There are 5 ways to get from Austin to New Braunfels by train, taxi, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  1 h 1 min

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

$82 - $114

Cheapest option

Bus, taxi  •  1 h 4 min

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

$65 - $97

3 alternative options

Bus, taxi via 115 7th/Colorado  •  1 h 40 min

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

$67 - $104

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Austin to New Braunfels 48.8 miles

$160 - $190

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from Austin to New Braunfels 48.8 miles

$4 - $7

Questions & Answers

The distance between Austin and New Braunfels is 45 miles. The road distance is 48.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Austin to New Braunfels without a car is to train and taxi which takes 1 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 1 min to get from Austin to New Braunfels, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Austin to New Braunfels is 49 miles. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from Austin to New Braunfels.

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There are 404+ hotels available in New Braunfels. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Austin to New Braunfels.
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  • Distance: 45.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 1 min

What companies run services between Austin, TX, USA and New Braunfels, TX, USA?

There is no direct connection from Austin to New Braunfels. However, you can take the train to San Marcos Intermodal Station then take the taxi to New Braunfels. Alternatively, you can take the bus to San Marcos, Tx then take the taxi to New Braunfels.

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 San Marcos Intermodal Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
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
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$17 - $22
Other operators
Taxi from San Marcos Intermodal Station to New Braunfels
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
New Braunfels Taxi
Phone
+1 830-743-0285
Website
newbraunfelstaxi.com
Comal Cabs
Phone
+1 830-358-0850

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