There are 7 ways to get from Austin to El Paso 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Austin  •  4 h 10 min

  1. AUS - ELP

$173 - $706

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  12 h 40 min

  1. 9403 / ...
  2. 1419

$70 - $172

5 alternative options

Bus to San Antonio, fly  •  6 h 23 min

  1. SAT - ELP

$199 - $396

Bus, train  •  14 h 45 min

  1. 9403 / ...
  2. Sunset Limited / ...

$102 - $284

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  16 h 16 min

  1. Matamoros-Ciudad Juárez

$75 - $129

Train  •  19 h 52 min

  1. Texas Eagle

$95 - $280

Drive  •  10 h 18 min

  1. 580 miles

$55 - $85

What companies run services between Austin, TX, USA and El Paso, TX, USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Austin to El Paso every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Austin to El Paso via San Antonio, Tx in around 12 h 40 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Austin to El Paso
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $440
Flights from Austin to El Paso via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $440
Flights from Austin to El Paso via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $440
Flights from San Antonio to El Paso
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from San Antonio to El Paso via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from San Antonio to El Paso via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Austin to El Paso via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from San Antonio to El Paso via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Austin to El Paso via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Antonio Amtrak to El Paso Union Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
11 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Business Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Room
$360 - $500
Train from Austin Amtrak to El Paso Union Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19 h 52 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $280
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Business Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Room
$400 - $550
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to El Paso, Tx
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Megabus
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Antonio to El Paso
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Austin and El Paso is 849 km. The road distance is 928 km.

The cheapest way to get from Austin to El Paso is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 10 h 18 min.

The quickest way to get from Austin to El Paso is to fly which takes 4 h 10 min and costs $170 - $750.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Austin Amtrak and arriving at El Paso Union Depot Amtrak. Services depart six times a week, and operate Tuesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 19 h 52 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Austin to El Paso. However, there are services departing from Austin, Tx and arriving at El Paso, Tx via San Antonio, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 40 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to get from Austin to El Paso, including transfers.