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There are 7 ways to get from Austin to Ann Arbor 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.

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Fly Austin to Detroit  •  5h 55m

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Detroit (DTW) AUS - DTW

$178 - $564

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Bus  •  33h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to Dallas, Tx 894 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Detroit, Mi
  3. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Ann Arbor, MI

$153 - $224

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Fly Austin to Lansing, bus  •  9h 6m

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Lansing (LAN) AUS - LAN
  2. Take the bus from East Lansing Marriott to Blake Transit Center

$282 - $1,232

Fly Austin to Toledo, bus  •  8h 41m

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Toledo (TOL) AUS - TOL
  2. Take the bus from Toledo, OH to Ann Arbor, MI

$183 - $672

Bus to San Antonio, fly to Detroit  •  8h 11m

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

$214 - $1,233

Train, bus  •  34h 8m

  1. Take the train from Austin Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station Texas Eagle
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - 630 West Harrison Street to Ann Arbor, MI Chicago

$187 - $514

Drive  •  22h 4m

  1. Drive from Austin to Ann Arbor 1340.8 miles

$130 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Austin to Ann Arbor is to drive which costs $130 - $190 and takes 22h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Austin to Ann Arbor is to fly which costs $170 - $600 and takes 5h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Austin to Ann Arbor. However, there are services departing from Austin, Tx and arriving at Ann Arbor, MI via Dallas, Tx and Detroit, MI. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 55m.

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The distance between Austin and Ann Arbor is 1142 miles. The road distance is 1340.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Austin to Ann Arbor without a car is to bus which takes 33h 55m and costs $150 - $230.

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It takes approximately 5h 55m to get from Austin to Ann Arbor, including transfers.

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Austin to Ann Arbor bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Austin, Tx station.

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The best way to get from Austin to Ann Arbor is to fly which takes 5h 55m and costs $170 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $150 - $230 and takes 33h 55m.

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The quickest flight from Austin Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 55m.

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Austin to Ann Arbor bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Ann Arbor, MI station.

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Map of how to get from Austin to Ann Arbor.
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  • Distance: 1142.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 55m

What companies run services between Austin, TX, USA and Ann Arbor, MI, USA?

Spirit Airlines, Delta and four other airlines fly from Austin to Ann Arbor hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Austin to Ann Arbor via Dallas, Tx, Detroit, Mi, and Detroit, MI in around 33h 55m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Austin to Detroit via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Austin to Detroit via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Austin to Detroit via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Austin to Detroit via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Austin to Detroit via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from San Antonio to Detroit via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $2,000
Flights from San Antonio to Detroit via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $2,000
Flights from San Antonio to Detroit via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $2,000
Flights from San Antonio to Detroit via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $2,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Austin to Detroit via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to Lansing via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to Lansing via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Austin to Toledo via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to Toledo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Austin to Toledo via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Austin to Toledo via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from San Antonio to Detroit via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,700
Flights from San Antonio to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Austin to Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to Lansing via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to Lansing via Atlanta, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from San Antonio to Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $2,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Austin to Detroit via Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Austin to Lansing via Houston, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 16m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Austin to Lansing via Washington Dulles, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 7m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from San Antonio to Detroit via Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $2,000
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Austin to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Austin to Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
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 Austin Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
28h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Flexi Coach Seat
$280 - $400
Business Coach Seat
$330 - $470
Room
$600 - $850
Bus operators
Michigan Flyer
Website
michiganflyer.com
Bus from East Lansing Marriott to Blake Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
michiganflyer.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.

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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
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $20
Flexible
$30 - $50
Bus from Austin, Tx to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $70
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
27h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $170
Flexible
$170 - $250
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Detroit, MI to Ann Arbor, MI
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $20
Website
Greyhound.ca
International
$30 - $50
Online Fare
$8 - $12
Advanced Purchase
$14 - $20
Standard Fare
$17 - $20
Refundable
$24 - $26
Bus from Chicago, IL - 630 West Harrison Street to Ann Arbor, MI
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
Greyhound.ca
International
$45 - $65
Online Fare
$25 - $35
Advanced Purchase
$30 - $45
Standard Fare
$42 - $47
Refundable
$51 - $55

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Ann Arbor is 1h ahead of Austin. It is currently 10:43 AM in Austin and 11:43 AM in Ann Arbor.

Yes, the driving distance between Austin to Ann Arbor is 1341 miles. It takes approximately 22h 4m to drive from Austin to Ann Arbor.

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Spirit Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Delta and three other airlines offer flights from Austin Airport to Detroit Airport.

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There are 104+ hotels available in Ann Arbor. Prices start at $75 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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