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Austin to Amarillo drive in 1 day

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 Star (Texas)
 Abilene State Park
 Snyder (Texas)
 Plainview (Texas)
driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV

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Austin to Amarillo road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Austin to Amarillo. If you're planning a road trip to Amarillo, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Austin and Amarillo. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Austin and Amarillo. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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8:00 am  start in Austin
drive for about 2 hours

10:00 am  Star (Texas)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:00 am
drive for about 51 minutes

11:52 am  Brownwood
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:52 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

2:15 pm  Abilene State Park
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:15 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

4:46 pm  Snyder (Texas)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:46 pm
drive for about 44 minutes

6:30 pm  Post
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 7:30 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

8:56 pm  Plainview (Texas)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 9:56 pm
drive for about 1 hour

11:04 pm  arrive in Amarillo

driving ≈ 9 hours

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Star (Texas)


Abilene State Park

Snyder (Texas)  (2 answers)
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Plainview (Texas)

What are some things to do in Amarillo?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Amarillo. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

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THING TO SEE  (2 answers)

profile  Yehudit from United Nations asked:
Hotels  (1 answer)

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Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Amarillo to Austin drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Austin to Amarillo. Or get a full Austin to Amarillo flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Austin well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Austin!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 495 miles
driving time of 7 hours, 34 minutes
178 Austin travel answers
1 Brownwood travel answer
2 Snyder (Texas) travel answers
30 Amarillo travel answers


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