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Cheap train tickets from Des Moines, IA to New Orleans, LA

Showing times and prices for May 27

Cheapest

$236

Average

$236

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.

The average ticket from Des Moines, IA to New Orleans, LA will cost around $ 236 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 236.

Amtrak
12:40PMDes Moines, IA32h07 08:47PMNew Orleans, LA
0 changes
$2361One-way

Train schedule from Des Moines, IA to New Orleans, LA

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Amtrak
12:40PMDes Moines, IA32h07 08:47PMNew Orleans, LA
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May 27
$236Amtrak
$909United
Thu
Jun 2
$216Amtrak
$410United

Fastest train times from Des Moines, IA to New Orleans, LA

Showing times and prices for May 27

Fastest Journey

1d 8 h 7 m

Average

1d 8 h 7 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

1333 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Des Moines, IA for New Orleans, LA every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 1333 km distance in an average of 1d 8 h 7 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1d 8 h 7 m .

The slowest trains will take 1d 8 h 7 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Amtrak
12:40PMDes Moines, IA32h07 08:47PMNew Orleans, LA
0 changes
$2361One-way

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Overview: Train from Des Moines, IA to New Orleans, LA

distanceDistance826 miles (1333 km)
durationAverage train duration32 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price$272 (€240)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak

Trains from Des Moines, IA to New Orleans, LA cover the 826 miles (1333 km) long trip taking on average 32 h 7 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $216 (€191), but the average price of train tickets is $272 (€240).

Train companies: Amtrak from Des Moines, IA to New Orleans, LA trains

Find the best trains from Des Moines, IA to New Orleans, LA with Omio's travel partners Amtrak from $216 (€191). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best 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 to New Orleans, LA from Des Moines, IA.

  • Average Price: $216

Amtrak has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Amtrak tickets to New Orleans, LA from Des Moines, IA and when traveling by train:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Change fees have been waived for all reservations made before March 31, 2021.
  • If you've booked with Omio, to change your reservation, go to Amtrak.com (Modify Trip) or the Amtrak app. A fare difference may apply to your new itinerary. If you want to cancel your reservation, you must call 800-USA-RAIL (not available via Amtrak.com or the app).

Travel Tips: Trains from Des Moines, IA to New Orleans, LA

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FAQs

How much does a cheap train from Des Moines, IA to New Orleans, LA cost?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Des Moines, IA to New Orleans, LA to cost as little as $216 (€191)  in the next 7 days.

How much is a train ticket from Des Moines, IA to New Orleans, LA?

If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Des Moines, IA to New Orleans, LA train to cost on average $272 (€240)  one way.

How many miles is it from Des Moines, IA to New Orleans, LA by train?

The Des Moines, IA to New Orleans, LA train distance is approximately 826 miles (1333 km).

How long is the train ride between Des Moines, IA and New Orleans, LA?

The train time between Des Moines, IA and New Orleans, LA is on average 32 h 7 min  for the 826 miles (1333 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Des Moines, IA to New Orleans, LA by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Which train companies can take me to New Orleans, LA from Des Moines, IA?

For the best Des Moines, IA to New Orleans, LA train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Amtrak. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to New Orleans, LA from Des Moines, IA to compare what amenities they may offer.

When is the earliest train from Des Moines, IA to New Orleans, LA? When is the last train from Des Moines, IA to New Orleans, LA?

The earliest train departing from Des Moines, IA to New Orleans, LA leaves at 12: 40 PM. The last train departing from Des Moines, IA to New Orleans, LA leaves at 1: 40 PM. You can find the latest Des Moines, IA to New Orleans, LA train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How early should I purchase train tickets to New Orleans, LA from Des Moines, IA to score the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you purchase train tickets between Des Moines, IA and New Orleans, LA within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $272 (€240) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Des Moines, IA to New Orleans, LA a few months in advance.

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