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How much are train tickets from Memphis to Jackson?

Lowest Price$34.00
Fastest Train4h 32m
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Memphis-Jackson Train Schedule

Price trends for trains from Memphis to Jackson

Average prices by travel date

$45$30$15AugAug

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Memphis to Jackson 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.

What is the price of a train ticket from Memphis to Jackson?

In the last month, $34.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Memphis, TN to Jackson, MS. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $9.00 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Memphis to Jackson?

The distance between Memphis and Jackson is approximately 197 miles, or 317 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 32 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 Memphis to Jackson 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 Tuesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Memphis at 6:00am and arrives in Jackson around 4 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Memphis to Jackson?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Jackson with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Jackson to Memphis. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Memphis to Jackson for $21.00.

Which train should you take from Memphis to Jackson?

Amtrak City of New Orleans is the one and only train line which connects Memphis, Tennessee to Jackson, Mississippi. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak City of New Orleans14h 32m$34.80

Where is the train station in Memphis?

There is one train station in Memphis:

  • Central Station - 545 S Main St

Where is the train station in Jackson?

Jackson has one train station:

  • 300 W Capitol St

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