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There is one daily train from Dallas to McGregor. Traveling by train from Dallas to McGregor usually takes around 4 hours and 10 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.
|Distance||99 mi (159 km)|
|Fastest train||4h 10m|
|Trains per day||1|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak Texas Eagle|
What is the price of a train ticket from Dallas to McGregor?
In the last month, $8.50 was the average price of a train ticket from Dallas to McGregor. 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 $16.17 more than that for a same-day booking.
Monthly average prices
If you are trying to decide when to travel from Dallas to McGregor by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for May. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just $10 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Dallas to McGregor in June, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to $17 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
If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 12 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to McGregor from Dallas will be about $16.17 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.
Which train should you take from Dallas to McGregor?
Amtrak Texas Eagle is the one and only train line which connects Dallas to McGregor. 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.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak Texas Eagle||1||4h 10m||$18.37|
Amtrak Texas Eagle
The Amtrak Texas Eagle is a 1,306-mile train route from Chicago, Illinois to San Antonio, Texas. Because of the route’s length, the train offers sleeper car options in addition to standard coach seats. Like most Amtrak trains, the Texas Eagle features power outlets at each seat, restrooms in each car, and a cafe car where passengers can purchase food and drinks. A journey from Dallas to McGregor on the Texas Eagle usually takes 4 hours and 10 minutes, which is best spent enjoying the incredible scenery along the way.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Dallas to McGregor 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.
Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.
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 Dallas to McGregor?
The distance between Dallas and McGregor is approximately 99 miles, or 159 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 10 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?
On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Dallas to McGregor on Sunday. Tickets for Sunday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Friday. Friday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
Most days, there is only one train which leaves Dallas at 11:00am and arrives in McGregor around 4 hours later.
Is there a direct train from Dallas to McGregor?
Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to McGregor 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 McGregor to Dallas.
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Dallas is one of the most vibrant and modern cities in Texas, as well as one of the state's best vacation destinations. While it is one of the foremost business, telecommunications and transportation hubs in the United States, Dallas is also one of the most exciting cities when it comes to culture and nightlife opportunities.
When you are planning a trip to Dallas, make sure you leave time in your schedule to check out some of the city’s world-famous museums. Some must-visits include The Sixth Floor Museum (that commemorates the assassination of John F. Kennedy), the Dallas Museum of Art, and the Perot Museum of Nature and Science.
If you want some fresh air and a feast to the eyes, you must visit the remarkable Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, which boasts one of the best botanical collections in the entire country. And if you are after some tasty grub and good people watching, then head to Stone Street Gardens, a row of restaurants located on a charming red brick strip surrounded with tons of greenery.
Both the main train station in Dallas, the Eddie Bernice Johnson Union Station, and the main bus station are located in the heart of the city’s downtown historic district just a few blocks away from each other. That makes it super convenient to travel to Dallas from various places in Texas and the rest of the U.S. or Mexico. The stations’ central location also allows for an easy transfer to and from the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport that is located pretty far outside the city.
Where is the train station in Dallas?
Main departure station: Union Station - 400 S Houston St
Eddie Bernice Johnson Union Station first opened in 1916, and connected Dallas to the United States’ growing rail network. Today, the station offers service on Amtrak’s Texas Eagle line which runs from Chicago to San Antonio. Passengers can also connect to Dallas Area Rapid Transit (or DART) within the station. Located just east of downtown Dallas, Union Station is conveniently close to the Dallas Convention Center, the primary bus station, and several of the area’s main freeways. Parking, restrooms, and vending machines are available at the station, and it’s easy to grab a quick bite at any one of numerous nearby eateries, from fast food joints to steakhouses.
All train stations in Dallas:
Union Station - 400 S Houston St
Where is the train station in McGregor?
Main arrival station: Amtrak Blvd
McGregor has one train station.
All train stations in McGregor:
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