Cheap Austin to New Orleans  train tickets

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How much are Austin to New Orleans train tickets?

Lowest Price$76.00
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How to find cheap train tickets from Austin to New Orleans ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Austin 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 Austin to New Orleans was $76.00. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 18 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $29.11 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 journey from Austin to New Orleans ? How far is Austin to New Orleans ?

The distance between Austin to New Orleans is 459.23 miles or 738.86 km. A train trip from Austin to New Orleans typically takes 27 hours and 11 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 27 hours and 10 minutes to get from Austin to New Orleans.

Going from Austin to New Orleans by train takes over 27 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 Austin 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 Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Austin to New Orleans

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Austin to New Orleans route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Austin to New Orleans, usually offering one departure per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Austin 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 Austin to New Orleans, which start at $51.00.

One train carrier connects Austin to New Orleans

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Austin to New Orleans start from $76.00, and on average cost $83.17. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to New Orleans. Amtrak in Austin leaves from 250 N Lamar Blvd, And in New Orleans trains arrive at Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave,

From Austin to New Orleans train travel on Amtrak takes 27 hours and 12 minutes. If you are looking to get to New Orleans faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 27 hours and 10 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 $87.87 for a one-way weekend reservation from Austin.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Austin on their way to New Orleans. The busiest departure station in Austin serving this route is 250 N Lamar Blvd.
  • 250 N Lamar Blvd
There is one train station where trains arrive in New Orleans from Austin., The busiest departure station in Austin serving this route is Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave.
  • Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave