Board an original, 1950’s vintage Pullman rail car and return to a more carefree time when the journey was just as important as the destination. Relax and let us cater to your dining, lounging and slumber experience aboard Pullman Rail Journeys. Each classic Pullman sleeping car has been restored as historically accurate as possible upholding the Pullman tradition of streamline-moderne style, safety and comfort. Power outlets and wireless internet access have been added for modern convenience.
Pullman Rail Journeys' Conductor, Pullman Porters and Chefs ready to welcome passengers aboard at Chicago Union Station.
First Class Service
Explore historic New Orleans by carriage ride.
From the towering skyscrapers of the Loop to the city's colorful mosaic of unique neighborhoods, Chicago buzzes with energy and excitement.
From the moment you board, our attentive crew of Pullman Porters is dedicated to providing the highest level of service. Classic American dining based on original Illinois Central Railroad menus of the period and engaging social settings are essential elements of your journey. From spirits and snacks in the Club Car available throughout the trip to freshly prepared meals in the Dining Car, we provide attentive, competent 24-hour service included in the price of your Pullman ticket.
Choose from a variety of sleeping accommodations aboard our streamliner cars. We offer Master Bedrooms with a full sized bed, Bedrooms with berths for one or two guests, and Roomettes ideal for one traveler. Having been manufactured to the standards of the original railroad on which they served, the features of the rooms vary with the character of each car; all guests have access to showers.
Pullman Rail Journeys offers once-weekly one-way or roundtrip service between Chicago and New Orleans. Enjoy Chicago’s world-class shopping along the Magnificent Mile, cultural attractions, ethnic neighborhoods and cuisine. Views of the Chicago skyline and rivers transform to pastoral farmland and the mighty Mississippi River. Gaze at Lake Pontchartrain before arrival in New Orleans, a mélange of French and Spanish culture unique to the American South. Renowned for Garden District architecture and festivities of the Vieux Care, Cajun and Creole cuisine, and riverboats on the Mississippi; it is a magnetic destination.