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There are 6 ways to get from Arlington to Austin by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Austin (AUS) DFW - AUS

$114 - $323

Cheapest option

Megabus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the Megabus from DFW-Grand Prairie, Texas to Austin, Tx

$36 - $54

4 alternative options

Fly from Dallas  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Dallas (DAL) to Austin (AUS) DAL - AUS

$157 - $378

Train  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Worth Amtrak Station to Austin Amtrak Station Texas Eagle

$60 - $124

Bus  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Ft Worth, Tx to Austin, Tx 9303 / ...

$40 - $85

Drive  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Arlington to Austin 200 miles

$19 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Arlington to Austin is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Arlington to Austin is to fly which costs $110 - $330 and takes 1 h 53 min.

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The distance between Arlington and Austin is 176 miles. The road distance is 200 miles.

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The best way to get from Arlington to Austin without a car is to Megabus which takes 4 h 10 min and costs $35 - $55.

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It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to get from Arlington to Austin, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Arlington to Austin is to fly which takes 1 h 53 min and costs $110 - $330. Alternatively, you can Megabus, which costs $35 - $55 and takes 4 h 10 min, you could also train, which costs $60 - $130 and takes 5 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport to Austin Airport is the direct flight which takes 56 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arlington to Austin is 200 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to drive from Arlington to Austin.

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American Airlines offers flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport to Austin Airport.

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There are 634+ hotels available in Austin. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Arlington to Austin.
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  • Distance: 175.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 53 min

What companies run services between Arlington, TX, USA and Austin, TX, USA?

American Airlines flies from Arlington to Austin every 2 hours. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Arlington to Austin 4 times a day. Tickets cost $20 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h.

Southwest Airlines
Flights from Dallas to Austin
Ave. Duration
58 min
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $390
American Airlines
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Austin
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Train operators

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
+1 215-856-7924
Train from Fort Worth Amtrak Station to Austin Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
$200 - $280
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Bus from Ft Worth, Tx to Austin, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
4 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $60
$23 - $40
$40 - $60

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The best way to get from Arlington to Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport is to taxi which takes 17 min and costs $30 - $40.

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