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There are 7 ways to get from Dallas to San Antonio by bus, train, car, tram or plane

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Bus  •  5h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Dallas to San Antonio "Greyhound" / ...

$21 - $50

6 alternative options

Bus via Jefferson @ 10Th - W - Ns  •  8h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Dallas to San Antonio

Train  •  10h 5m

  1. Take the train from Dallas to San Antonio Amtrak Station Texas Eagle

$45 - $65

Drive  •  4h 26m

  1. Drive from Dallas to San Antonio 275.5 miles

$27 - $40

Tram to Dallas, fly to San Antonio  •  3h 37m

  1. Take the tram from West End Station to Inwood/Love Field Station
  2. Fly from Dallas (DAL) to San Antonio (SAT) DAL - SAT

$338 - $448

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to San Antonio  •  4h 26m

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to San Antonio (SAT) DFW - SAT

$105 - $295

Fly Dallas to Austin, bus  •  5h 39m

  1. Fly from Dallas (DAL) to Austin (AUS) DAL - AUS
  2. Take the bus from Austin to San Antonio

Dallas to San Antonio by bus

The bus journey time between Dallas and San Antonio is around 5h 18m and covers a distance of around 278 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 4h 55m. Services are operated by Greyhound USA, Megabus and Omnibus Mexicanos S.A. de C.V.. Typically 27 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
5h 18m
Fastest bus time:
4h 55m
Buses per week:
27
Cheapest price:
$21
Carbon emissions:
55 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
06:30
Last bus departs at:
22:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Dallas to San Antonio bus schedules

Dallas → San Antonio
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The cheapest way to get from Dallas to San Antonio is to bus which costs $21 - $50 and takes 5h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Dallas to San Antonio is to tram and fly which costs $330 - $450 and takes 3h 37m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dallas and arriving at San Antonio. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Dallas and arriving at San Antonio Amtrak Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10h 5m.

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The distance between Dallas and San Antonio is 254 miles. The road distance is 275.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Dallas to San Antonio without a car is to bus which takes 5h 40m and costs $21 - $50.

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The bus from Dallas to San Antonio takes 5h 40m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Dallas to San Antonio bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Dallas station.

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Dallas to San Antonio train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Dallas station.

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The best way to get from Dallas to San Antonio is to bus which takes 5h 40m and costs $21 - $50. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $45 - $65 and takes 10h 5m, you could also fly, which costs $100 - $300 and takes 4h 26m.

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Map of how to get from Dallas to San Antonio.
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  • Distance: 254.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 40m

What companies run services between Dallas, TX, USA and San Antonio, TX, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Dallas to San Antonio 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 5h 40m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Dallas to San Antonio Amtrak Station once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 10h 5m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Dallas to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Dallas to San Antonio via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Dallas to Austin
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $350
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Dallas to San Antonio Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Premium
$220 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Seat
$80 - $120
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)
Phone
214-979-1111
Website
dart.org
Tram from West End Station to Inwood/Love Field Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
More information at
dart.org
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 to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $85
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $45
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Omnibus Mexicanos S.A. de C.V.
Phone
800 765 6636
Email
contacto@odm.com.mx
Website
omnibusmexicanos.com.mx
Bus from Dallas to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
omnibusmexicanos.com.mx
Bus from Austin to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
omnibusmexicanos.com.mx

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The quickest flight from Dallas Airport to San Antonio Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Dallas to San Antonio bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at San Antonio station.

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Dallas to San Antonio train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at San Antonio Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dallas to San Antonio is 276 miles. It takes approximately 4h 26m to drive from Dallas to San Antonio.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Dallas Airport to San Antonio Airport.

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There are 335+ hotels available in San Antonio. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dallas to Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport is to tram which takes 51 min and costs $3.

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