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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from San Antonio to San Marcos?

Lowest Price$6.00
Fastest Train1h 32m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines1
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San Antonio-San Marcos Train Schedule

Price trends for trains from San Antonio to San Marcos

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10AugAug

Monthly average prices

$25$20$15$10$5SONDJFMAMJJA

Prices as travel date approaches

$25$20$15$10$53020100

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from San Antonio 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 San Antonio to San Marcos?

In the last month, $6.00 was the average price of a train ticket from San Antonio, TX to San Marcos, TX. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 17 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $6.85 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from San Antonio to San Marcos?

The distance between San Antonio and San Marcos is approximately 46 miles, or 74 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 32 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 32 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from San Antonio to San Marcos are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Friday 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 San Antonio at 7:00am and arrives in San Marcos about an hour later.

How many trains per day run from San Antonio 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 San Antonio. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from San Antonio to San Marcos for $16.00.

What train services are there from San Antonio to San Marcos?

Amtrak Texas Eagle is the one and only train line which connects San Antonio to San Marcos. 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 Eagle11h 33m$7.05

Where is the train station in San Antonio?

There is one train station in San Antonio:

  • 350 Hoefgen St

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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