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How much are train tickets from New Orleans, LA to Portland, OR?

Lowest Price$239.00
Fastest Train70h 25m
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Price trends for trains from New Orleans to Portland

Average prices by travel date

$375$250$125AugAug

Monthly average prices

$475$380$285$190$95SONDJFMAMJJA

Prices as travel date approaches

$425$340$255$170$853020100

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from New Orleans to Portland 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. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep 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.

What is the price of a train ticket from New Orleans to Portland?

In the last month, $312.08 was the average price of a train ticket from New Orleans, LA to Portland, OR. Given how far apart New Orleans and Portland are from each other, there's no getting around the fact that most train tickets are on the pricier side. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 28 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $85.19 more than that for a same-day booking.

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

The distance between New Orleans and Portland is approximately 2060 miles, or 3315 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 95 hours and 26 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 70 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 Portland 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 Saturday 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.

Is there a direct train from New Orleans to Portland?

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Portland to New Orleans. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from New Orleans to Portland for $203.00.

Which train should you take from New Orleans to Portland?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects New Orleans, Louisiana to Portland, Oregon. However, there are 3 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak33d 23h 27m$332.10

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 Portland?

Portland has one train station:

  • Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave

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