Travel from Indio to Austin

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Train$121 | 1d 6h 46min Flight$390 | 7h 38min Bus166 lb of CO2
  1. Bus$127
    1d 10h 47min · 193 lb of CO2
  2. Train$121
    1d 6h 46min · 336 lb of CO2
  3. Flight$390
    7h 38min · 686 lb of CO2
  4. Drive$149
    18h 46min · 213 lb of CO2

Indio to Austin Buses

bus tickets from Indio to Austin

$127 · 1d 10h 47min
Various bus companies
About $127
Travel Duration
1d 10h 47min

bus tickets from Indio to San Marcos

$208 · 1d 5h 59min
Various bus companies
About $208
Travel Duration
1d 5h 59min

Indio to Austin Trains

train tickets from Palm Springs to Austin

$121 · 1d 6h 46min
AmtrakAmtrak PSN train to AUS
Train Tickets
About $121
Travel Duration
1d 6h 46min
Palm Springs - PSN
Amtrak from PSN to AUSAmtrak · 1d 6h 46minTexas Eagle
Austin - AUS

train tickets from Palm Springs to Taylor

$219 · 1d 2h 15min
AmtrakAmtrak PSN train to TAY
Train Tickets
About $219
Travel Duration
1d 2h 15min
Palm Springs - PSN
Amtrak from PSN to TAYAmtrak · 1d 2h 15minTexas Eagle
Taylor - TAY

train tickets from Palm Springs to San Marcos

$216 · 1d 1h 54min
AmtrakAmtrak PSN train to SMC
Train Tickets
About $216
Travel Duration
1d 1h 54min
Palm Springs - PSN
Amtrak from PSN to SMCAmtrak · 1d 1h 54minTexas Eagle
San Marcos - SMC

Indio to Austin Flights

bus tickets from PSP to AUS

$390 · 7h 38min
Various airlines
About $390
Travel Duration
7h 38min

Drive from Indio to Austin

Driving from Indio to Austin

$149 · 18h 46min

It's 1107 miles between Indio to Austin. On a typical day, it might take between 18h 46min and 19h 42min from Indio to Austin under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 20h 38min 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 $149.

Our recommendation to Austin

Take the train, it is cheaper and more comfortable than the bus!

When to book trip from Indio 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.

Indio to Austin TX - take the train or bus?

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

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Indio to Austin is by train. The train costs $121 roughly and will take 1 day 6 hours 46 minutes.

How much does Amtrak cost from Indio to Austin?

Amtrak costs about $121 between Indio and Austin. In total, the train will take roughly 1 day 6 hours 46 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at PSN Palm Springs Amtrak, which is 23 miles from Indio. Further, once you arrive at AUS Austin Amtrak or you will still have 1 miles to Austin.

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

The total distance between Indio and Austin is 1107 miles and will take you about 18 hours 46 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $149.

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