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Dallas-San Antonio Train Schedule

Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Dallas to San Antonio. Traveling by train from Dallas to San Antonio usually takes around 10 hours and 5 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance252 mi (406 km)
Fastest train10h 5m
Lowest price$23.92
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Texas Eagle
Train lines1

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

In the last month, C$26.87 was the average price of a train ticket from Dallas, TX to San Antonio, TX. 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$39.78 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

$76$50$25JulAug

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Dallas to San Antonio will vary between C$24 and C$72. Planning a train trip to San Antonio within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Dallas over the next 7 days is C$25. 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

$63$50$38$25$13ASONDJFMAMJJ

If you are trying to decide when to travel from Dallas to San Antonio 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$26 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Dallas to San Antonio in March, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to C$42 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

$94$76$57$38$193020100

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 San Antonio from Dallas will be about C$39.78 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Dallas to San Antonio?

Amtrak Texas Eagle is the one and only train line which connects Dallas, Texas to San Antonio, Texas. 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
Amtrak Texas Eagle110h 5m$43.48

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Dallas to San Antonio 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.

How long is the train journey from Dallas to San Antonio?

The distance between Dallas and San Antonio is approximately 252 miles, or 406 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 10 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 San Antonio are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 Dallas at 11:00am and arrives in San Antonio around 10 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Dallas to San Antonio?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to San Antonio with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from San Antonio to Dallas. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Dallas to San Antonio for $18.87.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Dallas?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Dallas.

Where is the train station in San Antonio?

Arrival stations

San Antonio has one train station.

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