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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 14 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 $6.00 and $52.00. 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

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Amtrak Heartland Flyer train coverage

Daily Trips14
stations7
cities7
countries1

Amtrak Heartland Flyer train amenities

Amtrak Heartland Flyer
Air conditioningAir conditioning
RestroomRestroom
Extra legroomExtra legroom
Loyalty rewardsLoyalty rewards
Power outletPower outlet
SnacksSnacks

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 17 reviews

Onboard Experience

“The WiFi actually worked for the entire trip”
based on 31 reviews
“I’ll travel with them again just for the staff!”
based on 41 reviews
“Really cheap tickets and really good service.”
based on 46 reviews
“The train got there on time.”
based on 43 reviews
“Seats were really comfy and spacious”
based on 45 reviews
“The train was almost suspiciously clean”
based on 45 reviews

Amtrak Heartland Flyer Routes & Network

Amtrak Heartland Flyer’s train network features 38 train routes that connect 7 cities serving 7 stations. On average, Amtrak Heartland Flyer performs about 14 train trips every day. The top cities to which Amtrak Heartland Flyer offers the highest number of daily train service include Ardmore and Fort Worth.

Top Cities Served by Amtrak Heartland Flyer

CityRouteEarliest trainLatest train
Fort Worth92:25 pm4:03 pm
Oklahoma City1111:25 pm2:49 am
Norman22:25 pm1:28 am
Gainesville22:25 pm11:25 pm
Ardmore22:25 pm11:25 pm
Pauls Valley21:25 pm12:11 am
Purcell21:25 pm1:03 am

Top States Served by Amtrak Heartland Flyer

StateCities ServedDaily TripsTop city
Texas280Fort Worth
Oklahoma5106Oklahoma City

Amtrak Heartland Flyer reviews from Wanderu customers

Overall review score for Amtrak Heartland Flyer

(Based on 51 reviews)

4.8
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort

4.7

Timeliness

4.5

Staff

4.7

Value

4.6

Condition

4.7

Amtrak Heartland Flyer passenger reviews

4.0

Thomas

September 24, 2021- Couples trip

Oklahoma City to Fort Worth

Pros: Comfortable and relaxing. Cons: Better explaination of where restrooms and food car are located for passengers that don't ride the train often. Tips: Be respectful of others passengers.

Pros: Comfortable and relaxing. Cons: Better explaination of where restrooms and food car are located for passengers that don't ride the train often. Tips: Be respectful of others passengers.

5.0

Vernice Michelle

September 20, 2021

Gainesville to Fort Worth

Pros: My mom and uncle thoroughly enjoyed themselves. Bucket list 1st time trip for my mom and I. Fulfilled wish list for my uncle. It was absolutely great short trip. Cons: For me, clarity on website when I book seat upper vs lower options. Tips: Be early for boarding...

Pros: My mom and uncle thoroughly enjoyed themselves. Bucket list 1st time trip for my mom and I. Fulfilled wish list for my uncle. It was absolutely great short trip. Cons: For me, clarity on website when I book seat upper vs lower options. Tips: Be early for boarding Get clarity while in FTW if your riding bus system - where to be and timing of buses Double verify a lot of staffers give information lacking key details.

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5.0

Tania

September 5, 2021- Couples trip

Oklahoma City to Fort Worth

Pros: So neat for kids. Cons: More food selection. Tips: Na.

Pros: So neat for kids. Cons: More food selection. Tips: Na.

4.0

Laurie

August 14, 2021- Visiting family

Fort Worth to Oklahoma City

Pros: Comfortable and spacious! Cons: Very little signage or assistance in Ft Worth as to where to be and when. A security guard was far more helpful than the Amtrak personnel.

Pros: Comfortable and spacious! Cons: Very little signage or assistance in Ft Worth as to where to be and when. A security guard was far more helpful than the Amtrak personnel.

5.0

Yuanbin

August 12, 2021- Solo travel

Gainesville to Fort Worth

Pros: The train was not crowded and very spacious and comfortable. Cons: ontime performance. Tips: Amtrak is a good way to travel within the US, you get to see a very unique view of different towns and the suburbs.

Pros: The train was not crowded and very spacious and comfortable. Cons: ontime performance. Tips: Amtrak is a good way to travel within the US, you get to see a very unique view of different towns and the suburbs.

Most popular Amtrak Heartland Flyer routes

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

Top Amtrak Heartland Flyer routes

RouteDaily TripsDurationPrice
Ardmore to Fort Worth12h 10m$18
Oklahoma City to Gainesville12h 38m$25
Oklahoma City to Ardmore11h 52m$17
Fort Worth to Pauls Valley12h 38m$26
Purcell to Fort Worth13h 25m$27
Fort Worth to Norman13h 24m$28
Oklahoma City to Pauls Valley11h 0m$11
Gainesville to Fort Worth11h 24m$13
Oklahoma City to Fort Worth14h 2m$31

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 www.amtrak.com 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

Do Amtrak Heartland Flyer trains have WiFi?

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.

Are there power outlets or USB plugs on the train?

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.

What is Amtrak Heartland Flyer's schedule?

On a typical day, Amtrak Heartland Flyer has 14 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.

Can you pick up will call tickets at the station?

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.

Do you need an ID to get on the train?

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.

What are Amtrak Heartland Flyer’s COVID-19 policies?

Visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide to view the most up-to-date information about Amtrak Heartland Flyer’s cleaning protocols and adjusted ticket change policies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Are there bathrooms on Amtrak Heartland Flyer trains?

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.

Are meals or beverages available?

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.

Do you have to print your Amtrak Heartland Flyer ticket?

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.

Does Amtrak Heartland Flyer offer any premium features like extra legroom or movies?

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.

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