There are 8 ways to get from Plano to San Antonio 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  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to San Antonio, Tx 9403 / ...

$32 - $78

Cheapest option

Megabus  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East to San Antonio

$22 - $42

6 alternative options

Train  •  11 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Dallas Union Station to San Antonio Amtrak Texas Eagle

$58 - $152

Drive  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Plano to San Antonio 294.7 miles

$28 - $45

Tram to Dallas, fly to San Antonio  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the tram from Downtown Plano Station to Inwood/Love Field Station
  2. Fly from Dallas (DAL) to San Antonio (SAT) DAL - SAT

$208 - $458

Tram to Dallas/Ft.Worth, fly to San Antonio  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the tram from Downtown Plano Station to Dfw Airport Station
  2. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to San Antonio (SAT) DFW - SAT

$134 - $234

Tram to Dallas, fly to Austin, bus  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the tram from Downtown Plano Station to Inwood/Love Field Station
  2. Fly from Dallas (DAL) to Austin (AUS) DAL - AUS
  3. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx

$132 - $368

Tram to Dallas/Ft.Worth, fly to Austin, bus  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the tram from Downtown Plano Station to Dfw Airport Station
  2. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Austin (AUS) DFW - AUS
  3. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx

$98 - $326

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Plano to San Antonio is to Megabus which costs $22 - $45 and takes 6 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Plano to San Antonio is to tram and fly which costs $200 - $460 and takes 4 h 7 min.

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The distance between Plano and San Antonio is 272 miles. The road distance is 294.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Plano to San Antonio without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 43 min and costs $30 - $80.

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It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to get from Plano to San Antonio, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Plano to San Antonio is to bus which takes 5 h 43 min and costs $30 - $80. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $55 - $160 and takes 11 h 48 min.

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The quickest flight from Dallas Airport to San Antonio Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Plano to San Antonio is 295 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 46 min to drive from Plano to San Antonio.

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Map of how to get from Plano to San Antonio.
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  • Distance: 271.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 43 min

What companies run services between Plano, TX, USA and San Antonio, TX, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Plano to San Antonio every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 4 h 50 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Plano to San Antonio once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $150 and the journey takes 10 h 5 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Dallas to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $550
Flights from Dallas to San Antonio via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $550
Flights from Dallas to Austin
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $390
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $450
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Austin
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to San Antonio via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Dallas Union Station to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $340
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)
Phone
214-979-1111
Website
dart.org
Tram from Downtown Plano Station to Inwood/Love Field Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
More information at
dart.org
Tram from Downtown Plano Station to Dfw Airport Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
More information at
dart.org
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 Dallas, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio, 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

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