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Austin - Norman Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Austin to Norman. Traveling by train from Austin to Norman usually takes 11 hours and 25 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance343 mi (552 km)
Fastest train11h 25m
Lowest price$45.00
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
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Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for trains from Austin to Norman

(Based on 2 ratings and reviews)

4.0

4.0

Thomas

January 3, 2020- Visiting friends

Amtrak

It was like air travel but every aspect was more pleasant.

4.0

Idinmachukwu

August 22, 2019- Business

Amtrak

Return trip was great, but the trip there was rather frustrating. The train arrived 6 hours late (Texas Eagle, 8/20 at FTW) and stopped too often.

What is the price of a train ticket from Austin to Norman?

In the last 30 days, the average cost of a train ticket from Austin to Norman was $50.45. You have the best chances of scoring the cheapest ticket to Norman if you book your train tickets at least 28 days in advance. Waiting to purchase until the day of your trip could end up costing you an extra $30.99.

Average prices by travel date

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For the next 30 days, the cost of a one-way train trip from Austin to Norman will range from $45 to $68. If you're planning to travel by train to Norman in the upcoming week, the cheapest train ticket from Austin you can find in the next 7 days is $46. Be sure to book your trip in advance as train ticket prices typically increase as your travel date approaches.

Monthly avg. prices

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Mark your calendar for September if you want to score the cheapest train tickets from Austin to Norman. You’ll find the best deals during this time of year, when tickets cost an average of $48. If you're planning a trip from Austin to Norman during March, bear in mind that ticket prices are usually higher during this month. Expect to pay about $57 for your train ticket, unless you book well in advance and find an even better deal.

Prices as travel date approaches

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If you're looking to save on your train trip from Austin to Norman, book online with Wanderu at least 28 days in advance. That way, you’ll save $30.99 compared to booking your ticket last minute.

Which train should you take from Austin to Norman?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Austin to Norman. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak111h 25m$58.31
  • 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 1 Amtrak trains from Austin to Norman every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $45.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Austin and Norman is approximately 343 miles, or 552 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 11 hours and 25 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.

Trains from Austin to Norman are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Tuesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Austin at 9:00am and arrives in Norman around 11 hours later.

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. However, it is not a direct train. 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 transfer 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 Norman to Austin.

City Information

Austin

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Austin, TX - AUS-1

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Austin is the capital of the Lone Star State and one of the best vacation destinations in Texas. Known as Texas’s “weird” city, Austin is famous for being the southern mecca for the arts. In addition to being a hot spot for both emerging and established artists from Texas and the surrounding states, Austin is well known for its eclectic live music scene. In addition, the University of Texas’ main campus is located in Austin, which makes the city a popular destination for young people from all over the world, keeping it vibrant at all times. It’s no surprise that it ranks among the top party cities in the U.S.

While you’re in town, make sure to stop by the hip South Congress neighborhood to shop at the trendy boutiques and grab some grub at the authentically Austin restaurants. Since Austin is one of the best craft beer cities in the country, you won’t regret checking out some of the local breweries too. After that, head over to Lady Bird Lake and rent a kayak for a relaxing paddling session on the water, or simply go for a walk on the picturesque Hike & Bike Trail. Finally, spend the night bar hopping along the pedestrian-only Sixth Street.

While the Austin airport is located on the outskirts of the city, the main train station is right in the heart of downtown. Similarly, the two bus stations that serve Austin are located close to the city center, making ground transportation the more convenient way to travel in and out of town.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Austin?

250 N Lamar Blvd - AUSAMT-0

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Main departure station: 250 N Lamar Blvd

Built in 1947, the Amtrak Station in Austin is one of the stops along Amtrak’s Texas Eagle route which runs from Chicago to San Antonio and connects to Los Angeles. The station, located at 250 N Lamar Boulevard, sits near the banks of the Colorado River in downtown Austin. With just a quick walk from the station, you can reach the beautiful Ladybird Lake-Lamar Beach Park, stylish shopping and dining in the 2nd Street District, and even the state capital complex. Same-day and overnight parking is available at the station, as well as restrooms and vending machines inside.

All train stations in Austin:

  • 250 N Lamar Blvd

Where is the train station in Norman?

Main arrival station: 200 S Jones Ave

Norman has one train station.

All train stations in Norman:

  • 200 S Jones Ave

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