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Austin-Temple Train Schedule

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9:31 AM
250 N Lamar Blvd
11:25 AM
315 West Ave B
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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Austin to Temple. Traveling by train from Austin to Temple usually takes around one hour and 54 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance62 mi (100 km)
Fastest train1h 54m
Lowest price$7.50
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Texas Eagle
Train lines1

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

In the last month, $8.18 was the average price of a train ticket from Austin, TX to Temple, 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 28 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $9.55 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Austin to Temple by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for September. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just $8 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Austin to Temple in June, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to $15 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 28 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Temple from Austin will be about $9.55 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Austin to Temple?

Amtrak Texas Eagle is the one and only train line which connects Austin, Texas to Temple, Texas. 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
Amtrak Texas Eagle11h 54m$13.89

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Austin to Temple during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Austin to Temple?

The distance between Austin and Temple is approximately 62 miles, or 100 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 54 minutes, As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Austin to Temple are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Sunday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Austin at 9:00am and arrives in Temple about an hour later.

Is there a direct train from Austin to Temple?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Temple with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Temple to Austin. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Austin to Temple for $6.99.

City Information

Austin

Austin is the capital of the Lone Star State. 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?

Departure stations

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.

Where is the train station in Temple?

Arrival stations

Temple has one train station.

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