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There are 5 ways to get from Tempe to Austin by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  4h 33m

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

$123 - $436

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Bus, Megabus  •  25h 35m

  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

3 alternative options

Bus  •  23h 25m

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

$106 - $277

Amtrak Thruway, train  •  27h 28m

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Tempe, AZ to Maricopa Amtrak 8601
  2. Take the train from Maricopa Amtrak Station to Austin Amtrak Station Texas Eagle

$140 - $420

Drive  •  16h 55m

  1. Drive from Tempe to Austin 1008.3 miles

$95 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Tempe to Austin is to drive which costs $95 - $150 and takes 16h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Tempe to Austin is to fly which costs $120 - $440 and takes 4h 33m.

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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 23h 25m and costs $100 - $280.

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

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The best way to get from Tempe to Austin is to fly which takes 4h 33m and costs $120 - $440. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $280 and takes 23h 25m.

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The quickest flight from Phoenix Airport to Austin Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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Austin is 1h ahead of Tempe. It is currently 12:14 AM in Tempe and 1:14 AM in Austin.

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

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American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Phoenix Airport to Austin Airport.

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Map of how to get from Tempe to Austin.
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  • Distance: 863.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 33m

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

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Tempe to Austin hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tempe to Austin via 3rd St/Washington, Phoenix, Az, and San Antonio, Tx in around 23h 25m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Phoenix to Austin
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Phoenix to Austin
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
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 Maricopa Amtrak Station to Austin Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
25h 43m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Flexi Coach Seat
$250 - $360
Business Coach Seat
$290 - $420
Room
$550 - $800
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Phoenix, Az to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $150
Flexible
$180 - $240
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Phoenix 44 St Transit Ctr, Az to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Tempe, AZ to Maricopa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
amtrak.com

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