Travel from San Antonio to Dallas

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Bus$10 | 5h 10min Bus$32 | 5h 10min Bus29 lb of CO2
  1. Bus$10
    5h 10min · 29 lb of CO2
  2. Train$64
    5h 47min · 64 lb of CO2
  3. Flight$241
    9h 24min · 845 lb of CO2
  4. Drive$34
    4h 32min · 52 lb of CO2

San Antonio to Dallas Buses

bus tickets from San Antonio to Dallas

$10 · 5h 10min

Bus to Dallas

Turimex InternacionalTurimex Internacional San Antonio to Dallas
Bus Tickets
About $32
Travel Duration
5h 10min
GreyhoundGreyhound San Antonio to Dallas
Bus Tickets
About $10
Travel Duration
5h 10min

bus tickets from San Antonio to Mesquite

$46 · 8h 50min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $46
Travel Duration
8h 50min

bus tickets from San Antonio to Garland

$47 · 9h 4min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $47
Travel Duration
9h 4min

bus tickets from San Antonio to Plano

$58 · 7h 45min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $58
Travel Duration
7h 45min

San Antonio to Dallas Trains

train tickets from San Antonio to Dallas

$64 · 5h 47min
AmtrakAmtrak SAS train to DAL
Train Tickets
About $64
Travel Duration
5h 47min
San Antonio - SAS
Amtrak from SAS to DALAmtrak · 5h 47minTexas Eagle
Dallas - DAL

San Antonio to Dallas Flights

bus tickets from SAT to DAL

$1,045 · 9h 24min

Flight to DAL

Various airlines
Oneway
About $1,045
Travel Duration
9h 24min

bus tickets from SAT to DFW

$241 · 10h 54min

Flight to DFW

Alaska AirlinesAlaska Airlines SAT to DFW
Oneway
About $241
Travel Duration
10h 54min

Drive from San Antonio to Dallas

Driving from San Antonio to Dallas

$34 · 4h 32min

It's 253 miles between San Antonio to Dallas. On a typical day, it might take between 4h 32min and 4h 46min from San Antonio to Dallas under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 4h 59min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Dallas 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 $34.

Our recommendation to Dallas

Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from San Antonio to Dallas?

On your trip from San Antonio to Dallas, 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.

San Antonio to Dallas TX - take the train or bus?

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

The absolute cheapest way to travel from San Antonio to Dallas is by bus. The bus costs $10 roughly and will take 5 hours 10 minutes.

How much does Amtrak cost from San Antonio to Dallas?

Amtrak costs about $64 between San Antonio and Dallas. In total, the train will take roughly 5 hours 47 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at SAS San Antonio Amtrak, which is 1 miles from San Antonio. Further, once you arrive at DAL Dallas Union Station or you will still have 1 miles to Dallas.

How long does it take from San Antonio to Dallas by car?

The total distance between San Antonio and Dallas is 253 miles and will take you about 4 hours 32 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $34.

Travel companies on this route

Greyhound from San Antonio to Dallas
Greyhound
Bus company
1 routes
Amtrak from San Antonio to Dallas
Amtrak
Train company
19015 routes
Turimex Internacional from San Antonio to Dallas
Turimex Internacional
Bus company
376 routes
Alaska Airlines from San Antonio to Dallas
Alaska Airlines
Airline
848 routes