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There are 4 ways to get from Austin to Gruene by train, taxi, bus 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.

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Train, taxi  •  1h

  1. Take the train from Austin Amtrak Station to San Marcos Amtrak Texas Eagle
  2. Take a taxi from San Marcos Amtrak to Gruene

$72 - $104

Cheapest option

Bus, taxi  •  1h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to San Marcos, Tx 895 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from San Marcos, Tx to Gruene

$60 - $87

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  48m

  1. Take a taxi from Austin to Gruene 46.2 miles

$150 - $180

Drive  •  48m

  1. Drive from Austin to Gruene 46.2 miles

$4 - $7

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Austin to Gruene is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Austin to Gruene is to taxi which costs $150 - $180 and takes 48m.

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The distance between Austin and Gruene is 43 miles. The road distance is 46.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Austin to Gruene without a car is to train and taxi which takes 1h and costs $70 - $110.

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It takes approximately 1h to get from Austin to Gruene, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Austin to Gruene is 46 miles. It takes approximately 48m to drive from Austin to Gruene.

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There are 431+ hotels available in Gruene. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Austin to Gruene.
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  • Distance: 42.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h

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

There is no direct connection from Austin to Gruene. However, you can take the train to San Marcos Amtrak then take the taxi to Gruene. Alternatively, you can take the bus to San Marcos, Tx then take the taxi to Gruene.

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 San Marcos Amtrak
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
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 San Marcos, Tx
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$17 - $22
Other operators
Taxi from San Marcos Amtrak to Gruene
Ave. Duration
18m
Estimated price
$50 - $65
New Braunfels Taxi
Phone
+1 830-743-0285
Website
newbraunfelstaxi.com
Comal Cabs
Phone
+1 830-358-0850

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