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Tucson-San Antonio Train Timetable

Trip Summary

There are 2 daily trains from Tucson to San Antonio. Traveling by train from Tucson to San Antonio usually takes around 18 hours and 35 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance762 mi (1226 km)
Fastest train18h 35m
Lowest price€80.97
Trains per day2
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Sunset Limited
Train lines2

Price trends for trains from Tucson to San Antonio

Monthly average prices

€105€84€63€42€21JASONDJFMAMJ

Prices as travel date approaches

€127€101€76€51€253020100

Which train should you take from Tucson to San Antonio?

2 train services operate from Tucson, Arizona to San Antonio, Texas. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Sunset Limited118h 36m€88.75
Amtrak Texas Eagle118h 36m€107.26

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Tucson 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.

How long is the train journey from Tucson to San Antonio?

The distance between Tucson and San Antonio is approximately 762 miles, or 1226 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 18 hours and 35 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 Tucson to San Antonio are the most crowded on Friday. 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 Sunday 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 Tucson at 08:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 08:00. 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 Tucson to San Antonio?

Trains leave the station in Tucson twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to San Antonio with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from San Antonio to Tucson. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Tucson to San Antonio for €151.82.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Tucson?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Tucson.

Where is the train station in San Antonio?

Arrival stations

San Antonio has one train station.

Need a return trip from San Antonio to Tucson?

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