Amtrak travel is often overlooked. You’ll have access to private sleeping rooms, quiet cars, dining and lounge cars, and comfortable seating with amazing views.

There are more than 35 routes and 500 destinations in 46 states.

There are 3 Amtrak Routes to New Orleans.


Destinations: New York – Washington – Charlottesville – Charlotte – Atlanta – Birmingham – New Orleans


This will take you through Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, and Alabama before its final stop in New Orleans. A great trip for a group of friends looking to celebrate Mardi Gras or a bachelorette celebration!


Destinations: Chicago – Champaign-Urbana – Carbondale – Memphis – Jackson – New Orleans

City of New Orleans

The City of New Orleans train will get you to NOLA from Chicago in around 19 hours.


Destinations: Los Angeles – Palm Springs – Tucson – San Antonio – Houston  – New Orleans

Sunset Limited

This cross-country tour will make stops in Texas and Arizona, allowing you to make connections to other Amtrak trains. You’ll have views of NOLA’s bayous and California’s deserts and mountains.

For information about all 37 Amtrak Routes, click Learn more below.

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