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There are 10 ways to get from Dallas to Texas State University by bus, train, car or plane

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  1. Take the bus from Dallas to San Marcos

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Bus via Dallas

  1. Take the bus from Dallas to San Marcos

Train via Fort Worth

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

Train

  1. Take the train from Dallas to San Marcos Amtrak

Drive

  1. Drive from Dallas to Texas State University

Fly Dallas to Austin, bus

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

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Austin, bus

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Austin (AUS)
  2. Take the bus from Austin to San Marcos

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Killeen, drive

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Killeen (GRK)
  2. Drive from Killeen to Texas State University

Fly Dallas to San Antonio, bus

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

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to San Antonio, bus

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to San Antonio (SAT)
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to San Marcos
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The cheapest way to get from Dallas to Texas State University is to bus via Dallas which costs $29 - $40 and takes 5h.

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The fastest way to get from Dallas to Texas State University is to drive. Taking this option will cost $40 - $60 and takes 3h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dallas and arriving at San Marcos. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 15m.

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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 4h 26m and costs $50 - $70.

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The bus from Dallas to San Marcos takes 4h 15m including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Dallas to Texas State University bus services, operated by Omnibus Mexicanos S.A. de C.V., depart from Dallas 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 4h 26m and costs $50 - $70. Alternatively, you can train via Fort Worth, which costs $35 - $60 and takes 7h 13m.

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Map of how to get from Dallas to Texas State University.
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  • Distance: 212.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 26m

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

Omnibus Mexicanos S.A. de C.V. operates a bus from Dallas to San Marcos 5 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $70 and the journey takes 4h 15m. 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 13m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Dallas to Austin
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $180
Flights from Dallas to Austin via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $210
Flights from Dallas to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $220
Flights from Dallas to San Antonio via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Austin
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Killeen
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
JSX
Website
jsx.com
Flights from Dallas to Austin
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$12 - $220
Train operators
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)
Phone
214-979-1111
Website
dart.org
Train from Victory Station to Fort Worth Intermodal Transit Center
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
More information at
dart.org
AM/PM Passes - Reduced
$2
AM/PM Passes - Local
$3
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fort Worth to San Marcos Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from Dallas to San Marcos Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$70 - $110
Bus operators
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 Marcos
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
omnibusmexicanos.com.mx
Bus from Austin to San Marcos
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
omnibusmexicanos.com.mx
Bus from San Antonio to San Marcos
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
omnibusmexicanos.com.mx
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 Marcos
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $75

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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 Omnibus Mexicanos S.A. de C.V., 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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JSX and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Dallas Airport to Austin Airport.

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There are 63+ hotels available in Texas State University. 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 $1 - $3.

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