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Compare train tickets from Houston to El Paso


Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Houston to El Paso?

Lowest Price$116.19
Fastest Train19h 27m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines2
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Houston to El Paso?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $116.19 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Houston to El Paso. By booking your trip 14 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $28.37 compared to a same-day fare.

How long is the train journey from Houston to El Paso?

The distance between Houston and El Paso is approximately 1085 kilometers, or 674 miles. The average train journey between these two cities takes 19 hours and 27 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 19 hours and 27 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 Houston to El Paso are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Sunday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Houston at 6:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Houston to El Paso?

Trains leave the station in Houston twice a day, so thre are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. One of these is a direct train, which will typically get you to El Paso faster. While it might still have stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from El Paso to Houston. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Houston to El Paso for $131.05.

What train services are there from Houston to El Paso?

2 train services operate from Houston to El Paso. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak119h 27m$129.04
Amtrak Sunset Limited119h 28m$128.83

Where is the train station in Houston?

There is one train station in Houston:

  • 902 Washington Ave

Where is the train station in El Paso?

El Paso has one train station:

  • 700 W San Francisco Ave

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