Cheap Richmond to New Orleans  train tickets

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How much are Richmond to New Orleans train tickets?

Lowest Price$148.00
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How to find cheap train tickets from Richmond to New Orleans ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Richmond 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 Richmond to New Orleans was $188.33. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 0 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $0.00 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 Richmond to New Orleans ? How far is Richmond to New Orleans ?

The distance between Richmond to New Orleans is 894.65 miles or 1439.44 km. A train trip from Richmond to New Orleans typically takes 39 hours, 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 26 hours and 32 minutes to get from Richmond to New Orleans.

Going from Richmond to New Orleans by train takes over 39 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 Monday trains from Richmond 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 Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Richmond to New Orleans

Typically there are 6 schedules to compare for your trip to New Orleans. One train carrier operates regular service on the Richmond to New Orleans route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Richmond to New Orleans, usually offering 6 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Richmond 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 Richmond to New Orleans, which start at $140.00.

One train carrier connects Richmond to New Orleans

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Richmond to New Orleans start from $148.00, and on average cost $203.81. Daily there are 6 Amtrak schedules to New Orleans. Amtrak in Richmond leaves from 7519 Staples Mill Rd and one other station. And in New Orleans trains arrive at Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave,

From Richmond to New Orleans train travel on Amtrak takes 38 hours and 53 minutes. If you are looking to get to New Orleans faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 27 hours and 0 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 8 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $200.59 for a one-way train ticket to New Orleans.

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Avg. Time
1d 14h 53m
Avg. Price
$203.81

Plan your next adventure:

There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to New Orleans that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. The busiest departure station in Richmond serving this route is 7519 Staples Mill Rd, 1500 E Main St.
  • 7519 Staples Mill Rd
  • 1500 E Main St
There is one train station where trains arrive in New Orleans from Richmond., The busiest departure station in Richmond serving this route is Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave.
  • Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave