There are 5 ways to get from Albuquerque to Austin by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  3 h 44 min

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

$122 - $415

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Bus via Amarillo, Tx  •  18 h 36 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

3 alternative options

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  19 h 30 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, Tx 836 / ...

$117 - $200

Bus, train  •  22 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Albuquerque, Nm to El Paso, Tx 9251
  2. Take the train from El Paso Union Depot to Austin Amtrak Texas Eagle

$126 - $353

Drive  •  13 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Albuquerque to Austin 816.1 miles

$80 - $120

Questions & Answers

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 36 min.

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

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The best way to get from Albuquerque to Austin without a car is to bus which takes 18 h 36 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from Albuquerque to Austin, including transfers.

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Albuquerque to Austin bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Albuquerque, Nm station.

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The best way to get from Albuquerque to Austin is to fly which takes 3 h 44 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 18 h 36 min.

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The quickest flight from Albuquerque Airport to Austin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Albuquerque to Austin bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Austin, Tx station.

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Austin is 1 h ahead of Albuquerque. It is currently 1:40 PM in Albuquerque and 2:40 PM in Austin.

Yes, the driving distance between Albuquerque to Austin is 816 miles. It takes approximately 13 h 57 min to drive from Albuquerque to Austin.

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  • Distance: 619 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 44 min

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

Southwest Airlines, Allegiant Air and three other airlines fly from Albuquerque to Austin hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Albuquerque to Austin via Amarillo, Tx and San Antonio, Tx in around 18 h 36 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Austin
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $800
Flights from Albuquerque to Austin via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $800
Flights from Albuquerque to Austin via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Austin via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Austin
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Austin
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from El Paso Union Depot 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

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Albuquerque, Nm to El Paso, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Albuquerque, NM to El Paso, TX
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
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 - $110
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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Allegiant Air, Frontier Airlines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Albuquerque Airport to Austin Airport.

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The best way to get from Albuquerque to Albuquerque Airport is to line 50 bus which takes 25 min and costs .

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