Cheap train tickets from Nashville to New Orleans

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How much are train tickets from Nashville to New Orleans?

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Fastest12h 32m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Nashville to New Orleans?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Nashville 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 Nashville to New Orleans was $175.40. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 29 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $26.90 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 Nashville to New Orleans?

The distance between Nashville and New Orleans is approximately 469.74 miles, or 755.79 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 31 hours and 45 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 12 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.

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

On Friday trains from Nashville 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.

Which train should you take from Nashville to New Orleans?

Typically there are 2 scheduled trains per day. One train company currently travels from Nashville to New Orleans.

The best option will depend on the time of your trip, available prices and other factors, but Amtrak has the most regularly scheduled departures from Nashville to New Orleans, with an average of 2 trips per day and 57 monthly trips.

Of the 2 trips there all of the schedules require a connection as there are no direct trips. A connection will generally require disembarking from the train and boarding another train to complete your trip.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Nashville to New Orleans, which start at $57.00.

One train company connects Nashville to New Orleans

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Nashville to New Orleans start from $84.00, and on average cost $190.05. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to New Orleans. Amtrak in Nashville leaves from Bus Terminal - 709 5Th Ave S, And in New Orleans trains arrive at Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave,

From Nashville to New Orleans train travel on Amtrak takes 31 hours and 45 minutes. If you are looking to get to New Orleans faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 12 hours and 32 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $191.32 for a one-way train ticket to New Orleans.

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Avg. Time
1d 7h 45m
Avg. Price
$190.05

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Nashville on their way to New Orleans. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Nashville are:
  • Bus Terminal - 709 5Th Ave S
There is one train station where trains arrive in New Orleans from Nashville. These are the busiest arriving stations in New Orleans:
  • Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave