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

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  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to Dallas, Tx 9386 / ...

$19 - $60

6 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 49 min

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

$45 - $120

Drive  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Austin to Dallas 197 miles

$19 - $28

Fly Austin to Dallas, tram  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Dallas (DAL) AUS - DAL
  2. Take the tram from Inwood/Love Field Station to West End Station

$117 - $330

Fly Austin to Dallas/Ft.Worth  •  3 h 45 min

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

$84 - $286

Drive to Killeen, fly to Dallas/Ft.Worth  •  3 h 30 min

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

$139 - $292

Bus to San Antonio, fly to Dallas  •  5 h 9 min

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

$223 - $490

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Austin to Dallas hourly. Tickets cost $24 - $60 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min. Megabus also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Austin to Dallas twice daily. Tickets cost $45 - $120 and the journey takes 5 h 49 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Austin to Dallas
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $390
Flights from San Antonio to Dallas
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $550
Flights from San Antonio to Dallas via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Austin to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Flights from Killeen to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $450
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Austin to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Austin Amtrak to Dallas Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)
Website
dart.org
Tram from Inwood/Love Field Station to West End Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
dart.org
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Austin, Tx to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
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
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Austin - San Jacinto/15Th to Downtown Dallas
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Austin to Dallas?

The distance between Austin and Dallas is 293 km. The road distance is 315 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Austin to Dallas?

The cheapest way to get from Austin to Dallas is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3 h 7 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Austin to Dallas?

The quickest way to get from Austin to Dallas is to fly and tram which takes 2 h 56 min and costs $110 - $330.

Is there a direct train between Austin and Dallas?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Austin Amtrak and arriving at Dallas Union Station Amtrak. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 49 min.

Is there a direct bus between Austin and Dallas?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Austin, Tx and arriving at Dallas, Tx. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

How long does it take to get from Austin to Dallas?

The bus from Austin, Tx to Dallas, Tx takes 3 h 5 min including transfers and departs hourly.