There are 9 ways to get from Plano to Austin by bus, train, car, tram or plane

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

Bus Greyhound USA  •  3 h 58 min

  1. 7259 / ...

$26 - $62

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  5 h 19 min

$22 - $32

7 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Texas Eagle

$48 - $122

Drive  •  3 h 27 min

  1. 215.9 miles

$21 - $35

Tram to Dallas, fly to Austin  •  3 h 52 min

  1. DAL - AUS

$116 - $330

Tram to Dallas/Ft.Worth, fly to Austin  •  4 h 26 min

  1. DFW - AUS

$84 - $286

Tram to Dallas/Ft.Worth, fly to Killeen, drive  •  4 h 52 min

  1. DFW - GRK

$138 - $292

Tram to Dallas, fly to San Antonio, bus  •  6 h 5 min

  1. DAL - SAT

$222 - $492

Tram to Dallas/Ft.Worth, fly to San Antonio, bus  •  6 h 39 min

  1. DFW - SAT

$148 - $270

What companies run services between Plano, TX, USA and Austin, TX, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Plano to Austin every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $24 - $60 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Plano to Austin once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $120 and the journey takes 6 h 32 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Dallas to Austin
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $390
Flights from Dallas to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Austin
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Killeen
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $450
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $450
Train operators
Amtrak
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
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)
Website
dart.org
Tram from Downtown Plano Station to Inwood/Love Field Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
dart.org
Tram from Downtown Plano Station to Dfw Airport Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
dart.org
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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
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
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Downtown Dallas to Austin - San Jacinto/15Th
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Plano and Austin is 322 km. The road distance is 345 km.

The cheapest way to get from Plano to Austin is to bus which costs $22 - $35 and takes 5 h 19 min.

The quickest way to get from Plano to Austin is to drive which takes 3 h 27 min and costs $21 - $35.

It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Plano to Austin, including transfers.