Distance between Columbus TX and Austin TX

The distance from Columbus to Austin is 91 miles by road including 21 miles on motorways. Road takes approximately 1 hour and 38 minutes and goes through Bastrop, Hillcrest, Gay Hill, West Point, Kirtley, Alum Creek and Elysium.

There are tolls on the route.
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Town
Village
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Motorway
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Secondary
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Point Distance Time Fuel
Columbus 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
TX 71-F Business 8 mi, 09 min
Hillcrest 8 mi 0:09 09 min 0.1 gal
TX 71 11 mi, 11 min
Gay Hill 19 mi 0:21 21 min 0.6 gal
TX 71 17 mi, 16 min
West Point 36 mi 0:38 38 min 1.2 gal
TX 71 6 mi, 06 min
Kirtley 42 mi 0:44 44 min 1.4 gal
TX 71 11 mi, 11 min
Alum Creek 52 mi 0:55 55 min 1.6 gal
TX 71 6 mi, 07 min
Bastrop 58 mi 1:03 1 h 03 min 2.0 gal
TX 71 TX 21 10 mi, 10 min
Elysium 68 mi 1:13 1 h 13 min 2.2 gal
TX 71 6 mi, 06 min
Garfield 74 mi 1:20 1 h 20 min 2.5 gal
TX 71 17 mi, 17 min
Austin 91 mi 1:38 1 h 38 min 2.6 gal

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Columbus to Austin?

Fuel cost: 12 USD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 91.3 mi) / (Fuel consumption 29.4 mpg) * (Fuel price 3.88 USD / gal)

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How long is a car ride from Columbus to Austin?

Driving time: 1 h 38 min

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

  • 11 mi with a maximum speed 68 mph = 9 min
  • 5 mi with a maximum speed 65 mph = 4 min
  • 3 mi with a maximum speed 60 mph = 2 min
  • 45 mi with a maximum speed 56 mph = 48 min
  • 2 mi with a maximum speed 55 mph = 2 min
  • 24 mi with a maximum speed 50 mph = 29 min

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

How far is Columbus to Austin by land?

The distance between Columbus and Austin is 91.3 mi by road including 20.5 mi on motorways.

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

How far is Columbus to Austin by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Columbus and Austin is 82 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 Columbus and Austin respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Columbus from Austin by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 9 min to cover the distance of 82 mi at a cruising speed of 497 mph.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 36 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 Columbus to Austin?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 33 min to cover the distance of 82 mi at a cruising speed of 149 mph.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 37 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 Columbus and Austin?

The halfway point between Columbus and Austin is Kirtley. It is located about 4 mi from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Kirtley to Columbus is 42 mi and driving will take about 44 min. The road between Kirtley and Austin has length 50 mi and will take approximately 54 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Alum Creek is in 52 mi from Columbus and 39 mi from Austin
  • West Point is in 36 mi from Columbus and 55 mi from Austin
  • Bastrop is in 58 mi from Columbus and 33 mi from Austin

Where is Columbus in relation to Austin?

Columbus is located 82 mi south-east of Austin.

Columbus has geographic coordinates: latitude 29.70662, longitude -96.5397.

Austin has geographic coordinates: latitude 30.27113, longitude -97.7437.

Which highway goes from Columbus to Austin?

The route from Columbus to Austin follows TX 71.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • TX 21: 6 mi
  • TX 71: 5 mi
  • TX 95: 5 mi
  • TX 95: 5 mi
  • US 290: 3 mi
  • TX 71-F Business: 3 mi
  • I 35: 3 mi
  • 71 Toll: 2 mi
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