There are 6 ways to get from Fort Worth to Austin by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Ft Worth, Tx to Austin, Tx 9303 / ...

$23 - $60

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Train  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center to Austin Amtrak Texas Eagle

$40 - $100

Drive  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Fort Worth to Austin 187.8 miles

$18 - $27

Train to Dallas, fly to Austin  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from T&P Station to Victory Station
  2. Fly from Dallas (DAL) to Austin (AUS) DAL - AUS

$120 - $333

Train, line 803 bus to Dallas/Ft.Worth, fly to Austin  •  4 h

  1. Take the train from T&P Station to Centreport Station
  2. Take the line 803 bus from Centreport Station to Dfw Remote South Parking
  3. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Austin (AUS) DFW - AUS

$90 - $293

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Killeen, drive  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Killeen (GRK) DFW - GRK
  2. Drive from Killeen to Austin

$145 - $299

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ft Worth, Tx and arriving at Austin, Tx. Services depart five times a day, and operate Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center and arriving at Austin Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 12 min.

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The distance between Fort Worth and Austin is 173 miles. The road distance is 187.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Worth to Austin without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 30 min and costs .

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The bus from Ft Worth, Tx to Austin, Tx takes 3 h 30 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Fort Worth to Austin bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Ft Worth, Tx station.

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Fort Worth to Austin train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center station.

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The best way to get from Fort Worth to Austin is to bus which takes 3 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4 h 12 min.

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The quickest flight from Dallas Airport to Austin Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Fort Worth to Austin bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Austin, Tx station.

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Map of how to get from Fort Worth to Austin.
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  • Distance: 172.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 30 min

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Fort Worth to Austin 5 times a day. Tickets cost $23 - $60 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Fort Worth to Austin once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $100 and the journey takes 4 h 12 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Dallas to Austin
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $390
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Austin
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Killeen
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $450
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center to Austin Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)
Phone
214-979-1111
Website
dart.org
Train from T&P Station to Victory Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
More information at
dart.org
Train from T&P Station to Centreport Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Ft Worth, Tx to Austin, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)
Phone
214-979-1111
Website
dart.org
Bus from Centreport Station to Dfw Remote South Parking
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
More information at
dart.org

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Fort Worth to Austin train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Austin Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Worth to Austin is 188 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to drive from Fort Worth to Austin.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Dallas Airport to Austin Airport.

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