Travel by train from Dallas, TX, to Los Angeles, CA
The train from Dallas, TX, to Los Angels, CA, lasts on average . Around trains depart a day between California and Texas, the average price is and the lowest ticket pricing starts at around .
Amtrak, the largest passenger railroad service in the U.S.provides train service from Dallas to Los Angels through the Texas Eagle route, the longest train route in the US. The Texas Eagle operates on select days, directly connecting Los Angels to Dallas. On other days, you can take the Sunset Limited to Los Angeles, San Antonio, where you will transfer from the Texas Eagle from Dallas,
With stops in multiple states, including Illinois, Missouri, Arkansas, Texas, Arizona, and California, passengers can enjoy comfortable seating on upper and lower levels of Superliner rail cars. Experience diverse landscapes, from historic sites in Illinois to the Mississippi River, the Ozarks in Little Rock, and the beautiful Piney Woods of East Texas. The journey lasts approximately 41 hours, and you can book four types of sleeping units.
- Roomette: A compact space with innovative storage options featuring recliner seats that convert into a bed and a pull-down bunk bed for two people.
- Bedroom: Twice the size of a Roomette, with a comfortable queen bed and an en-suite bathroom.
- Two-Room Suite: Provides spacious accommodations with seating during the day and beds at night, along with in-room sinks, restrooms, and showers.
- Family Room: Exclusive to Superliner trains, it accommodates up to four people with full-sized beds, fold-down bunks, hot showers, extra storage, a sink, and an enclosed lavatory.
Remember to book the entire unit alone or with someone if you opt for the sleeping car. Also, the coach has comfortable reclining seats, perfect for getting some shut-eye, so give it a chance.
Eddie Bernice Johnson Union Station in Dallas, located at 400 South Houston Street, offers essential amenities such as a ticket sales office, restrooms, and luggage storage. While the station does not have stores or restaurants, nearby dining options are available. The Dallas station is fully accessible and conveniently served by the DART light rail, Dart bus, and the Trinity Railway Express.
You will end your journey at Union Station in downtown Los Angeles, between Alameda Street, Cesar Chavez Avenue, Vignes Street, and the Hollywood Freeway. The Terminal Annex building is on the opposite side of the Chavez Avenue underpass. It is not far from Chinatown, and Patsaouras Transit Plaza on the east side of the station is a stop for the Metro Local, Metro Rapid, and Metro Express lines, the municipal lines as the DASH shuttles. You can reach LAX with The FlyAway express bus service.
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