The Crescent is an Amtrak Train route that runs in the Eastern part of the US.
The first trip was in 1979, since then Crescent has transported thousands of passengers.
Only in 2011, it carried more than 300.000 travelers.
This route travel across 13 American States.
New York City is the departure city, while New Orleans is the arriving city.
Between them, there are about 33 trains stops.
Amtrak Crescent route has daily departures, in each way.
The journey time is about 30 hours in total.
There is at least one train schedule to Atlanta daily.
The ticket prices for this travel are between $122, the cheapest one, and $193 the higher fare.
The travel time is around to 17 hours.
There is at least one Crescent schedule to New Orleans daily.
The ticket lowest train ticket price is $63 per seat.
This journey takes 11 hours.
There are three Crescent schedules to New Orleans.
The cheapest ticket is from $130, and the higher fare is up to $242, per seat
This trip takes 38 hours.
After choosing the best ticket schedule, you should decide which price is better for you.
There are four types of prices.
Crescent train offers some onboard facilities to improve your travel.
It where are served a full service of meals cooked on board.
There are breakfast, lunch, and dinner time.
Amtrak Crescent Menu is available at Amtrak.com.
This car is available during long-distance trips.
All service at dining car is paid.
You can make the payment using credit or debit cards.Lounge Cars
While Dining Car is perfect for full meals, Lounge cars is an excellent choice for snack time.
This service is available during medium or short distance travels.
There are available carry-out style foods, like pizza, snacks, sandwiches and beverages.
This service is paid, as well.
You should pay using debit or credit cards.Checked Baggage Service
Traveling in a Crescent Train, you can check your luggage for free.
You can carry on up to two bags (50 lbs - 75 linear inches)
If you need to check additional bags, you should pay $20 for each one.
This service is available only if your origin and destination stations offer checked luggage.Amtrak Crescent Wi-Fi
Crescent Train has Wi-Fi onboard and in some terminals around the country.
This sleeping accommodation has ample space for a wheelchair.
You can take your pets onboard if your trip lasting up to seven hours.
Only small cats and dogs up to 25 pounds can travel.
The fare for carrying on your pet is $25.
For more details call 1-800-USA-RAIL or visit an Amtrak station.
33 train stations are serving Crescent Route.
The main terminals are:
Phone Number: +1-973-275-5555
Phone Number: +1-973-275-5555Features on 30th Street Station
Phone Number: +1-973-275-5555Features on Peachtree Station
Phone Number: +1-973-275-5555Features on New Orleans Train Station