The driving time from Dallas, Texas to Austin, Texas is:

3 hours, 16 minutes

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Driving time from Dallas, TX to Austin, TX

How long is the drive from Dallas, TX to Austin, TX? The total driving time is 3 hours, 16 minutes.

Your trip begins in Dallas, Texas. It ends in Austin, Texas.

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In around 3 hours you will arrive in Austin, the Capital of Texas and the Live Music Capital of the World. Austin is a bike-friendly city with interconnected bike paths for locals and tourists to explore the city.

Pack your bike or rent a bike from one of the many bike rentals and explore the Barton Creek Green Belt, the Veloway in South Austin or join the locals for a fun ride around the city. For maps and routes please check out

Austin is surrounded by 42 wineries with tasting rooms and wine bars that offer scenic and relaxing environment. According to these wineries are scattered throughout the Hill Country from Austin to Fredericksburg and Lampasas to New Braunfels.

In less than an hour drive from Austin is the family-owned Duchman Family Winery. It is located in the rolling hill country with an Italian-style villa, daily wine tastings in the tasting room and shaded picnic area for anyone who wants a place to relax among old oak trees and enjoy views of vineyards just like Tuscany Italy.

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Dallas, Texas

City: Dallas
State: Texas
Country: United States
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Austin, Texas

City: Austin
State: Texas
Country: United States
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