Hutchinson to Austin Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $102
Fastest Way Flight — 6h 0min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 79 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — bus, train, flight and by car
Distance 538 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak
Bus
$106 · 14h 54min · 83 lb of CO2
Hutchinson to Austin
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Train
$291 · 1d 11h 47min · 398 lb of CO2
HUT to AUS
+2 more options
Flight
$291 · 6h 0min · 540 lb of CO2
ICT to AUS

Hutchinson to Austin Flights

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

Out of the 4 total modes of travel to Austin from Hutchinson, a flight is the quickest method.
Drive
$73 · 9h 18min · 106 lb of CO2
Hutchinson to Austin

Drive from Hutchinson to Austin

It's 539 miles between Hutchinson to Austin. On a typical day, it might take between 9h 18min and 9h 46min from Hutchinson to Austin under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 10h 14min 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 $72.

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

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

When to book trip from Hutchinson 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 Hutchinson to Austin TX?

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

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Hutchinson to Austin is by bus. The bus costs $102 roughly and will take 14 hours 14 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from Hutchinson to Austin?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between Hutchinson area and Austin, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 1 day 12 hours 26 minutes. We recommend catching the train at HUT Hutchinson Amtrak, which is about 1 miles from Hutchinson. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at CHI Chicago.

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

The total distance between Hutchinson and Austin is 539 miles and will take you about 9 hours 18 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $73.

Travel companies on this route

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Amtrak Amtrak from Hutchinson to Austin
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Customer Service and Reservations1-800-872-7245
International Visitors215-856-7952
Group Travel Requests1-800-872-1477
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