There are 9 ways to get from San Antonio to Arlington by plane, bus, train or car

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

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

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

$161 - $271

Cheapest option

Megabus  •  5 h 50 min

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

$36 - $60

7 alternative options

Fly San Antonio to Dallas  •  3 h 6 min

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

$246 - $506

Bus to Austin, fly to Dallas  •  4 h 55 min

  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  •  5 h

  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  •  5 h 33 min

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

$67 - $121

Bus via Austin, Tx  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx 9336 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to Dallas, Tx 9386 / ...

$62 - $119

Train  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from San Antonio Amtrak to Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center Texas Eagle

$71 - $153

Drive  •  4 h 31 min

  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 4 h 31 min.

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

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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 bus which takes 5 h 33 min and costs $65 - $130.

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It takes approximately 3 h 3 min 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 3 h 3 min and costs $160 - $280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $130 and takes 5 h 33 min, you could also train, which costs $70 - $160 and takes 7 h 57 min.

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The quickest flight from San Antonio Airport to Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 8 min.

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

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  • Distance: 244.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 3 min

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

American Airlines flies from San Antonio to Arlington every 2 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from San Antonio to Arlington hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $80 and the journey takes 5 h 15 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Antonio to Dallas
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $550
Flights from Austin to Dallas
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $390
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Antonio to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $450
Flights from Austin to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Austin to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
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.

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 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 San Antonio, Tx to Dallas Westmoreland, Tx
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $80
Bus from Austin, Tx to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60

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