Distance between Austin TX and El Paso TX

The distance from Austin to El Paso is 577 miles by road including 465 miles on motorways. Road takes approximately 9 hours and 15 minutes and goes through Fredericksburg, Harper, Fort Stockton and Socorro.

Shortest distance by air 528 mi ✈️
Car route length 577.3 mi 🚗
Driving time 9 h 15 min
Fuel amount 19.6 gal
Fuel cost 74.6 USD
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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Austin 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
US 290 15 mi, 16 min
Cedar Valley 15 mi 0:16 16 min 0.5 gal
US 290 8 mi, 09 min
Dripping Springs 23 mi 0:25 25 min 0.8 gal
US 290 24 mi, 26 min
Johnson City 48 mi 0:52 52 min 1.6 gal
US 290 29 mi, 34 min
Fredericksburg 76 mi 1:26 1 h 26 min 2.5 gal
US 290 16 mi, 19 min
Harper 93 mi 1:45 1 h 45 min 2.8 gal
US 290 I 10 244 mi, 3 h 48 min
Fort Stockton 337 mi 5:34 5 h 34 min 11.4 gal
I 10 119 mi, 1 h 50 min
Van Horn 455 mi 7:24 7 h 24 min 15.5 gal
I 10 103 mi, 1 h 30 min
Socorro 559 mi 8:55 8 h 55 min 19.0 gal
I 10 Loop 375 19 mi, 19 min
El Paso 577 mi 9:15 9 h 15 min 19.5 gal
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Austin 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
US 290 15 mi, 16 min
Cedar Valley 15 mi 0:16 16 min 0.5 gal
US 290 8 mi, 09 min
Dripping Springs 23 mi 0:25 25 min 0.8 gal
US 290 7 mi, 08 min
Henly 30 mi 0:33 33 min 0.9 gal
US 290 17 mi, 18 min
Johnson City 48 mi 0:52 52 min 1.6 gal
US 290 6 mi, 07 min
Rocky Creek 53 mi 0:59 59 min 1.7 gal
US 290 12 mi, 13 min
Stonewall 65 mi 1:12 1 h 12 min 2.1 gal
US 290 5 mi, 06 min
Rocky Hill 70 mi 1:18 1 h 18 min 2.3 gal
US 290 6 mi, 07 min
Fredericksburg 76 mi 1:26 1 h 26 min 2.5 gal
US 290 16 mi, 19 min
Harper 93 mi 1:45 1 h 45 min 2.8 gal
US 290 38 mi, 40 min
Segovia 130 mi 2:26 2 h 26 min 4.4 gal
I 10 24 mi, 22 min
Buck Hollow 155 mi 2:49 2 h 49 min 5.2 gal
I 10 182 mi, 2 h 44 min
Fort Stockton 337 mi 5:34 5 h 34 min 11.4 gal
I 10 83 mi, 1 h 18 min
Kent 419 mi 6:52 6 h 52 min 14.2 gal
I 10 36 mi, 31 min
Van Horn 455 mi 7:24 7 h 24 min 15.5 gal
I 10 20 mi, 17 min
Eagle Flat 475 mi 7:42 7 h 42 min 16.1 gal
I 10 7 mi, 06 min
Arispe 482 mi 7:48 7 h 48 min 16.3 gal
I 10 7 mi, 05 min
Sierra Blanca 489 mi 7:54 7 h 54 min 16.6 gal
I 10 6 mi, 04 min
Etholen 495 mi 7:58 7 h 58 min 16.7 gal
I 10 64 mi, 56 min
Socorro 559 mi 8:55 8 h 55 min 19.0 gal
I 10 Loop 375 19 mi, 19 min
El Paso 577 mi 9:15 9 h 15 min 19.5 gal

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Austin to El Paso?

Fuel cost: 74.6 USD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 577.3 mi) / (Fuel consumption 29.4 mpg) * (Fuel price 3.8 USD / gal)

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How long is a car ride from Austin to El Paso?

Driving time: 9 h 15 min

This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.

  • 298 mi with a maximum speed 68 mph = 4 h 22 min
  • 6 mi with a maximum speed 65 mph = 5 min
  • 150 mi with a maximum speed 62 mph = 2 h 25 min
  • 2 mi with a maximum speed 60 mph = 1 min
  • 55 mi with a maximum speed 56 mph = 59 min
  • 2 mi with a maximum speed 55 mph = 2 min
  • 60 mi with a maximum speed 50 mph = 1 h 12 min
  • 3 mi with a maximum speed 45 mph = 3 min
  • 1 mi with a maximum speed 30 mph = 1 min

The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.

How far is Austin to El Paso by land?

The distance between Austin and El Paso is 577.3 mi by road including 464.8 mi on motorways.

Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Austin and El Paso respectively.

How far is Austin to El Paso by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Austin and El Paso is 528.2 mi.

This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a great-circle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Austin and El Paso respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Austin from El Paso by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 1 h 3 min to cover the distance of 528 mi at a cruising speed of 497 mph.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 3 h 51 min to flight this distance at average speed of 136 mph.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, airport location and other real world factors.

How long is a helicopter ride from Austin to El Paso?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 3 h 32 min to cover the distance of 528 mi at a cruising speed of 149 mph.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 4 h 2 min to flight this distance at average speed of 130 mph.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, aerodrome location and other real world factors.

What city is halfway between Austin and El Paso?

The halfway point between Austin and El Paso is Fort Stockton. It is located about 48 mi from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Fort Stockton to Austin is 337 mi and driving will take about 5 h 34 min. The road between Fort Stockton and El Paso has length 240 mi and will take approximately 3 h 41 min.

Where is Austin in relation to El Paso?

Austin is located 528 mi east of El Paso.

Austin has geographic coordinates: latitude 30.27113, longitude -97.7437. Click here to see Austin on map.

El Paso has geographic coordinates: latitude 31.76004, longitude -106.48729. Click here to see El Paso on map.

Which highway goes from Austin to El Paso?

The route from Austin to El Paso follows I 10, US 290.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • US 67: 24 mi
  • Loop 375: 14 mi
  • US 385: 11 mi
  • US 281: 6 mi
  • US 83: 5 mi
  • Loop 1: 4 mi
  • TX 71: 2 mi
  • TX 17: 2 mi
  • US 87: 1 mi
  • US 62: 1 mi
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