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There are 4 ways to get from Austin to Texas State University by bus, train, taxi or car

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  1. Take the bus from Austin to San Marcos

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  1. Take the train from Austin to San Marcos Amtrak

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  1. Take a taxi from Austin to Texas State University

Drive

  1. Drive from Austin to Texas State University

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The cheapest way to get from Austin to Texas State University is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Austin to Texas State University is to taxi which costs $100 - $130 and takes 33 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Austin and arriving at San Marcos. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Austin and arriving at San Marcos Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 42 min.

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The distance between Austin and Texas State University is 29 miles. The road distance is 31 miles.

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The best way to get from Austin to Texas State University without a car is to bus which takes 56 min and costs $35 - $50.

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The bus from Austin to San Marcos takes 45 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Austin to Texas State University bus services, operated by Omnibus Mexicanos S.A. de C.V., depart from Austin station.

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Austin to Texas State University train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Austin station.

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The best way to get from Austin to Texas State University is to bus which takes 56 min and costs $35 - $50. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $23 - $35 and takes 1h 2m.

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Map of how to get from Austin to Texas State University.
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  • Distance: 28.8 miles
  • Duration: 56 min

What companies run services between Austin, TX, USA and Texas State University, TX, USA?

Omnibus Mexicanos S.A. de C.V. operates a bus from Austin to San Marcos 5 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 45 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Austin to San Marcos Amtrak once daily. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 42 min.

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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Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Austin to San Marcos Amtrak
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Bus operators
Omnibus Mexicanos S.A. de C.V.
Phone
800 765 6636
Email
contacto@odm.com.mx
Website
omnibusmexicanos.com.mx
Bus from Austin to San Marcos
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
omnibusmexicanos.com.mx
Other operators
Taxi from Austin to Texas State University
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1-512-452-9999
Website
yellowcabaustin.com
Shire Taxi
Phone
+1 512-796-6059
Lone Star Cab Co.
Phone
+1 512-836-4900
Website
lonestarcabaustin.com

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Austin to Texas State University bus services, operated by Omnibus Mexicanos S.A. de C.V., arrive at San Marcos station.

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Austin to Texas State University train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at San Marcos Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Austin to Texas State University is 31 miles. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Austin to Texas State University.

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