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How much are train tickets from El Paso to San Antonio?

Lowest Price$72.00
Fastest Train12h 15m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines2
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from El Paso to San Antonio 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 San Antonio?

In the last month, $72.00 was the average price of a train ticket from El Paso, TX to San Antonio, 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 $18.00 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from El Paso to San Antonio?

The distance between El Paso and San Antonio is approximately 502 miles, or 808 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 12 hours and 15 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 San Antonio 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 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 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 San Antonio?

Trains leave the station in El Paso 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 El Paso. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from El Paso to San Antonio for $40.00.

Which train should you take from El Paso to San Antonio?

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

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Sunset Limited112h 15m$73.45
Amtrak Texas Eagle112h 15m$73.75

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 San Antonio?

San Antonio has one train station:

  • 350 Hoefgen St

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