The distance between Houston to New Orleans is 317.92 miles or 511.51 km. A train trip from Houston to New Orleans typically takes 9 hours and 30 minutes. If you are looking to get to New Orleans faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Sunset Limited. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 9 hours and 30 minutes to get from Houston to New Orleans.
Going from Houston to New Orleans by train takes over 9 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 Wednesday trains from Houston 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 Monday 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 Houston to New Orleans route. Amtrak Sunset Limited offers the most scheduled departures between Houston to New Orleans, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves New Orleans with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Houston to New Orleans, which start at $5.00.
Amtrak Sunset Limited train tickets from Houston to New Orleans start from $45.00, and on average cost $48.11. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Sunset Limited schedules to New Orleans. Amtrak Sunset Limited in Houston leaves from 902 Washington Ave, And in New Orleans trains arrive at Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave,
From Houston to New Orleans train travel on Amtrak Sunset Limited takes 9 hours and 30 minutes.
If you are looking to travel to New Orleans on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Sunset Limited scheduled trip per day, which will cost $48.54 for a one-way weekend reservation from Houston.