Cheap train tickets from Austin to Dallas


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How do you find cheap train tickets from Austin to Dallas?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Austin to Dallas is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Austin to Dallas was $24.89. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 29 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $12.18 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Austin to Dallas?

The distance between Austin and Dallas is approximately 182.22 miles, or 293.19 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 5 hours and 49 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 49 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.

What's the best day to take the train from Austin to Dallas?

If you want to avoid a crowded train, Friday is the best day to travel as it is the least busy day for trains from Austin to Dallas.

In contrast, the busiest train day of the week is usually Saturday. If you are planning to book travel for Saturday, make sure to book your train tickets well in advance as they may sell out and you may find trains more full than usual.

Amtrak Texas Eagle has the most connections between Austin to Dallas

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Austin to Dallas route. Amtrak Texas Eagle offers the most scheduled departures between Austin to Dallas, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Dallas with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Austin to Dallas, which start at $1.00.

One train company connects Austin to Dallas

Amtrak Texas Eagle

Amtrak Texas Eagle train tickets from Austin to Dallas start from $24.00, and on average cost $27.99. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Texas Eagle schedules to Dallas. Amtrak Texas Eagle in Austin leaves from 250 N Lamar Blvd, And in Dallas trains arrive at Union Station - 400 S Houston St,

From Austin to Dallas train travel on Amtrak Texas Eagle takes 5 hours and 50 minutes. If you are looking to get to Dallas faster, Amtrak Texas Eagle offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 49 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Dallas on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Texas Eagle scheduled trip per day, which will cost $27.41 for a one-way weekend reservation from Austin.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Austin on their way to Dallas. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Austin are:
  • 250 N Lamar Blvd
There is one train station where trains arrive in Dallas from Austin. These are the busiest arriving stations in Dallas:
  • Union Station - 400 S Houston St