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Del Rio - San Antonio Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 2 daily trains from Del Rio to San Antonio. Traveling by train from Del Rio to San Antonio usually takes around 3 hours and 48 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance145 mi (233 km)
Fastest train3h 48m
Lowest price$17.00
Trains per day2
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Sunset Limited
Train lines2

What is the price of a train ticket from Del Rio to San Antonio?

In the last month, $17.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Del Rio, TX to San Antonio, 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 15 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $17.00 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 Del Rio to San Antonio by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for July. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just $18 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Del Rio to San Antonio in October, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to $31 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 15 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to San Antonio from Del Rio will be about $17.00 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Del Rio to San Antonio?

2 train services operate from Del Rio, Texas to San Antonio, Texas. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Sunset Limited13h 48m$23.18
Amtrak Texas Eagle13h 48m$33.00

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Del Rio to San Antonio 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 Del Rio to San Antonio?

The distance between Del Rio and San Antonio is approximately 145 miles, or 233 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 48 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 Del Rio to San Antonio are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Saturday 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 Del Rio at 1:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 1:00am. 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 Del Rio to San Antonio?

Trains leave the station in Del Rio twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to San Antonio with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from San Antonio to Del Rio. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Del Rio to San Antonio for $21.00.

City Information

San Antonio

San Antonio is a fast-growing city located in the southwest corner of the Texas Triangle. In addition to the alluring year-round warm weather, San Antonio offers a blend of rich history with contemporary attractions and cuisine.

If there's one thing to remember from your trip to San Antonio, it’s the Alamo! This 18th century fortress is one of five Spanish missions in the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, all of which are connected by a scenic hiking and biking trail. If history isn't your thing, the River Walk along the San Antonio River is a much livelier spot. This shaded path is lined with shops and restaurants, and you could spend an entire day strolling, shopping, and eating along the river. Don't sleep on the riverside bars, either – San Antonio is one of the cheapest drinking cities in the U.S. so you can bar-hop to your heart’s (and your wallet’s) delight.

Traveling with little ones? San Antonio is home to the San Antonio Zoo, SeaWorld, and Six Flags Fiesta Texas, any one of which will provide a thrilling adventure with no screen time required. Visitors of all ages will find treasures at Historic Market Square, the largest Mexican market in the U.S., where handcrafted art from local artisans is available alongside authentic Mexican food.

San Antonio is one of the biggest cities in Texas, so it is very easy to travel to other nearby destinations in the Lone Star State like Austin, Houston, and Dallas by bus or by train, or to destinations farther afield through the San Antonio International Airport.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Del Rio?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Del Rio.

Where is the train station in San Antonio?

Arrival stations

San Antonio has one train station.

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