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Dallas to Austin, TX bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$1.00
Shortest Duration2h 55m
Trips per day24
bus carriers5
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bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Dallas to Austin
4.2
Based on 9 reviews

Based on 4 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.3
Condition
3.8
Hevi
5.0
February 2, 2020Visiting friends
Pros
Got there fast and safe!
Cons
None
Tips
Very fast route !
Annie
5.0
July 24, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
I had a whole row to myself.
Cons
The outlet didn't work. And the bus was cold.
Tips
Bring a blanket.
Valentine
3.0
May 24, 2019Vacation
Pros
it was quick.
Cons
the station smelled weird.

Based on 5 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Megabus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 60 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.4
Staff
4.2
Value
4.0
Condition
3.8
Kathy
4.0
February 28, 2020Vacation
Pros
Quick and easy. Loved taking Megabus but the bathrooms....No.
Cons
Again, fix the bathrooms or close them up.
Tips
Pee before you leave. The restrooms at the station were clean and neat. (Downtown Dallas)
Brittany
4.0
December 27, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
I arrived safely and the trip took as long as anticipated, despite a 30 minute departure delay.
Cons
More communication around delays. None of the customers I spoke with knew what was happening.
Tips
No.
Sahil Adil
4.0
November 26, 2019Solo travel
Cons
The washroom could be more cleaner and it was hard to sign in for the Wi-Fi.
Ana
5.0
October 24, 2019Solo travel
Pros
WiFi or tv did not work!
Cons
WiFi and tv
Tajanae
4.0
August 8, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
It was quick, cheap, and convenient
Cons
The bus arrived a few minutes late and some of the seats didn’t properly recline. I would’ve also like I liked feet rests.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Greyhound have a route from Dallas to Austin?

Greyhound does provide service from Dallas to Austin. Tickets for this route average about $19. Greyhound offers 13 daily trips, with an average duration of 3 hours and 24 minutes. The fastest possible time is 2 hours and 50 minutes.

Is there more than one bus carrier that goes from Dallas to Austin?

There are multiple bus carriers that go from Dallas to Austin. Megabus, Turimex Internacional, Autobuses Torres, El Expreso Bus and Tornado Bus all provide bus routes to Austin. Autobuses Torres averages the fastest time for this route, at 2 hours and 50 minutes, while Megabus and Greyhound offer the best prices, with tickets averaging about $19.

Is it better to travel by bus or train from Dallas to Austin?

The best way to travel from Dallas to Austin is by bus. There are more options when traveling by bus, making it easier to find a time that fits your travel schedule. The Amtrak Texas Eagle is the only rail option from Dallas to Austin, but tickets average $30 and the duration is about 6.5 hours. Bus travel is much faster, averaging closer to 3 hours.

How much does a bus ticket from Dallas to Austin, TX cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Dallas to Austin were $14.89.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Dallas to Austin is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 29 days out, tickets are on average $7.63 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Dallas to Austin, TX?

The distance between Dallas and Austin is approximately 182.22 miles, or 293.19 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 3 hours and 33 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 55.2 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Dallas to Austin?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Dallas to Austin, TX by bus is usually on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Thursday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Dallas to Austin?

On average there are 24 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Dallas to Austin, TX, with an average of 12.426 trips per day and 189.5 monthly trips. 5 bus carriers serve the route from Dallas to Austin. Of the 24 trips there are 22 trips that are direct connections to Austin.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Dallas to Austin, TX start at $24.00.

5 carriers offer Dallas to Austin, TX bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Dallas to Austin from $10.00. There are 12.42623 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Dallas to Austin and you can expect on average to pay $19.16 for a Greyhound ticket to Austin. In Dallas, Greyhound departs to Austin from Bus Terminal - 205 S Lamar St, In Austin, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 916 E Koenig Ln and one other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Dallas to Austin takes 3 hours and 33 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Austin in 2 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 10.235294 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $21.80 for a weekend trip to Austin.

Avg. Time
3h 33m
Avg. Price
$19.16

Megabus

Book Megabus from Dallas to Austin from $1.00. There are 4.883333 trips per day offered by Megabus from Dallas to Austin and you can expect on average to pay $19.29 for a Megabus ticket to Austin. In Dallas, Megabus departs to Austin from DART E Transfer Ctr - 330 N Olive St, In Austin, Megabus arrives at 1500 San Jacinto Blvd,

An average trip on Megabus from Dallas to Austin takes 3 hours and 34 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Austin in 2 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 6.75 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $27.82 for a weekend trip to Austin.

Avg. Time
3h 34m
Avg. Price
$19.29

Turimex Internacional

Book Turimex Internacional from Dallas to Austin from $28.00. There are 8.783784 trips per day offered by Turimex Internacional from Dallas to Austin and you can expect on average to pay $31.72 for a Turimex Internacional ticket to Austin. In Dallas, Turimex Internacional departs to Austin from 501 E Jefferson Blvd, In Austin, Turimex Internacional arrives at 1140 Airport Blvd,

An average trip on Turimex Internacional from Dallas to Austin takes 3 hours and 36 minutes, while the fastest available Turimex Internacional trip will get you to Austin in 2 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, Turimex Internacional offers 11.5 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $32.32 for a weekend trip to Austin.

Avg. Time
3h 36m
Avg. Price
$31.72

El Expreso Bus

Book El Expreso Bus from Dallas to Austin from $45.00. There are 1.727273 trips per day offered by El Expreso Bus from Dallas to Austin and you can expect on average to pay $45.00 for a El Expreso Bus ticket to Austin. In Dallas, El Expreso Bus departs to Austin from 501 E Jefferson Blvd and one other station. In Austin, El Expreso Bus arrives at 711 E Ben White Blvd,

An average trip on El Expreso Bus from Dallas to Austin takes 3 hours and 20 minutes, while the fastest available El Expreso Bus trip will get you to Austin in 2 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, El Expreso Bus offers 1.5 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $45.00 for a weekend trip to Austin.

Avg. Time
3h 20m
Avg. Price
$45.00

Tornado Bus

Book Tornado Bus from Dallas to Austin from $45.00. There are 8.909091 trips per day offered by Tornado Bus from Dallas to Austin and you can expect on average to pay $45.00 for a Tornado Bus ticket to Austin. In Dallas, Tornado Bus departs to Austin from 501 E Jefferson Blvd and one other station. In Austin, Tornado Bus arrives at 711 E Ben White Blvd,

An average trip on Tornado Bus from Dallas to Austin takes 3 hours and 9 minutes, while the fastest available Tornado Bus trip will get you to Austin in 2 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, Tornado Bus offers 2.5 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $45.00 for a weekend trip to Austin.

Avg. Time
3h 9m
Avg. Price
$45.00
There are 4 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Austin will depart from these stations in Dallas:
  • Bus Terminal - 205 S Lamar St
  • 501 E Jefferson Blvd
  • DART E Transfer Ctr - 330 N Olive St
  • Tornado Bus Station - 8630 E RL Thornton Fwy
Buses arrive in Austin at 5 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Austin for trips arriving from Dallas:
  • Bus Terminal - 916 E Koenig Ln
  • 1140 Airport Blvd
  • 1500 San Jacinto Blvd
  • Carts Headquarters
  • 711 E Ben White Blvd

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