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400 S Houston St.
Dallas, TX 75202

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Dallas Union Station was built in 1916 and has served rail passengers since that time. It continues to be the center of transit for the Dallas area. DART Light Rail trains stop adjacent to the Amtrak platform and serves many Dallas suburbs, including Dallas Love Field. The Trinity Railway Express also stops on the platforms with service to downtown Fort Worth as well as DFW Airport.

Note: In the tables below, links appear in color. Click any address link to get driving directions from station. All links open in a separate window. Listings appear only as a convenience, are subject to change without notice and do not constitute endorsement.

POINTS OF INTEREST

Dallas Convention Center
650 S Griffin St - 0.5 mi SE (Accessible from Union Station by DART light rail.)
(214) 939-2700
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
411 Elm St - 0.6 mi N (4 blk on foot)
(214) 747-6660
Assassination museum in the former Texas School Book Depository
Dallas World Aquarium and Zoological Garden
1801 N Griffin St - 0.8 mi N
(214) 720-2224
World's largest freshwater aquarium, 85,000-gal saltwater tank, tropical rainforest
Thanks-Giving Square
1627 Pacific Ave - 1.0 mi NE
(214) 969-1977
Place of honor for the tradition of giving thanks, designed by Philip Johnson.
Gilley's Dallas
1135 S Lamar St - 1.0 mi S (near convention center. 2 blk W of DART's Cedars stat)
1-888-445-5397
Inspired by the Houston-area bar featured in the movie 'Urban Cowboy.'
Dallas Museum of Art
1717 N Harwood St - 1.1 mi NE
(214) 922-1200
American Airlines Center
2500 Victory Ave - 1.3 mi N (Victory stop on Trinity Railway Exp and DART Green Line)
(214) 222-3687
Home court for NBA Mavericks, home ice for NHL Stars.
Old City Park: The Historical Village of Dallas
1717 Gano St - 1.5 mi SE
(214) 421-5141
38 Victorian-era buildings and a working farm on 13-acre wooded site.
Dallas Zoo
650 S R L Thornton Freeway - 2.8 mi S (I-35E, Marsalis exit--also rail stop on DART Red Line)
(214) 670-5656
Music Hall at Fair Park
909 1st Ave - 2.9 mi E
(214) 565-1116
The Women's Museum
3800 Parry Ave - 3.0 mi E (in Fair Park)
1-877-915-0860
Operated in association with the Smithsonian Institution. Open 6 days/wk, closed Mon.
African American Museum
3635 Grand Ave - 3.3 mi E (in Fair Park)
(214) 565-9026
Region's only museum devoted to the preservation and display of African American art, culture and history.
American Museum of the Miniature Arts
3939 Grand Ave - 3.4 mi E (Sharp Gallery, in Fair Park's Hall of State)
(214) 969-5502
valuable dollhouses, rare antique toys and militaria, scale model and miniature room vignettes. Second exhibit is at Children's Medical Center, 1935 Motor St.
Dallas Arboretum
8525 Garland Rd - 7.4 mi NE (overlooking White Rock Lake)
(214) 327-8263
66 acres of trees, gardens and lawns, plus fountains and 2 mansions. Open year-round.
Paul Quinn College
3837 Simpson-Stuart Rd - 9.8 mi S
(214) 376-1000
Dallas Baptist University
3000 Mountain Creek Pkwy - 12.5 mi SW
(214) 333-7100
Rangers Ballpark in Arlington
1000 Ballpark Way - 18.3 mi W (in Arlington)
(817) 273-5100
Home field of the Texas Rangers baseball team. Formerly Ameriquest Field.
Cowboys Stadium
925 N Collins St - 19.7 mi W (in Arlngton, near Rangers Ballpark)
(817) 892-4161
Constructed in 2009. Home field for the NFL Dallas Cowboys
Museum of the American Railroad
6455 Page St - 27.6 mi N
(214) 428-0101
UPCOMING EVENTS

Apr 9 - May 30 Scarborough Faire (Festival)
Waxahachie (25 mi S)
Apr 20-24 USA Film Festival (Film)
Angelika Film Center
May 14 SMU Spring Commencement (Academic)
Southern Methodist University
May 20-22 Richardson Wildflower, Art and Music Festival (Festival)
Galatyn Park
Jun 3-5 Taste of Dallas (Festival)
Fair Park
Jun 22 - Oct 16 Shakespeare Festival of Dallas (Theater)
Samuell-Grand Amphitheater
Sep 30 - Oct 23 State Fair of Texas (Fair)
Fair Park
Oct 1-2 Dallas Area Train Show (Trains)
Plano Convention Center
Dec 11 White Rock Marathon (Running)
start and end at American Airlines Center
DRIVING DIRECTIONS

 
Use this form to get point-to-point directions:
Street address
City State
PARKING

Short term 25 spaces. Lot behind station. operated by Allright Parking: (214) 760-0824.

Long term 25 spaces. lot behind station. Additional pay long term parking available at Hyatt Regency Hotel, just north of Union Station. (214) 651-1234.

