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There are 9 ways to get from Austin to Arlington by bus, train, car or plane

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Megabus  •  4 h

  1. Take the Megabus from Austin, Tx to DFW-Grand Prairie, Texas

$36 - $52

8 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 29 min

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

$62 - $124

Bus  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to Ft Worth, Tx 9308 / ...

$42 - $88

Drive  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Austin to Arlington 200 miles

$19 - $29

Fly Austin to Dallas  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Dallas (DAL) AUS - DAL

$156 - $378

Fly Austin to Dallas/Ft.Worth  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) AUS - DFW

$111 - $324

Drive to Killeen, fly to Dallas/Ft.Worth  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Austin to Killeen
  2. Fly from Killeen (GRK) to Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) GRK - DFW

$166 - $329

Bus to San Antonio, fly to Dallas  •  5 h 1 min

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

$262 - $539

Bus to San Antonio, fly to Dallas/Ft.Worth  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
  2. Fly from San Antonio (SAT) to Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) SAT - DFW

$177 - $304

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The cheapest way to get from Austin to Arlington is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Austin to Arlington is to drive and fly which costs $160 - $330 and takes 2 h 31 min.

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The distance between Austin and Arlington is 176 miles. The road distance is 200 miles.

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The best way to get from Austin to Arlington without a car is to Megabus which takes 4 h and costs $35 - $55.

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It takes approximately 4 h to get from Austin to Arlington, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Austin to Arlington is to Megabus which takes 4 h and costs $35 - $55. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $60 - $130 and takes 5 h 29 min, you could also fly, which costs $150 - $380 and takes 2 h 51 min.

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The quickest flight from Austin Airport to Dallas Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Austin to Arlington is 200 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to drive from Austin to Arlington.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Austin Airport to Dallas Airport.

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There are 305+ hotels available in Arlington. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Austin to Arlington.
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  • Distance: 175.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

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

Megabus operates a bus from Austin to Arlington 4 times a day. Tickets cost $20 - $35 and the journey takes 3 h 50 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Austin to Arlington once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $100 and the journey takes 4 h 27 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Austin to Dallas
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $390
Flights from San Antonio to Dallas
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Austin to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Flights from Killeen to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $450
Flights from San Antonio to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $450
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Antonio to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Austin Amtrak Station to Fort Worth Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
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 Ft Worth, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35

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The best way to get from Austin to Austin Airport is to line 20 bus which takes 28 min and costs $1 - $4.

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