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How much are train tickets from Fort Worth to San Marcos?

Lowest Price$27.00
Fastest Train5h 2m
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Fort Worth-San Marcos Train Schedule

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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Fort Worth, TX to San Marcos, TX
Based on 3 reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Users that traveled with Amtrak Texas Eagle report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
August 25, 2019Solo travel
Made good friends and had good conversation with a group of 3 men sitting near us. Made time go by much faster.
As I said previously. Bathroom on 2nd floor and more wi-fi connections in Observation car.
Enjoy! Be friendly!
August 6, 2019Visiting family
couldn't hear the message over the intercom well outside near the loading area.
July 26, 2019Visiting family
The train was about 4 hrs late so instead of getting into San Marcus at 7:20 pm we arrived after 11 pm

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Fort Worth to San Marcos 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 Fort Worth to San Marcos?

In the last month, $27.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Fort Worth, TX to San Marcos, 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 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $9.33 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Fort Worth to San Marcos?

The distance between Fort Worth and San Marcos is approximately 202 miles, or 325 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 2 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 Fort Worth to San Marcos are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Fort Worth at 2:00pm and arrives in San Marcos around 5 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Fort Worth to San Marcos?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to San Marcos 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 San Marcos to Fort Worth. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Fort Worth to San Marcos for $20.00.

Which train should you take from Fort Worth to San Marcos?

Amtrak Texas Eagle is the one and only train line which connects Fort Worth, Texas to San Marcos, Texas. 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.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Texas Eagle15h 2m$27.99

Where is the train station in Fort Worth?

There is one train station in Fort Worth:

  • Central Station

Where is the train station in San Marcos?

San Marcos has one train station:

  • 338 S Guadalupe St - San Marcos Intermodal Station

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