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Trains from Gainesville to Oklahoma City

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Gainesville - Oklahoma City Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Gainesville to Oklahoma City. Traveling by train from Gainesville to Oklahoma City usually takes around 2 hours and 59 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance129 mi (208 km)
Fastest train2h 59m
Lowest price$32.06
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Heartland Flyer
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Gainesville to Oklahoma City

(Based on 3 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Jackie

May 1, 2022- Vacation

Amtrak Heartland Flyer

Pros: It was wonderful! Quiet, the scenery awesome, very comfortable! Will certainly do it again! Cons: Nothing, it was so easy to get tickets online and just show on my phone! Easy peasy! Tips: Take a snack, it’s so easy going!

Pros: It was wonderful! Quiet, the scenery awesome, very comfortable! Will certainly do it again! Cons: Nothing, it was so easy to get tickets online and just show on my phone! Easy peasy! Tips: Take a snack, it’s so easy going!

5.0

Patricia

February 7, 2022- Solo travel

Amtrak Heartland Flyer

Pros: Peaceful, relaxing, good riding, I just really enjoyed the trip. Cons: Everything was fine. Tips: There was not many people on the train when I road it this last time, but when it is busy, be prepared to share a seat 😉.

Pros: Peaceful, relaxing, good riding, I just really enjoyed the trip. Cons: Everything was fine. Tips: There was not many people on the train when I road it this last time, but when it is busy, be prepared to share a seat 😉.

5.0

Dwayne E

June 11, 2019- Visiting family

Amtrak Heartland Flyer

Pros: Restful. Cons: The WIFI did not work and advertise said it was on train There’s no reason for it not working. Tips: Take your own water and snacks.

Pros: Restful. Cons: The WIFI did not work and advertise said it was on train There’s no reason for it not working. Tips: Take your own water and snacks.

Price trends for trains from Gainesville to Oklahoma City

Monthly average prices

$64$51$38$26$13JJASONDJFMAM

Prices as travel date approaches

$64$51$38$26$133020100

Which train should you take from Gainesville to Oklahoma City?

Amtrak Heartland Flyer is the one and only train line which connects Gainesville to Oklahoma City. 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 Heartland Flyer13h 0m$32.06
  • Amtrak Heartland Flyer

    Amtrak Heartland Flyer

    The Heartland Flyer is a train route operated by the largest passenger rail system in the United States, Amtrak. The Heartland Flyer runs from Oklahoma City to Fort Worth daily. This comfortable and reliable service offers reclining seats, power outlets, and a cafe car where passengers can purchase food and drinks. The Heartland Flyer is also one of several Amtrak trains that allows checked bicycles. The train runs 1 daily trips from Gainesville to Oklahoma City, each taking about 3 hours and 0 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Gainesville to Oklahoma 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.

How long is the train journey from Gainesville to Oklahoma City?

The distance between Gainesville and Oklahoma City is approximately 129 miles, or 208 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 59 minutes, Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains departing from Gainesville to Oklahoma City tend to have the most passengers on Sunday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Sunday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Friday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Gainesville at 6:00pm and arrives in Oklahoma City around 2 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Gainesville to Oklahoma City?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Oklahoma City 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 Oklahoma City to Gainesville.

City Information

Oklahoma City

Often overlooked by travelers, Oklahoma City features a treasure trove of fun and quirky little secrets that will keep you enchanted. Among the city’s most famous attractions is the Museum of Osteology, which is one of the only two osteology museums in North America. Featuring more than 300 complete skeletons, as well as 400 different skulls, the museum is a unique experience that will leave you pleasantly satisfied. For those interested in the city’s history and its Western heritage, the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum offers deep insights into the period.

After a day of exploring the city’s many museums, unwind at Bricktown, which offers some of the best entertainment establishments and eateries in town. Oklahoma City boasts a large population of Vietnamese Americans, and one of the best spots to try out amazing pho noodles is at Pho Ca Dao, a local favorite. In case you want to enjoy the most authentically Oklahoman dishes, try Cattlemen’s Steakhouse, the oldest continuously operating restaurant in the city.

Travelers can catch a bus from several different places in the city depending on the carrier you are traveling with. For train travelers, the Oklahoma City Amtrak station is located right in the heart of downtown making it easily accessible. The city is served by two airports: the Will Rogers World Airport, which is located 6 miles southwest of Downtown, and the Wiley Post Airport, seven miles northwest of the central business district.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Gainesville?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Gainesville.

All train stations in Gainesville:

  • 605 E California St

Where is the train station in Oklahoma City?

100 S EK Gaylord Blvd  - OKCAMT-0

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Arrival stations

The Oklahoma City Amtrak Station, also known as the historic Santa Fe Depot, is a stunning Art Deco building designed and built in 1934. Oklahoma City is the origin point for Amtrak’s Heartland Flyer train to Fort Worth, where travelers can connect to other Amtrak trains in the nation’s largest passenger rail network. The station has a few vending machines, restrooms, and a seating area where you may spot a few heads craned back to admire the intricate geometric mosaics on the ceiling. Located in the Bricktown neighborhood of downtown OKC, the station is within walking distance to Paycom Center (home of the NBA’s Oklahoma Thunder) and Bricktown Ballpark (home of the MLB’s OKC Dodgers).

Train stations in Oklahoma City:

  • 100 S EK Gaylord Blvd

Need a return trip from Oklahoma City to Gainesville?

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