BPT to Austin Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $49
Fastest Way Flight — 5h 14min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 36 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — bus, train, flight and by car
Distance 223 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak
Bus
$51 · 6h 41min · 37 lb of CO2
Port Arthur to Austin
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Train
$74 · 7h 8min · 85 lb of CO2
BMT to AUS
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Flight
$244 · 5h 14min · 470 lb of CO2
BPT to AUS

BPT airport Flights

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

Out of the 4 total modes of travel to Austin from BPT, a flight is the quickest method.
Drive
$30 · 4h 3min · 46 lb of CO2
BPT to Austin

Drive from BPT airport

It's 224 miles between BPT to Austin. On a typical day, it might take between 4h 3min and 4h 15min from BPT to Austin under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 4h 27min 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 $30.

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

The are 9 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from BPT to Austin. Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from BPT to Austin?

On your trip from BPT 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. Shuttle service may be available to Austin. If you're traveling with a large group, you should probably take a shuttle as it will reduce the price per person. Alternatively, there are shared shuttle services available. With this option, you'll want to book as soon as possible to allow the shuttle service enough time to coordinate your pickup and dropoff.

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

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from BPT 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 BPT/Austin buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from BPT 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 BPT 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 BPT 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 BPT to Austin?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from BPT to Austin is by bus. The bus costs $49 roughly and will take 6 hours 21 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from BPT to Austin?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between BPT area and Austin, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 7 hours 46 minutes. We recommend catching the train at BMT Beaumont Amtrak, which is about 11 miles from BPT. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at SAS San Antonio.

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

The total distance between BPT and Austin is 224 miles and will take you about 4 hours 3 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $30.

Travel companies on this route

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