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Los Angeles, CA to Dallas, TX by train

The journey from Los Angeles, CA to Dallas, TX by train is 1,238.52 mi and takes 41 hr 50 min. There are 1 connections per day, with the first departure at 7:30 PM and the last at 7:30 PM. It is possible to travel from Los Angeles, CA to Dallas, TX by train for as little as $221.11 or as much as $221.11. The best price for this journey is $221.11.

Lowest Price$221.11
Journey Duration41 hr 50 min
Connection per Day1
Lowest Price$221.11
Highest Price$221.11
First Departure7:30 PM
Last Departure7:30 PM
Distance1,238.52 mi
DepartureLos Angeles, CA
ArrivalDallas, TX
CarriersAmtrak

Los Angeles, CA to Dallas, TX Train Times

Departure date
Friday, Feb 23, 2024

Travel by train from Los Angeles, CA, to Dallas, TX

The train ride from Los Angeles, CA, to Dallas, TX, offers a diverse and scenic journey through the southwestern United States. Covering a distance of approximately 1,238.52 mi miles, this route typically takes around 41 hr 50 min by train. Amtrak provides a comfortable and reliable service on this route, offering multiple departures weekly to accommodate your travel plans. The price for tickets can range from $221.11 to $221.11, and to secure the best fares and seating options, booking your tickets in advance is advisable.

Amtrak offers a variety of accommodations to enhance your journey on the "Texas Eagle" service from Los Angeles to Dallas. In Coach Class, passengers can enjoy spacious seating with ample legroom, making it a budget-friendly choice. The cafe car is also available for meals, snacks, and beverages, ensuring you stay refreshed throughout the trip. Upgrading to a roomette is an excellent option for those seeking a more private and comfortable experience. Roomettes are cozy, private cabins designed for one or two passengers, featuring daytime seating with large windows for scenic views and converting into comfortable beds at night. Passengers in roomettes have access to shared restrooms and showers, and all meals in the dining car are included in the fare. Br bedrooms provide the ultimate comfort if you prefer a spacious and luxurious journey. These private cabins come with daytime seating, converting to beds at night, and feature a private restroom and shower. Passengers in bedrooms also enjoy complimentary meals in the dining car as part of their fare.

During the journey from Los Angeles to Dallas on the "Texas Eagle," there are planned layovers at key stations like San Antonio. 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.

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.

Your journey begins at Union Station in Downtown Los Angeles, conveniently near Chinatown and the Patsaouras Transit Plaza. The Terminal Annex building is situated on the opposite side of the Chavez Avenue underpass. For transportation to LAX, you can utilize The FlyAway express bus service.

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 station is fully accessible and conveniently served by the DART light rail, Dartb bus, and the Trinity Railway Express.

Things to Do in Dallas:

  1. Explore the history of the Kennedy assassination at the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.
  2. Visit the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden for lush gardens and scenic views of White Rock Lake.
  3. Discover art and culture at the Dallas Museum of Art and the Nasher Sculpture Center.
  4. Experience the vibrant dining and nightlife in the historic Deep Ellum district.
  5. Stroll through the picturesque Klyde Warren Park, an urban green space with food trucks and activities.
  6. Shop and dine at the upscale North Park Center or explore the boutique shops in Bishop Arts District.
  7. Learn about cowboy culture at the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District.
  8. Catch a Dallas Cowboys football game at AT&T Stadium or a Dallas Mavericks basketball game at the American Airlines Center.
  9. Enjoy a performance at the AT&T Performing Arts Center or the Majestic Theatre.
  10. Take a day trip to the nearby Fort Worth Zoo or the Dallas World Aquarium.

What to Eat in Dallas:

  1. Try Tex-Mex cuisine at local Mexican restaurants, including enchiladas, tacos, and fajitas.
  2. Savor Texas barbecue with smoked brisket, ribs, and sausages from renowned barbecue joints.
  3. Taste Southern comfort food like chicken fried steak, biscuits, gravy, and collard greens.
  4. Enjoy a slice of homemade pecan pie, a Southern dessert classic.
  5. Indulge in gourmet burgers and craft beer at trendy burger bars.
  6. Sample Texan chili, a hearty and spicy stew often served with cornbread.
  7. Delight in Southern-style fried chicken with a crispy, flavorful crust.
  8. Explore international cuisine in Dallas, from Vietnamese pho to Indian curry.
  9. At local New Orleans-inspired restaurants, dive into a plate of flavorful Cajun and Creole dishes, such as gumbo, jambalaya, and crawfish étouffée.
  10. Experience the fusion of cultures with diverse and mouthwatering offerings from Dallas' food trucks, featuring everything from gourmet tacos to artisanal ice cream.

