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Oklahoma City - Austin Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 11 intercity buses per day from Oklahoma City to Austin. Traveling by bus from Oklahoma City to Austin usually takes around 13 hours and 14 minutes, but the fastest Tornado Bus bus can make the trip in 7 hours and 22.333 minutes.

Distance360 mi (579 km)
Shortest duration7h 22m
Cheapest price$49.48
Trips per day8
Most frequent serviceTornado Bus
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Oklahoma City to Austin?

Bus tickets for a trip from Oklahoma City to Austin cost $59.14 on average. Tickets cheaper than $59.14 are an excellent bargain. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Average prices by travel date

$150$100$50JunJul

Bus tickets from Oklahoma City to Austin are expected to cost between $59 and $147 over the next four weeks. If you're planning a trip to Austin within the next week, you can find the cheapest bus tickets starting from $59. Don't wait too long to book your ticket, as prices tend to rise as the travel date approaches.

Monthly avg. prices

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Taking the bus from Oklahoma City to Austin is usually cheapest in August, when the average ticket price is only $67. If you're planning to take the bus from Oklahoma City to Austin during December, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $88. However, booking your trip in advance can help you score a ticket at a better price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices closer to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. To find the cheapest bus tickets, book your trip at least 19 days in advance. This way, you can save up to $91.32 on your bus ticket compared to booking last-minute.

What bus companies travel from Oklahoma City to Austin?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Oklahoma City to Austin that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Tornado Bus usually offers more choice, with 8 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound513h 35m$80.86
Tornado Bus89h 20m$176.38
  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 5 bus trips from Oklahoma City to Austin every day, with the average journey taking around 13 hours and 35 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Austin usually start from $49.

  • Tornado Bus is a Texan bus company operating in Texas and Mexico. Their bus service connects cities such as Houston, McAllen, San Antonio, and the international border at El Paso. Their buses offer onboard WiFi, plenty of leg room, air conditioning, restrooms, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 13 hours and 14 minutes to cover the 360 miles from Oklahoma City to Austin. However, the fastest bus only takes 7 hours and 22.333 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. 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.

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Oklahoma City to Austin for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 2:00am and the last bus leaves at 2:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Oklahoma City to Austin, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 11 scheduled buses that travel from Oklahoma City to Austin every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 8 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Oklahoma City to Austin; ticket prices start at $37.00.

City Information

Oklahoma City

Often overlooked by travelers, Oklahoma City features a treasure trove of fun and quirky little secrets that will keep you enchanted. Among the city’s most famous attractions is the Museum of Osteology, which is one of the only two osteology museums in North America. Featuring more than 300 complete skeletons, as well as 400 different skulls, the museum is a unique experience that will leave you pleasantly satisfied. For those interested in the city’s history and its Western heritage, the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum offers deep insights into the period.

After a day of exploring the city’s many museums, unwind at Bricktown, which offers some of the best entertainment establishments and eateries in town. Oklahoma City boasts a large population of Vietnamese Americans, and one of the best spots to try out amazing pho noodles is at Pho Ca Dao, a local favorite. In case you want to enjoy the most authentically Oklahoman dishes, try Cattlemen’s Steakhouse, the oldest continuously operating restaurant in the city.

Travelers can catch a bus from several different places in the city depending on the carrier you are traveling with. For train travelers, the Oklahoma City Amtrak station is located right in the heart of downtown making it easily accessible. The city is served by two airports: the Will Rogers World Airport, which is located 6 miles southwest of Downtown, and the Wiley Post Airport, seven miles northwest of the central business district.

Austin

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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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Oklahoma City?

Main departure station: Plaza Latina

Oklahoma City has two bus stations with service to Austin.

All bus stations in Oklahoma City:

  • Plaza Latina

  • Bus Terminal - 1948 E Reno Ave

Where does the bus arrive in Austin?

Main arrival station: 711 E Ben White Blvd

Buses arrive in Austin at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in Austin:

  • 711 E Ben White Blvd

  • Eastside Bus Plz

  • South Congress - 710 E Ben White Blvd.

  • Downtown Austin

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