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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Dallas to Shreveport. Traveling by train from Dallas to Shreveport usually takes around 4 hours and 5 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance178 mi (287 km)
Fastest train4h 5m
Lowest price$16.36
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
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Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Dallas, TX to Shreveport, LA

(Based on 2 ratings and reviews)

4.5

4.0

Levertas

February 12, 2020 - Visiting friends

Amtrak

Pros: Didn’t have to drive. Cons: Being on time. It was late to train station.

Pros: Didn’t have to drive. Cons: Being on time. It was late to train station.

5.0

William

December 6, 2019 - Business

Amtrak

Pros: Great value at the last minute. Cons: N/A. Tips: Just be on time.

Pros: Great value at the last minute. Cons: N/A. Tips: Just be on time.

What is the price of a train ticket from Dallas to Shreveport?

In the last month, C$18.43 was the average price of a train ticket from Dallas, TX to Shreveport, LA. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 29 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around C$24.17 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

$38$25$13JulAug

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Dallas to Shreveport will vary between C$16 and C$37. Planning a train trip to Shreveport within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Dallas over the next 7 days is C$16. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices

$31$25$19$13$6ASONDJFMAMJJ

If you are trying to decide when to travel from Dallas to Shreveport by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for September. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just C$18 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Dallas to Shreveport in June, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to C$29 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

$63$50$38$25$133020100

If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 29 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Shreveport from Dallas will be about C$24.17 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Dallas to Shreveport?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Dallas, Texas to Shreveport, Louisiana. 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.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak14h 5m$29.37
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    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 Dallas to Shreveport every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $16.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Dallas to Shreveport 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 Dallas to Shreveport?

While the train is the main method of transportation from Dallas to Shreveport, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

How long is the train journey from Dallas to Shreveport?

The distance between Dallas and Shreveport is approximately 178 miles, or 287 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 5 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Dallas to Shreveport 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 Tuesday 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 Dallas at 3:00pm and arrives in Shreveport around 4 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Dallas to Shreveport?

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 Shreveport to Dallas. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Dallas to Shreveport for $100.55.

City Information

Dallas

Dallas is one of the most vibrant and modern cities in Texas. While it is one of the foremost business, telecommunications and transportation hubs in the United States, Dallas is also one of the most exciting cities when it comes to culture and nightlife opportunities.

When you are planning a trip to Dallas, make sure you leave time in your schedule to check out some of the city’s world-famous museums. Some must-visits include The Sixth Floor Museum (that commemorates the assassination of John F. Kennedy), the Dallas Museum of Art, and the Perot Museum of Nature and Science.

If you want some fresh air and a feast to the eyes, you must visit the remarkable Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, which boasts one of the best botanical collections in the entire country. And if you are after some tasty grub and good people watching, then head to Stone Street Gardens, a row of restaurants located on a charming red brick strip surrounded with tons of greenery.

Both the main train station in Dallas, the Eddie Bernice Johnson Union Station, and the main bus station are located in the heart of the city’s downtown historic district just a few blocks away from each other. That makes it super convenient to travel to Dallas from various places in Texas and the rest of the U.S. or Mexico. The stations’ central location also allows for an easy transfer to and from the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport that is located pretty far outside the city.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Dallas?

Departure stations

Eddie Bernice Johnson Union Station first opened in 1916, and connected Dallas to the United States’ growing rail network. Today, the station offers service on Amtrak’s Texas Eagle line which runs from Chicago to San Antonio. Passengers can also connect to Dallas Area Rapid Transit (or DART) within the station. Located just east of downtown Dallas, Union Station is conveniently close to the Dallas Convention Center, the primary bus station, and several of the area’s main freeways. Parking, restrooms, and vending machines are available at the station, and it’s easy to grab a quick bite at any one of numerous nearby eateries, from fast food joints to steakhouses.

Where is the train station in Shreveport?

Arrival stations

Shreveport has one train station.

Need a return trip from Shreveport to Dallas?

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