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

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Recommended option

Fly to Austin  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Austin (AUS) PHX - AUS

$123 - $436

Cheapest option

Bus, Megabus  •  25 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix to San Antonio Tijuana-Monterrey 2 / ...
  2. Take the Megabus from San Antonio to Austin, Tx

$104 - $175

4 alternative options

Fly to San Antonio, bus  •  6 h 32 min

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

$148 - $529

Bus  •  22 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to San Antonio, Tx 1416
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx 9336 / ...

$108 - $267

Bus, train  •  26 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to Benson 1444 / ...
  2. Take the train from Benson Amtrak to Austin Amtrak Texas Eagle

$143 - $423

Drive  •  16 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Phoenix to Austin 1011.9 miles

$95 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Phoenix to Austin is to drive which costs $95 - $150 and takes 16 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Phoenix to Austin is to fly which costs $120 - $440 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Phoenix to Austin. However, there are services departing from Phoenix, Az and arriving at Austin, Tx via San Antonio, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 8 min.

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The distance between Phoenix and Austin is 874 miles. The road distance is 1011.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Phoenix to Austin without a car is to bus which takes 22 h 8 min and costs $100 - $270.

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It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Phoenix to Austin, including transfers.

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Phoenix to Austin bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Phoenix, Az station.

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The best way to get from Phoenix to Austin is to fly which takes 4 h 30 min and costs $120 - $440. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $270 and takes 22 h 8 min.

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The quickest flight from Phoenix Airport to Austin Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 8 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Phoenix to Austin.
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  • Distance: 873.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

What companies run services between Phoenix, AZ, USA and Austin, TX, USA?

American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines fly from Phoenix to Austin hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Phoenix to Austin via San Antonio, Tx in around 22 h 8 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Phoenix to Austin
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Phoenix to Austin via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Phoenix to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Phoenix to San Antonio via El Paso
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Phoenix to San Antonio via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Phoenix to San Antonio via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Phoenix to Austin
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Phoenix to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Benson Amtrak to Austin Amtrak
Ave. Duration
22 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
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 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 Phoenix, Az to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
20 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $150
Flexible
$180 - $240
Bus from Phoenix, Az to Benson
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Phoenix to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
20 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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