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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Dallas to San Marcos

Train

  1. Take the train from Victory Station to Fort Worth Intermodal Transit Center
  2. Take the train from Fort Worth to San Marcos Amtrak

Drive

  1. Drive from Plano to Texas State University

Tram to Dallas, fly to San Antonio, bus

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

Tram to Dallas/Ft.Worth, fly to San Antonio, bus

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

Tram to Dallas, fly to Austin, line 550 tram, bus

  1. Take the tram from Downtown Plano Station to Inwood/Love Field Station
  2. Fly from Dallas (DAL) to Austin (AUS)
  3. Take the line 550 tram from Downtown Station to Highland Station
  4. Take the bus from Austin to San Marcos

Tram to Dallas/Ft.Worth, fly to Austin, bus

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

Tram to Dallas/Ft.Worth, fly to Waco, bus

  1. Take the tram from Downtown Plano Station to Dfw Airport Station
  2. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Waco (ACT)
  3. Take the bus from Waco to San Marcos

Tram to Dallas/Ft.Worth, fly to Killeen, train

  1. Take the tram from Downtown Plano Station to Dfw Airport Station
  2. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Killeen (GRK)
  3. Take the train from Temple to San Marcos Amtrak

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The cost-effective way to get from Plano to Texas State University is to drive, which costs $24 - $35 and takes 3h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Plano to Texas State University is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 3h 59m.

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No, there is no direct train from Plano station to Texas State University. However, there are services departing from Downtown Plano Station and arriving at San Marcos Amtrak via Victory Station and Fort Worth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 30m.

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The distance between Plano and Texas State University is 230 miles. The road distance is 245.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Plano to Texas State University without a car is to bus which takes 6h 40m and costs $30 - $45.

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It takes approximately 6h 40m to get from Plano to Texas State University, including transfers.

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Plano to Texas State University train services, operated by Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART), depart from Victory Station.

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The best way to get from Plano to Texas State University is to bus which takes 6h 40m and costs $30 - $45. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $35 - $65 and takes 8h 30m.

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The quickest flight from Dallas Airport to San Antonio Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Plano to Texas State University train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at San Marcos Amtrak station.

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Map of how to get from Plano to Texas State University.
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  • Distance: 229.7 miles
  • Duration: 6h 40m

What companies run services between Plano, TX, USA and Texas State University, TX, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Dallas to San Marcos once daily. Tickets cost $29 - $40 and the journey takes 4h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Plano to Texas State University via Victory Station, Victory Station, Fort Worth Intermodal Transit Center, Fort Worth, and San Marcos Amtrak in around 8h 30m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Dallas to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Dallas to San Antonio via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Dallas to Austin
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Dallas to Austin via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Austin
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Waco
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Killeen
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to San Antonio via Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Train operators
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)
Phone
214-979-1111
Website
dart.org
Train from Victory Station to Fort Worth Intermodal Transit Center
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
More information at
dart.org
AM/PM Passes - Reduced
$2
AM/PM Passes - Local
$3
Tram from Downtown Plano Station to Inwood/Love Field Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
More information at
dart.org
AM/PM Passes - Reduced
$2
AM/PM Passes - Local
$3
Tram from Downtown Plano Station to Dfw Airport Station
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
More information at
dart.org
AM/PM Passes - Reduced
$2
AM/PM Passes - Local
$3
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fort Worth to San Marcos Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from Temple to San Marcos Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Capital Metro
Phone
+1 512-474-1200
Website
capmetro.org
Tram from Downtown Station to Highland Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
capmetro.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Dallas to San Marcos
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $75
Bus from San Antonio to San Marcos
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$29 - $45
Bus from Austin to San Marcos
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$27 - $40
Bus from Waco to San Marcos
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $28
Flexible
$35 - $60

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Yes, the driving distance between Plano to Texas State University is 245 miles. It takes approximately 3h 59m to drive from Plano to Texas State University.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Dallas Airport to San Antonio Airport.

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