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Duration 27h 10m
Distance 511.2 miles
Average price $113
Frequency 2/week

Trip overview

The train between Austin and New Orleans takes 27h 10m. The train runs, on average, 2 times per week from Austin to New Orleans. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Austin Amtrak Station
  2. San Antonio Amtrak Station
  3. New Orleans
19h 40m
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$92 - $133

Austin to New Orleans train times

Trains run twice a week between Austin and New Orleans. The service departs Austin at 18:30 in the evening, which arrives into New Orleans at 21:40. All services require a transfer at San Antonio Amtrak Station and take an average of 27h 10m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Austin station to New Orleans. However, there are services departing from Austin Amtrak Station and arriving at New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal via San Antonio Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 40m.

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The distance between Austin and New Orleans is 461 miles. The road distance is 511.2 miles.

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Austin to New Orleans train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Austin Amtrak Station.

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Austin to New Orleans train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal station.

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What companies run services between Austin and New Orleans?

You can take a train from Austin to New Orleans via San Antonio Amtrak Station in around 19h 40m.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Austin Amtrak Station to San Antonio Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from San Antonio Amtrak Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Premium
$260 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Business Seat
$130 - $190

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