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San Antonio-Houston Train Schedule

Train
$45.06
6:25 AM
350 Hoefgen St
11:10 AM
902 Washington Ave
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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from San Antonio to Houston. Traveling by train from San Antonio to Houston usually takes around 4 hours and 45 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance189 mi (304 km)
Fastest train4h 45m
Lowest price$36.53
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Sunset Limited
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from San Antonio, TX to Houston, TX

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Nkeng

May 21, 2021 - Visiting family

Amtrak Sunset Limited

Pros: Reclining seats..WoW 👏 Was surprised that it was sooo comfortable. Wayyyyyy better than the Greyhound and airplane seats... Many women working Nice ...even in the cargo area. .Breakfast and lunch menu for purchase... Restrooms were okay size wise. Would love a...

Pros: Reclining seats..WoW 👏 Was surprised that it was sooo comfortable. Wayyyyyy better than the Greyhound and airplane seats... Many women working Nice ...even in the cargo area. .Breakfast and lunch menu for purchase... Restrooms were okay size wise. Would love at least one a lite bigger to accommodate us size and special disabilities......... Cons: Size of restroom to accommodate fat n disable people...at least one bigger stall. Increase volume of announcer... Pro ide wifi or some wifi for a small fee..Come on !! :). Tips: Enjoy the ride !!!

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

In the last month, C$36.53 was the average price of a train ticket from San Antonio, TX to Houston, TX. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around C$8.52 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from San Antonio to Houston by train will cost you about the same regardless of the time of year for which you plan your trip. In general, train ticket prices for that route don’t fluctuate much throughout the year, so expect to pay around C$38 whenever you decide to board the train to Houston.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Since the average price of train trips from San Antonio to Houston remains pretty consistent throughout the year, there’s no need to book your tickets too far in advance. However, we still recommend you purchase your train tickets at least 48 hours ahead of departure time to avoid surprise last-minute surges and the risk of the train selling out.

Which train should you take from San Antonio to Houston?

Amtrak Sunset Limited is the one and only train line which connects San Antonio, Texas to Houston, 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 Sunset Limited14h 45m$37.66

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The distance between San Antonio and Houston is approximately 189 miles, or 304 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 45 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 Houston are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Monday 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 San Antonio at 6:00am and arrives in Houston around 4 hours later.

Is there a direct train from San Antonio to Houston?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Houston 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 Houston to San Antonio. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from San Antonio to Houston for $21.90.

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 Houston?

Arrival stations

Houston has one train station.

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