Services on the Texas Eagle include Superliner Sleeping Car accommodations, a Dining Car serving fresh complete meals and spectacular views from our renowned Sightseer Lounge Car.
Passengers traveling on trains 421 and 422 to and from points between Chicago and Los Angeles will experience a layover in San Antonio, TX, ranging from 2 to 5 hours in order to accommodate train coupling operations. Passengers are welcome to remain onboard during this layover or may detrain if they wish. Access to train cars may be limited and temporary power outages will occur, including loss of air conditioning. For more detailed information on the Texas Eagle visit the Texas Eagle State Site.
Features & Amenities
Amtrak Thruway Service offers connecting transportation to destinations such as Shreveport, LA, Houston and Galveston, TX, from the Texas Eagle and between the Maricopa, AZ, station and Phoenix Metro Center, Phoenix Airport and Tempe from the Sunset Limited. Amtrak takes care of booking and ticketing, so you can see more and do more on your trip.
Take your small dog or cat along with you on the train. Before you go, learn more about the types of pets allowed, pet reservations and fares, approved pet carriers and additional details.
Chicago, IllinoisChicago - Union Station
From the grandeur of Grant Park’s Buckingham Fountain to iconic museums and skyscrapers, see for yourself why Chicago was once dubbed “Paris on the Prairie.” Engage in retail therapy on the Magnificent Mile or root for the home team, be it the Sox or the Cubbies at famed Wrigley Field.
Chicago will satisfy whatever you hunger for, from hot dogs and deep dish to culture and comedy.
St. Louis, MissouriSt. Louis - Gateway Station
Ride to the top of the Gateway Arch and marvel at the engineering behind America’s tallest monument. Catch nine innings with the Cardinals or get giddy amid the slides and rooftop thrills of City Museum. Tour beautiful Union Station and visit the Anheuser-Busch Brewery—and the Clydesdales.
Explore the museums, zoo and planetarium at Forest Park and dig into a true St. Louis treat, gooey butter cake.
Dallas, TexasDallas - Union Station
Go big in the Big D. Ride 470 feet up for 360 degree views at the Reunion Tower GeO-Deck or check out the 49 bronze longhorn cattle in Pioneer Plaza. Walk through the World Aquarium’s 20,000 gallon tunnel exhibit and visit more than 2,000 animals at the Dallas Zoo.
Pause to revisit history and national heartache at the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.
Kick up your heels to the music that moves you in more than 250 live venues. Tour the halls and rotunda of the Sunset Red granite state capitol. Go batty for fare that ranges from hillbilly to haute cuisine. Then head for the hills to soak up the wildflowers of Hill Country and floating fun on the Guadalupe River.
San Antonio, Texas
Enjoy a fiesta of vibrant colors, aromas and music on the Riverwalk. Tour five Spanish Missions, including the infamous Alamo, that have been named UNESCO sites. Laugh with the dolphins at Sea World, ride up to the observation deck of the Tower of the Americas and cool down in the spray of fountains in HemisFair Park.
Los Angeles, CaliforniaLos Angeles - Union Station
What trip to California would be complete without a stop in Tinseltown? Shop with the stars along Rodeo Drive or head to the beaches of Malibu for some serious people watching. For family fun, head out to the historic Santa Monica Pier or the mecca of amusement, Disneyland.
If culture is what you’re after, don’t miss the world-renowned collections of the J. Paul Getty Museum.
Trails & Rails - Heritage Appreciation Onboard
An innovative partnership program between the National Park Service and Amtrak, the Trails & Rails program provides Amtrak passengers with educational opportunities to foster an appreciation of a selected region's natural and cultural heritage and renews the long tradition of associating railroads with National Parks.
As part of the Trails & Rails program, National Park service guides from the San Antonio Missions National Historic Park are onboard the Texas Eagle between San Antonio and Fort Worth.
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