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

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Fly from Orlando  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Orlando (MCO) to Austin (AUS) MCO - AUS

$93 - $446

5 alternative options

Bus to Tampa, fly  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Tampa, Fl
  2. Fly from Tampa (TPA) to Austin (AUS) TPA - AUS

$168 - $479

Fly from Orlando Sanford  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Orlando Sanford (SFB) to Austin (AUS) SFB - AUS

$134 - $503

Bus  •  28 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Houston, Tx 1247 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Austin, Tx 9304 / ...

$116 - $285

Train  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the train from Orlando 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

$339 - $946

Drive  •  18 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Orlando to Austin 1129.8 miles

$110 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Orlando to Austin is to drive which costs $110 - $160 and takes 18 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Orlando to Austin is to fly which costs $90 - $450 and takes 5 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Orlando to Austin. However, there are services departing from Orlando, Fl and arriving at Austin, Tx via Houston, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Orlando station to Austin station. However, there are services departing from Orlando Amtrak Station and arriving at Austin Amtrak Station via Cary Amtrak Station, Greensboro Amtrak Station, New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal and San Antonio Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 7 h.

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The distance between Orlando and Austin is 997 miles. The road distance is 1129.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Orlando to Austin without a car is to bus which takes 28 h 5 min and costs $110 - $290.

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It takes approximately 5 h 5 min to get from Orlando to Austin, including transfers.

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Orlando to Austin bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Orlando, Fl station.

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

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The best way to get from Orlando to Austin is to fly which takes 5 h 5 min and costs $90 - $450. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $290 and takes 28 h 5 min, you could also train, which costs $330 - $950 and takes 2 days 7 h.

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Map of how to get from Orlando to Austin.
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  • Distance: 997.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 5 min

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

Southwest Airlines, JetBlue Airways and two other airlines fly from Orlando to Austin hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Orlando to Austin via Houston, Tx in around 28 h 5 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Orlando to Austin
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Orlando to Austin via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Orlando to Austin via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Orlando to Austin via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Tampa to Austin
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,400
Flights from Tampa to Austin via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,400
Flights from Tampa to Austin via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,400
Flights from Tampa to Austin via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Orlando to Austin via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Tampa to Austin via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Orlando to Austin
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $700
Flights from Orlando to Austin via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $700
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Orlando Sanford to Austin
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Orlando Sanford to Austin via Memphis
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Orlando to Austin
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Orlando Amtrak Station to Cary Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
12 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $260
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Business Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Room
$370 - $550
Train from Cary Amtrak Station to Greensboro Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
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
20 h 10 min
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
15 h 5 min
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
2 h 23 min
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Orlando, Fl to Tampa, Fl
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Orlando, Fl to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
24 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$95 - $160
Flexible
$180 - $240
Bus from Houston, Tx to Austin, Tx
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Orlando Airport to Austin Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 45 min.

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

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Austin is 1 h behind Orlando. It is currently 1:58 PM in Orlando and 12:58 PM in Austin.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Orlando to Austin is 1130 miles. It takes approximately 18 h 31 min to drive from Orlando to Austin.

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JetBlue Airways, United Airlines, Frontier Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Orlando Airport to Austin Airport.

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Book your Orlando to Austin bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 638+ hotels available in Austin. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Orlando to Orlando Airport is to line 11 bus which takes 41 min and costs $3.

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