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Duration 46h 35m
Distance 1904.2 miles
Average price $220
Frequency 3/week

Trip overview

The train between New Orleans and California takes 46h 35m. The train runs, on average, 3 times per week from New Orleans to California. 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. New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  2. Los Angeles
46h 35m
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$180 - $260

New Orleans to California train times

Trains run three times a week between New Orleans and Los Angeles. The service departs New Orleans at 09:00 in the morning, which arrives into Los Angeles at 05:35. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 46h 35m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal and arriving at Los Angeles Union Station station. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 46h 35m.

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The distance between New Orleans and California is 1723 miles. The road distance is 1904.2 miles.

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New Orleans to California train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal station.

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New Orleans to California train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Los Angeles Union Station.

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California is 2h behind New Orleans. It is currently 8:07 AM in New Orleans and 6:07 AM in California.

There are 10+ hotels available in California. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between New Orleans and California?

Amtrak operates a train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Los Angeles Union Station 3 times a week. Tickets cost $180 - $260 and the journey takes 46h 35m.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
46h 35m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $260

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 New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
46h 35m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Premium
$480 - $700
Flexi Coach Seat
$380 - $550
Business Seat
$410 - $600

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