Cheap train tickets from Los Angeles to Dallas

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How much are train tickets from Los Angeles to Dallas?

Lowest Price$169.86
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Los Angeles to Dallas?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Los Angeles to Dallas is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Los Angeles to Dallas was $253.98. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 24 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $57.42 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Los Angeles to Dallas?

The distance between Los Angeles and Dallas is approximately 1238.47 miles, or 1992.61 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 40 hours and 15 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 39 hours and 20 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest day for trains from Los Angeles to Dallas?

On Saturday trains from Los Angeles to Dallas are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most frequent connections between Los Angeles to Dallas

Typically there are 3 schedules to compare for your trip to Dallas. On the route to Dallas 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Los Angeles to Dallas, usually offering 2 trips per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Dallas with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Los Angeles to Dallas, which start at $144.84.

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from Los Angeles to Dallas

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Los Angeles to Dallas start from $169.86, and on average cost $269.14. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to Dallas. Amtrak in Los Angeles leaves from Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd and 2 other stations. And in Dallas trains arrive at Union Station - 400 S Houston St,

From Los Angeles to Dallas train travel on Amtrak takes 40 hours and 44 minutes. If you are looking to get to Dallas faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 39 hours and 20 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $254.30 for a one-way train ticket to Dallas.

Restroom
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Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1d 16h 44m
Avg. Price
$269.14

Amtrak Texas Eagle

Amtrak Texas Eagle train tickets from Los Angeles to Dallas start from $169.86, and on average cost $278.34. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Texas Eagle schedules to Dallas. Amtrak Texas Eagle in Los Angeles leaves from Union Station, And in Dallas trains arrive at Union Station - 400 S Houston St,

From Los Angeles to Dallas train travel on Amtrak Texas Eagle takes 39 hours and 20 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Dallas on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Texas Eagle scheduled trip per day, which will cost $262.99 for a one-way weekend reservation from Los Angeles.

Restroom
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1d 15h 20m
Avg. Price
$278.34

Plan your next adventure

There are 3 different stations that serve train trips to Dallas that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Los Angeles are:
  • Union Station
  • Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
  • 10040 Old Depot Plaza Rd
There is one train station where trains arrive in Dallas from Los Angeles. These are the busiest arriving stations in Dallas:
  • Union Station - 400 S Houston St