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How much are Austin to San Marcos train tickets?

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How to find cheap train tickets from Austin to San Marcos ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Austin to San Marcos 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 San Marcos was $10.00. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 10 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $1.80 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 journey from Austin to San Marcos ? How far is Austin to San Marcos ?

The distance between Austin to San Marcos is 29.07 miles or 46.77 km. A train trip from Austin to San Marcos typically takes and 42 minutes. If you are looking to get to San Marcos faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Texas Eagle. The fastest train trip covers the distance in and 42 minutes to get from Austin to San Marcos.

The train trip takes less than one hour to reach San Marcos. That's so quick you don't even need to make a day trip out of it, you could just hop on the train to explore San Marcos for a couple of hours and be back in Austin in no time.

On Sunday trains from Austin to San Marcos are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Wednesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak Texas Eagle has the most connections between Austin to San Marcos

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Austin to San Marcos route. Amtrak Texas Eagle offers the most scheduled departures between Austin to San Marcos, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves San Marcos 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 San Marcos, which start at $12.00.

One train carrier connects Austin to San Marcos

Amtrak Texas Eagle

Amtrak Texas Eagle train tickets from Austin to San Marcos start from $10.00, and on average cost $10.50. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Texas Eagle schedules to San Marcos. Amtrak Texas Eagle in Austin leaves from 250 N Lamar Blvd, And in San Marcos trains arrive at 338 S Guadalupe St - San Marcos Intermodal Station,

From Austin to San Marcos train travel on Amtrak Texas Eagle takes 0 hours and 42 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to San Marcos on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Texas Eagle scheduled trip per day, which will cost $10.67 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 San Marcos. The busiest departure station in Austin serving this route is 250 N Lamar Blvd.
  • 250 N Lamar Blvd
There is one train station where trains arrive in San Marcos from Austin., The busiest departure station in Austin serving this route is 338 S Guadalupe St - San Marcos Intermodal Station.
  • 338 S Guadalupe St - San Marcos Intermodal Station