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

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Fly from Miami  •  5h 10m

  1. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Austin (AUS) MIA - AUS

$113 - $486

5 alternative options

Fly from Fort Lauderdale  •  6h 15m

  1. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Austin (AUS) FLL - AUS

$133 - $721

Bus  •  35h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Miami, Fl to Orlando, Fl
  2. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Houston, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Houston to Austin

$225 - $415

Train, bus  •  35h 13m

  1. Take the train from Miami to West Palm Beach Station
  2. Take the bus from West Palm Beach, Fl to Orlando, Fl
  3. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Houston, Tx
  4. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Austin, Tx

$152 - $363

Train  •  2 days 16h

  1. Take the train from Miami Amtrak Station to Cary Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Cary Amtrak Station to Greensboro Amtrak Station
  3. Take the train from Greensboro Amtrak Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  4. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to San Antonio Amtrak Station
  5. Take the train from San Antonio Amtrak Station to Austin Amtrak Station

$380 - $1,077

Drive  •  22h 10m

  1. Drive from Miami to Austin 1354.9 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Miami to Austin is to drive which costs $130 - $200 and takes 22h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Miami to Austin is to fly which costs $110 - $490 and takes 5h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Miami to Austin station. However, there are services departing from Government Ctr.Stat.Rail Northbound and arriving at Austin Amtrak Station via Miami Amtrak Station, Cary Amtrak Station, Greensboro Amtrak Station, New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal and San Antonio Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 16h.

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The distance between Miami and Austin is 1120 miles. The road distance is 1354.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Miami to Austin without a car is to bus which takes 35h 5m and costs $220 - $420.

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It takes approximately 5h 10m to get from Miami to Austin, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Miami to Austin is to fly which takes 5h 10m and costs $110 - $490. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $220 - $420 and takes 35h 5m, you could also train, which costs $380 - $1,100 and takes 2 days 16h.

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The quickest flight from Miami Airport to Austin Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 10m.

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Austin is 1h behind Miami. It is currently 7:49 AM in Miami and 6:49 AM in Austin.

Map of how to get from Miami to Austin.
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  • Distance: 1119.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 10m

What companies run services between Miami, FL, USA and Austin, TX, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Miami to Austin hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Miami to Austin via Miami International Airport Station Northbound, Miami, Fl, Orlando, Fl, Houston, Tx, Milam St @ Preston St, Milam St @ Dallas St, and Houston in around 35h 5m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Austin
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Austin via Tampa
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Austin via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Austin via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Austin via Orlando
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to Austin
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Miami to Austin via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Miami to Austin via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Austin via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Miami to Austin via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Austin via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Austin
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Austin
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Train operators
Brightline
Phone
+1 305-521-4800
Email
guestservices@gobrightline.com
Website
gobrightline.com
Train from Miami to West Palm Beach Station
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
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Brightline
SmartPlus
$16 - $23
Smart
$12 - $17
Select
$36 - $42
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 Miami Amtrak Station to Cary Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
20h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$230 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$270 - $380
Room
$500 - $750
Train from Cary Amtrak Station to Greensboro Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Train from Greensboro Amtrak Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $300
Business Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Room
$470 - $650
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to San Antonio Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Room
$350 - $490
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Miami, Fl to Orlando, Fl
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Orlando, Fl to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
24h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$95 - $160
Flexible
$180 - $240
Bus from West Palm Beach, Fl to Orlando, Fl
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Miami to Austin is 1355 miles. It takes approximately 22h 10m to drive from Miami to Austin.

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

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There are 614+ hotels available in Austin. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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