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.

Recommended option

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

Bus, train  •  10 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx 9403 / ...
  2. Take the train from San Antonio Amtrak to Alpine Amtrak Sunset Limited / ...

$77 - $204

Drive  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Austin to Alpine 405.4 miles

$35 - $60

Fly to Midland/Odessa, bus  •  9 h 25 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 22 min

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

$213 - $816

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 6 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 Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Austin to Midland/Odessa via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Austin to El Paso
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $440
Flights from Austin to El Paso via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $440
Flights from Austin to El Paso via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 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 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $470
Flights from Austin to El Paso via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 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 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Austin to El Paso via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Antonio Amtrak to Alpine Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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
6 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 Amtrak to Alpine Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
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
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Austin and Alpine is 568 km. The road distance is 649 km.

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

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

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

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