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San Antonio-Alpine Train Schedule

Trip Summary

There are 2 daily trains from San Antonio to Alpine. Traveling by train from San Antonio to Alpine usually takes around 7 hours and 43 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance316 mi (509 km)
Fastest train7h 43m
Lowest price$42.39
Trains per day2
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Sunset Limited
Train lines2

Price trends for trains from San Antonio to Alpine

Monthly average prices

$94$75$56$37$19JASONDJFMAMJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$125$100$75$50$253020100

Which train should you take from San Antonio to Alpine?

2 train services operate from San Antonio, Texas to Alpine, Texas. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Sunset Limited17h 44m$48.27
Amtrak Texas Eagle17h 44m$59.31

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from San Antonio to Alpine 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 San Antonio to Alpine?

The distance between San Antonio and Alpine is approximately 316 miles, or 509 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 43 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 San Antonio to Alpine are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Wednesday 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 San Antonio at 2:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 2:00am. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from San Antonio to Alpine?

Trains leave the station in San Antonio twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Alpine with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Alpine to San Antonio. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from San Antonio to Alpine for $69.83.

Station Information

Where is the train station in San Antonio?

Departure stations

There is one train station in San Antonio.

Where is the train station in Alpine?

Arrival stations

Alpine has one train station.

Need a return trip from Alpine to San Antonio?

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