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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from El Paso to Austin?

Lowest Price$76.00
Fastest Train16h 48m
Trains Per Day3
Train Lines2
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El Paso-Austin Train Schedule

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Price trends for trains from El Paso to Austin

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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from El Paso, TX to Austin, TX
5.0
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Ratings (Out of 5)
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from El Paso to Austin right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

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

In the last month, $76.00 was the average price of a train ticket from El Paso, TX to Austin, TX. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $19.00 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from El Paso to Austin?

The distance between El Paso and Austin is approximately 528 miles, or 849 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 16 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 El Paso to Austin are the most crowded on Friday. 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?

The earliest train departs El Paso 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 El Paso to Austin?

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from El Paso to Austin. In contrast, taking a non-direct train would require you to transfer trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Austin to El Paso. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from El Paso to Austin for $58.00.

Which train should you take from El Paso to Austin?

2 train services operate from El Paso, Texas to Austin, Texas. Amtrak Texas Eagle usually has more trains scheduled, with 2 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak116h 48m$77.68
Amtrak Texas Eagle216h 48m$78.05

Where is the train station in El Paso?

There is one train station in El Paso:

  • 700 W San Francisco Ave

Where is the train station in Austin?

Austin has one train station:

  • 250 N Lamar Blvd

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