There are 8 ways to get from Dallas to Marfa by plane, bus, car or train

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 Dallas to Midland/Odessa, bus  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Dallas (DAL) to Midland/Odessa (MAF) DAL - MAF
  2. Take the bus from Midland/Odessa Airport to Marfa, TX

$232 - $852

Cheapest option

Train  •  23 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Dallas Union Station Amtrak to Alpine Amtrak Texas Eagle

$150 - $337

6 alternative options

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Midland/Odessa, bus  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Midland/Odessa (MAF) DFW - MAF
  2. Take the bus from Midland/Odessa Airport to Marfa, TX

$190 - $650

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Carlsbad, drive  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Carlsbad (CNM) DFW - CNM
  2. Drive from Carlsbad to Marfa

$180 - $380

Fly Dallas to El Paso, train  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Dallas (DAL) to El Paso (ELP) DAL - ELP
  2. Take the train from El Paso Union Depot Amtrak to Alpine Amtrak

$268 - $928

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to El Paso, train  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to El Paso (ELP) DFW - ELP
  2. Take the train from El Paso Union Depot Amtrak to Alpine Amtrak

$254 - $924

Bus  •  14 h

  1. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to San Antonio, Tx 831
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Ft Stockton, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Ft Stockton, Tx to Marfa, TX

Drive  •  9 h

  1. Drive from Dallas to Marfa 523.9 miles

$50 - $75

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dallas to Marfa is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 9 h.

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The quickest way to get from Dallas to Marfa is to fly and bus which costs $230 - $850 and takes 7 h 51 min.

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The distance between Dallas and Marfa is 460 miles. The road distance is 523.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 7 h 51 min to get from Dallas to Marfa, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dallas to Marfa. However, there are services departing from Dallas, Tx and arriving at Marfa, TX via San Antonio, Tx and Ft Stockton, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h.

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The best way to get from Dallas to Marfa without a car is to bus which takes 14 h and costs .

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Map of how to get from Dallas to Marfa.
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  • Distance: 460.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 51 min

What companies run services between Dallas, TX, USA and Marfa, TX, USA?

You can take a bus from Dallas to Marfa via San Antonio, Tx and Ft Stockton, Tx in around 14 h. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Dallas to Marfa 3 times a week. Tickets cost $95 - $280 and the journey takes 22 h 38 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Dallas to Midland/Odessa
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Dallas to El Paso
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Dallas to El Paso via Austin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Dallas to El Paso via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Midland/Odessa
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to El Paso
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Carlsbad
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $350
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to El Paso via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $2,100
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from El Paso Union Depot Amtrak to Alpine Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$200 - $290
Train from Dallas Union Station Amtrak to Alpine Amtrak
Ave. Duration
22 h 38 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $280
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $280
Room
$400 - $600
Bus operators
All Aboard America
Website
allaboardamerica.com
Bus from Midland/Odessa Airport to Marfa, TX
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
allaboardamerica.com
Bus from Ft Stockton, Tx to Marfa, TX
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
allaboardamerica.com
Greyhound USA
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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 San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Ft Stockton, Tx
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85

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