Chicago to New Orleans, LA train

Cheap train tickets from Chicago to New Orleans, LA

Showing times and prices for Oct 01

Cheapest

331

Average

369

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
05:55PMUnion Station49h24 07:19PMSlidell Station
1 transfer
3311One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:40PMUnion Station48h39 07:19PMSlidell Station
1 transfer
4061One-way

Train schedule from Chicago to New Orleans, LA

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05:55PMUnion Station49h24 07:19PMSlidell Station
1 transfer
06:40PMUnion Station48h39 07:19PMSlidell Station
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Chicago to New Orleans, LA

Showing times and prices for Oct 01

Fastest Journey

2d 39 m

Average

2d 1 h 1 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

1340 km

It's difficult to get from Chicago to New Orleans, LA without transferring at least once.

Fastest
06:40PMUnion Station48h39 07:19PMSlidell Station
1 transfer
4061One-way
2nd Fastest
05:55PMUnion Station49h24 07:19PMSlidell Station
1 transfer
3311One-way

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Overview: Train from Chicago to New Orleans, LA

distanceDistance831 miles (1340 km)
durationAverage train duration19 h 42 min
priceAverage train ticket price$239 (€232)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from Chicago to New Orleans, LA cover the 831 miles (1340 km) long route taking on average 19 h 42 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $221 (€214), but the average price of train tickets is $239 (€232).

Train providers: Amtrak from Chicago to New Orleans, LA trains

Amtrak trains will get you between Chicago and New Orleans, LA from $221 (€214). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train company in the United States operating medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 US states as well as in 3 Canadian provinces. There are over 300 Amtrak trains running daily. With Amtrak you can travel by train across the country and explore destinations near and far with routes such as the Northeast Regional connecting cities in the East Coast, the Coast Starlight connecting destinations up and down the West Coast, the Empire Builder connecting Chicago and Midwestern cities to the Northwest, and many more. Amtrak offers different class options suiting any budget, from Coach Class to Business Class, First Class, and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium for you to book for your next train journey from Chicago to New Orleans, LA.

Amtrak from Chicago to New Orleans, LA train information:

  • Average Duration: 19 h 42 min
  • Average Price: $221
  • Amtrak frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Chicago to New Orleans, LA

Travel Tips: Travel by train to New Orleans, LA easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Chicago to New Orleans, LA.
FAQs
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Chicago to New Orleans, LA to cost as little as $221 (€214)  in the next 7 days.
The train price between Chicago and New Orleans, LA is on average $239 (€232)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Chicago to New Orleans, LA by train to be approximately 831 miles (1340 km).
On average the Chicago to New Orleans, LA train time is 19 h 42 min  covering the 831 miles (1340 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
If you're looking for trains from Chicago to New Orleans, LA, you can rely on Amtrak to get you to New Orleans, LA. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Chicago to New Orleans, LA route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Chicago for New Orleans, LA is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train departing from Chicago to New Orleans, LA leaves at 10: 55 PM. The last train departing from Chicago to New Orleans, LA leaves at 11: 40 PM. You can find the latest Chicago to New Orleans, LA train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
You can find trains from Chicago to New Orleans, LA to cost on average $239 (€232) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Chicago to New Orleans, LA train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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