RENTAL CAR LOCATIONS

enterprise 1310 Elm St - 000.7 mi NE
(214) 939-2192, 1-800-RENT-A-CAR
Open M-F 7:30a-6:00p, Sat 9:00a-noon, Sun closed. Will pick up with advance notice.
hertz Local Edition 1200 Ross Ave, Ste 101 - 000.8 mi NE
(214) 979-9494, 1-800-654-3131
Hours: 8:00a-5:00p M-F, 8:00a-4:00p Sat-Sun. Direct line telephone to Hertz at Amtrak ticket counter. Will reimburse cab fare with receipt. Participates in Amtrak Guest Rewards.
enterprise 600 N Pearl St - 001.5 mi E (1 blk from DART's Pearl Street rail)
(214) 855-1355, 1-800-RENT-A-CAR
Will pick up with advance notice.
HOTELS

lawrence 302 S Houston - 000.01 blk NE
(214) 761-9090, 1-877-396-0334
hyatt 300 Reunion Blvd E - 000.03 blk W
(214) 651-1234, 1-800-233-1234
Tunnel from station to hotel.
adolphus 1321 Commerce St - 000.6 mi E
(214) 742-8200
magnolia 1401 Commerce - 000.7 mi E
(214) 915-6500, 1-888-915-1110
In the historic Magnolia Oil building.
springhill 1907 N Lamar St - 000.7 mi N
(214) 999-0500, 1-888-236-2427
Will pick up with advance notice.
hampton 1015 Elm St - 000.7 mi NE
(214) 742-5678, 1-800-HAMPTON
Near DART West End stop.
The Joule 1530 Main St. - 000.8 mi NE
(214) 748-1300
ramada 1011 S Akard St - 000.8 mi S
(214) 421-1083, 1-800-2-RAMADA
Will pick up with advance notice.
holiday Aristocrat 1933 Main St - 001.0 mi E
(214) 741-1100, 1-800-HOLIDAY
fairmont 1717 N Akard St - 001.0 mi N
(214) 720-2020, 1-800-257-7544
sheraton Dallas 400 Olive St - 001.3 mi NE
(214) 922-8000, 1-800-325-3535
Near DART Pearl Street stop. Formerly Adam's Mark.
westin City Center 650 N Pearl - 001.5 mi NE
(214) 979-9000, 1-800-937-8461
Formerly Le Meridien. Participates in Amtrak Guest Rewards.
crescent Crescent Court 400 Crescent Court - 001.7 mi N
(214) 871-3200, 1-888-ROSEWOOD
stonelei 2927 Maple Ave - 001.9 mi N
(214) 871-7111, 1-800-255-9299
renaissance 2222 Stemmons Fwy - 002.9 mi N
(214) 631-2222, 1-800-HOTELS-1
sheraton Suites 2101 Stemmons Fwy - 003.0 mi N
(214) 747-3000, 1-800-325-3535
Participates in Amtrak Guest Rewards.
hilton Anatole 2201 Stemmons Fwy - 003.4 mi N
(214) 748-1200, 1-800-HILTONS
hiltongarden 2325 Stemmons Fwy - 004.2 mi NW
(214) 630-3330, 1-877-STAY-HGI
Participates in Amtrak Guest Rewards.
LOCAL TRANSIT

Local Bus Dallas Area Rapid Transit
(214) 979-1111
Bus stop is in front of Union Station. There is a direct line to DART for bus and rail information next to the brochure kiosk inside Union Station.

Light Rail Dallas Area Rapid Transit
(214) 979-1111
Serves Dallas, Plano, Richardson, Garland, Carrollton and other suburbs. Red and Blue Lines stop at platform. Transfer to Green and Orange Lines at West End Station.

Commuter Rail Denton County Transportation Authority
Brookhollow North 1660 South Stemmon
(940) 243-0077
Provides bus service between Denton County and downtown Dallas. Commuter rail service between Denton and Carrollton starts in 2011 to connect with DART Light Rail.

Trinity Railway Express
(817) 215-8600
Frequent train service to Downtown Ft. Worth, DFW Airport, American Airlines Center, Medical/Market Center, Irving, Hurst, and Richland Hills. No Sunday or major holiday service.

Other Rail McKinney Ave Transportation Authority - M Line
(DART rail connection at Cityplace station.)
(214) 855-0006
Restored streetcars serving Uptown district north of downtown. Free.

Shuttle SuperShuttle
(800) BLUE-VAN
Door-to-door service serving both airports.

Intercity Bus
205 S Lamar - 6 blk NE (Straight out Union Station, 4 block walk down Wood St.)
(214) 655-7082
Downtown terminal is one of Greyhound's busiest.

Airport D/FW International Airport - DFW
International Pkwy - 20.0 mi NW (Trinity Railway Express to CentrePort/DFW Airport Station. Free bus to terminal.)
All major carriers except Southwest Airlines.

Dallas Love Field - DAL
8008 Cedar Springs Rd - 7.0 mi NW (DART Green Line to Inwood/Love Field Station. Shuttle bus transfer to terminal.)
(214) 670-6073
Delta, United, Southwest, and Seaport Airlines

Taxi Cowboy Cab
(214) 428-0202
Taxi stand in back of station.

Yellow Checker Cab
(214) 426-6262
Taxi stand in back of station.

LOCAL NEWS OUTLETS

Dallas Business Journal  •  www.bizjournals.com/dallas
The Dallas Morning News  •  www.dallasnews.com
KDAF (33, CW)  •  cw33.trb.com
KDFW (4, Fox)  •  www.kdfwfox4.com
KTVT (11, CBS)  •  www.cbs11tv.com
KXAS (5, NBC)  •  www.nbc5i.com
WFAA (8, ABC)  •  www.wfaa.com
Dallas Observer  •  www.dallasobserver.com
VISITOR INFORMATION

Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau 1201 Elm St Ste 2000
Dallas, TX 75270-2002
(214) 572-1000, 1-800-C-DALLAS

Sen. John Cornyn
(R)

517 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
(202) 224-2934

Sen. Ted Cruz
(R)

B40B Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
(202) 224-5922

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