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Trip Summary

There are 2 daily trains from Temple to Houston. Traveling by train from Temple to Houston usually takes around 18 hours and 27 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance150 mi (241 km)
Fastest train18h 27m
Lowest price£31.07
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
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What is the price of a train ticket from Temple to Houston?

In the last month, £31.07 was the average price of a train ticket from Temple, 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 9 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £16.60 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Temple to Houston by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for September. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just £31 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Temple to Houston in December, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to £42 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

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If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 9 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Houston from Temple will be about £16.60 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Temple to Houston?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Temple, Texas to Houston, Texas. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak218h 27m£38.92
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    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 2 Amtrak trains from Temple to Houston every day, as well as 2 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from £31.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Temple 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 Temple to Houston?

The distance between Temple and Houston is approximately 150 miles, or 241 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 18 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 Temple to Houston are the most crowded on Sunday. 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?

The earliest train departs Temple at 16:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 16:00. 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 Temple to Houston?

Trains leave the station in Temple twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. 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 change 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 Houston to Temple.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Temple?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Temple.

Where is the train station in Houston?

Arrival stations

Houston has one train station.

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