There are 11 ways to get from Philadelphia to Austin by plane, train, car or bus

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

Fly Philadelphia to Austin  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Austin (AUS) PHL - AUS

$128 - $511

10 alternative options

Train to Baltimore, fly to Austin  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Austin (AUS) BWI - AUS

$284 - $826

Train to Newark, fly to Austin  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Austin (AUS) EWR - AUS

$147 - $507

Fly Philadelphia to Killeen, drive  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Killeen (GRK) PHL - GRK
  2. Drive from Killeen to Austin

$253 - $1,017

Fly Philadelphia to San Antonio, bus  •  8 h 2 min

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

$173 - $534

Train to Washington Dulles, fly to Austin  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Austin (AUS) IAD - AUS

$245 - $714

Train, bus  •  38 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Baton Rouge, La
  3. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to Houston, Tx
  4. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Austin, Tx

$232 - $642

Bus  •  42 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Richmond, Va
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Austin, Tx 831

$173 - $438

Train via Washington Union Station  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Austin Amtrak

$354 - $1,026

Train  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Chicago Union Station Cardinal
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Austin Amtrak Texas Eagle

$300 - $870

Drive  •  27 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Austin 1660.5 miles

$160 - $240

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Austin is to drive which costs $160 - $240 and takes 27 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Austin is to fly which costs $120 - $550 and takes 5 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Austin. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at Austin, Tx via Richmond, Va and Dallas, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia station to Austin. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station and arriving at Austin Amtrak via Washington Union Station and Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 2 h.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Austin is 1444 miles. The road distance is 1660.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Austin without a car is to train and bus which takes 38 h 52 min and costs $230 - $650.

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It takes approximately 5 h 49 min to get from Philadelphia to Austin, including transfers.

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Philadelphia to Austin bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Philadelphia, Pa station.

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Philadelphia to Austin train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Philadelphia 30th Street Station.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Austin is to fly which takes 5 h 49 min and costs $120 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $170 - $440 and takes 42 h 1 min, you could also train, which costs $350 - $1,100 and takes 2 days 2 h.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Austin.
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  • Distance: 1443.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 49 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Austin, TX, USA?

American Airlines, Frontier Airlines and three other airlines fly from Philadelphia to Austin hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Austin via Richmond, Va and Dallas, Tx in around 42 h 1 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Austin via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Austin via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Austin via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Austin
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Austin via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Austin via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Austin via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Austin via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Austin via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Austin
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Newark to Austin via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to San Antonio via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
Flights from Philadelphia to San Antonio via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
Flights from Philadelphia to San Antonio via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
Flights from Philadelphia to San Antonio via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
Flights from Philadelphia to San Antonio via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Austin via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Austin
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Austin via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Austin via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Austin via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Newark to Austin via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Killeen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Killeen via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Killeen via Covington, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Killeen via Atlanta, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Killeen via Austin, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Killeen via Nashville, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Killeen via Norfolk, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
Flights from Philadelphia to San Antonio via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
Flights from Philadelphia to San Antonio via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
Flights from Washington Dulles to Austin via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Austin via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Austin via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Austin via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Austin
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Newark to Austin via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Newark to Austin via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Killeen via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to San Antonio via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Washington Dulles to Austin
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Austin via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Austin via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to Austin via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Austin via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Austin via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Austin
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Austin
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
28 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$160 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$290 - $420
Business Coach Seat
$350 - $490
Room
$600 - $900
Train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Chicago Union Station to Austin Amtrak
Ave. Duration
28 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Flexi Coach Seat
$280 - $400
Business Coach Seat
$330 - $470
Room
$600 - $850
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
26 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$290 - $400
Room
$550 - $750
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 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 New Orleans, La to Baton Rouge, La
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Baton Rouge, La to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Houston, Tx to Austin, Tx
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Richmond, Va to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
32 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $310
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

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