ELP to Austin Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $71
Fastest Way Flight — 6h 2min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 81 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — bus, train, flight and by car
Distance 528 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak
$104 · 14h 34min · 81 lb of CO2
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ELP to Austin Flights

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

Out of the 4 total modes of travel to Austin from ELP, a flight is the quickest method.

$71 · 9h 7min · 104 lb of CO2
ELP to Austin

Drive from ELP to Austin

It's 528 miles between ELP to Austin. On a typical day, it might take between 9h 7min and 9h 35min from ELP to Austin under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 10h 2min 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 $71.

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

The are 10 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from ELP to Austin. Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from ELP to Austin?

For these medium length trips, it's important to book your tickets as soon as possible. While there are bus, train, flight or by car transportation options available, the sooner to book the better. While prices for buses or trains might not fluctuate as much as flights, their availability certainly will. It's recommended to book these flights at least 2 weeks away, but even more if you are able.

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

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

The absolute cheapest way to travel from ELP to Austin is by bus. The bus costs $71 roughly and will take 16 hours 59 minutes.

How much does Amtrak cost from ELP to Austin?

Amtrak costs about $112 between ELP and Austin. In total, the train will take roughly 12 hours 8 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at ELP El Paso Union Depot, which is 0 miles from ELP. Further, once you arrive at AUS Austin Amtrak or you will still have 1 miles to Austin.

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

The total distance between ELP and Austin is 528 miles and will take you about 9 hours 7 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $71.

Travel companies on this route

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

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