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Austin-Fort Worth Train Schedule

Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Austin to Fort Worth?

Lowest Price$24.00
Fastest Train4h 27m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Austin to Fort Worth right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

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

In the last month, $24.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Austin, TX to Fort Worth, TX. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 12 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $10.15 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Austin to Fort Worth?

The distance between Austin and Fort Worth is approximately 174 miles, or 279 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 27 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 Austin to Fort Worth 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 Thursday 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 Austin at 9:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00am. 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 Austin to Fort Worth?

Trains leave the station in Austin twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Fort Worth 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 Fort Worth to Austin. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Austin to Fort Worth for $17.00.

Which train should you take from Austin to Fort Worth?

Amtrak Texas Eagle is the one and only train line which connects Austin, Texas to Fort Worth, Texas. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Texas Eagle24h 27m$26.01

Where is the train station in Austin?

There is one train station in Austin:

  • 250 N Lamar Blvd

Where is the train station in Fort Worth?

Fort Worth has one train station:

  • Central Station

Price trends for trains from Austin to Fort Worth

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10SepSep

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Austin, TX to Fort Worth, TX
5.0
Based on 2 ratings and reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Texas Eagle report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.5
Staff
4.5
Value
5.0
Condition
5.0
Phillip
5.0
January 2, 2020Visiting family
Pros
I like being able to just sit back and relax and not have to pay attention
Cons
Maybe better signage indicating where the café car in the observation deck area is
Tips
Be on time
Romel
5.0
September 7, 2019Visiting family
Pros
It was very pleasant and relaxing.
Cons
Nothing. As far as I’m concerned, Amtrak is the way to go.
Tips
Take Amtrak and fall in love with peace.

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