Day trips from Dallas

You can venture to Fort Worth, known as the "City of Cowboys and Culture," to experience the historic Fort Worth Stockyards, museums, and vibrant Western heritage. Alternatively, journey to the charming town of Grapevine, where you can visit wineries, stroll along picturesque Main Street, or take a relaxing boat ride on Lake Grapevine. For nature enthusiasts, a trip to the beautiful Cedar Hill State Park offers hiking, picnicking, and water activities at Joe Pool Lake. Additionally, you can immerse yourself in history by visiting the Sixth Floor Museum in Dealey Plaza, commemorating the life of President John F. Kennedy. 

Travel tips for Dallas

When visiting Dallas, consider renting a car or using rideshare services for convenient transportation within the city and to nearby attractions. Pack weather-appropriate clothing, as Dallas experiences hot summers and cooler winters, and checking the forecast before your trip is advisable—research attractions' opening hours and availability, as some may have varying schedules. Take the chance to embrace the Texan hospitality and explore the local dining scene to savor the city's culinary diversity. Lastly, as you enjoy Dallas's vibrant atmosphere, stay aware of your surroundings and practice general safety precautions for a worry-free visit.

So, if you plan to travel to Dallas from Los Angeles by train, let us help you plan it. We check thousands of rail, bus, and flight destinations to help you find the best price. Check out our handy price calendar below, where you can see the best prices across all modes of transport between Los Angeles and Dallas.

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Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Los Angeles, CA to Dallas, TX.

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The cheapest Los Angeles, CA - Dallas, TX train tickets can be found for as low as $114.04 if you’re lucky, or $143.97 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $221.11.

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When travelling to Dallas, TX by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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Los Angeles, CA to Dallas, TX CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
139.52kg
Bus
149.49kg
Flight
398.64kg
Car
318.91kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Los Angeles, CA to Dallas, TX by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Los Angeles, CA and Dallas, TX are 139.52kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Los Angeles, CA and Dallas, TX? By taking the train between Los Angeles, CA and Dallas, TX you will save 259.12kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 9.97kg compared to a bus and 179.39kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Los Angeles, CA to Dallas, TX?
A train ticket from Los Angeles, CA to Dallas, TX is $221.11. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $221.11.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Los Angeles, CA to Dallas, TX?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Los Angeles, CA to Dallas, TX is $221.11. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Los Angeles, CA and Dallas, TX by train?
Los Angeles, CA to Dallas, TX is 1,238.52 mi.
How long does the train between Los Angeles, CA and Dallas, TX take?
Los Angeles, CA to Dallas, TX is on average 41 hr 50 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 41 hr 50 min.
How many train connections per day go from Los Angeles, CA to Dallas, TX?
Los Angeles, CA to Dallas, TX has 1 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Los Angeles, CA to Dallas, TX leave?
The earliest train from Los Angeles, CA to Dallas, TX departs at 7:30 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Los Angeles, CA to Dallas, TX depart?
The latest train from Los Angeles, CA to Dallas, TX departs at 7:30 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Los Angeles, CA to Dallas, TX in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $221.11 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from Los Angeles, CA to Dallas, TX?
There are 2 station(s) that you can depart from Los Angeles, CA to go to Dallas, TX. You can go from Los Angeles International Airport and Union Station and you can arrive at Love Field, Dallas Dallas Love Field Airport and Dallas/Ft. Worth International Airport.
What's the fastest journey time between Los Angeles, CA to Dallas, TX by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Los Angeles, CA and Dallas, TX is 41 hr 50 min.
Is there a direct train from Los Angeles, CA to Dallas, TX?
Yes, there is a direct train between Los Angeles, CA and Dallas, TX.
What are the CO2 emissions for Los Angeles, CA to Dallas, TX by train?
The train journey from Los Angeles, CA to Dallas, TX creates 139.52kg of CO2 emissions.

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