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There are 6 ways to get from Austin to Fort Worth by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  3h 30m

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

$23 - $60

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Train  •  4h 27m

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

$40 - $100

Drive  •  2h 59m

  1. Drive from Austin to Fort Worth 188 miles

$18 - $27

Fly Austin to Dallas/Ft.Worth, train  •  4h 7m

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) AUS - DFW
  2. Take the train from Terminal B Station to Vickery Transfer Center

Fly Austin to Dallas, train  •  4h 22m

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Dallas (DAL) AUS - DAL
  2. Take the train from Victory Station to T&P Station

$120 - $332

Drive to Killeen, fly to Dallas/Ft.Worth, train  •  3h 49m

  1. Drive from Austin to Killeen
  2. Fly from Killeen (GRK) to Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) GRK - DFW
  3. Take the train from Terminal B Station to Vickery Transfer Center

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The cheapest way to get from Austin to Fort Worth is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 2h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Austin to Fort Worth is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 2h 59m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Austin, Tx and arriving at Ft Worth, Tx. Services depart four times a week, and operate Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Austin Amtrak Station station and arriving at Fort Worth Amtrak Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 27m.

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The distance between Austin and Fort Worth is 173 miles. The road distance is 188 miles.

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The best way to get from Austin to Fort Worth without a car is to bus which takes 3h 30m and costs $23 - $60.

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The bus from Austin, Tx to Ft Worth, Tx takes 3h 30m including transfers and departs four times a week.

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Austin to Fort Worth bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Austin, Tx station.

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Austin to Fort Worth train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Austin Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Austin to Fort Worth is to bus which takes 3h 30m and costs $23 - $60. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $40 - $100 and takes 4h 27m.

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Map of how to get from Austin to Fort Worth.
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  • Distance: 172.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 30m

What companies run services between Austin, TX, USA and Fort Worth, TX, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Austin to Fort Worth 4 times a week. Tickets cost $23 - $60 and the journey takes 3h 30m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Austin to Fort Worth once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $100 and the journey takes 4h 27m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Austin to Dallas
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $390
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Austin to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Flights from Killeen to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $450
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 Fort Worth Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
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
Trinity Metro
Phone
+1 817-215-8600
Website
ridetrinitymetro.org
Train from Terminal B Station to Vickery Transfer Center
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
ridetrinitymetro.org
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)
Phone
214-979-1111
Website
dart.org
Train from Victory Station to T&P Station
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
More information at
dart.org
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60

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The quickest flight from Austin Airport to Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Austin to Fort Worth bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Ft Worth, Tx station.

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Austin to Fort Worth train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Fort Worth Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Austin to Fort Worth is 188 miles. It takes approximately 2h 59m to drive from Austin to Fort Worth.

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American Airlines offers flights from Austin Airport to Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport.

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There are 231+ hotels available in Fort Worth. Prices start at $60 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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