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There are 8 ways to get from San Antonio to Arlington by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly San Antonio to Dallas/Ft.Worth  •  3h 4m

  1. Fly from San Antonio (SAT) to Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) SAT - DFW

$161 - $271

Cheapest option

Megabus  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the Megabus from San Antonio to DFW-Grand Prairie, Texas

$36 - $60

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Fly San Antonio to Dallas  •  3h 8m

  1. Fly from San Antonio (SAT) to Dallas (DAL) SAT - DAL

$246 - $506

Bus to Austin, fly to Dallas  •  5h 4m

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

$172 - $415

Bus to Austin, fly to Dallas/Ft.Worth  •  5h 3m

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx
  2. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) AUS - DFW

$127 - $360

Bus  •  6h 24m

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Dallas, Tx 9386 / ...

$54 - $101

Train  •  8h

  1. Take the train from San Antonio Amtrak Station to Fort Worth Amtrak Station Texas Eagle

$71 - $153

Drive  •  4h 31m

  1. Drive from San Antonio to Arlington 295.2 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from San Antonio to Arlington is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 4h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from San Antonio to Arlington is to fly which costs $160 - $280 and takes 3h 4m.

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The distance between San Antonio and Arlington is 244 miles. The road distance is 295.2 miles.

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The best way to get from San Antonio to Arlington without a car is to Megabus which takes 6h 5m and costs $35 - $60.

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It takes approximately 3h 4m to get from San Antonio to Arlington, including transfers.

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The best way to get from San Antonio to Arlington is to fly which takes 3h 4m and costs $160 - $280. Alternatively, you can Megabus, which costs $35 - $60 and takes 6h 5m, you could also train, which costs $70 - $160 and takes 8h.

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The quickest flight from San Antonio Airport to Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 7m.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Antonio to Arlington is 295 miles. It takes approximately 4h 31m to drive from San Antonio to Arlington.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from San Antonio Airport to Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport.

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There are 311+ hotels available in Arlington. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Antonio to Arlington.
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  • Distance: 244.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 4m

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

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from San Antonio to Arlington every 2 hours. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from San Antonio to Arlington twice daily. Tickets cost $20 - $40 and the journey takes 5h 55m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Antonio to Dallas
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $550
Flights from San Antonio to Dallas via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $550
Flights from Austin to Dallas
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $390
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Antonio to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $450
Flights from Austin to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Antonio to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Antonio Amtrak Station to Fort Worth Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
6h 58m
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
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75

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The best way to get from San Antonio to San Antonio Airport is to line 5 bus which takes 40m and costs $2.

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