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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Dallas to Nashville?

Lowest Price$165.00
Fastest Train26h 45m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Dallas to Nashville 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.

Can you take a train all the way from Dallas to Nashville?

While the train is the main method of transportation from Dallas to Nashville, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

What is the price of a train ticket from Dallas to Nashville?

In the last month, $170.89 was the average price of a train ticket from Dallas, TX to Nashville, TN. Tickets are generally somewhat expensive for this particular train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 24 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $60.11 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Dallas to Nashville?

The distance between Dallas and Nashville is approximately 616 miles, or 992 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 30 hours and 43 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 26 hours and 45 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 Dallas to Nashville 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.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Dallas at 3:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 3:00pm. 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 Dallas to Nashville?

Trains leave the station in Dallas twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. 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 change 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 Nashville to Dallas. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Dallas to Nashville for $62.00.

Which train should you take from Dallas to Nashville?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Dallas, Texas to Nashville, Tennessee. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak21d 6h 44m$182.14

Amtrak train tickets from Dallas to Nashville start from $165, and on average cost $182. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to Nashville. Amtrak in Dallas leaves from Union Station - 400 S Houston St and one other station. And in Nashville trains arrive at Bus Terminal - 709 5Th Ave S, From Dallas to Nashville train travel on Amtrak takes 30 hours and 44 minutes. If you are looking to get to Nashville faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 26 hours and 45 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $172 for a one-way train ticket to Nashville.

Where is the train station in Dallas?

There are two stations in Dallas where you can board the train to Nashville:

  • Union Station - 400 S Houston St
  • Bus Terminal - 205 S Lamar St

Where is the train station in Nashville?

Nashville has one train station:

  • Bus Terminal - 709 5Th Ave S

Price trends for trains from Dallas to Nashville

Average prices by travel date

$195$130$65SepSep

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

$225$180$135$90$453020100

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