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There are 7 ways to get from Carrollton to Austin by bus, train, car, tram or plane

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Bus  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Austin, Tx 7259 / ...

$27 - $63

Cheapest option

Line 036 bus, Megabus  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the line 036 bus from Addison Transit Center to Elm @ Ervay - W - Ns 036 / ...
  2. Take the Megabus from Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East to Austin, Tx

$26 - $36

5 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Victory Station to Fort Worth Intermodal Transit Center Tre
  2. Take the train from Fort Worth Amtrak Station to Austin Amtrak Station Texas Eagle

$46 - $106

Drive  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Carrollton to Austin 211.8 miles

$20 - $30

Tram to Dallas, fly to Austin  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the tram from Downtown Carrollton Station to Burbank Station
  2. Fly from Dallas (DAL) to Austin (AUS) DAL - AUS

$117 - $330

Tram to Dallas/Ft.Worth, fly to Austin  •  3 h 49 min

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

$87 - $290

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Killeen, drive  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Killeen (GRK) DFW - GRK
  2. Drive from Killeen to Austin

$142 - $296

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The cheapest way to get from Carrollton to Austin is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carrollton to Austin is to tram and fly which costs $110 - $330 and takes 3 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carrollton to Austin. However, there are services departing from Belt Line @ Josey - E - Fs and arriving at Austin, Tx via Addison Transit Center and Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 3 min.

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The distance between Carrollton and Austin is 193 miles. The road distance is 211.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Carrollton to Austin without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 16 min and costs $27 - $65.

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It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to get from Carrollton to Austin, including transfers.

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Carrollton to Austin bus services, operated by Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART), depart from Addison Transit Center station.

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The best way to get from Carrollton to Austin is to bus which takes 4 h 16 min and costs $27 - $65. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $45 - $110 and takes 7 h 7 min.

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

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Carrollton to Austin bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Austin, Tx station.

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Map of how to get from Carrollton to Austin.
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  • Distance: 193.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 16 min

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Carrollton to Austin hourly. Tickets cost $24 - $60 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Carrollton to Austin via Victory Station, Victory Station, Fort Worth Intermodal Transit Center, and Fort Worth Amtrak Station in around 7 h 7 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Dallas to Austin
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $390
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Austin
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Killeen
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $450
Train operators
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)
Phone
214-979-1111
Website
dart.org
Train from Victory Station to Fort Worth Intermodal Transit Center
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
More information at
dart.org
Tram from Downtown Carrollton Station to Burbank Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
More information at
dart.org
Tram from Downtown Carrollton Station to Bachman Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
More information at
dart.org
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 Fort Worth Amtrak Station to Austin Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
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 Dallas, Tx to Austin, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)
Phone
214-979-1111
Website
dart.org
Bus from Addison Transit Center to Elm @ Ervay - W - Ns
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
More information at
dart.org
Megabus

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Yes, the driving distance between Carrollton to Austin is 212 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to drive from Carrollton to Austin.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Dallas Airport to Austin Airport.

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