Travel from TCL to ELP

1d 4h 46min
314 lb of CO2
1d 10h 37min
192 lb of CO2
18h 45min
213 lb of CO2

Drive from TCL to ELP

It's 1106 miles between TCL to ELP. On a typical day, it might take between 18h 45min and 19h 42min from TCL to ELP 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 ELP 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.

What is the best way to travel from TCL to ELP?

Because ELP is so far away from TCL, we recommend simply booking a flight. Other options to ELP do exist, but going by plane will save you valuable time. Amtrak operates from TCL to ELP, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from TCL to ELP?

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

TCL to ELP TX - take the train or bus?

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

The absolute cheapest way to travel from TCL to ELP is by bus. The bus costs $127 roughly and will take 1 day 10 hours 37 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from TCL to ELP?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between TCL area and ELP, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 1 day 4 hours 46 minutes. We recommend catching the train at TCL Tuscaloosa Amtrak, which is about 0 miles from TCL. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at NOL New Orleans.

How long does it take from TCL to ELP by car?

The total distance between TCL and ELP is 1106 miles and will take you about 18 hours 45 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $149.

TCL to ELP Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $127
Fastest Way Train — 1d 4h 46min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 164 lb CO2
Available Modes 3 modes — train, bus and by car
Distance 1,106 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak

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