There are 6 ways to get from Chicago to Austin Airport (AUS) by plane, bus, train or car

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

Fly from Chicago Midway  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Austin (AUS) MDW - AUS

$212 - $504

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  27 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Dallas/Forth Worth - Grand Prairie
  2. Take the bus from Grand Prairie to Austin - San Jacinto/15Th

$76 - $154

4 alternative options

Fly from Chicago O'Hare  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Austin (AUS) ORD - AUS

$162 - $365

Bus Greyhound USA  •  23 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Dallas, Tx 1227
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Austin, Tx 7259 / ...

$120 - $302

Train, bus  •  25 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Dallas Union Station Amtrak Texas Eagle
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Austin, Tx 7259 / ...

$189 - $481

Drive  •  18 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Austin Airport (AUS) 1136.7 miles

$110 - $170

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Austin Airport (AUS), USA?

Southwest Airlines and Delta fly from Chicago to Austin Airport (AUS) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Austin Airport (AUS) via Dallas, Tx, Austin, Tx, Speedway/45th, 2600 Speedway/Dean Keeton, and Dean Keeton/Speedway NE Corner in around 23 h 55 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Austin
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to Austin via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to Austin via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to Austin via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to Austin via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Austin
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Austin via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Austin
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Austin via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Dallas Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$230 - $340
Business Coach Seat
$270 - $380
Room
$500 - $750
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
19 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $160
Flexible
$180 - $240
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Austin, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Dallas/Forth Worth - Grand Prairie
Ave. Duration
21 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Grand Prairie to Austin - San Jacinto/15Th
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chicago and Austin Airport (AUS) is 1579 km. The road distance is 1819 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Austin Airport (AUS) is to bus which costs $75 - $160 and takes 27 h 48 min.

The quickest way to get from Chicago to Austin Airport (AUS) is to fly which takes 4 h 8 min and costs $210 - $550.

No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Austin Airport (AUS). However, there are services departing from Chicago, Il and arriving at ABIA Lower Level via Dallas, Tx, Speedway/45th and Dean Keeton/Speedway NE Corner. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 55 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to get from Chicago to Austin Airport (AUS), including transfers.