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There are 3 intercity buses per day from Austin to College Station. Traveling by bus from Austin to College Station usually takes around 3 hours and 17 minutes, but the fastest RedCoach Business bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 45 minutes.
|Distance||88 mi (141 km)|
|Shortest duration||2h 45m|
|Most frequent service||RedCoach Business|
What bus companies travel from Austin to College Station?
There are two bus lines that have daily service from Austin to College Station that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, RedCoach Business usually offers more choice, with 2 scheduled trips per day.
- Red Coach is an American bus company headquartered in Orlando, FL and one of the most prominent ground travel providers in the United States. Red Coach buses are some of the best in the industry, featuring large reclining seats, extra legroom, flat screen TVs, as well as free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. Red Coach Business service features 18 inch wide seats, foot rests and 2 checked bags. For journeys from Austin to College Station, Red Coach’s schedule offers 2 bus trips every day with prices starting from €28.
- Red Coach is an American bus company headquartered in Orlando, FL and one of the most prominent ground travel providers in the United States. Red Coach buses are some of the best in the industry, featuring large reclining seats, extra legroom, flat screen TVs, as well as free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. Red Coach First Class is one of the most luxurious way to travel featuring 21 inch wide seats that recline up to 140 degrees, footrests and 2 included checked bags. For journeys from Austin to College Station, Red Coach’s schedule offers 1 bus trips every day with prices starting from €33.
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The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 17 minutes to cover the 141 kilometers from Austin to College Station. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 45 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.
"With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for bus travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to College Station, book your ticket for the last day of the week."
The first bus leaves at 08:00 and the last bus leaves at 15:00. To see the times for all buses from Austin to College Station, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
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Austin is the capital of the Lone Star State and one of the best vacation destinations in Texas. Known as Texas’s “weird” city, Austin is famous for being the southern mecca for the arts. In addition to being a hot spot for both emerging and established artists from Texas and the surrounding states, Austin is well known for its eclectic live music scene. In addition, the University of Texas’ main campus is located in Austin, which makes the city a popular destination for young people from all over the world, keeping it vibrant at all times. It’s no surprise that it ranks among the top party cities in the U.S.
While you’re in town, make sure to stop by the hip South Congress neighborhood to shop at the trendy boutiques and grab some grub at the authentically Austin restaurants. Since Austin is one of the best craft beer cities in the country, you won’t regret checking out some of the local breweries too. After that, head over to Lady Bird Lake and rent a kayak for a relaxing paddling session on the water, or simply go for a walk on the picturesque Hike & Bike Trail. Finally, spend the night bar hopping along the pedestrian-only Sixth Street.
While the Austin airport is located on the outskirts of the city, the main train station is right in the heart of downtown. Similarly, the two bus stations that serve Austin are located close to the city center, making ground transportation the more convenient way to travel in and out of town.
Where does the bus leave from in Austin?
Main departure station: Embassy Suites by Hilton - 300 S Congress Ave
Most buses depart from the main station in Austin.
All bus stations in Austin:
Embassy Suites by Hilton - 300 S Congress Ave
Where does the bus arrive in College Station?
Main arrival station: TAMU - Wisenbaker Engineering Bus Stop
All buses from Austin arrive at one main station in College Station.
Bus stations in College Station:
TAMU - Wisenbaker Engineering Bus Stop
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