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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Mckinney to Dallas, Tx 7329
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Austin, Tx 7259 / ...

$34 - $81

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Mckinney to Dallas, Tx 7329
  2. Take the bus from Downtown Dallas to Austin - San Jacinto/15Th

$33 - $54

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Mckinney to Dallas, Tx
  2. Take the train from Union Station to Fort Worth Intermodal Transit Center Tre
  3. Take the train from Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center to Austin Amtrak

$53 - $124

Drive  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Drive from McKinney to Austin 229.6 miles

$22 - $35

Bus to Dallas, fly to Austin  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Mckinney to Dallas, Tx
  2. Fly from Dallas (DAL) to Austin (AUS) DAL - AUS

$127 - $351

Bus to Dallas/Ft.Worth, fly to Austin  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Mckinney to Dallas, Tx
  2. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Austin (AUS) DFW - AUS

$94 - $308

Bus to Dallas/Ft.Worth, fly to Killeen, drive  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Mckinney to Dallas, Tx
  2. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Killeen (GRK) DFW - GRK
  3. Drive from Killeen to Austin

$149 - $314

Bus to Dallas, fly to San Antonio, bus  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Mckinney to Dallas, Tx
  2. Fly from Dallas (DAL) to San Antonio (SAT) DAL - SAT
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx

$232 - $514

What companies run services between McKinney, TX, USA and Austin, TX, USA?

You can take a bus from McKinney to Austin via Dallas, Tx in around 4 h 23 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Dallas to Austin
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $390
Flights from Dallas to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $550
Flights from Dallas to San Antonio via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Austin
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Killeen
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $450
Train operators
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)
Website
dart.org
Train from Union Station to Fort Worth Intermodal Transit Center
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
dart.org
Amtrak
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
Twice 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
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Mckinney to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $22
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Austin, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Downtown Dallas to Austin - San Jacinto/15Th
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from McKinney to Austin?

The distance between McKinney and Austin is 343 km. The road distance is 367 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from McKinney to Austin?

The cheapest way to get from McKinney to Austin is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 3 h 42 min.

What is the fastest way to get from McKinney to Austin?

The quickest way to get from McKinney to Austin is to drive which takes 3 h 42 min and costs $22 - $35.

Is there a direct bus between McKinney and Austin?

No, there is no direct bus from McKinney to Austin. However, there are services departing from Mckinney and arriving at Austin, Tx via Dallas, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 23 min.

How long does it take to get from McKinney to Austin?

It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to get from McKinney to Austin, including transfers.