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There is one daily train from Santa Fe to Dodge City. Traveling by train from Santa Fe to Dodge City usually takes around 11 hours and 13 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 11 hours and 1 minute.
|Distance||358 mi (575 km)|
|Fastest train||11h 1m|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak|
Which train should you take from Santa Fe to Dodge City?
Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Santa Fe, New Mexico to Dodge City, Kansas. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.
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Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 1 Amtrak trains from Santa Fe to Dodge City every day, as well as 0 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $94.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Santa Fe to Dodge City during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
Can you take a train all the way from Santa Fe to Dodge City?
How long is the train journey from Santa Fe to Dodge City?
The distance between Santa Fe and Dodge City is approximately 358 miles, or 575 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 11 hours and 13 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 11 hours and 1 minute.
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.
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Santa Fe to Dodge City are the most crowded on Saturday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Saturday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
Most days, there is only one train which leaves Santa Fe at 11:00am and arrives in Dodge City around 11 hours later.
Is there a direct train from Santa Fe to Dodge City?
Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. However, it is not a direct train. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you transfer trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Dodge City to Santa Fe.
Where is the train station in Santa Fe?
There are two stations in Santa Fe where you can board the train to Dodge City.
Train stations in Santa Fe:
198 State Rd 192
Where is the train station in Dodge City?
Dodge City has one train station.
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