Travel from Austin to Mesquite

Bus
$16
3h 15min
23 lb of CO2
$
Train
$48
3h 35min
46 lb of CO2
Flight
$103
55min
83 lb of CO2

Austin to Mesquite Flights

There are 1 airports — AUS — that make sense to fly out of from Austin and 2 airports — DAL, DFW — to access Mesquite. 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 Mesquite.

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 Mesquite.Out of the 4 total modes of travel to Mesquite from Austin, a flight is the quickest method.
Drive
$25
3h 25min
39 lb of CO2

Drive from Austin to Mesquite

It's 186 miles between Austin to Mesquite. On a typical day, it might take between 3h 25min and 3h 35min from Austin to Mesquite under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 3h 45min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Mesquite 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 $25.

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

The are 10 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Austin to Mesquite. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the bus out of Austin towards Dallas, as it is the cheapest to Mesquite. It's common to find tickets for as low as $15. Greyhound operates from Austin to Mesquite, 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 Mesquite?

On your trip from Austin to Mesquite, 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.

Austin to Mesquite TX - take the train or bus?

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

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Austin to Mesquite is by bus. The bus costs $16 roughly and will take 3 hours 15 minutes.

How much does Amtrak cost from Austin to Mesquite?

Amtrak costs about $52 between Austin and Mesquite. 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 13 miles to Mesquite.

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

The total distance between Austin and Mesquite is 186 miles and will take you about 3 hours 25 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $25.

Austin to Mesquite Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $16
Fastest Way Flight — 55min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 18 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — bus, train, flight and by car
Distance 185 miles
Travel Companies Greyhound, Amtrak, Turimex Internacional, Alaska Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Virgin America

Travel companies on this route

Greyhound from Austin to Mesquite
Greyhound
Bus company
1 routes
Amtrak from Austin to Mesquite
Amtrak
Train company
19015 routes
Turimex Internacional from Austin to Mesquite
Turimex Internacional
Bus company
376 routes
Alaska Airlines from Austin to Mesquite
Alaska Airlines
Airline
848 routes
Southwest Airlines from Austin to Mesquite
Southwest Airlines
Airline
283 routes
Virgin America from Austin to Mesquite
Virgin America
Airline
73 routes