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There are 7 ways to get from Austin to Alpine by bus, train, car or plane

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Megabus, train  •  10h 17m

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

$81 - $204

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Train  •  15h 58m

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

$70 - $200

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  10h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx 895 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Ft Stockton, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Ft Stockton, Tx to Alpine

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  12h 25m

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

Drive  •  7h 36m

  1. Drive from Austin to Alpine 405.4 miles

$35 - $60

Fly from Austin, bus  •  9h 22m

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

$240 - $316

Megabus to Houston, fly, bus  •  11h 36m

  1. Take the Megabus from Austin to Houston, TX Pierce St
  2. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Midland/Odessa (MAF) IAH - MAF
  3. Take the bus from Midland/Odessa Airport to Alpine

$205 - $443

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

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

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

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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 Megabus and train which takes 10h 17m and costs $80 - $210.

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It takes approximately 10h 17m to get from Austin to Alpine, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Austin to Alpine is to bus which takes 10h 27m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs $70 - $200 and takes 15h 58m.

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There is no direct flight from Austin Airport to Midland/Odessa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m 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: 10h 17m

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 10h 27m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Austin to Alpine 3 times a week. Tickets cost $70 - $200 and the journey takes 15h 58m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Austin to Midland/Odessa via Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Houston to Midland/Odessa
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Austin to Midland/Odessa via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Austin to Midland/Odessa via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Austin to Midland/Odessa via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $470
Flights from Houston to Midland/Odessa via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Antonio Amtrak Station to Alpine Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
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 Station to Alpine Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
15h 58m
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
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $20
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Bus from Austin to Houston, TX Pierce St
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Book at
megabus.com
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
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
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Ft Stockton, Tx
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
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
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
allaboardamerica.com
Bus from Midland/Odessa Airport to Alpine
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
allaboardamerica.com
Grupo Senda
Phone
US: (81) 8151 5253, México: 1 800 733 7330
Website
ticket.gruposenda.com
Bus from Austin to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$14 - $21
Ejecutivo
$14 - $16
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Antonio to Ft Stockton, Tx
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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Yes, the driving distance between Austin to Alpine is 405 miles. It takes approximately 7h 36m to drive from Austin to Alpine.

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American Airlines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Austin Airport to Midland/Odessa Airport.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Alpine. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Austin to Austin Airport is to line 20 bus which takes 25m and costs $1 - $4.

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