There are 6 ways to get from San Antonio to Abilene by bus, train, car 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.

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Bus via Ft Worth, Tx  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx 836
  2. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to Ft Worth, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Ft Worth, Tx to Abilene, Tx

$58 - $142

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Big Spring, Tx 7260
  2. Take the bus from Big Spring, Tx to Abilene, Tx 1418 / ...

$53 - $127

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from San Antonio Amtrak to Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center Texas Eagle
  2. Take the bus from Ft Worth, Tx to Abilene, Tx 1403 / ...

$71 - $179

Drive  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Drive from San Antonio to Abilene 260.5 miles

$25 - $40

Fly from San Antonio  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from San Antonio (SAT) to Abilene (ABI) SAT - ABI

$176 - $870

Bus to Austin, fly  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx
  2. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Abilene (ABI) AUS - ABI

$182 - $859

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The cheapest way to get from San Antonio to Abilene is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 5 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Antonio to Abilene is to fly which costs $170 - $900 and takes 5 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Antonio to Abilene. However, there are services departing from San Antonio, Tx and arriving at Abilene, Tx via Austin, Tx and Ft Worth, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 50 min.

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The distance between San Antonio and Abilene is 223 miles. The road distance is 260.5 miles.

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The best way to get from San Antonio to Abilene without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 50 min and costs $55 - $150.

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It takes approximately 8 h 50 min to get from San Antonio to Abilene, including transfers.

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San Antonio to Abilene bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Antonio, Tx station.

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The best way to get from San Antonio to Abilene is to bus which takes 8 h 50 min and costs $55 - $150. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $170 - $900 and takes 5 h 4 min.

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There is no direct flight from San Antonio Airport to Abilene Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 17 min and has one stopover.

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San Antonio to Abilene bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Abilene, Tx station.

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  • Distance: 222.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 50 min

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

You can take a bus from San Antonio to Abilene via Austin, Tx and Ft Worth, Tx in around 8 h 50 min. Alternatively, American Airlines flies from San Antonio to Abilene hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Antonio to Abilene via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Austin to Abilene via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
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 San Antonio Amtrak to Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $330
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 Austin, Tx to Ft Worth, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Ft Worth, Tx to Abilene, Tx
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Big Spring, Tx
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Bus from Big Spring, Tx to Abilene, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40

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