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

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Megabus  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the Megabus from San Antonio to Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East

$23 - $41

8 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 20 min

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

$37 - $80

Train  •  9 h 14 min

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

$58 - $144

Night bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the night bus from San Antonio, Tx to Dallas, Tx 9414

$34 - $77

Drive  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Drive from San Antonio to Plano 310.8 miles

$30 - $45

Fly San Antonio to Dallas, tram  •  4 h 1 min

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

$207 - $457

Fly San Antonio to Dallas/Ft.Worth, tram  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Fly from San Antonio (SAT) to Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) SAT - DFW
  2. Take the tram from Dfw Airport Station to Downtown Plano Station

$134 - $234

Bus to Austin, fly to Dallas, tram  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx
  2. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Dallas (DAL) AUS - DAL
  3. Take the tram from Inwood/Love Field Station to Downtown Plano Station

$133 - $366

Bus to Austin, fly to Dallas/Ft.Worth, tram  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx
  2. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) AUS - DFW
  3. Take the tram from Dfw Airport Station to Downtown Plano Station

$100 - $323

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The cheapest way to get from San Antonio to Plano is to Megabus which costs $23 - $45 and takes 5 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Antonio to Plano is to fly and tram which costs $200 - $460 and takes 4 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Antonio to Plano. However, there are services departing from San Antonio, Tx and arriving at Park @ Central Pkwy - E - Mb via Cbd West Tc and Addison Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 20 min.

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The distance between San Antonio and Plano is 272 miles. The road distance is 310.8 miles.

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The best way to get from San Antonio to Plano without a car is to Megabus which takes 5 h 49 min and costs $23 - $45.

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It takes approximately 5 h 49 min to get from San Antonio to Plano, including transfers.

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San Antonio to Plano 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 Plano is to Megabus which takes 5 h 49 min and costs $23 - $45. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $55 - $150 and takes 9 h 14 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 Plano bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Dallas, Tx station.

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Map of how to get from San Antonio to Plano.
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  • Distance: 271.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 49 min

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

Megabus operates a bus from San Antonio to Plano twice daily. Tickets cost $20 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 10 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from San Antonio to Plano 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
Flights from Austin to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $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
Flights from Austin to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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 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 Downtown Plano Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
More information at
dart.org
Tram from Dfw Airport Station to Downtown Plano Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
More information at
dart.org
Bus operators
Megabus
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 2 hours
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 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between San Antonio to Plano is 311 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 46 min to drive from San Antonio to Plano.

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

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There are 191+ hotels available in Plano. Prices start at $66 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 40 min and costs $2.

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