Travel from Arlington to Waco

2h 54min
17 lb of CO2
4h 53min
439 lb of CO2

Arlington to Waco Flights

There are 1 airports — DFW — that make sense to fly out of from Arlington and 1 airports — ACT — to access Waco. The best deals are usually found by flying out of DFW.

1h 26min
23 lb of CO2
1h 41min
20 lb of CO2

Drive from Arlington to Waco

It's 82 miles between Arlington to Waco. On a typical day, it might take between 1h 41min and 1h 47min from Arlington to Waco under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 1h 52min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Waco by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $11.

What is the best way to travel from Arlington to Waco?

The are 10 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Arlington to Waco. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the bus out of Fort Worth towards Waco, as it is the cheapest to Waco. It's common to find tickets for as low as $18. Greyhound operates from Arlington to Waco, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Arlington to Waco?

On your trip from Arlington to Waco, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train.

Arlington to Waco TX - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Arlington to Waco. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Waco is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Arlington/Waco buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Arlington is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Arlington TX and Waco during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Arlington to Waco? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Waco traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Waco is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Arlington to Waco?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Arlington to Waco is by bus. The bus costs $18 roughly and will take 3 hours.

How much does Amtrak cost from Arlington to Waco?

Amtrak costs about $36 between Arlington and Waco. In total, the train will take roughly 2 hours 4 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at FTW Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center, which is 13 miles from Arlington. Further, once you arrive at MCG McGregor Amtrak or you will still have 17 miles to Waco.

How long does it take from Arlington to Waco by car?

The total distance between Arlington and Waco is 82 miles and will take you about 1 hour 41 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $11.

Arlington to Waco Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $18
Fastest Way Train — 1h 26min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 12 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — bus, flight, train and by car
Distance 82 miles
Travel Companies Greyhound, Amtrak

Travel companies on this route

Greyhound from Arlington to Waco
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