Washington, DC to New Orleans, LA train

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

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The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Washington, DC to New Orleans, LA is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Amtrak
11:30PM27h32
Washington, DC
03:02AMNew Orleans, LA
$1711One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Washington, DC to New Orleans, LA

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Amtrak
11:30PM27h32
Washington, DC
03:02AMNew Orleans, LA
0 transfers

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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
11:30PM27h32
Washington, DC
03:02AMNew Orleans, LA
$1711One-way
0 transfers

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

distanceDistance962 miles (1552 km)
durationAverage train duration24 h
priceAverage train ticket price$254 (€219)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak

Trains from Washington, DC to New Orleans, LA cover the 962 miles (1552 km) long trip taking on average 24 h 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 $168 (€145), but the average price of train tickets is $254 (€219).

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

Travel between Washington, DC and New Orleans, LA from $168 (€145) with Omio’s train partners Amtrak! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

Amtrak is the main train company in the United States and operates medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 American states and 3 Canadian provinces. With over 300 Amtrak trains running daily, you can travel by train across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela train for high-speed services connecting popular cities in the Northeast, the Coast Starlight to travel up and down the stunning West Coast or the Empire Builder to travel from Chicago to the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest among others. Amtrak offers different class options to suit any traveler’s budget with classes like Coach, Business, First and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. When you book your train journey from Washington, DC to New Orleans, LA, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

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

  • Average Duration: 24 h
  • Cheapest Price: $168
  • Amtrak frequency: 1 a day

FAQs: Trains from Washington, DC to New Orleans, LA

FAQs: Travel by train from Washington, DC 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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Cheap train tickets from Washington, DC to New Orleans, LA can start from as little as $168 (€145) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Washington, DC to New Orleans, LA is $254 (€219); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to New Orleans, LA from Washington, DC is on average 24 h   for the 962 mile (1552 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Washington, DC and New Orleans, LA by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Washington, DC to New Orleans, LA leaves at 10: 30 PM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Washington, DC to New Orleans, LA leaves at 11: 30 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Washington, DC to New Orleans, LA without having to change trains with Amtrak. There is 1 direct train from Washington, DC to New Orleans, LA each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Take the Washington, DC to New Orleans, LA train with Amtrak. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey from Washington, DC to New Orleans, LA as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 11: 30 PM.
The cheapest month for a train from Washington, DC to New Orleans, LA is April.
You have options as you can travel from Washington, DC to New Orleans, LA 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

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