Cheap train tickets from Nashville to Memphis


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How do you find cheap train tickets from Nashville to Memphis?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Nashville to Memphis 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 Memphis was $191.35. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 25 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $64.96 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 Memphis?

The distance between Nashville and Memphis is approximately 196.43 miles, or 316.05 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 29 hours and 48 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 27 hours and 27 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 Memphis?

On Monday trains from Nashville to Memphis 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 Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Nashville to Memphis?

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Nashville to Memphis route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Nashville to Memphis, usually offering one departure per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Nashville to Memphis, 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 Nashville to Memphis, which start at $18.00.

One train company connects Nashville to Memphis


Amtrak train tickets from Nashville to Memphis start from $180.00, and on average cost $203.26. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Memphis. Amtrak in Nashville leaves from Bus Terminal - 709 5Th Ave S, And in Memphis trains arrive at Central Station - 545 S Main St,

From Nashville to Memphis train travel on Amtrak takes 29 hours and 48 minutes. If you are looking to get to Memphis faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 27 hours and 27 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Memphis on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $206.80 for a one-way weekend reservation from Nashville.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Nashville on their way to Memphis:
  • Bus Terminal - 709 5Th Ave S
There is one train station where trains from Nashville arrive in Memphis:
  • Central Station - 545 S Main St