans to New York?

2 train services operate from New Orleans to New York. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 3 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak32d 3h 59m$228.42
Amtrak Crescent11d 5h 46m$154.28

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 New York?

New York has one train station:

  • Penn Station

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