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There are 6 ways to get from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport (DFW) to Austin by plane, tram, bus, train or car

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Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Austin (AUS) DFW - AUS

$84 - $283

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Bus  •  4 h 30 min

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

$27 - $63

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Tram to Dallas, fly  •  3 h 34 min

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

$117 - $330

Megabus  •  7 h 17 min

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

$32 - $42

Train  •  7 h 21 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 25 min

  1. Drive from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport (DFW) to Austin 213.8 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport (DFW) to Austin is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport (DFW) to Austin is to fly which costs $80 - $290 and takes 1 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport (DFW) to Austin. However, there are services departing from Terminal C @ Entry Ll C10 - N - Ns and arriving at Austin, Tx via Airfield @ South Remote Pkg - E- Ns, Downtown Irving/Heritage Crossing Station, Commerce @ Austin - E - Ns and Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 17 min.

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The distance between Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport (DFW) and Austin is 188 miles. The road distance is 213.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport (DFW) to Austin without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 30 min and costs $27 - $65.

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It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to get from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport (DFW) to Austin, including transfers.

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Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport (DFW) to Austin bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East station.

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The best way to get from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport (DFW) to Austin is to fly which takes 1 h 35 min and costs $80 - $290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $27 - $65 and takes 4 h 30 min, you could also train, which costs $45 - $110 and takes 7 h 21 min.

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The quickest flight from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport to Austin Airport is the direct flight which takes 56 min.

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Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport (DFW) to Austin bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Austin, Tx station.

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Map of how to get from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport (DFW) to Austin.
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  • Distance: 187.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 35 min

What companies run services between Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport (DFW), USA and Austin, TX, USA?

American Airlines flies from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport (DFW) to Austin every 2 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport (DFW) to Austin hourly. Tickets cost $24 - $60 and the journey takes 3 h 5 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
Train operators
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)
Phone
214-979-1111
Website
dart.org
Tram from Dfw Airport Station to Burbank Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
More information at
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
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
Megabus

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Yes, the driving distance between Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport (DFW) to Austin is 214 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to drive from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport (DFW) to Austin.

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American Airlines offers flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport to Austin Airport.

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