San Antonio to Dallas Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $10
Fastest Way Bus — 5h 10min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 29 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — bus, train, flight and by car
Distance 252 miles
Travel Companies Greyhound, Amtrak, Turimex Internacional, Alaska Airlines, Multiple Airlines
$10 · 5h 10min · 29 lb of CO2
San Antonio to Dallas
+4 more options
$64 · 5h 47min · 64 lb of CO2
$241 · 9h 24min · 845 lb of CO2
+1 more option

San Antonio to Dallas Flights

There are 1 airports — SAT — that make sense to fly out of from San Antonio and 2 airports — DAL, DFW — to access Dallas. The best deals are usually found by flying out of SAT.

Alaska Airlines offers flights from SAT to DAL, DFW.

The cheapest way by air is via Alaska Airlines and flies from San Antonio Intl (SAT) to Dallas Fort Worth Intl (DFW). Multiple Airlines flies from San Antonio Intl (SAT) to Dallas Fort Worth Intl (DFW) and is the quickest flight to get you from San Antonio to Dallas.

$34 · 4h 32min · 52 lb of CO2
San Antonio to Dallas

Drive from San Antonio to Dallas

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.

What is the best way to travel from San Antonio to Dallas?

The are 8 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from San Antonio to Dallas. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the bus out of San Antonio towards Dallas, as it is the cheapest to Dallas. It's common to find tickets for as low as $10. Greyhound operates from San Antonio to Dallas, so you book your trip with them! 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.

Is the train or the bus better from San Antonio to Dallas TX?

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 Greyhound from San Antonio to Dallas
Useful Links Greyhound Contact Page Greyhound Bustracker Website
Customer Service1-214-849-8966
Customer Service Español1-800-531-5332
Amtrak Amtrak from San Antonio to Dallas
Useful Links Map Coverage Schedule Pet Policy Website
Customer Service and Reservations1-800-872-7245
International Visitors215-856-7952
Group Travel Requests1-800-872-1477
Turimex Internacional Turimex Internacional from San Antonio to Dallas
Useful Links Map Website
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Alaska Airlines Alaska Airlines from San Antonio to Dallas