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

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Bus  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Dallas, Tx 836 / ...

$14 - $50

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Train  •  8h 20m

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

$45 - $65

Drive  •  4h 26m

  1. Drive from San Antonio to Dallas 292.2 miles

$28 - $45

Fly San Antonio to Dallas, tram  •  3h 15m

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

$107 - $427

Fly San Antonio to Dallas/Ft.Worth  •  4h 20m

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

$114 - $274

Bus to Austin, fly to Dallas  •  4h 48m

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

$120 - $480

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The cheapest way to get from San Antonio to Dallas is to bus which costs $14 - $50 and takes 5h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from San Antonio to Dallas is to fly and tram which costs $100 - $430 and takes 3h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San Antonio, Tx and arriving at Dallas, Tx. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 25m.

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

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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 5h 25m and costs $14 - $50.

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The bus from San Antonio, Tx to Dallas, Tx takes 5h 25m including transfers and departs hourly.

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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 5h 25m and costs $14 - $50. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $45 - $65 and takes 8h 20m, you could also fly, which costs $110 - $280 and takes 4h 20m.

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Map of how to get from San Antonio to Dallas.
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  • Distance: 254.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 25m

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from San Antonio, Tx to Dallas, Tx every 2 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 5h 25m. Four other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from San Antonio Amtrak Station to Dallas Union Station once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 8h 20m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Antonio to Dallas
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Austin to Dallas
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Antonio to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Antonio to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
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 Dallas Union Station
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Premium
$220 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Seat
$80 - $120
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
5h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $85
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from San Antonio to Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Book at
megabus.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from San Antonio Pearl District to Downtown Dallas
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
flixbus.com
TL Premium
Phone
449 106 7033 / 449 146 8888
Website
facebook.com
Bus from San Antonio to Dallas
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from San Antonio to Austin
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Grupo Senda
Phone
US: +1 800 733 7330 and México: +52 81 8151 5253
Website
ticket.gruposenda.com
Bus from San Antonio to Dallas
Ave. Duration
6h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$30 - $60
Primera
$35 - $55
Bus from San Antonio to Austin
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$14 - $16
Primera
$12 - $15

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

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

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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 4h 26m 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 538+ hotels available in Dallas. Prices start at $100 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 36 min and costs $2.

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