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Trains from Gainesville to Purcell

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Gainesville - Purcell Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

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

Distance97 mi (156 km)
Fastest train2h 0m
Lowest price$23.04
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Heartland Flyer
Train lines1

Price trends for trains from Gainesville to Purcell

Monthly average prices

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Which train should you take from Gainesville to Purcell?

Amtrak Heartland Flyer is the one and only train line which connects Gainesville to Purcell. 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 Flyer12h 0m$23.04
  • 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 Purcell, each taking about 2 hours and 0 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Gainesville to Purcell 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 Purcell?

The distance between Gainesville and Purcell is approximately 97 miles, or 156 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours, 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?

Friday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Gainesville to Purcell. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Friday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Wednesday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

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 Purcell around 2 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Gainesville to Purcell?

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

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 Purcell?

Arrival stations

Purcell has one train station.

Train stations in Purcell:

  • E Main St and N Santa Fe Ave

Need a return trip from Purcell to Gainesville?

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