There are 7 ways to get from Albuquerque to Austin by plane, bus, night bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Austin  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Albuquerque (ABQ) to Austin (AUS) ABQ - AUS

$122 - $415

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  18 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Albuquerque, Nm to Amarillo, Tx
  2. Take the bus from Amarillo, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx 836

$101 - $252

5 alternative options

Fly to San Antonio, bus  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Albuquerque (ABQ) to San Antonio (SAT) ABQ - SAT
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx

$112 - $488

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  19 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Albuquerque, NM to El Paso, TX
  2. Take the bus from El Paso to San Antonio
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio, TX to Austin - San Jacinto/15Th

$109 - $206

Night bus, train  •  22 h 32 min

  1. Take the night bus from Albuquerque, Nm to El Paso Santa Fe, Tx 9263
  2. Take the train from El Paso Union Depot Amtrak to Austin Amtrak Texas Eagle

$126 - $353

Bus, train  •  22 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Albuquerque, Nm to Las Cruces, Nm
  2. Take the bus from Las Cruces, Nm to El Paso, Tx
  3. Take the train from El Paso Union Depot Amtrak to Austin Amtrak

$132 - $367

Drive  •  13 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Albuquerque to Austin 816.1 miles

$80 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Albuquerque to Austin is to drive which costs $80 - $120 and takes 13 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Albuquerque to Austin is to fly which costs $120 - $420 and takes 3 h 39 min.

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The distance between Albuquerque and Austin is 619 miles. The road distance is 816.1 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to get from Albuquerque to Austin, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Albuquerque to Austin. However, there are services departing from Albuquerque, Nm and arriving at Austin, Tx via Amarillo, Tx and San Antonio, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 43 min.

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What companies run services between Albuquerque, NM, USA and Austin, TX, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Allegiant Air and two other airlines fly from Albuquerque to Austin every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Albuquerque to Austin via Amarillo, Tx and San Antonio, Tx in around 18 h 43 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Austin
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $800
Flights from Albuquerque to Austin via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $800
Flights from Albuquerque to Austin via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $800
Flights from Albuquerque to San Antonio via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Albuquerque to San Antonio via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Austin via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Albuquerque to San Antonio via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Austin
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Austin
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Albuquerque to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albuquerque to San Antonio via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from El Paso Union Depot Amtrak to Austin Amtrak
Ave. Duration
16 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $280
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Business Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Room
$400 - $550
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Albuquerque, Nm to Amarillo, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Amarillo, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Night bus from Albuquerque, Nm to El Paso Santa Fe, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Albuquerque, Nm to Las Cruces, Nm
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Las Cruces, Nm to El Paso, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Albuquerque, NM to El Paso, TX
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from El Paso to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
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