There are 7 ways to get from Nashville to Austin by plane, bus, car or train

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Recommended option

Fly to Austin  •  4 h 14 min

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

$207 - $410

Cheapest option

Bus, Megabus  •  19 h 52 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

5 alternative options

Fly to San Antonio, bus  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to San Antonio (SAT) BNA - SAT
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx

$192 - $443

Fly to Killeen, drive  •  6 h 35 min

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

$192 - $866

Bus  •  18 h 38 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 5 min

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

$115 - $287

Drive  •  13 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Nashville to Austin 861.3 miles

$80 - $130

Questions & Answers

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 14 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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It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to get from Nashville to Austin, including transfers.

More details

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 18 h 38 min.

More details

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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Map of how to get from Nashville to Austin.
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  • Distance: 756.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 14 min

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

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Nashville to Austin hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nashville to Austin via Dallas, Tx in around 18 h 38 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Nashville to Austin
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Nashville to Austin via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Nashville to Austin via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Nashville to Austin via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Nashville to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $850
Flights from Nashville to San Antonio via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $850
Flights from Nashville to San Antonio via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $850
Flights from Nashville to San Antonio via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Nashville to Austin via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Nashville to San Antonio via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Nashville to Killeen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Nashville to Killeen via Charlotte, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Nashville to Killeen via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Nashville to Austin via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Nashville to San Antonio via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Nashville to Killeen via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Dallas Union Station Amtrak 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
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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
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Nashville, Tn to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
15 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Megabus

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