Cheap train tickets from Petersburg to New Orleans


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How much are train tickets from Petersburg to New Orleans?

Lowest Price$161.00
Fastest28h 12m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Petersburg to New Orleans?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Petersburg 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 Petersburg to New Orleans was $201.00. 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 ride from Petersburg to New Orleans?

The distance between Petersburg and New Orleans is approximately 884.93 miles, or 1423.80 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 38 hours and 58 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 28 hours and 12 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Petersburg to New Orleans?

On Tuesday trains from Petersburg 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 Petersburg to New Orleans

Typically there are 5 schedules to compare for your trip to New Orleans. One train carrier operates regular service on the Petersburg to New Orleans route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Petersburg to New Orleans, usually offering 5 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Petersburg 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 Petersburg to New Orleans, which start at $223.00.

One train company connects Petersburg to New Orleans


Amtrak train tickets from Petersburg to New Orleans start from $161.00, and on average cost $201.00. Daily there are 5 Amtrak schedules to New Orleans. Amtrak in Petersburg leaves from Amtrak Station - 3516 South St, And in New Orleans trains arrive at Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave,

From Petersburg to New Orleans train travel on Amtrak takes 38 hours and 58 minutes. If you are looking to get to New Orleans faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 28 hours and 12 minutes.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Petersburg on their way to New Orleans. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Petersburg are:
  • Amtrak Station - 3516 South St
There is one train station where trains arrive in New Orleans from Petersburg. These are the busiest arriving stations in New Orleans:
  • Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave