Traveling by train is an excellent alternative to driving or flying. Here are some great ways to both see Texas and travel to other parts of the country by rail!
Daily service originating in Chicago & San Antonio. Tri-weekly service San Antonio to Los Angeles as the Texas Eagle connects with the Sunset Limited at the Alamo city three days a week. Daily Texas Eagle service includes to/from Bloomington/Normal, Ill; Springfield, Ill; St. Louis and Little Rock, AR.
Texas cities served include Texarkana, Marshall, Longview, Mineola, Dallas, Fort Worth, Cleburne, McGregor (Waco), Temple, Taylor, Austin, San Marcos, San Antonio.
Note: Amtrak no longer publishes printed timetables so download this timetable for your next trip!
Daily service Fort Worth to Oklahoma City. Cities served include Fort Worth, Gainesville, Ardmore, Pauls Valley, Purcell, Norman and Oklahoma City. Note: Amtrak no longer publishes printed timetables so download this timetable for your next trip!
Tri-weekly service originating in New Orleans & Los Angeles. Cities served include Beaumont, Houston, San Antonio, Del Rio, Sanderson, Alpine and El Paso. Note: Amtrak no longer publishes printed timetables so download this timetable for your next trip!
(Amtrak Interstate, Regional, Commuter and Light Rail Services)
Alpine – Austin – Beaumont – Carrollton – Cleburne – Dallas – Del Rio – Denton – El Paso – Farmers Branch – Fort Hood* – Fort Worth – Gainesville – Galveston* – Grapevine – Highland Village – Houston – Hurst – Irving – Leander – Lewisville – Longview – Marshall – McGregor (Waco) – Mineola – Nacogdoches* – North Richland Hills – Plano – Richardson – Richland Hills – San Antonio – Sanderson – San Marcos – Shreveport* – Taylor – Temple – Texarkana
*Connecting Amtrak Thruway Bus
Flatonia (for Victoria) – this city has requested an Amtrak stop but has not yet been approved
From November 1962 Official Railway Guide: