There are 6 ways to get from San Antonio to Dallas by bus, train, car, plane or tram

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Bus  •  4 h 50 min

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

$20 - $75

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Train  •  8 h 20 min

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

$55 - $150

Drive  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Drive from San Antonio to Dallas 292.2 miles

$28 - $45

Fly San Antonio to Dallas, tram  •  3 h 14 min

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

$207 - $457

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

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

$134 - $234

Bus to Austin, fly to Dallas  •  5 h 8 min

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

$133 - $366

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San Antonio, Tx and arriving at Dallas, Tx. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from San Antonio Amtrak and arriving at Dallas Union Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 20 min.

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The distance between San Antonio and Dallas is 254 miles. The road distance is 292.2 miles.

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The best way to get from San Antonio to Dallas without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 50 min and costs .

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The bus from San Antonio, Tx to Dallas, Tx takes 4 h 50 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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

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San Antonio to Dallas train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from San Antonio Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from San Antonio to Dallas is to bus which takes 4 h 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 8 h 20 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 4 h 4 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from San Antonio to Dallas.
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  • Distance: 254.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 50 min

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from San Antonio to Dallas every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 4 h 50 min. Megabus also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from San Antonio to Dallas once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $150 and the journey takes 8 h 20 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Antonio to Dallas
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $550
Flights from San Antonio to Dallas via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $550
Flights from Austin to Dallas
Ave. Duration
57 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 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $450
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Antonio to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Antonio Amtrak to Dallas Union Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 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 Inwood/Love Field Station to West End Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 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.

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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 Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Megabus

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San Antonio to Dallas train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Dallas Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Antonio to Dallas is 292 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to drive from San Antonio to Dallas.

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

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Book your San Antonio to Dallas bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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There are 537+ hotels available in Dallas. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Antonio to San Antonio Airport is to line 5 bus which takes 38 min and costs .

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