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There are 8 ways to get from Irvine to Austin by plane, train, bus or car

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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Fly from Santa Ana  •  4h 42m

  1. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to Austin (AUS) SNA - AUS

$103 - $468

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Train to Los Angeles, fly  •  7h 6m

  1. Take the train from Tustin station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Austin (AUS) LAX - AUS

$149 - $615

Line 79 bus, line 1 bus, line 92 bus to Long Beach, fly  •  7h 48m

  1. Take the line 79 bus from Culver-Michelson to Newport Trans Ctr Dock 2
  2. Take the line 1 bus from Newport Trans Ctr Dock 5 to 7Th-Channel
  3. Take the line 92 bus from Seventh & Channel Se to Woodruff & Spring Ne
  4. Fly from Long Beach (LGB) to Austin (AUS) LGB - AUS

$129 - $622

Train to Ontario/San Bernardino, fly  •  7h 53m

  1. Take the train from Tustin station to San Bernardino Depot station
  2. Fly from Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) to Austin (AUS) ONT - AUS

$114 - $480

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  34h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Santa Ana to San Antonio Tijuana-Reynosa / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx 9336 / ...

$126 - $222

Bus via Los Angeles, Ca  •  34h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Anaheim, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Antonio, Tx
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx 836 / ...

$147 - $391

Train  •  35h 38m

  1. Take the train from Tustin station to L. A. Union Station station Orange County Line
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Austin Amtrak Station Texas Eagle

$198 - $611

Drive  •  22h 40m

  1. Drive from Irvine to Austin 1374.3 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Irvine to Austin is to drive which costs $130 - $200 and takes 22h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Irvine to Austin is to fly which costs $100 - $470 and takes 4h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Irvine to Austin. However, there are services departing from University-Ent 3773 Mariposa Villa and arriving at Austin, Tx via Santa Ana and San Antonio, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34h 4m.

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No, there is no direct train from Irvine station to Austin station. However, there are services departing from Tustin station and arriving at Austin Amtrak Station via Los Angeles Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35h 38m.

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The distance between Irvine and Austin is 1205 miles. The road distance is 1374.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Irvine to Austin without a car is to bus which takes 34h 4m and costs $120 - $230.

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It takes approximately 4h 42m to get from Irvine to Austin, including transfers.

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Irvine to Austin bus services, operated by Greyhound Mexico, depart from Santa Ana station.

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Irvine to Austin train services, operated by Metrolink Trains, arrive at Tustin station.

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The best way to get from Irvine to Austin is to fly which takes 4h 42m and costs $100 - $470. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $120 - $230 and takes 34h 4m, you could also train, which costs $190 - $650 and takes 35h 38m.

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Map of how to get from Irvine to Austin.
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  • Distance: 1205.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 42m

What companies run services between Irvine, CA, USA and Austin, TX, USA?

Frontier Airlines, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from Irvine to Austin hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Irvine to Austin via Santa Ana, San Antonio, and San Antonio, Tx in around 34h 4m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Santa Ana to Austin via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Santa Ana to Austin via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Santa Ana to Austin via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Santa Ana to Austin via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Los Angeles to Austin
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Los Angeles to Austin via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Los Angeles to Austin via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Long Beach to Austin via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Austin via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Austin via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Austin via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Santa Ana to Austin via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Santa Ana to Austin via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Los Angeles to Austin
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Los Angeles to Austin via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Long Beach to Austin via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Austin via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Austin via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Austin
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Long Beach to Austin via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Santa Ana to Austin via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Austin
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Santa Ana to Austin
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Austin
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Austin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Long Beach to Austin
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Tustin station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Tustin station to San Bernardino Depot station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
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 Los Angeles Union Station to Austin Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
33h 23m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$330 - $480
Business Coach Seat
$400 - $600
Room
$700 - $1,000
Bus operators
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Culver-Michelson to Newport Trans Ctr Dock 2
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Newport Trans Ctr Dock 5 to 7Th-Channel
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Long Beach Transit
Website
lbtransit.com
Bus from Seventh & Channel Se to Woodruff & Spring Ne
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lbtransit.com
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Santa Ana to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
29h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Schedules at
greyhound.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 San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Anaheim, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
27h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320

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The quickest flight from Santa Ana Airport to Austin Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 40m.

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

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Austin is 2h ahead of Irvine. It is currently 12:35 PM in Irvine and 2:35 PM in Austin.

Irvine to Austin train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Austin Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Irvine to Austin is 1374 miles. It takes approximately 22h 40m to drive from Irvine to Austin.

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Frontier Airlines, United Airlines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Santa Ana 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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The best way to get from Irvine to Santa Ana Airport is to line 401 bus which takes 7m and costs $2 - $4.

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