Washington, DC to New Orleans, LA train

Cheap train tickets from Washington, DC to New Orleans, LA

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131

Average

131

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.

Amtrak
10:30PMWashington, DC27h32 02:02AMNew Orleans, LA
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1311One-way

Train schedule from Washington, DC to New Orleans, LA

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10:30PMWashington, DC27h32 02:02AMNew Orleans, LA
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Fastest train times from Washington, DC to New Orleans, LA

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Fastest Journey

1d 3 h 32 m

Average

1d 3 h 32 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

1552 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Washington, DC 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.

Amtrak
10:30PMWashington, DC27h32 02:02AMNew Orleans, LA
0 transfers
1311One-way

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Overview: Train from Washington, DC to New Orleans, LA

distanceDistance962 miles (1552 km)
durationAverage train duration27 h 32 min
priceAverage train ticket price$135 (€130)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from Washington, DC to New Orleans, LA cover the 962 miles (1552 km) long trip taking on average 27 h 32 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 journey for as low as $135 (€130), but the average price of train tickets is $135 (€130). Travelers depart most frequently from Union Station and arrive in Union Passenger Terminal.

Train providers: Amtrak from Washington, DC to New Orleans, LA trains

Amtrak trains will get you to New Orleans, LA from Washington, DC from $135 (€130). 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 to New Orleans, LA from Washington, DC.

Amtrak from Washington, DC to New Orleans, LA train information:

  • Average Duration: 26 h 32 min
  • Average Price: $135
  • Amtrak frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Washington, DC 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 Washington, DC to New Orleans, LA.
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Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Washington, DC to New Orleans, LA to cost as little as $135 (€130)  in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Washington, DC to New Orleans, LA train to cost on average $135 (€130)  one way.
The distance to New Orleans, LA from Washington, DC by train is approximately 962 miles (1552 km).
The train time to New Orleans, LA from Washington, DC is on average 27 h 32 min  for the 962 miles (1552 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to New Orleans, LA from Washington, DC by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Union Station   and arriving in Union Passenger Terminal.

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Union Station and need to travel around 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in New Orleans, LA most often arrive at Union Passenger Terminal and need to travel around 0.7 miles (1.1 km) from this train station to the city center.

When taking a train from Washington, DC to New Orleans, LA, you can count on Amtrak for the best way to get you to New Orleans, LA. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Washington, DC and New Orleans, LA and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
On average, there is 1 train a day from Washington, DC to New Orleans, LA. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the first train from Washington, DC to New Orleans, LA at 10: 30 PM. The last train from Washington, DC to New Orleans, LA that you can take departs at 10: 30 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Washington, DC to New Orleans, LA schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
The price of a one way train ticket from Washington, DC to New Orleans, LA is on average $135 (€130) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets from Washington, DC to New Orleans, LA available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Washington, DC
New Orleans, LA
The major railway station for departures from Washington, DC is Union Station. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Union Station for your journey to New Orleans, LA from Washington, DC.
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ParkingParking
ATMATM
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Phone Number
+1 202 2891908
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 04: 30 - 22: 00 | Sat - Sun: 05: 00 - 22: 00
Public transit options for Union Station
Metro lines: Red
Bus lines: D6, D8, 80, 96,
Train lines: Acela, Capitol Limited, Cardinal, Carolinian, Crescent, Fredericksburg Line, MARC Brunswick, MARC Camden, MARC Penn, Manassas Line, Northeast Regional, Palmetto, Silver Service/Palmetto, Vermonter

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