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Duration 41h 38m
Distance 678.9 miles
Average price $185
Frequency Weekly

Trip overview

The train between New Orleans and Columbia takes 41h 38m. The train runs, on average, once a week from New Orleans to Columbia. 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. Greensboro Amtrak Station
  3. Cary Amtrak Station
  4. Columbia
27h 10m
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New Orleans to Columbia train times

Trains run once a week between New Orleans and Columbia. The service departs New Orleans at 07:00 in the morning, which arrives into Columbia at 01:38. All services require a transfer, and take on average 41h 38m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from New Orleans to Columbia station. However, there are services departing from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal and arriving at Columbia Amtrak Station via Greensboro Amtrak Station and Cary Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 10m.

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The distance between New Orleans and Columbia is 602 miles. The road distance is 678.9 miles.

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

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New Orleans to Columbia train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Columbia Amtrak Station.

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Columbia is 1h ahead of New Orleans. It is currently 8:26 PM in New Orleans and 9:26 PM in Columbia.

There are 366+ hotels available in Columbia. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between New Orleans and Columbia?

You can take a train from New Orleans to Columbia via Greensboro Amtrak Station and Cary Amtrak Station in around 27h 10m.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19h 37m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $130

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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Greensboro Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
19h 37m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Premium
$310 - $430
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $270
Business Seat
$190 - $270
Train from Greensboro Amtrak Station to Cary Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Cary Amtrak Station to Columbia Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Seat
$60 - $85

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