There are 7 ways to get from Seattle to Austin by plane, car, bus or train

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Fly to Austin  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Austin (AUS) SEA - AUS

$134 - $448

6 alternative options

Fly to Killeen, drive  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Killeen (GRK) SEA - GRK
  2. Drive from Killeen to Austin

$209 - $814

Fly to San Antonio, bus  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to San Antonio (SAT) SEA - SAT
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx

$209 - $401

Bus  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Portland, Or
  2. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Denver, Co
  3. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Dallas, Tx
  4. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Austin, Tx 831

$242 - $632

Bus, train  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Los Angeles, Ca 1431
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Austin Amtrak Texas Eagle

$300 - $875

Train  •  2 days 21 h

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Austin Amtrak Texas Eagle

$367 - $1,114

Drive  •  36 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Austin 2399 miles

$230 - $340

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The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Austin is to fly which costs $130 - $450 and takes 6 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Austin is to fly which costs $130 - $450 and takes 6 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to Austin. However, there are services departing from Seattle, Wa and arriving at Austin, Tx via Portland, Or, Denver, Co and Dallas, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 7 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Seattle station to Austin. However, there are services departing from Seattle King Street Station and arriving at Austin Amtrak via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 21 h.

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The distance between Seattle and Austin is 1780 miles. The road distance is 2399 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Austin without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 7 h and costs $240 - $650.

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It takes approximately 6 h 13 min to get from Seattle to Austin, including transfers.

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Seattle to Austin bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Seattle, Wa station.

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Seattle to Austin train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Seattle King Street Station.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Austin is to fly which takes 6 h 13 min and costs $130 - $450. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $240 - $650 and takes 2 days 7 h, you could also train, which costs $360 - $1,200 and takes 2 days 21 h.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Austin.
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  • Distance: 1779.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 13 min

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Austin, TX, USA?

Frontier Airlines, Delta and four other airlines fly from Seattle to Austin hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Seattle to Austin via Portland, Or, Denver, Co, and Dallas, Tx in around 2 days 7 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Seattle to Austin via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Austin via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Killeen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Killeen via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 8 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Killeen via Los Angeles, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 29 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Killeen via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 36 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Seattle to San Antonio via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Flights from Seattle to San Antonio via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Seattle to Austin via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Seattle to Austin via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Seattle to Austin via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Seattle to Austin via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Seattle to Austin via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Seattle to San Antonio via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flights from Seattle to San Antonio via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flights from Seattle to San Antonio via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Seattle to Austin via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Austin via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Killeen via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Killeen via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Killeen via San Francisco, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to San Antonio via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Austin
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Seattle to Austin
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Austin
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
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 Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Austin Amtrak
Ave. Duration
33 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$330 - $480
Business Coach Seat
$400 - $600
Room
$700 - $1,000
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
35 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$310 - $450
Business Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Room
$650 - $950
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
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Portland, Or
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Portland, Or to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
28 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320
Bus from Denver, Co to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Austin, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
27 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $180
Flexible
$210 - $270

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Austin Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h.

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Seattle to Austin bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Austin, Tx station.

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Austin is 2 h ahead of Seattle. It is currently 10:41 AM in Seattle and 12:41 PM in Austin.

Seattle to Austin train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Austin Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Austin is 2399 miles. It takes approximately 36 h 55 min to drive from Seattle to Austin.

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Frontier Airlines, Delta, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and three other airlines offer flights from Seattle Airport to Austin Airport.

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Book your Seattle to Austin bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and two other operators.

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There are 584+ hotels available in Austin. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Seattle Airport is to tram which takes 34 min and costs $2 - $4.

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