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New Orleans-Dallas Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from New Orleans to Dallas?

Lowest Price$85.00
Fastest Train22h 35m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from New Orleans to Dallas 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.

Can you take a train all the way from New Orleans to Dallas?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from New Orleans to Dallas. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

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

In the last month, $89.22 was the average price of a train ticket from New Orleans, LA to Dallas, TX. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 21 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $91.81 more than that for a same-day booking.

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

The distance between New Orleans and Dallas is approximately 442 miles, or 711 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 31 hours and 21 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 22 hours and 35 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 Dallas 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 Wednesday 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 9:00am 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 Dallas?

Trains leave the station in New Orleans twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you change trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Dallas to New Orleans. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from New Orleans to Dallas for $37.00.

Which train should you take from New Orleans to Dallas?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects New Orleans, Louisiana to Dallas, Texas. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak21d 7h 21m$119.62

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 Dallas?

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

  • Union Station - 400 S Houston St
  • Bus Terminal - 205 S Lamar St

Price trends for trains from New Orleans to Dallas

Average prices by travel date

$225$150$75SepSep

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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