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

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Fly to Austin  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to Austin (AUS) BNA - AUS

$203 - $406

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Bus, Megabus  •  20 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Dallas, Tx 1511 / ...
  2. Take the Megabus from Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East to Austin, Tx

$90 - $197

4 alternative options

Fly to Killeen, drive  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to Killeen (GRK) BNA - GRK
  2. Drive from Killeen to Austin

$188 - $862

Bus  •  19 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Dallas, Tx 1511 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Austin, Tx 7259 / ...

$91 - $224

Bus, train  •  23 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Dallas, Tx 1511 / ...
  2. Take the train from Dallas Union Station to Austin Amtrak Texas Eagle

$115 - $287

Drive  •  13 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Nashville to Austin 861.3 miles

$80 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Nashville to Austin is to drive which costs $80 - $130 and takes 13 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nashville to Austin is to fly which costs $200 - $410 and takes 4 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nashville to Austin. However, there are services departing from Nashville, Tn and arriving at Austin, Tx via Dallas, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 1 min.

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The distance between Nashville and Austin is 757 miles. The road distance is 861.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Nashville to Austin without a car is to bus which takes 19 h 1 min and costs $90 - $230.

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It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to get from Nashville to Austin, including transfers.

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Nashville to Austin bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Nashville, Tn station.

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The best way to get from Nashville to Austin is to fly which takes 4 h 26 min and costs $200 - $410. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $90 - $230 and takes 19 h 1 min.

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The quickest flight from Nashville Airport to Austin Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 15 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Nashville to Austin.
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  • Distance: 756.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 26 min

What companies run services between Nashville, TN, USA and Austin, TX, USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Nashville to Austin hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nashville to Austin via Dallas, Tx in around 19 h 1 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Nashville to Austin
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Nashville to Austin via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Nashville to Austin via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Nashville to Austin via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Nashville to Austin via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Nashville to Killeen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Nashville to Killeen via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Nashville to Killeen via Charlotte, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Nashville to Killeen via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Dallas Union Station to Austin Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
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 Nashville, Tn to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
15 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $170
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Austin, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
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Yes, the driving distance between Nashville to Austin is 861 miles. It takes approximately 13 h 50 min to drive from Nashville to Austin.

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American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Nashville Airport to Austin Airport.

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There are 620+ hotels available in Austin. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nashville to Nashville Airport is to line 18 bus which takes 32 min and costs $2.

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