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|Fastest Train||25h 43m|
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Alexandria to New Orleans right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
What is the price of a train ticket from Alexandria to New Orleans?
In the last month, $142.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Alexandria, VA to New Orleans, LA. Tickets are generally somewhat expensive for this particular train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $53.91 more than that for a same-day booking.
How long is the train journey from Alexandria to New Orleans?
The distance between Alexandria and New Orleans is approximately 960 miles, or 1546 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 28 hours and 44 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 25 hours and 43 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.
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Alexandria to New Orleans are the most crowded on Monday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Friday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
The earliest train departs Alexandria at 12:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.
Is there a direct train from Alexandria to New Orleans?
Trains leave the station in Alexandria twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. One of these is a direct train, which will typically get you to New Orleans faster. While it might still have stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains during your trip.
You can also take a train for your return trip from New Orleans to Alexandria.
Where is the train station in Alexandria?
There is one train station in Alexandria:
- 110 Callahan Dr
Where is the train station in New Orleans?
New Orleans has one train station:
- Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave
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