There are 8 ways to get from Austin to Baton Rouge by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Baton Rouge  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Baton Rouge (BTR) AUS - BTR

$202 - $290

Cheapest option

Megabus, bus  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Austin to Houston, TX Pierce St
  2. Take the bus from Houston, TX to Baton Rouge, LA Houston

$32 - $67

6 alternative options

Fly to Lafayette, bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Lafayette (LFT) AUS - LFT
  2. Take the bus from Lafayette, La to Baton Rouge, La

$193 - $942

Fly to New Orleans, bus  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to New Orleans (MSY) AUS - MSY
  2. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Baton Rouge, La

$156 - $656

Bus  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to Houston, Tx 9305 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Baton Rouge, La 1596 / ...

$52 - $125

Bus via Austin  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin to Houston
  2. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Baton Rouge, La 1596 / ...

$130 - $178

Bus, train  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to Houston, Tx
  2. Take the train from Houston Amtrak to Lafayette Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Lafayette, La to Baton Rouge, La

$74 - $187

Drive  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Austin to Baton Rouge 433.2 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Austin to Baton Rouge is to Megabus and bus which costs $30 - $70 and takes 8 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Austin to Baton Rouge is to fly which costs $200 - $290 and takes 2 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Austin to Baton Rouge. However, there are services departing from Austin, Tx and arriving at Baton Rouge, La via Houston, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 49 min.

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The distance between Austin and Baton Rouge is 395 miles. The road distance is 433.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Austin to Baton Rouge without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 49 min and costs $50 - $130.

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It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to get from Austin to Baton Rouge, including transfers.

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Austin to Baton Rouge bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Austin, Tx station.

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The best way to get from Austin to Baton Rouge is to fly which takes 2 h 55 min and costs $200 - $290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $130 and takes 7 h 49 min.

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The quickest flight from Austin Airport to Baton Rouge Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 18 min.

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Austin to Baton Rouge bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Baton Rouge, La station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Austin to Baton Rouge is 433 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 18 min to drive from Austin to Baton Rouge.

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ViaAir and United Airlines offer flights from Austin Airport to Baton Rouge Airport.

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Map of how to get from Austin to Baton Rouge.
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  • Distance: 395.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 55 min

What companies run services between Austin, TX, USA and Baton Rouge, LA, USA?

ViaAir and United Airlines fly from Austin to Baton Rouge 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Austin to Baton Rouge via Houston, Tx in around 7 h 49 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Austin to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Austin to New Orleans via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Austin to New Orleans via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Austin to Baton Rouge via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Austin to Lafayette via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Austin to New Orleans via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Austin to Lafayette via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Austin to Lafayette via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
ViaAir
Website
flyviaair.com
Flights from Austin to Baton Rouge
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Austin to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
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 Houston Amtrak to Lafayette Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
Frequency
3 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 Lafayette, La to Baton Rouge, La
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from New Orleans, La to Baton Rouge, La
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Austin, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Houston, Tx to Baton Rouge, La
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Vonlane
Website
vonlane.com
Bus from Austin to Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$99
Schedules at
vonlane.com
Book at
vonlane.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Austin to Houston, TX Pierce St
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Houston, TX to Baton Rouge, LA
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Book at
megabus.com

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