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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Dallas to Houston?

Lowest Price€40.76
Fastest Train22h 20m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines1

Dallas to Houston Route Map

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Dallas 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.

What is the price of a train ticket from Dallas to Houston?

In the last month, €40.76 was the average price of a train ticket from Dallas, TX to Houston, TX. This is a great price, especially considering the length of the route. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 25 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €32.56 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Dallas to Houston?

The distance between Dallas and Houston is approximately 225 miles, or 362 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 23 hours and 16 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 22 hours and 20 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 Dallas to Houston are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 Dallas at 11:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00. 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 Dallas to Houston?

Trains leave the station in Dallas 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 Dallas. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Dallas to Houston for €17.47.

Which train should you take from Dallas to Houston?

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

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak223h 16m€48.42

Amtrak train tickets from Dallas to Houston start from €41, and on average cost €48. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to Houston. Amtrak in Dallas leaves from Union Station - 400 S Houston St, And in Houston trains arrive at 902 Washington Ave, From Dallas to Houston train travel on Amtrak takes 23 hours and 16 minutes. If you are looking to get to Houston faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 22 hours and 20 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay €48 for a one-way train ticket to Houston.

Where is the train station in Dallas?

There is one train station in Dallas:

  • Union Station - 400 S Houston St

Where is the train station in Houston?

Houston has one train station:

  • 902 Washington Ave

Price trends for trains from Dallas to Houston

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