Austin to Allen Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $40
Fastest Way Flight — 55min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 33 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — bus, flight, train and by car
Distance 206 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak, Alaska Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Virgin America
$45 · 5h 53min · 33 lb of CO2
Austin to Plano
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$103 · 55min · 83 lb of CO2
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Austin to Allen Flights

There are 1 airports — AUS — that make sense to fly out of from Austin and 2 airports — DAL, DFW — to access Allen. The best deals are usually found by flying out of AUS.

Southwest Airlines, Virgin America, Alaska Airlines operate flights which can help you travel from Austin to Allen.

The cheapest way by air is via Southwest Airlines and flies from Austin Bergstrom Intl (AUS) to Dallas Love Fld (DAL). Southwest Airlines flies from Austin Bergstrom Intl (AUS) to Dallas Love Fld (DAL) and is the quickest flight to get you from Austin to Allen.Out of the 4 total modes of travel to Allen from Austin, a flight is the quickest method.
$48 · 3h 35min · 46 lb of CO2
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$28 · 3h 45min · 43 lb of CO2
Austin to Allen

Drive from Austin to Allen

It's 206 miles between Austin to Allen. On a typical day, it might take between 3h 45min and 3h 57min from Austin to Allen under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 4h 8min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Allen 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 $27.

What is the best way to travel from Austin to Allen?

The are 10 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Austin to Allen. The fastest way out of Austin towards Garland is by bus, as it is the quickest to the Allen area. This doesn't necessarily take into consideration traffic or weather - so these may impact some of your decision making. It's common to find tickets for as low as $39. Southwest Airlines operates from Austin to Allen, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Austin to Allen?

On your trip from Austin to Allen, 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.

Is the train or the bus better from Austin to Allen TX?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Austin to Allen. 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 Allen is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Austin/Allen buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Austin 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 Austin TX and Allen 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 Austin to Allen? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Allen 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 Allen 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 Austin to Allen?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Austin to Allen is by bus. The bus costs $40 roughly and will take 6 hours 55 minutes.

How much does Amtrak cost from Austin to Allen?

Amtrak costs about $52 between Austin and Allen. In total, the train will take roughly 4 hours 10 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at AUS Austin Amtrak, which is 1 miles from Austin. Further, once you arrive at DAL Dallas Union Station or you will still have 24 miles to Allen.

How long does it take from Austin to Allen by car?

The total distance between Austin and Allen is 206 miles and will take you about 3 hours 45 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $28.

Travel companies on this route

Amtrak Amtrak from Austin to Allen
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Alaska Airlines Alaska Airlines from Austin to Allen
Southwest Airlines Southwest Airlines from Austin to Allen
Virgin America Virgin America from Austin to Allen