The distance between New Orleans to Houston is 317.92 miles or 511.51 km. A train trip from New Orleans to Houston typically takes 9 hours and 18 minutes. If you are looking to get to Houston faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Sunset Limited. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 9 hours and 18 minutes to get from New Orleans to Houston.
Going from New Orleans to Houston by train takes over 9 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.
On Thursday trains from New Orleans to Houston are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the New Orleans to Houston route. Amtrak Sunset Limited offers the most scheduled departures between New Orleans to Houston, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Houston with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from New Orleans to Houston, which start at $5.00.
Amtrak Sunset Limited train tickets from New Orleans to Houston start from $45.00, and on average cost $47.98. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Sunset Limited schedules to Houston. Amtrak Sunset Limited in New Orleans leaves from Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave, And in Houston trains arrive at 902 Washington Ave,
From New Orleans to Houston train travel on Amtrak Sunset Limited takes 9 hours and 18 minutes.
If you are looking to travel to Houston on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Sunset Limited scheduled trip per day, which will cost $47.66 for a one-way weekend reservation from New Orleans.