Travel from SMC to THN

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Bus$203 | 1d 5h 19min Flight$382 | 7h 30min Bus162 lb of CO2
  1. Train$269
    1d 9h 18min · 364 lb of CO2
  2. Flight$382
    7h 30min · 674 lb of CO2
  3. Bus$209
    1d 6h 5min · 167 lb of CO2
  4. Drive$150
    18h 53min · 214 lb of CO2

SMC to THN Trains

train tickets from San Marcos to Thurmond

$272 · 1d 9h 18min
AmtrakAmtrak SMC train to THN
Train Tickets
About $272
Travel Duration
1d 9h 18min
San Marcos - SMC
Amtrak from SMC to CHIAmtrak · 23h 10minTexas Eagle
Chicago - CHI
Amtrak from CHI to THNAmtrak · 10h 8minCardinal
Thurmond - THN

train tickets from San Marcos to Prince

$273 · 1d 9h 25min
AmtrakAmtrak SMC train to PRC
Train Tickets
About $273
Travel Duration
1d 9h 25min
San Marcos - SMC
Amtrak from SMC to CHIAmtrak · 23h 10minTexas Eagle
Chicago - CHI
Amtrak from CHI to PRCAmtrak · 10h 15minCardinal
Prince - PRC

train tickets from San Marcos to Montgomery

$269 · 1d 8h 50min
AmtrakAmtrak SMC train to MNG
Train Tickets
About $269
Travel Duration
1d 8h 50min
San Marcos - SMC
Amtrak from SMC to CHIAmtrak · 23h 10minTexas Eagle
Chicago - CHI
Amtrak from CHI to MNGAmtrak · 9h 40minCardinal
Montgomery - MNG

train tickets from San Marcos to Hinton

$276 · 1d 9h 46min
AmtrakAmtrak SMC train to HIN
Train Tickets
About $276
Travel Duration
1d 9h 46min
San Marcos - SMC
Amtrak from SMC to CHIAmtrak · 23h 10minTexas Eagle
Chicago - CHI
Amtrak from CHI to HINAmtrak · 10h 36minCardinal
Hinton - HIN

SMC to THN Flights

bus tickets from AUS to BKW

$382 · 7h 30min
Various airlines
Oneway
About $382
Travel Duration
7h 30min

SMC to THN Buses

bus tickets from San Marcos to Beckley

$209 · 1d 6h 5min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $209
Travel Duration
1d 6h 5min

bus tickets from Austin to Beckley

$203 · 1d 5h 19min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $203
Travel Duration
1d 5h 19min

Drive from SMC to THN

Driving from SMC to THN

$150 · 18h 53min

It's 1114 miles between SMC to THN. On a typical day, it might take between 18h 53min and 19h 49min from SMC to THN under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 20h 46min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to THN 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 $150.

Our recommendation to THN

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

When to book trip from SMC to THN?

For these medium length trips, it's important to book your tickets as soon as possible. While there are train, flight, bus 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.

SMC to THN WV - take the train or bus?

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

The absolute cheapest way to travel from SMC to THN is by bus. The bus costs $203 roughly and will take 1 day 5 hours 19 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from SMC to THN?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between SMC area and THN, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 1 day 9 hours 18 minutes. We recommend catching the train at SMC San Marcos Intermodal Station, which is about 0 miles from SMC. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at CHI Chicago.

How long does it take from SMC to THN by car?

The total distance between SMC and THN is 1114 miles and will take you about 18 hours 53 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $150.

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