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Cheap train tickets from Dallas to Austin

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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Dallas to Austin?

Lowest Price$24.00
Fastest Train6h 32m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines1
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Frequently Asked Questions

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

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Dallas to Austin 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 Dallas to Austin was $24.42. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 28 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $15.66 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 Dallas to Austin?

The distance between Dallas and Austin is approximately 182.22 miles, or 293.19 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 6 hours and 32 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 32 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 is the busiest day for trains from Dallas to Austin?

On Thursday trains from Dallas to Austin 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 Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Dallas to Austin?

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Dallas to Austin route. Amtrak Texas Eagle offers the most scheduled departures between Dallas to Austin, usually offering 1.433 trips per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Austin 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 Dallas to Austin, which start at $1.00.

One train company connects Dallas to Austin

Amtrak Texas Eagle

Amtrak Texas Eagle train tickets from Dallas to Austin start from $24.00, and on average cost $27.86. Daily there are 1.433333 Amtrak Texas Eagle schedules to Austin. Amtrak Texas Eagle in Dallas leaves from Union Station - 400 S Houston St, And in Austin trains arrive at 250 N Lamar Blvd,

From Dallas to Austin train travel on Amtrak Texas Eagle takes 6 hours and 33 minutes. If you are looking to get to Austin faster, Amtrak Texas Eagle offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 32 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Texas Eagle offers 1.5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $29.28 for a one-way train ticket to Austin.

Avg. Time
6h 33m
Avg. Price
$27.86

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Dallas on their way to Austin:
  • Union Station - 400 S Houston St
There is one train station where trains from Dallas arrive in Austin:
  • 250 N Lamar Blvd

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