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How much are train tickets from Houston, TX to Gainesville, GA?

Lowest Price$175.00
Fastest Train31h 49m
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Houston-Gainesville Train Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Houston to Gainesville 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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.

Can you take a train all the way from Houston to Gainesville?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Houston to Gainesville. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Houston to Gainesville?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $175.00 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Houston to Gainesville.

How long is the train journey from Houston to Gainesville?

The distance between Houston and Gainesville is approximately 745 miles, or 1199 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 48 hours and 21 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 31 hours and 49 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 Houston to Gainesville 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 Tuesday 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 Houston at 12:00pm and arrives in Gainesville around 31 hours later.

How many trains per day run from Houston to Gainesville?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. However, it is not a direct train. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you transfer trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Gainesville to Houston. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Houston to Gainesville for $105.00.

What train services are there from Houston to Gainesville?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Houston to Gainesville. 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
Amtrak12d 0h 21m$220.50

Where is the train station in Houston?

There is one train station in Houston:

  • 902 Washington Ave

Where is the train station in Gainesville?

Gainesville has one train station:

  • 116 Industrial Blvd

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