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

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

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Bus  •  10 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx 831
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Ft Stockton, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Ft Stockton, Tx to Alpine

Cheapest option

Train  •  15 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Austin Amtrak to Alpine Amtrak Texas Eagle

$70 - $200

4 alternative options

Megabus, train  •  10 h 17 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio
  2. Take the train from San Antonio Amtrak to Alpine Amtrak Sunset Limited / ...

$81 - $204

Drive  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Austin to Alpine 405.4 miles

$35 - $60

Fly to Midland/Odessa, bus  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Midland/Odessa (MAF) AUS - MAF
  2. Take the bus from Midland/Odessa Airport to Alpine

$240 - $316

Fly to El Paso, train  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to El Paso (ELP) AUS - ELP
  2. Take the train from El Paso Union Depot to Alpine Amtrak

$213 - $816

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The cheapest way to get from Austin to Alpine is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 7 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Austin to Alpine is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 7 h 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Austin Amtrak and arriving at Alpine Amtrak. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 15 h 58 min.

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The distance between Austin and Alpine is 355 miles. The road distance is 405.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Austin to Alpine without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 12 min to get from Austin to Alpine, including transfers.

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Austin to Alpine train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Austin Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Austin to Alpine is to bus which takes 10 h 12 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs $70 - $200 and takes 15 h 58 min.

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There is no direct flight from Austin Airport to Midland/Odessa Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Austin to Alpine train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Alpine Amtrak station.

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Map of how to get from Austin to Alpine.
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  • Distance: 355.1 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 12 min

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

You can take a bus from Austin to Alpine via San Antonio, Tx, Ft Stockton, Tx, and Alpine in around 10 h 12 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Austin to Alpine 3 times a week. Tickets cost $70 - $200 and the journey takes 15 h 58 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Austin to Midland/Odessa via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Austin to Midland/Odessa via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Austin to El Paso
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $440
Flights from Austin to El Paso via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $440
Flights from Austin to El Paso via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Austin to Midland/Odessa via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $470
Flights from Austin to El Paso via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Austin to Midland/Odessa via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Austin to El Paso via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
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 San Antonio Amtrak to Alpine Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $170
Room
$270 - $380
Train from Austin Amtrak to Alpine Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Room
$310 - $430
Train from El Paso Union Depot to Alpine Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$200 - $290
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 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 San Antonio, Tx to Ft Stockton, Tx
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
All Aboard America
Website
allaboardamerica.com
Bus from Ft Stockton, Tx to Alpine
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
allaboardamerica.com
Bus from Midland/Odessa Airport to Alpine
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
allaboardamerica.com

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