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Duration 9h 30m
Distance 349 miles
Average price $60
Frequency 3/week

Trip overview

The train between Houston and New Orleans takes 9h 30m. The train runs, on average, 3 times per week from Houston 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. Houston Amtrak Station
  2. New Orleans
9h 30m
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$50 - $70

Houston to New Orleans train times

Trains run three times a week between Houston and New Orleans. The service departs Houston at 12:10 in the afternoon, which arrives into New Orleans at 21:40. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 9h 30m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Houston Amtrak Station station and arriving at New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. Services depart three times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 9h 30m.

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The distance between Houston and New Orleans is 319 miles. The road distance is 349 miles.

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

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Houston 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 Houston and New Orleans?

Amtrak operates a train from Houston Amtrak Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal 3 times a week. Tickets cost $50 - $70 and the journey takes 9h 30m.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70

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 Houston Amtrak Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Premium
$230 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Seat
$90 - $140

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