Bel Air to Austin Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $91
Fastest Way Bus — 12h 39min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 70 lb CO2
Available Modes 3 modes — bus, train and by car
Distance 478 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak
$95 · 13h 15min · 74 lb of CO2
Slidell to Austin
+4 more options
$116 · 12h 40min · 146 lb of CO2
+2 more options
$64 · 8h 17min · 94 lb of CO2
Bel Air to Austin

Drive from Bel Air to Austin

It's 478 miles between Bel Air to Austin. On a typical day, it might take between 8h 17min and 8h 42min from Bel Air to Austin under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 9h 7min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Austin 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 $64.

What is the best way to travel from Bel Air to Austin?

The are 8 different ways across 3 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Bel Air to Austin. Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Bel Air to Austin?

On your trip from Bel Air to Austin, 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 Bel Air to Austin TX?

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

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Bel Air to Austin is by bus. The bus costs $91 roughly and will take 12 hours 39 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from Bel Air to Austin?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between Bel Air area and Austin, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 13 hours 18 minutes. We recommend catching the train at NOL New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal, which is about 31 miles from Bel Air. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at SAS San Antonio.

How long does it take from Bel Air to Austin by car?

The total distance between Bel Air and Austin is 478 miles and will take you about 8 hours 17 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $64.

Travel companies on this route

Amtrak Amtrak from Bel Air to Austin
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International Visitors215-856-7952
Group Travel Requests1-800-872-1477

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