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Travelers usually depart from San Diego International, San Diego, CA - Old Town, San Diego, CA Bus Station, San Diego, CA - La Jolla, or San Diego, CA - Santa Fe when they travel from San Diego to Austin. Book your trip to arrive at Austin–Bergstrom International, Austin, TX - Greyhound Station, Austin, TX Train Station, Austin-South Congress, or Austin-South Congress. The distance between San Diego and Austin is 1872 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and Spirit Airlines. San Diego and Austin have 224 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from San Diego to Austin

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
Alaska AirlinesASAASYesOpens 24 days before flight
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Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

Austin travel tips

1) Have some small money with you entering a bus in Austin as a vending machine won’t give you any change

When you enter a bus in Austin, be ready to have small money with you. You have to buy a ticket in the vending machine near a driver inside the bus. This machine doesn’t give any change, so you’d better have the exact sum.

2) Taste local specialities from a local star chef in Franklin Barbecue in Austin

The legendary barbecue point of Austin is called Franklin Barbecue. The local star chef Aaron Franklin cooks the best sausages and beef ribs you have ever tried. You should definitely taste them. Long queues are good proof of it, but it’s worth it!

3) Make your inner gourmet happy by taking a food tour

If you are a real gourmet, you should take a food tour. It’s a delicious overview of all the cuisine that Austin can offer. Moreover, you can specify the food area you are especially interested in. The range of offers is wide: from food truck tours to cocktail ones. It’s up to you to choose.

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from San Diego to Austin?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between San Diego and Austin takes around 2.9 hours.
What is the flight distance between San Diego and Austin?
The flight distance between San Diego and Austin is 1872 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between San Diego and Austin?
Several carriers operate flights between San Diego and Austin. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Allegiant Air.
What are the most popular routes to and from San Diego?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Diego and London, Edmonton, Las Vegas, Cincinnati, Manchester, Phoenix, New York, Houston, Denver, San Francisco, Minneapolis, Los Angeles, New Orleans, Amsterdam, Madrid, Raleigh, Nashville, Detroit, Atlanta, Chicago.
What are the most popular routes to and from Austin?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Austin and London, Detroit, Dublin, New Orleans, Toronto, Las Vegas, Manila, Chicago, Orlando, Washington, D.C., Bangkok, Denver, San Francisco, Edmonton, Edinburgh, New York, Los Angeles, Berlin, Fort Lauderdale, Phoenix.
Which airports are there in San Diego?
San Diego is mainly served by San Diego International. But there are other airports nearby, including Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, McClellan–Palomar.
What airports are near San Diego?
The main airport in San Diego is San Diego International. It is also served by Ontario International, Tijuana International, John Wayne, Hollywood Burbank, Mexicali International, Palm Springs International, Imperial County, Long Beach, Yuma International, Hawthorne Municipal.
What airports are near Austin?
The main airport in Austin is Austin–Bergstrom International. It is also served by George Bush Intercontinental, San Antonio International, William P. Hobby, Killeen–Fort Hood Regional, Easterwood, Waco Regional, Victoria Regional.
What buses and trains depart from San Diego?
A number of bus and train companies depart from San Diego, including Greyhound, Amtrak train.
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