There are 3 ways to get from Austin to Salado by train, taxi, bus or car

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Train, taxi  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Austin Amtrak to Taylor Amtrak Texas Eagle
  2. Take a taxi from Taylor Amtrak to Salado

$143 - $191

Cheapest option

Bus, taxi  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Guadalupe/8th to Leander Station Bay D 985 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Leander Station Bay D to Salado

$121 - $154

1 alternative option

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from Austin to Salado 51.4 miles

$5 - $8

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The distance between Austin and Salado is 49 miles. The road distance is 51.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Austin to Salado without a car is to train and taxi which takes 1 h 32 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to get from Austin to Salado, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Austin to Salado is 51 miles. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from Austin to Salado.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Salado. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Austin to Salado.
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  • Distance: 48.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 32 min

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

There is no direct connection from Austin to Salado. However, you can take the train to Taylor Amtrak then take the taxi to Salado. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Leander Station Bay D then take the taxi to Salado.

Train operators

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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Train from Austin Amtrak to Taylor Amtrak
Ave. Duration
51 min
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Taylor Amtrak to Salado
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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