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Longview - Austin Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Longview to Austin. Traveling by train from Longview to Austin usually takes 10 hours and 13 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Texas Eagle train can make the trip in 10 hours and 3 minutes.

Distance235 mi (378 km)
Fastest train10h 3m
Lowest price$47.00
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Texas Eagle
Train lines1

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

The average price for a train ticket from Longview to Austin is $50.03, By booking your trip at least 28 days in advance, you increase your chances of scoring even cheaper tickets. But if you wait until the day of your trip to book tickets, expect to pay $52.97 more.

Average prices by travel date

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The average cost of a one-way train trip from Longview to Austin is expected to fluctuate between $47 and $76 in the next 30 days. If you’re planning a train trip to Austin in the upcoming week, the cheapest price in the next 7 days for a ticket from Longview is $47.

Monthly avg. prices

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You can find the lowest prices on this route during February. This time of year offers the best deals on train tickets from Longview to Austin, with the average price at just $44. Train tickets on this route are most expensive in June, when the average price goes up to $67. You can still score cheap deals below this average price, though, especially if you plan ahead and book your ticket in advance.

Prices as travel date approaches

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By booking your train trip from Longview to Austin on Wanderu at least 28 days ahead of time, you can save about $52.97 on your ticket. Waiting until the last minute means missing out on these savings!

Which train should you take from Longview to Austin?

Amtrak Texas Eagle is the one and only train line which connects Longview to Austin. 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 Eagle110h 14m$64.40
  • Amtrak Texas Eagle train tickets from Longview to Austin start from $47, and on average cost . Daily there are 1 Amtrak Texas Eagle schedules to Austin. Amtrak Texas Eagle in Longview leaves from 905 Pacific Ave . And in Austin trains arrive at 250 N Lamar Blvd .

    From Longview to Austin train travel on Amtrak Texas Eagle takes 10 hours and 14 minutes. If you are looking to get to Austin faster, Amtrak Texas Eagle offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 10 hours and 3 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Texas Eagle offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Austin.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Longview and Austin is approximately 235 miles, or 378 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 10 hours and 13 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 10 hours and 3 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.

Tuesday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Longview to Austin. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Tuesday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Monday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Longview at 8:00am and arrives in Austin around 10 hours later.

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Austin 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 Austin to Longview.

City Information

Austin

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Austin is the capital of the Lone Star State and one of the best vacation destinations in Texas. Known as Texas’s “weird” city, Austin is famous for being the southern mecca for the arts. In addition to being a hot spot for both emerging and established artists from Texas and the surrounding states, Austin is well known for its eclectic live music scene. In addition, the University of Texas’ main campus is located in Austin, which makes the city a popular destination for young people from all over the world, keeping it vibrant at all times. It’s no surprise that it ranks among the top party cities in the U.S.

While you’re in town, make sure to stop by the hip South Congress neighborhood to shop at the trendy boutiques and grab some grub at the authentically Austin restaurants. Since Austin is one of the best craft beer cities in the country, you won’t regret checking out some of the local breweries too. After that, head over to Lady Bird Lake and rent a kayak for a relaxing paddling session on the water, or simply go for a walk on the picturesque Hike & Bike Trail. Finally, spend the night bar hopping along the pedestrian-only Sixth Street.

While the Austin airport is located on the outskirts of the city, the main train station is right in the heart of downtown. Similarly, the two bus stations that serve Austin are located close to the city center, making ground transportation the more convenient way to travel in and out of town.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Longview?

Main departure station: 905 Pacific Ave

There is one train station in Longview.

All train stations in Longview:

  • 905 Pacific Ave

Where is the train station in Austin?

250 N Lamar Blvd - AUSAMT-0

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Main arrival station: 250 N Lamar Blvd

Built in 1947, the Amtrak Station in Austin is one of the stops along Amtrak’s Texas Eagle route which runs from Chicago to San Antonio and connects to Los Angeles. The station, located at 250 N Lamar Boulevard, sits near the banks of the Colorado River in downtown Austin. With just a quick walk from the station, you can reach the beautiful Ladybird Lake-Lamar Beach Park, stylish shopping and dining in the 2nd Street District, and even the state capital complex. Same-day and overnight parking is available at the station, as well as restrooms and vending machines inside.

All train stations in Austin:

  • 250 N Lamar Blvd

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