Amtrak is a passenger railroad provider that runs railway from Waco to Dallas (DAL). The nearest Amtrak station to Waco is the McGregor (MCG) station which is located 16 miles east of Waco City. Located at 1 Amtrak Boulevard, McGregor, TX 76657, this Amtrak station is an only platform station that offers just a payphone facility and does not provide any other amenities including ticketing & baggage; a caretaker opens and closes the station waiting room present for passengers.
McGregor is served by two daily trains that pass via Dallas. 22 Texas Eagle & 422 Texas Eagle are the two Amtrak trains that connect MCG and DAL. These two trains from MCG offer carry-on baggage (no checked baggage), lounge, pantry car and onboard wheelchair ramp. A single journey from MCG to DAL costs from $13 to $209 depending on the seat selection. These trains offer a wide range of ticketing option - Saver, Value, Flexible and premium and the passengers get to choose from Reserved Coach Seat, Superliner Roomette, Superliner Accessible Bedroom, Family Bedroom and Superliner Bedroom that offers top-notch facilities from magnificent big picture window views to attached shower amenities depending on the choice of ticket. The journey time from MCG to DAL takes 3.29 hours.
On the other hand, the DAL Amtrak station is located at 400 South Houston Street, Union Station, Dallas, TX 75202. The station is an enclosed waiting area that is accessible and offers facilities like a ticket office, Quik-Trak kiosk, restrooms, elevator and payphone.
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There are two bus transport companies that run buses from Waco to Dallas - Greyhound and Turimex.
Greyhound Lines, Inc. or commonly known as Greyhound is an intercity bus service provider that connects most of North America & Canada. This largest motorcoach provider company is headquartered at Dallas, Texas. The Waco Greyhound Station is located at 301 S 8th St and the Dallas Greyhound Bus Station is at 205 S Lamar St. The bus offers onboard facilities like free Wi-Fi, toilet, air conditioning and power outlets. Greyhound's fleets of bus are popular for having fewer rows of seats than the stipulated industry standard and this gives passengers additional legroom when compared to the other buses. The journey from Waco to Dallas via Greyhound takes 1.40 hours and a single journey ticket for an adult starts from $21.
Turimex International is a part of Grupo Senda, a Mexican company which is also one the largest transportation companies in Mexico and USA. The company offers a wide range of travel solutions for both domestic and international passengers. The company also specializes in parcel & courier services and advertisement solutions. The Waco bus station for Turimex is located at Agencia Taquerias Arandas Bus Stop, 1500 S 18th St and the Dallas Turimex station is located at Senda Oficinas de Dallas, 501 E Jefferson Blvd. The journey from Waco to Dallas is 1.30 hours and a single journey tickets start from $17.70. The onboard facilities include toilet, air conditioning, power outlets and TV. Photo: Fotolia.com
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