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.
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.
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.