Let’s say you’re on a mini road trip to Fort Worth, Texas. Not too long of a drive, but still. You accidentally left a little late, so now you find yourself in the middle of rush hour in Denton, Texas, where the I-35 construction has been going on for around forever. Getting through it takes another hour, and now you’re exhausted, with another 45 minutes to go. Even worse? There were lane closures on both sides, so now you spend your time in Fort Worth dreading the thought of driving back through that mess.
But worry not! There is one way to avoid this stressful (and sadly, realistic) nightmare-inducing scenario. All aboard the Heartland Flyer, an Amtrak train with daily 418-mile round trips between OKC and Fort Worth. With reclining coach seats that have more leg room than a car, a full-service café and restrooms, a trip aboard the Heartland Flyer takes the stress out of traveling to Forth Worth (no offense to our beloved southern neighbors). And, with a plethora of ride sharing services, you can get to traveling efficiently and comfortably around the Fort Worth area at a low cost to you.