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

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

Bus  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to Dallas, Tx 9386 / ...

$27 - $59

Cheapest option

Megabus  •  5 h 27 min

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

$23 - $33

6 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Austin Amtrak to Dallas Union Station Amtrak Texas Eagle

$49 - $115

Drive  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Austin to Plano 215.6 miles

$21 - $35

Fly Austin to Dallas, tram  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Dallas (DAL) AUS - DAL
  2. Take the tram from Inwood/Love Field Station to Downtown Plano Station

$117 - $330

Fly Austin to Dallas/Ft.Worth, tram  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) AUS - DFW
  2. Take the tram from Dfw Airport Station to Downtown Plano Station

$84 - $286

Drive to Killeen, fly to Dallas/Ft.Worth, tram  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Austin to Killeen
  2. Fly from Killeen (GRK) to Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) GRK - DFW
  3. Take the tram from Dfw Airport Station to Downtown Plano Station

$139 - $292

Bus to San Antonio, fly to Dallas, tram  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
  2. Fly from San Antonio (SAT) to Dallas (DAL) SAT - DAL
  3. Take the tram from Inwood/Love Field Station to Downtown Plano Station

$223 - $490

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Austin to Plano is to Megabus which costs $23 - $35 and takes 5 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Austin to Plano is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 27 min.

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The distance between Austin and Plano is 201 miles. The road distance is 215.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to get from Austin to Plano, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Austin to Plano. However, there are services departing from Austin, Tx and arriving at Jupiter @ 17Th - N - Mb via Commerce @ Harwood - E - Ns and South Garland Tc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 27 min.

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The best way to get from Austin to Plano is to bus which takes 3 h 53 min and costs $27 - $60. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $45 - $120 and takes 6 h 43 min.

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Map of how to get from Austin to Plano.
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  • Distance: 201 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 53 min

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Austin to Plano hourly. Tickets cost $24 - $60 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Austin to Plano once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $120 and the journey takes 5 h 49 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Austin to Dallas
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $390
Flights from San Antonio to Dallas
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $550
Flights from San Antonio to Dallas via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Austin to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Flights from Killeen to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $450
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Austin to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Austin Amtrak to Dallas Union Station Amtrak
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
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)
Website
dart.org
Tram from Inwood/Love Field Station to Downtown Plano Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
dart.org
Tram from Dfw Airport Station to Downtown Plano Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
dart.org
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Megabus

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