There are three Amtrak Trains that pass through or terminate in New Orleans.
You can check all of the schedules and fares online, or call (800) USA-RAIL.
Amtrak also posts a variety of sales and discounts on its Web site, so you should always check if there is a special to your destination before you call and make your reservation.
All trains and Greyhound buses arrive and depart from Union Passenger Terminal at 1001 Loyola Avenue, downtown.
- Amtrak's Crescent departs from New York at 1:50 pm, and arrives in New Orleans the next day at 7:32 pm. The return trip departs New Orleans at 7:00 am and arrives at New York's Penn Station at 1:46 pm the next day. Trains leave daily.
- The City of New Orleans train leaves Chicago at 8:05 pm and arrives the next day at 3:32 pm. The northbound train departs for Chicago at 1:45 pm and arrives the next day at 9:00 am.
- The Sunset Limited departs westbound for Los Angeles on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays at 9:00 am and the train from Los Angeles arrives at 9:40 pm.
Schedule is subject to change, check with Amtrak for the most up to date information.