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Fort Hood - San Antonio Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Fort Hood to San Antonio. Traveling by train from Fort Hood to San Antonio usually takes around 6 hours and 40 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance126 mi (202 km)
Fastest train6h 40m
Lowest price£14.40
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
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What is the price of a train ticket from Fort Hood to San Antonio?

In the last month, £15.25 was the average price of a train ticket from Fort Hood, TX to San Antonio, TX. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 28 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £17.34 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

£32£22£11AugAug

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Fort Hood to San Antonio will vary between £14 and £30. Planning a train trip to San Antonio within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Fort Hood over the next 7 days is £14. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Fort Hood to San Antonio by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for August. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just £15 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Fort Hood to San Antonio in November, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to £24 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

£36£29£22£14£73020100

If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 28 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to San Antonio from Fort Hood will be about £17.34 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Fort Hood to San Antonio?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Fort Hood, Texas to San Antonio, 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
Amtrak16h 40m£22.04
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 1 Amtrak trains from Fort Hood to San Antonio every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from £14.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Fort Hood to San Antonio 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.

Can you take a train all the way from Fort Hood to San Antonio?

While the train is the main method of transportation from Fort Hood to San Antonio, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

How long is the train journey from Fort Hood to San Antonio?

The distance between Fort Hood and San Antonio is approximately 126 miles, or 202 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours and 40 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 Fort Hood to San Antonio 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 Friday 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 Fort Hood at 15:00 and arrives in San Antonio around 6 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Fort Hood to San Antonio?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. However, it is not a direct train. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you transfer trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from San Antonio to Fort Hood.

City Information

San Antonio

San Antonio is a fast-growing city located in the southwest corner of the Texas Triangle. In addition to the alluring year-round warm weather, San Antonio offers a blend of rich history with contemporary attractions and cuisine.

If there's one thing to remember from your trip to San Antonio, it’s the Alamo! This 18th century fortress is one of five Spanish missions in the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, all of which are connected by a scenic hiking and biking trail. If history isn't your thing, the River Walk along the San Antonio River is a much livelier spot. This shaded path is lined with shops and restaurants, and you could spend an entire day strolling, shopping, and eating along the river. Don't sleep on the riverside bars, either – San Antonio is one of the cheapest drinking cities in the U.S. so you can bar-hop to your heart’s (and your wallet’s) delight.

Traveling with little ones? San Antonio is home to the San Antonio Zoo, SeaWorld, and Six Flags Fiesta Texas, any one of which will provide a thrilling adventure with no screen time required. Visitors of all ages will find treasures at Historic Market Square, the largest Mexican market in the U.S., where handcrafted art from local artisans is available alongside authentic Mexican food.

San Antonio is one of the biggest cities in Texas, so it is very easy to travel to other nearby destinations in the Lone Star State like Austin, Houston, and Dallas by bus or by train, or to destinations farther afield through the San Antonio International Airport.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Fort Hood?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Fort Hood.

Where is the train station in San Antonio?

Arrival stations

San Antonio has one train station.

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