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

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 to Lafayette  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Lafayette (LFT) AUS - LFT

$181 - $916

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to Houston, Tx 9305 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Lafayette, La 1254 / ...

$48 - $115

6 alternative options

Fly to Baton Rouge, bus  •  5 h 43 min

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

$223 - $1,006

Fly to Lake Charles, drive  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Lake Charles (LCH) AUS - LCH
  2. Drive from Lake Charles to Lafayette

$169 - $866

Fly to Alexandria, bus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Alexandria (AEX) AUS - AEX
  2. Take the bus from Alexandria, La to Lafayette, La

$198 - $866

Bus via Austin  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin to Houston
  2. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Lafayette, La 1254 / ...

$127 - $166

Bus, train  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to Houston, Tx 9305 / ...
  2. Take the train from Houston Amtrak to Lafayette Amtrak Sunset Limited

$62 - $164

Drive  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Austin to Lafayette 379.7 miles

$35 - $55

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

United Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Austin to Lafayette hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Austin to Lafayette via Houston, Tx in around 8 h 15 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Austin to Lafayette via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Austin to Baton Rouge via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Austin to Lake Charles via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Austin to Alexandria via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Austin to Lafayette via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Austin to Baton Rouge via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Austin to Baton Rouge via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to Lake Charles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Austin to Alexandria via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Austin to Lafayette via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Austin to Baton Rouge via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to Alexandria via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Houston Amtrak to Lafayette Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
Frequency
6 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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Baton Rouge, La to Lafayette, La
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Alexandria, La to Lafayette, La
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $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 Lafayette, La
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Austin and Lafayette is 550 km. The road distance is 608 km.

The cheapest way to get from Austin to Lafayette is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Austin to Lafayette is to fly which takes 4 h 26 min and costs $180 - $950.

No, there is no direct bus from Austin to Lafayette. However, there are services departing from Austin, Tx and arriving at Lafayette, La via Houston, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 15 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to get from Austin to Lafayette, including transfers.