Cheap train tickets from Baltimore to New Orleans

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How much are train tickets from Baltimore to New Orleans?

Lowest Price$137.00
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Baltimore to New Orleans?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Baltimore to New Orleans is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Baltimore to New Orleans was $146.78. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 26 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $115.97 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Baltimore to New Orleans?

The distance between Baltimore and New Orleans is approximately 999.58 miles, or 1608.26 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 27 hours and 44 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 27 hours and 20 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Baltimore to New Orleans?

On Sunday trains from Baltimore to New Orleans 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 Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Baltimore to New Orleans

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to New Orleans. On the route to New Orleans 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Baltimore to New Orleans, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves New Orleans 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 Baltimore to New Orleans, which start at $110.00.

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from Baltimore to New Orleans

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Baltimore to New Orleans start from $151.00, and on average cost $178.12. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to New Orleans. Amtrak in Baltimore leaves from Amtrak - MARC Station (BWI) and one other station. And in New Orleans trains arrive at Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave,

From Baltimore to New Orleans train travel on Amtrak takes 28 hours and 0 minutes. If you are looking to get to New Orleans faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 27 hours and 20 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $182.30 for a one-way train ticket to New Orleans.

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Avg. Time
1d 4h 0m
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$178.12

Amtrak Crescent

Amtrak Crescent train tickets from Baltimore to New Orleans start from $137.00, and on average cost $167.49. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Crescent schedules to New Orleans. Amtrak Crescent in Baltimore leaves from Penn Station - 1500 N Charles St, And in New Orleans trains arrive at Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave,

From Baltimore to New Orleans train travel on Amtrak Crescent takes 27 hours and 21 minutes. If you are looking to get to New Orleans faster, Amtrak Crescent offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 27 hours and 20 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to New Orleans on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Crescent scheduled trip per day, which will cost $176.04 for a one-way weekend reservation from Baltimore.

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Avg. Time
1d 3h 21m
Avg. Price
$167.49

Plan your next adventure

There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to New Orleans that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Baltimore are:
  • Amtrak - MARC Station (BWI)
  • Penn Station - 1500 N Charles St
There is one train station where trains arrive in New Orleans from Baltimore. These are the busiest arriving stations in New Orleans:
  • Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave