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About Amtrak Heartland Flyer

The Heartland Flyer is the Amtrak passenger rail service that travels between Oklahoma City, OK and Fort Worth, TX. The train performs 10 daily trips in either direction, stopping at 7 cities along the way. A full end-to-end trip takes a little over four hours and covers about 206 miles. Depending on the route and time of travel, ticket prices for the Heartland Flyer vary between €3.73 and €50.35. From the Fort Worth station, passengers can transfer to Amtrak’s Texas Eagle service and travel as far as Los Angeles to the west and Chicago to the north.

Contact Amtrak Heartland Flyer

Phone number: US: 1 (800) 872-7245

Online support: Amtrak Heartland Flyer website

* #2 Best Train Line in the United States   
 * #2 Best Ground Travel Provider in the Southwest
  • #2 Best Train Line in the United States
    • #2 Best Ground Travel Provider in the Southwest

Amtrak Heartland Flyer Amenities

Air conditioningAir conditioning
Extra legroomExtra legroom
Loyalty rewardsLoyalty rewards
Power outletPower outlet


Amtrak Heartland Flyer train coverage

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What travelers are saying about Amtrak Heartland Flyer

Here’s what Wanderu users who have booked trips with Amtrak Heartland Flyer had to say about their travel experience.

Traveling During COVID-19

“They took COVID safety precautions seriously.”
based on 77 reviews

Onboard Experience

“The WiFi actually worked for the entire trip”
based on 72 reviews
“I’ll travel with them again just for the staff!”
based on 107 reviews
“Really cheap tickets and really good service.”
based on 124 reviews
“The train got there on time.”
based on 107 reviews
“Seats were really comfy and spacious”
based on 118 reviews
“The train was almost suspiciously clean”
based on 120 reviews

Amtrak Heartland Flyer reviews from Wanderu customers

Overall review score for Amtrak Heartland Flyer

(Based on 129 reviews)

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Amtrak Heartland Flyer passenger reviews



19 June 2024- Vacation

Oklahoma City to Fort Worth

Pros: It was a great experience an loved the staff. Cons: Explain which way train is moving so we didn’t have to sit backwards. Tips: Check on which way train is moving I didn’t care to sit backwards.



16 June 2024- Vacation

Fort Worth to Oklahoma City

Pros: Fun! Cons: Ha! Make the weather cooler!!! Tips: Make sure you arrive on time!



11 May 2024- Visiting friends

Fort Worth to Oklahoma City

It was relaxing





17 April 2024- Solo travel

Fort Worth to Oklahoma City

Pros: Not having to drive. Peaceful. Cons: The cargo temperature needs to be regulated to a more comfortable temperature. Had I known that it would be zero below I would have brought a coat or blanket. Tips: None.

Amtrak Heartland Flyer Routes & Network

Amtrak Heartland Flyer’s train network features 32 train routes that connect 7 cities serving 7 stations. On average, Amtrak Heartland Flyer performs about 10 train trips every day. The top cities to which Amtrak Heartland Flyer offers the highest number of daily train service include Ardmore and Oklahoma City.

Top Cities Served by Amtrak Heartland Flyer

CityRouteEarliest trainLatest train
Fort Worth51:25 pm4:03 pm
Oklahoma City810:25 pm1:49 am
Norman31:25 pm1:28 am
Ardmore21:25 pm11:28 pm
Gainesville11:25 pm10:25 pm
Pauls Valley11:25 pm10:25 pm
Purcell11:25 pm10:25 pm

Most popular Amtrak Heartland Flyer routes

The train from Ardmore to Oklahoma City is Amtrak Heartland Flyer’s most popular route. Trips from Ardmore to Fort Worth and Oklahoma City to Gainesville are also highly popular.

Top Amtrak Heartland Flyer routes

RouteDaily TripsDurationPrice
Ardmore to Oklahoma City12h 16m€11
Ardmore to Fort Worth12h 10m€12
Oklahoma City to Gainesville12h 38m€16
Fort Worth to Norman13h 24m€18
Fort Worth to Oklahoma City14h 2m€19
Fort Worth to Pauls Valley12h 38m€17
Gainesville to Fort Worth11h 24m€8
Purcell to Fort Worth13h 25m€17
Norman to Gainesville12h 16m€18

Amtrak Heartland Flyer Cancellation Policy

All Amtrak Heartland Flyer tickets can be cancelled for a full refund within the first 24 hours after purchase. If more than 24 hours have passed, the cancellation policy and change fee structure for Amtrak bookings depend on the type of fare you purchased:

Saver Fare tickets: A 25% fee applies for any changes. If you cancel the trip, you will receive an eVoucher worth 75% of the original ticket price.

Value Fare tickets: No change fees and fully refundable up to 15 or more days before departure. If cancelled less than 14 days before departure, a 25% cancellation fee applies.

Flexible, Business and Premium Fare tickets: No change fees and fully refundable if cancelled or changed before departure.

Tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable after the train has departed, so be sure to make your updates as soon as possible if your travel plans change.

If your Amtrak Heartland Flyer ticket is eligible for change or cancellation, you can do that by calling Amtrak’s customer service phone number at 1 (800) 872-7245. To cancel or change your booking online, simply go to and click on the “Modify Trip” tab in the upper right corner.

Wanderu also offers an affordable trip protection option by Allianz Global Assistance that you can purchase when booking your tickets. In addition to 24-hour assistance during your trip and coverage for lost or damaged baggage, trip protection can help you get your money back in case you need to cancel or change your trip. You can file a claim to have any Amtrak change or cancellation fees reimbursed if you cannot travel due to covered reasons such as illness, extreme weather, or required work shifts.

Amtrak Heartland Flyer Train Guide & FAQs

No, unfortunately Amtrak Heartland Flyer does not offer WiFi aboard its trains at this time. However, we find that a good book makes the time fly by and streaming services like Netflix allow you download TV shows and movies that you can then watch during your trip. Plan ahead and you will stay entertained during the entire train ride.

Yes, there are power outlets onboard Amtrak Heartland Flyer trains. You can generally find one or two sockets per row of seats, so be a good traveller and check if your seat neighbor might want to charge up their devices as well. With the onboard power outlets, you can charge both a computer and USB devices with a USB power adapter that typically comes with most phones and tablets.

Since Amtrak Heartland Flyer might sometimes use replacement train vehicles, not all trips are guaranteed to have power points. We recommend to bring a power bank to charge your phone for all trips over 2 hours, just in case.

On a typical day, Amtrak Heartland Flyer has 10 scheduled train trips in total. However, the exact departure and arrival times vary depending on the day and route. The best way to find the exact schedule for your trip is to use the search tool on this page.

No, Amtrak Heartland Flyer does not offer will call tickets. You should purchase your tickets online and make sure you have everything you need to board before you arrive at the station.

Yes, Amtrak Heartland Flyer requires you to present an ID to an agent to be allowed to board the train. Make sure you have identification issued by a government agency that meets the carrier’s requirements. Alternative IDs, such as a college ID, won’t work.

Yes, there are bathrooms on Amtrak Heartland Flyer trains. The bathrooms are pretty basic and include a toilet, toilet paper and hand sanitizer. Most bathrooms don’t have running water. As you will be using a bathroom on a moving vehicle, please use caution and hold on to a rail at all times.

Amtrak Heartland Flyer provides snacks to satisfy your hunger during your travels. Be sure to pack a credit card and some cash in case you get hungry.

Amtrak Heartland Flyer does not require a printed ticket to board the train. Instead, an eTicket is sent to you by email when you make your reservation. You can use your smartphone to show this eTicket to the ticketing agent as you board.

Amtrak Heartland Flyer goes the extra distance to deliver premium features to its customers.

Do you find yourself squished in a regular seat or just love having extra room to sprawl out? Well you’re in luck as Amtrak Heartland Flyer offers extra legroom seating. Since there is no standard of what extra legroom is, the extra space you get may vary between train lines, but getting extra is always good.

How do I get the best deal on Amtrak Heartland Flyer tickets?

Wanderu is the best place to score cheap Amtrak Heartland Flyer tickets. Wanderu offers the lowest available fares every day and charges no extra booking fees. Plus, you can compare Amtrak Heartland Flyer prices with trips offered by other train companies to be sure you’re getting the best deal on your tickets!

Pro travelers know that booking your ticket well in advance is key to finding the lowest price. Ticket prices normally go up the closer you get to the travel date, so don’t miss out on a good deal when you see one. If you can be flexible with your travel date, you can also get cheap tickets by traveling on weekdays instead of weekends.

When you’re ready to book, type your departure city and destination city in the search bar above, select your travel date, and let Wanderu work its magic to show you all of the best bus and train ticket prices available for your trip. Pick the ticket that’s best for your budget, schedule, and preferences, and complete the booking right on Wanderu to secure your great deal.

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