There are 6 ways to get from Tempe to Austin by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Austin  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Austin (AUS) PHX - AUS

$123 - $436

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Bus, Megabus  •  25 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix 44 St Transit Ctr, Az to San Antonio Tijuana Airport-Reynosa / ...
  2. Take the Megabus from San Antonio to Austin, Tx

$104 - $164

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Fly to San Antonio, bus  •  6 h 29 min

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

$148 - $529

Bus  •  24 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to San Antonio, Tx 1416
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx 9336 / ...

$115 - $298

Bus, train  •  26 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Tempe to Tucson FlixBus
  2. Take the train from Tucson Amtrak to Austin Amtrak Texas Eagle

$137 - $406

Drive  •  16 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Tempe to Austin 1008.3 miles

$95 - $150

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Tempe to Austin. However, there are services departing from University Dr & McClintock Dr and arriving at Austin, Tx via University Dr & 40th St, Phoenix 44 St Transit Ctr, Az, Phoenix, Az and San Antonio, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 22 min.

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The distance between Tempe and Austin is 864 miles. The road distance is 1008.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Tempe to Austin without a car is to bus which takes 24 h 22 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from Tempe to Austin, including transfers.

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Tempe to Austin bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Phoenix, Az station.

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The best way to get from Tempe to Austin is to fly which takes 4 h 33 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 24 h 22 min.

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The quickest flight from Phoenix Airport to Austin Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 7 min.

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

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Austin is 1 h ahead of Tempe. It is currently 8:07 AM in Tempe and 10:07 AM in Austin.

Yes, the driving distance between Tempe to Austin is 1008 miles. It takes approximately 16 h 55 min to drive from Tempe to Austin.

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  • Distance: 863.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 33 min

What companies run services between Tempe, AZ, USA and Austin, TX, USA?

American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines fly from Tempe to Austin hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tempe to Austin via University Dr & 40th St, Washington St & 44th St, Phoenix 44 St Transit Ctr, Az, Phoenix, Az, and San Antonio, Tx in around 24 h 22 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Phoenix to Austin
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Phoenix to Austin via El Paso
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Phoenix to Austin via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Phoenix to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Phoenix to San Antonio via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Phoenix to Austin
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Phoenix to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
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 Tucson Amtrak to Austin Amtrak
Ave. Duration
23 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$230 - $340
Business Coach Seat
$270 - $390
Room
$500 - $750
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Phoenix, Az to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
20 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $150
Flexible
$180 - $240
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Phoenix 44 St Transit Ctr, Az to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
20 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Tempe to Tucson
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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