|Distance||975 miles (1572 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$170 - $272|
|Cheapest mode||Train • $170 (€151) • 28 h 37 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $272 (€240) • 2 h 29 min|
|Popular travel companies||Greyhound, United or Amtrak|
Travel 975 miles (1572 km) by bus, flight or train between Chicago and Austin. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 29 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $170 (€151). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Greyhound, United or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Chicago to Austin.
You can travel from Chicago to Austin 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Austin is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $170 (€151) compared to other travel options to Austin:
Taking a train is usually $29 (€25) less than taking a bus to Austin, which costs on average $199 (€176) for the same trip.
A train is generally $101 (€89) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $272 (€240) from Chicago to Austin.
The fastest way from Chicago to Austin is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 29 min.
There are alternative travel options to Austin that can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to Austin by bus can take on average 0 h 0 min.
In comparison, getting to Austin by train can take on average 28 h 37 min.
You should expect to travel around 975 miles (1572 km) between Chicago and Austin.
The average frequency per day from Chicago to Austin is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Chicago and Austin as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Chicago to Austin:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Chicago to Austin with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Austin tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.
Before traveling from Chicago to Austin, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Chicago to Austin tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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