The distance between Dallas to New Orleans is 442.33 miles or 711.68 km. A train trip from Dallas to New Orleans typically takes 24 hours and 8 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 19 hours and 57 minutes to get from Dallas to New Orleans.
Going from Dallas to New Orleans by train takes over 24 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 Tuesday trains from Dallas 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 Thursday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Dallas to New Orleans route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Dallas to New Orleans, usually offering one departure per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Dallas 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 Dallas to New Orleans, which start at $85.00.
Amtrak train tickets from Dallas to New Orleans start from $93.00, and on average cost $121.76. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to New Orleans. Amtrak in Dallas leaves from Bus Terminal - 205 S Lamar St and one other station. And in New Orleans trains arrive at Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave,
From Dallas to New Orleans train travel on Amtrak takes 24 hours and 9 minutes. If you are looking to get to New Orleans faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 19 hours and 57 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 $121.18 for a one-way weekend reservation from Dallas.