There are 8 ways to get from Arlington to San Antonio by plane, 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 Dallas/Ft.Worth to San Antonio  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to San Antonio (SAT) DFW - SAT

$165 - $271

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from DFW-Grand Prairie, Texas to San Antonio

$41 - $59

6 alternative options

Fly Dallas to San Antonio  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Dallas (DAL) to San Antonio (SAT) DAL - SAT

$248 - $506

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Austin, bus  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Austin (AUS) DFW - AUS
  2. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx

$129 - $362

Fly Dallas to Austin, bus  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Dallas (DAL) to Austin (AUS) DAL - AUS
  2. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx

$172 - $417

Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to San Antonio, Tx 9403 / ...

$72 - $132

Train  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center to San Antonio Amtrak Texas Eagle

$70 - $154

Drive  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Arlington to San Antonio 278.7 miles

$27 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Arlington to San Antonio is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Arlington to San Antonio is to fly which takes 2 h 13 min and costs $160 - $280.

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The distance between Arlington and San Antonio is 391 km. The road distance is 446 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to get from Arlington to San Antonio, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Arlington, TX, USA and San Antonio, TX, USA?

American Airlines flies from Arlington to San Antonio every 2 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Arlington to San Antonio every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 4 h 50 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Dallas to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $550
Flights from Dallas to San Antonio via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $550
Flights from Dallas to Austin
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $390
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $450
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Austin
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $330
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio, 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 Dallas, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Megabus

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