Cheap Alexandria to New Orleans  train tickets

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How much are Alexandria to New Orleans train tickets?

Lowest Price$131.00
Fastest25h 43m
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How to find cheap train tickets from Alexandria to New Orleans ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Alexandria 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 Alexandria to New Orleans was $138.50. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 13 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $35.00 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 Alexandria to New Orleans ? How far is Alexandria to New Orleans ?

The distance between Alexandria to New Orleans is 960.99 miles or 1546.18 km. A train trip from Alexandria to New Orleans typically takes 28 hours and 44 minutes. If you are looking to get to New Orleans faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Crescent. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 25 hours and 43 minutes to get from Alexandria to New Orleans.

Going from Alexandria to New Orleans by train takes over 28 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 Alexandria 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.

Amtrak has the most connections between Alexandria to New Orleans

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to New Orleans. On the route to New Orleans 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Alexandria 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.

Alexandria to New Orleans is served by 2 train carriers

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Alexandria to New Orleans start from $146.00, and on average cost $182.77. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to New Orleans. Amtrak in Alexandria leaves from 110 Callahan Dr, And in New Orleans trains arrive at Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave,

From Alexandria to New Orleans train travel on Amtrak takes 31 hours and 48 minutes. If you are looking to get to New Orleans faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 25 hours and 43 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 $184.42 for a one-way weekend reservation from Alexandria.

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Avg. Time
1d 7h 48m
Avg. Price
$182.77

Amtrak Crescent

Amtrak Crescent train tickets from Alexandria to New Orleans start from $131.00, and on average cost $165.89. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Crescent schedules to New Orleans. Amtrak Crescent in Alexandria leaves from 110 Callahan Dr, And in New Orleans trains arrive at Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave,

From Alexandria to New Orleans train travel on Amtrak Crescent takes 25 hours and 44 minutes. If you are looking to get to New Orleans faster, Amtrak Crescent offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 25 hours and 43 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to New Orleans on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Crescent scheduled trip per day, which will cost $166.06 for a one-way weekend reservation from Alexandria.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1d 1h 44m
Avg. Price
$165.89

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There is one train station from which trains depart Alexandria on their way to New Orleans. The busiest departure station in Alexandria serving this route is 110 Callahan Dr.
  • 110 Callahan Dr
There is one train station where trains arrive in New Orleans from Alexandria., The busiest departure station in Alexandria serving this route is Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave.
  • Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave