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Duration 16h 48m
Distance 623.1 miles
Average price $90
Frequency 3/week

Trip overview

The train between El Paso and Austin takes 16h 48m. The train runs, on average, 3 times per week from El Paso to Austin. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. El Paso
  2. Austin
16h 48m
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$75 - $110

El Paso to Austin train times

Trains run three times a week between El Paso and Austin. The service departs El Paso at 15:35 in the afternoon, which arrives into Austin at 09:23. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 16h 48m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from El Paso and arriving at Austin. Services depart three times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 16h 48m.

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The distance between El Paso and Austin is 531 miles. The road distance is 623.1 miles.

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El Paso to Austin train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from El Paso station.

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El Paso to Austin train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Austin station.

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Austin is 1h ahead of El Paso. It is currently 11:05 PM in El Paso and 12:05 AM in Austin.

There are 2217+ hotels available in Austin. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between El Paso and Austin?

Amtrak operates a train from El Paso to Austin 3 times a week. Tickets cost $75 - $110 and the journey takes 16h 48m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
16h 48m
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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+1 215-856-7924
Train from El Paso to Austin
Ave. Duration
16h 48m
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
$280 - $390
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $220
Business Seat
$150 - $220

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