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San Antonio, TX to Dallas, TX by train

The journey from San Antonio, TX to Dallas, TX by train is 252.9 mi and takes 8 hr 50 min. There are 1 connections per day, with the first departure at 7:00 AM and the last at 1:00 PM. It is possible to travel from San Antonio, TX to Dallas, TX by train for as little as $24.05 or as much as $54.82. The best price for this journey is $24.05.

Lowest Price$24.05
Journey Duration8 hr 50 min
Connection per Day1
Lowest Price$24.05
Highest Price$54.82
First Departure7:00 AM
Last Departure1:00 PM
Distance252.9 mi
DepartureSan Antonio, TX
ArrivalDallas, TX
CarriersAmtrak

San Antonio, TX to Dallas, TX Train Times

Departure date
Thursday, May 30, 2024

Take the train from San Antonio, TX, to Dallas, TX

The usual train journey from San Antonio, TX, to Dallas, TX, takes around 8 hr 50 min. About 1 trains traverse this route each day. Tickets average $34.71, with the lowest fares beginning at $24.05.

Amtrak, the leading passenger railroad service in the United States, primarily operates this route, specifically the Texas Eagle service. This scenic journey takes you trough breaktaking Texas landscapes, from the urban scenes of Dallas to the historical sites and natural beauty of San Antonio.

On the Texas Eagle, different sleeping arrangements are provided, including the Roomette, a compact space for two with reclining seats that convert into a bed, and the Bedroom, a larger space with a queen-sized bed and an attached bathroom. The Family Room, exclusive to Superliner trains, accommodates up to four individuals, providing additional storage, a sink, and a private lavatory.

San Antonio Station offers various local connections, including VIA Metropolitan Transit buses, making the station easily accessible. The 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 facilities. The station, served by DART light rail, DART bus, and the Trinity Railway Express, ensures excellent local connectivity. 

Dallas is known for its modern and postmodern architecture and arts scene. You can start at the Dallas Museum of Art, the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, and the Perot Museum of Nature and Science. For foodies, Dallas is home to top-notch culinary experiences, from Tex-Mex to barbecue.

If you plan to travel from San Antonio to Dallas by train, we can help you find the best prices by comparing thousands of rail, bus, and flight options. Please look at our handy price calendar below, where you can see the best prices across all modes of transport from San Antonio to Dallas.

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Cheap train tickets from San Antonio, TX to Dallas, TX
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from San Antonio, TX to Dallas, TX.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from San Antonio, TX to Dallas, TX, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

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 San Antonio, TX to Dallas, TX.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $23.41 to $72.65 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 68% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from San Antonio, TX to Dallas, TX

The cheapest San Antonio, TX - Dallas, TX train tickets can be found for as low as $25.78 if you’re lucky, or $38.62 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $58.43.

Find the best day to travel to Dallas, TX by train

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!

Services on board Amtrak from San Antonio, TX to Dallas, TX
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San Antonio, TX to Dallas, TX CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
28.49kg
Bus
30.53kg
Flight
81.4kg
Car
65.12kg
What are the CO2 emissions from San Antonio, TX to Dallas, TX by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between San Antonio, TX and Dallas, TX are 28.49kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between San Antonio, TX and Dallas, TX? By taking the train between San Antonio, TX and Dallas, TX you will save 52.91kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 2.04kg compared to a bus and 36.63kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from San Antonio, TX to Dallas, TX?
A train ticket from San Antonio, TX to Dallas, TX is $34.71. 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 $24.05.
What's the cheapest train ticket from San Antonio, TX to Dallas, TX?
The cheapest ticket you can get from San Antonio, TX to Dallas, TX is $24.05. 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 San Antonio, TX and Dallas, TX by train?
San Antonio, TX to Dallas, TX is 252.9 mi.
How long does the train between San Antonio, TX and Dallas, TX take?
San Antonio, TX to Dallas, TX is on average 8 hr 50 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 8 hr 20 min.
How many train connections per day go from San Antonio, TX to Dallas, TX?
San Antonio, TX to Dallas, TX has 1 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from San Antonio, TX to Dallas, TX leave?
The earliest train from San Antonio, TX to Dallas, TX departs at 7:00 AM. 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 San Antonio, TX to Dallas, TX depart?
The latest train from San Antonio, TX to Dallas, TX departs at 1:00 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 San Antonio, TX 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 $24.05 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.
How many direct connections depart from San Antonio, TX to Dallas, TX?
There are on average 1 direct connection(s) from San Antonio, TX to go to Dallas, TX.
What's the fastest journey time between San Antonio, TX to Dallas, TX by train?
The fastest journey time by train between San Antonio, TX and Dallas, TX is 8 hr 20 min.
Is there a direct train from San Antonio, TX to Dallas, TX?
Yes, there is a direct train between San Antonio, TX and Dallas, TX.
What are the CO2 emissions for San Antonio, TX to Dallas, TX by train?
The train journey from San Antonio, TX to Dallas, TX creates 28.49kg of CO2 emissions.

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