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

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Bus  •  3 h 53 min

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

$27 - $59

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Megabus  •  5 h 37 min

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

$26 - $36

6 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Austin Amtrak to Dallas Union Station 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 35 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

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The cheapest 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 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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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 37 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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The best way to get from Austin to Plano without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 53 min and costs $27 - $60.

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

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Austin to Plano bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Austin, Tx station.

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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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The quickest flight from Austin Airport to Dallas Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Austin to Plano bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East station.

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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 every 2 hours. 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 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Austin to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Flights from Killeen to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $450
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 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
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)
Phone
214-979-1111
Website
dart.org
Tram from Inwood/Love Field Station to Downtown Plano Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
More information at
dart.org
Tram from Dfw Airport Station to Downtown Plano Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
More information at
dart.org
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 2 hours
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Megabus

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Yes, the driving distance between Austin to Plano is 216 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to drive from Austin to Plano.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Austin Airport to Dallas Airport.

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There are 194+ hotels available in Plano. Prices start at $62 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 $1 - $4.

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