Three Amtrak routes travel to Texas: Texas Eagle, Sunset Limited and Heartland Flyer. Trains stop in most major cities, including Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin, El Paso and San Antonio. Learn more about planning a train trip to Texas below.

Things to Know

  • There is direct train service to Texas from California, the Southwest and parts of the South and Midwest.
  • Heartland Flyer is regional train that travels between Oklahoma City and Fort Worth with several stops in between in Oklahoma and Texas.
  • The Sunset Limited and Texas Eagle are long-distance routes, so you can reach Texas by train from major cities including New Orleans, Los Angeles, Tuscon, Little Rock, St. Louis and Chicago.

Trip Planning

View the list of Amtrak stations in Texas to see if your final destination has train service. To get route options and times, start the ticket booking process on or use Google Maps with your start and end station. Note that train schedules in Google Maps may not be accurate as many routes are operating on a reduced schedule during the pandemic. However, long-distance trains should be on normal schedules.

More Information

Amtrak Stations by State
Amtrak Long-Distance Routes
Amtrak to Houston