Austin to Arlington Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $16
Fastest Way Flight — 55min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 18 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — flight, train, bus and by car
Distance 175 miles
Travel Companies Greyhound, Amtrak, Turimex Internacional, Alaska Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Virgin America
$103 · 55min · 102 lb of CO2
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Austin to Arlington Flights

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

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

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 Arlington.Out of the 4 total modes of travel to Arlington from Austin, a flight is the quickest method.
$46 · 3h 20min · 44 lb of CO2
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$16 · 3h 15min · 43 lb of CO2
Austin to Fort Worth
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$24 · 3h 14min · 37 lb of CO2
Austin to Arlington

Drive from Austin to Arlington

It's 175 miles between Austin to Arlington. On a typical day, it might take between 3h 14min and 3h 24min from Austin to Arlington under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 3h 33min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Arlington 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 $23.

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

The are 11 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Austin to Arlington. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the bus out of Austin towards Fort Worth, as it is the cheapest to Arlington. It's common to find tickets for as low as $15. Greyhound operates from Austin to Arlington, 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 Arlington?

On your trip from Austin to Arlington, 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 Arlington TX?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Austin to Arlington. 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 Arlington is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Austin/Arlington 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 Arlington 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 Arlington? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Arlington 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 Arlington 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 Arlington?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Austin to Arlington is by bus. The bus costs $16 roughly and will take 7 hours 39 minutes.

How much does Amtrak cost from Austin to Arlington?

Amtrak costs about $51 between Austin and Arlington. In total, the train will take roughly 3 hours 58 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 FTW Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center or you will still have 13 miles to Arlington.

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

The total distance between Austin and Arlington is 175 miles and will take you about 3 hours 14 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $24.

Travel companies on this route

Greyhound Greyhound from Austin to Arlington
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Customer Service1-214-849-8966
Customer Service Español1-800-531-5332
Amtrak Amtrak from Austin to Arlington
Useful Links Map Coverage Schedule Pet Policy Website
Customer Service and Reservations1-800-872-7245
International Visitors215-856-7952
Group Travel Requests1-800-872-1477
Turimex Internacional Turimex Internacional from Austin to Arlington
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Alaska Airlines Alaska Airlines from Austin to Arlington
Southwest Airlines Southwest Airlines from Austin to Arlington
Virgin America Virgin America from Austin to Arlington