Train Lexington KY - New Orleans LA

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Travel information

Information about the train from Lexington to New Orleans. The train is one of the safest modes of transportation in existence, and offers a comfortable atmosphere for you to relax on your journey from Lexington to New Orleans. Best of all, getting from Lexington to New Orleans is budget-friendly, with train tickets starting at just $164. This is an estimate, so please contact the train ticket seller directly for precise information.


According to our database, the best route to go from Lexington to New Orleans is through Maysville. Take a look at the route we propose for this trip. We show you all available schedules for each train trip.

New Orleans

Tickets and schedules

Step 1

You can find the most accurate information for the route Lexington KY - Maysville KY by clicking here

Step 2

Maysville Station

New Orleans Station

39h 40m


Amtrak Cardinal

Maysville Station

New Orleans Station

40h 40m


Amtrak Cardinal

Frequently asked questions

How can I get cheap train tickets to go from Lexington to New Orleans?

If you want to get cheap train tickets from Lexington to New Orleans we recommend that you book in advance as the best Amtrak Cardinal tickets sell out fast.The cheapest ticket is usually $164 and the most expensive one to go to New Orleans is approximately $216. .Remember that you must also add the cost of the journey: Lexington -> Maysville

What time is the first train from Lexington?

The first trains for the route we propose are:
Lexington -> Maysville: -
Maysville -> New Orleans: 04:52

What companies can help me on my trip?

The companies that can help you are: Amtrak Cardinal.

How can I get ticket refund on Amtrak Cardinal?

Each company has its rules and depending on the ticket, price, and offer different refund policies apply. We recommend that you contact the company where you bought the ticket to get a solution.

Why do I see more than one step on the route Lexington - New Orleans?

In Goticket we try to give a solution for every trip the user asks. Sometimes is not possible but we do our best to group different train direct routes to in order to create a multi-step journey that satisfies the user. This is the route we recommend::
1.- Lexington -> Maysville
2.- Maysville -> New Orleans

How far is Lexington from New Orleans?

The approximate distance between the two places is 1201 km. With the route we propose, it will take approximately 39h 40m (plus the time it takes to you to make: Lexington -> Maysville).

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