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

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Fly  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Memphis (MEM) AUS - MEM

$98 - $336

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Megabus, bus  •  13 h 7 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Austin, Tx to Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East
  2. Take the bus from Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East to Memphis

$62 - $92

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Bus  •  12 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to Dallas, Tx 9386 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Memphis, Tn 1508 / ...

$69 - $176

Train, bus  •  15 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Austin Amtrak to Dallas Union Station Texas Eagle
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Memphis, Tn 1508 / ...

$94 - $235

Train  •  29 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Austin Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
  2. Take the train from San Antonio Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  3. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Memphis Central Station

$178 - $478

Drive  •  10 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Austin to Memphis 650.9 miles

$60 - $95

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No, there is no direct bus from Austin to Memphis. However, there are services departing from Austin, Tx and arriving at Memphis, Tn via Dallas, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Austin to Memphis station. However, there are services departing from Austin Amtrak and arriving at Memphis Central Station via San Antonio Amtrak and New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 15 min.

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The distance between Austin and Memphis is 563 miles. The road distance is 650.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Austin to Memphis without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Austin to Memphis, including transfers.

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

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Austin to Memphis train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Austin Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Austin to Memphis is to fly which takes 4 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 48 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 29 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Austin Airport to Memphis Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 36 min.

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Austin to Memphis bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Memphis, Tn station.

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Map of how to get from Austin to Memphis.
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  • Distance: 563.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 55 min

What companies run services between Austin, TX, USA and Memphis, TN, USA?

Allegiant Air, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Austin to Memphis every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Austin to Memphis via Dallas, Tx in around 12 h 48 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Austin to Memphis via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Austin to Memphis via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Austin to Memphis via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Austin to Memphis via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Austin to Memphis
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $500
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Austin Amtrak to Dallas Union Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
Frequency
Once 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
Train from Austin Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from San Antonio Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Room
$350 - $490
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Memphis Central Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $390
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Austin, Tx to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Memphis, Tn
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Austin, Tx to Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East to Memphis
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
megabus.com

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Austin to Memphis train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Memphis Central Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Austin to Memphis is 651 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 21 min to drive from Austin to Memphis.

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Allegiant Air, United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Austin Airport to Memphis Airport.

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Book your Austin to Memphis bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 194+ hotels available in Memphis. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Austin to Austin Airport is to line 20 bus which takes 28 min and costs .

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