This page gives you a quick look at the Amtrak City of New Orleans and printable timetables. Additionally, you can click on each station to see what amenities they offer.
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Amtrak City of New Orleans Service Alerts and Notices
The gray button below leads you to Amtrak’s official schedule changes relating to hurricanes and other tropical storms.
Accommodations for the City of New Orleans
Coach Class Seating
Coach seating – features comfortable reclining seats with ample legroom and a fold-down tray, individual reading lights, and 120v electric outlets.
Sleeper Car (Rooms)
All rooms include:
- Fresh linens and towels
- Complimentary meals
- Lounge access in Chicago and New Orleans
- Dedicated car attendant
Family Bedroom – These rooms provide seating and berths for two adults and two smaller kids. They also offer access to a shower.
Bedroom – these rooms give you twice the space of a Roomette with seating by day, upper and lower berths by night, and an in-room restroom and shower.
Roomette – these accommodations offer passengers seating by day that turns into upper and lower berths at night. Additionally, you have access to a shower in your car.
Accessible Room – these rooms offer accommodations for passengers with a disability; accessible Bedrooms are located on the lower level of the train and provide ample space for a wheelchair, with a sofa for two by day and upper and lower berth for the night.
Bicycle – Space is available for standard, full-size bicycles (up to 50 lbs, 70 inches x 41 inches x 8.5 inches). Amtrak stores bikes in designated bike racks/areas inside Coach passenger cars or the baggage car (if available).
Pet – Amtrak allows dogs and cats up to 20 pounds (combined weight of pet and carrier) for trips up to seven hours.
Checked Baggage – Two bags up to 50 lbs. and 75 linear inches are allowed per person for free. Charges
apply for additional and oversized luggage. Not all locations can handle checked baggage.
Click the station links below to see if they offer checked baggage service. Your departure and destination station must offer check bag service for you to check bags.
Wheelchair Ramp – is available to assist passengers in boarding and detraining with a wheeled mobility device.
Food On Amtrak’s City of New Orleans
The cafe is on the upper level in the middle of the train. The car is also where sleeper passengers get their food as well.
Cafe – is found on the upper level of the cafe/dinner car, featuring various meals, snacks, and beverages for sale, and it is available for all customers from early morning until late at night.
Flex Dining – is complimentary dining for sleeping passengers to eat in their private rooms or the cafe car. Flex dining meals are warmed preprepared meals for breakfast and dinner, plus complimentary beverages.
2023 Amtrak City of New Orleans Schedule
|Communities Served||–||Train 58|
|Read Down||Daily Train||Miles||Read Up|
Union Station (CHI) B
|8:51p | 8:54p||Homewood, IL (HMW)||24||7:41a | 7:44a|
|9:21p | 9:23p||Kankakee, IL (KKI) F||57||7:11a | 7:13a|
|10:29p | 10:34p||Champaign-Urbana, IL (CHM)||129||6:05a | 6:10a|
|11:11p | 11:13p||Mattoon, IL (Charleston) (MAT) F||173||5:21a | 5:23a|
|11:36p | 11:37p||Effingham, IL (EFG) F||200||4:56a | 4:57a|
|12:23a | 12:25a||Centralia, IL (CEN) F||253||4:08a | 4:10a|
|1:21a | 1:26a||Carbondale, IL (CDL) F B||309||3:11a | 3:16a|
|3:12a | 3:14a||Fulton, KY (FTN) F||406||1:02a | 1:04a|
|3:54a | 3:56a||Newbern-Dyersburg, TN (NBN) F||442||12:20a | 12:22a|
|6:27a | 6:40a||Memphis, TN|
Central Station (MEM)
|528||10:20p | 10:40p|
|7:59a | 8:01a||Marks, MS (MKS) F||597||8:29p | 8:31p|
|8:55a | 9:00a||Greenwood, MS (GWD)||654||7:32p | 7:37p|
|9:49a | 9:51a||Yazoo City, MS (YAZ) F||706||6:40p | 6:42p|
|11:12a | 11:20a||Jackson, MS (JAN)||751||5:28p | 5:44p|
|11:53a | 11:55a||Hazlehurst, MS (HAZ) F||784||4:15p | 4:17p|
|12:14p | 12:16p||Brookhaven, MS (BRH) F||805||3:54p | 3:56p|
|12:38p | 12:40p||McComb, MS (MCB) F||828||3:30p | 3:32p|
|1:25p | 1:28p||Hammond, LA (HMD)||881||2:42p | 2:45p|
|3:47p||New Orleans, LA B|
Union Passenger Terminal (NOL)
|Final Stop||Stations||Miles||Read Up|
Printable Amtrak City of New Orleans Schedule
R = Receive passengers only; this means you can board the train, but you cannot buy a ticket on this train to this station.
D = Depart only; you can buy a ticket to this station but not from this station.
B = Stations with Amtrak Connecting Services.
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