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

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Fly from Philadelphia  •  6h 6m

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

$128 - $511

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Train to Baltimore, fly  •  6h 49m

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

$284 - $826

Train to Newark, fly  •  7h 10m

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

$147 - $507

Train to New York JFK, fly  •  7h 51m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Austin (AUS) JFK - AUS

$228 - $678

Train to Washington Dulles, fly  •  8h 19m

  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, Megabus  •  40h 32m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX
  3. Take the Megabus from Houston, TX Pierce St to Austin

$202 - $561

Bus  •  43h 1m

  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 895 / ...

$173 - $438

Bus, train  •  45h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to St Louis, Mo 1683 / ...
  2. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Austin Amtrak Station Texas Eagle

$212 - $594

Train via Washington Union Station  •  2 days 2h

  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 Station

$354 - $1,026

Train  •  2 days 8h

  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 Station Texas Eagle

$300 - $870

Drive  •  27h 18m

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Austin 1660.5 miles

$160 - $240

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

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Austin is to fly which costs $120 - $550 and takes 6h 6m.

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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 43h 1m.

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

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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 and Megabus which takes 40h 32m and costs $200 - $600.

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It takes approximately 6h 6m 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 6h 6m and costs $120 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $170 - $440 and takes 43h 1m, you could also train, which costs $350 - $1,100 and takes 2 days 2h.

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  • Distance: 1443.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 6m

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

Frontier Airlines, American Airlines and four 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 43h 1m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Austin via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Austin via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Austin via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Austin
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Austin via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Austin via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Austin via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Austin via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Austin via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Austin via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Austin via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Austin
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Newark to Austin via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Austin
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Austin via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Austin via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Austin via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Austin via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Newark to Austin via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from New York JFK to Austin
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Austin via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Austin via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to Austin via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Austin via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Austin via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to Austin via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Austin via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from New York JFK to Austin
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from New York JFK to Austin via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Washington Dulles to Austin via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Baltimore to Austin via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Austin
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Newark to Austin via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Newark to Austin via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Austin
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Austin via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Austin
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Austin
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Austin
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Baltimore to Austin
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
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 New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
28h 37m
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 St. Louis Gateway Station to Austin Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
22h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
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 Station
Ave. Duration
28h 37m
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
26h 45m
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
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Houston, TX Pierce St to Austin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $29
Book at
megabus.com
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 Philadelphia, Pa to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Richmond, Va to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
32h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $310
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Austin, Tx
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $230
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $150
Flexible
$170 - $230

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Austin Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 59m.

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

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Austin is 1h behind Philadelphia. It is currently 6:49 PM in Philadelphia and 5:49 PM in Austin.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Austin is 1660 miles. It takes approximately 27h 18m to drive from Philadelphia to Austin.

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Frontier Airlines, Delta, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Philadelphia Airport to Austin Airport.

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There are 611+ hotels available in Austin. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Philadelphia Airport is to train which takes 22m and costs $7.

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