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There are 9 ways to get from Dallas to Texas State University by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Dallas Bus Station to San Marcos FlixBus US1164

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Train via Fort Worth  •  7h 16m

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

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Bus via Samuell @ Cinnabar - E - Ns  •  7h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Dallas to San Marcos

Train  •  7h 42m

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

Drive  •  3h 40m

  1. Drive from Dallas to Texas State University 226.8 miles

Fly Dallas to Austin, bus  •  5h 22m

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

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Austin, line 310 bus, bus  •  6h 23m

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Austin (AUS) DFW - AUS
  2. Take the line 310 bus from 5902 Riverside/Grove to 700 Ben White
  3. Take the bus from Austin to San Marcos

Fly Dallas to San Antonio, bus  •  6h 2m

  1. Fly from Dallas (DAL) to San Antonio (SAT) DAL - SAT
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio Bus Station to San Marcos

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to San Antonio, bus  •  7h 4m

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to San Antonio (SAT) DFW - SAT
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio Bus Station to San Marcos

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The cheapest way to get from Dallas to Texas State University is to bus which costs $20 - $75 and takes 5h 4m.

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The fastest way to get from Dallas to Texas State University is to drive which takes 3h 40m and costs $40 - $60.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dallas Bus Station station and arriving at San Marcos. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 44m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Dallas and arriving at San Marcos Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 22m.

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The distance between Dallas and Texas State University is 212 miles. The road distance is 226.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Dallas to Texas State University without a car is to bus which takes 5h 4m and costs $20 - $75.

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The bus from Dallas Bus Station to San Marcos takes 4h 44m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Dallas to Texas State University bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from Dallas Bus Station.

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Dallas to Texas State University train services, operated by Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART), depart from Victory Station.

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The best way to get from Dallas to Texas State University is to bus which takes 5h 4m and costs $20 - $75. Alternatively, you can train via Fort Worth, which costs $10 - $120 and takes 7h 16m.

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Map of how to get from Dallas to Texas State University.
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  • Distance: 212 miles
  • Duration: 5h 4m

What companies run services between Dallas, TX, USA and Texas State University, TX, USA?

Flixbus USA operates a bus from Dallas Bus Station to San Marcos once daily. Tickets cost $20 - $75 and the journey takes 4h 44m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Dallas to Texas State University via Fort Worth Intermodal Transit Center, Fort Worth, and San Marcos Amtrak in around 7h 16m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Dallas to Austin
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $340
Flights from Dallas to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $480
Flights from Dallas to San Antonio via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Austin
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to San Antonio via Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Train operators
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)
Phone
+1 214-979-1111
Website
dart.org
Train from Victory Station to Fort Worth Intermodal Transit Center
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
https://www.dart.org
AM/PM Passes - Reduced
$2
AM/PM Passes - Local
$3
Amtrak
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Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fort Worth to San Marcos Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $110
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
$9 - $40
Child Coach - short notice
$25 - $40
Child Business Class - advance purchase
$21 - $70
Child Business Class - short notice
$23 - $70
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
$30 - $60
Business Seat - advance purchase
$40 - $140
Business Seat - short notice
$50 - $130
Coach Seat - short notice
$27 - $110
Train from Dallas to San Marcos Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $120
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
$11 - $45
Child Coach - short notice
$27 - $40
Child Business Class - advance purchase
$22 - $75
Child Business Class - short notice
$25 - $75
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
$30 - $70
Business Seat - advance purchase
$45 - $150
Business Seat - short notice
$50 - $140
Coach Seat - short notice
$30 - $120
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
+1 (855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Dallas Bus Station to San Marcos
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $75
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult
$20 - $75
Bus from San Antonio Bus Station to San Marcos
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $40
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult
$6 - $40
Conexiones Tornado
Phone
+52 81 2152 6736
Email
info@conexionestornado.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Dallas to San Marcos
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
tornadobus.com
Bus from Austin to San Marcos
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
tornadobus.com
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The quickest flight from Dallas Airport to Austin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Dallas to Texas State University bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at San Marcos station.

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Dallas to Texas State University train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at San Marcos Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dallas to Texas State University is 227 miles. It takes approximately 3h 40m to drive from Dallas to Texas State University.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Dallas Airport to Austin Airport.

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There are 275+ hotels available in Texas State University. Prices start at $42 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 $1 - $3.

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