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Trip Summary

There is usually just one train option from Oklahoma City to Gainesville per day. The average train journey from Oklahoma City to Gainesville takes 2 hours and 38 minutes, though some trains might be a few minutes slower or faster.

Distance129 mi (208 km)
Fastest train2h 38m
Lowest price£16.90
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Heartland Flyer
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Oklahoma City to Gainesville

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Marsha

8 April 2023- Vacation

Amtrak Heartland Flyer

Pros: So relaxing! Sandwiches and wine were actually really good! Cons: Not sure if Wi-Fi was working or what password was.

What is the price of a train ticket from Oklahoma City to Gainesville?

Over the past month, a train ticket between Oklahoma City and Gainesville cost £16.90, on average. This is about as cheap as train fares get on this route. Booking your trip at least 10 days in advance can help you secure tickets at the best price. For same-day bookings, you’ll likely have to pay around £7.24 more.

Monthly average prices

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You can find the lowest prices on this route during November. This time of year offers the best deals on train tickets from Oklahoma City to Gainesville, with the average price at just £14. Train tickets on this route are most expensive in December, when the average price goes up to £25. You can still score cheap deals below this average price, though, especially if you plan ahead and book your ticket in advance.

Prices as travel date approaches

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If you're looking to save on your train trip from Oklahoma City to Gainesville, book online with Wanderu at least 10 days in advance. That way, you’ll save £7.24 compared to booking your ticket last minute.

Which train should you take from Oklahoma City to Gainesville?

Amtrak Heartland Flyer is the one and only train line which connects Oklahoma City to Gainesville. 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 39m£21.19
  • 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 Oklahoma City to Gainesville, each taking about 2 hours and 39 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Oklahoma City and Gainesville is approximately 129 miles, or 208 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 38 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.

Trains from Oklahoma City to Gainesville are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Saturday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Oklahoma City at 08:00 and arrives in Gainesville around 2 hours later.

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

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 Oklahoma City?

100 S EK Gaylord Blvd  - OKCAMT-0

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Main departure station: 100 S EK Gaylord Blvd

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).

All train stations in Oklahoma City:

  • 100 S EK Gaylord Blvd

Where is the train station in Gainesville?

Main arrival station: 605 E California St

Gainesville has one train station.

Train stations in Gainesville:

  • 605 E California St

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