There are 5 ways to get from Atlanta to Austin 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 to Austin  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Austin (AUS) ATL - AUS

$214 - $656

Cheapest option

Bus  •  20 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Houston, Tx 1563
  2. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Austin, Tx 9304 / ...

$100 - $246

3 alternative options

Fly to San Antonio, bus  •  6 h 25 min

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

$168 - $510

Bus, train  •  25 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Longview, Tx 1547 / ...
  2. Take the train from Longview Amtrak to Austin Amtrak Texas Eagle

$129 - $330

Drive  •  15 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Atlanta to Austin 973.1 miles

$95 - $140

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Atlanta to Austin is to drive which costs $95 - $140 and takes 15 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Atlanta to Austin is to fly which costs $210 - $700 and takes 4 h 1 min.

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The distance between Atlanta and Austin is 823 miles. The road distance is 973.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 1 min to get from Atlanta to Austin, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Atlanta to Austin. However, there are services departing from Atlanta, Ga and arriving at Austin, Tx via Houston, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 54 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Atlanta to Austin is 973 miles. It takes approximately 15 h 39 min to drive from Atlanta to Austin.

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Map of how to get from Atlanta to Austin.
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  • Distance: 822.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 1 min

What companies run services between Atlanta, GA, USA and Austin, TX, USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from Atlanta to Austin hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Atlanta to Austin via Houston, Tx in around 20 h 54 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Atlanta to Austin
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Atlanta to Austin via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Atlanta to Austin via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Atlanta to Austin via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Atlanta to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Flights from Atlanta to San Antonio via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Flights from Atlanta to San Antonio via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to Austin
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Atlanta to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Atlanta to Austin via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Flights from Atlanta to San Antonio via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Atlanta to Austin
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Atlanta to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,500
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Longview Amtrak to Austin Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $370
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 Atlanta, Ga to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
Bus from Houston, Tx to Austin, Tx
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Longview, Tx
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$130 - $170

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