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Omaha-Atlanta Train Schedule

Trip Summary

There are 2 daily trains from Omaha to Atlanta. Traveling by train from Omaha to Atlanta usually takes around 50 hours and 28 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 49 hours and 59 minutes.

Distance820 mi (1319 km)
Fastest train49h 59m
Lowest price$248.00
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
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What is the price of a train ticket from Omaha to Atlanta?

In the last month, $251.50 was the average price of a train ticket from Omaha, NE to Atlanta, GA. Given how far apart Omaha and Atlanta 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 21 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $90.50 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Omaha to Atlanta by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for August. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just $248 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Omaha to Atlanta in January, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to $290 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Which train should you take from Omaha to Atlanta?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Omaha, Nebraska to Atlanta, Georgia. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak22d 2h 28m$308.13
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    Amtrak

    Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 2 Amtrak trains from Omaha to Atlanta every day, as well as 2 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $229.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Omaha to Atlanta during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Omaha to Atlanta?

The distance between Omaha and Atlanta is approximately 820 miles, or 1319 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 50 hours and 28 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 49 hours and 59 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 Omaha to Atlanta 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 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 Omaha at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 5:00am. 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 Omaha to Atlanta?

Trains leave the station in Omaha 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 Atlanta to Omaha. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Omaha to Atlanta for $181.00.

City Information

Atlanta

Atlanta is the capital of Georgia and the largest city in the Peach State. Located in the heart of America’s South, Atlanta is one of the foremost economic and cultural hubs in the region and the United States in general.

The city has played a major role in the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. As a result, across Atlanta you can find various museums and points of interest dedicated to the lives and works of various key figures in those events, including the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site and the Atlanta History Center. Unsurprisingly, Atlanta is an important stop on our MLK Jr. itinerary.

Atlanta is also a key hub for the U.S. entertainment industry, and it offers some of the best nightlife experiences in the country. Here, you will find some of the finest craft beer in America and enjoy some of the best and most authentic southern food.

Atlanta is easily accessible by both bus and train from various parts of the country, and the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport’s location on the city’s outskirts makes it easy to travel to Atlanta from all over the world.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Omaha?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Omaha.

Where is the train station in Atlanta?

Arrival stations

Atlanta has one train station.

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