The distance between St Louis to New Orleans is 599.83 miles or 965.09 km. A train trip from St Louis to New Orleans typically takes 16 hours and 47 minutes. If you are looking to get to New Orleans faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 16 hours and 47 minutes to get from St Louis to New Orleans.
Going from St Louis to New Orleans by train takes over 16 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 Friday trains from St Louis 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.
Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the St Louis to New Orleans route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between St Louis to New Orleans, usually offering one departure per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from St Louis to New Orleans, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from St Louis to New Orleans, which start at $65.00.
Amtrak train tickets from St Louis to New Orleans start from $126.00, and on average cost $148.88. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to New Orleans. Amtrak in St Louis leaves from Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St, And in New Orleans trains arrive at Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave,
From St Louis to New Orleans train travel on Amtrak takes 16 hours and 47 minutes.
If you are looking to travel to New Orleans on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $141.60 for a one-way weekend reservation from St Louis.