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There are 7 ways to get from Fort Polk to Austin by taxi, plane, car, bus 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.

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Taxi to Alexandria, fly  •  5h 14m

  1. Take a taxi from Fort Polk to Alexandria
  2. Fly from Alexandria (AEX) to Austin (AUS) AEX - AUS

$233 - $786

Cheapest option

Drive, bus, Megabus  •  10h 25m

  1. Drive from Fort Polk to Lake Charles, La
  2. Take the bus from Lake Charles, La to Houston, Tx
  3. Take the Megabus from Houston, TX Pierce St to Austin

$43 - $93

5 alternative options

Drive to Lake Charles, fly  •  5h 53m

  1. Drive from Fort Polk to Lake Charles
  2. Fly from Lake Charles (LCH) to Austin (AUS) LCH - AUS

$189 - $966

Drive, bus  •  9h 43m

  1. Drive from Fort Polk to Lake Charles, La
  2. Take the bus from Lake Charles, La to Houston, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Austin, Tx

$48 - $110

Drive, bus via Austin  •  10h 4m

  1. Drive from Fort Polk to Lake Charles, La
  2. Take the bus from Lake Charles, La to Houston, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Houston to Austin

$127 - $163

Drive, train  •  15h 32m

  1. Drive from Fort Polk to Lake Charles Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Lake Charles Amtrak Station to San Antonio Amtrak Station
  3. Take the train from San Antonio Amtrak Station to Austin Amtrak Station

$89 - $231

Drive  •  6h 34m

  1. Drive from Fort Polk to Austin 348.5 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fort Polk to Austin is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Polk to Austin is to taxi and fly which costs $230 - $800 and takes 5h 14m.

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The distance between Fort Polk and Austin is 284 miles. The road distance is 348.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 5h 14m to get from Fort Polk to Austin, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Alexandria Airport to Austin Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Polk to Austin is 348 miles. It takes approximately 6h 34m to drive from Fort Polk to Austin.

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United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Alexandria Airport to Austin Airport.

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There are 611+ hotels available in Austin. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fort Polk to Austin.
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  • Distance: 284.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 14m

What companies run services between Fort Polk, LA, USA and Austin, TX, USA?

There is no direct connection from Fort Polk to Austin. However, you can take the taxi to Alexandria airport, fly to Austin, take the walk to ABIA Lower Level, then take the line 20 bus to Austin. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Lake Charles airport, fly to Austin, take the walk to ABIA Lower Level, then take the line 20 bus to Austin.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Alexandria to Austin via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Lake Charles to Austin via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Alexandria to Austin via Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Lake Charles to Austin via Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Alexandria to Austin via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Lake Charles Amtrak Station to San Antonio Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $370
Train from San Antonio Amtrak Station to Austin Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Lake Charles, La to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Houston, Tx to Austin, Tx
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Vonlane
Website
vonlane.com
Bus from Houston to Austin
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$99
Schedules at
vonlane.com
Book at
vonlane.com
Other operators
Taxi from Fort Polk to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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