How far is Pharr, TX from Austin, TX?

Fastest route

The distance between Pharr, Texas 78577 and Austin, Texas is approximately 313 miles (504 kilometers). To reach Austin from Pharr, follow these directions: Take US-281 N, TX-72 E, TX-80 N, and US-183 Hwy N to N Interstate 35 Frontage Rd in Austin. Then, take exit 234C from I-35 N.


  1. πŸš— Start by taking US-281 N from Pharr.
  2. πŸ—ΊοΈ Continue on US-281 N and pass by Dairy Queen on your right.
  3. 🚘 Take a slight right onto TX-72 E/King David Dr.
  4. 🌳 Follow TX-72 E, and then take a slight left onto FM792 N/Helena Rd/Old Helena Rd.
  5. πŸ›£οΈ Continue on FM792 N and make a slight right onto TX-80 N. Pass by another Dairy Queen on your right.
  6. πŸ›£οΈ Proceed straight onto N Magnolia Ave/US-183 Hwy N and continue following US-183 Hwy N. Pass by Golden Chick on your right.
  7. πŸ›£οΈ Keep right to continue on N Colorado St. Use any lane to take the ramp onto TX-130 N (Toll road).
  8. πŸ›£οΈ Take exit 458 on the left for TX-45 Toll W toward Buda (Toll road).
  9. πŸ›£οΈ Merge onto TX-45/TX-45 Toll (Toll road) and use any lane to take the I-35 S exit (Toll road).
  10. πŸ—ΊοΈ Finally, take exit 234C toward 6th St/12th St.

Tips & Suggestions

  • πŸ“Œ Plan your journey in advance and consider the weather and traffic conditions for a smooth trip.
  • πŸ“Œ Make sure to have enough fuel in your vehicle before starting the journey, as it is a long-distance trip.
  • πŸ“Œ Stay alert and follow all traffic regulations and speed limits to ensure your safety.
  • πŸ“Œ Take breaks during the journey to rest, stretch your legs, and stay refreshed.
  • πŸ“Œ Keep important contact numbers handy, such as emergency services and roadside assistance.
  • πŸ“Œ Consider using a GPS or navigation app to assist you in finding the best routes and avoiding traffic congestion.
  • πŸ“Œ Pack some snacks and drinks for the road to keep yourself energized during the journey.

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Pharr and Austin is 282.65 miles (454.88 km).

Flight distance from Pharr, TX to Austin, TX is 282.65 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 37 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 33 minutes to travel from Pharr to Austin with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Pharr, Texas to Austin, Texas is: 309.31 miles (497.78 km) by car.

Driving from Pharr to Austin will take approximately 04 hours 36 minutes.

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#1 Pharr

The most populous city in Hidalgo County, Texas. It is located on the Rio Grande River in southern Texas. Pharr is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Pharr Fire Museum and the Pharr Aquatic Center.

Population 79513
GPS Coordinates 26Β°11'41"N 98Β°11'1"W
Latitude 26.1948000
Longitude -98.1836200
Altitude 34
Country United States
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#2 Austin

The eleventh most populous city in the United States and the center of the Austin metropolitan area. It is located in central Texas. Austin is a major center for the technology industry and is home to the University of Texas at Austin.

Population 995484
GPS Coordinates 30Β°16'2"N 97Β°44'35"W
Latitude 30.2671500
Longitude -97.7430600
Altitude 149
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Pharr and Austin

The distance between Pharr and Austin is 498 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 05 hours 31 minutes if you drive your car at an average speed of 90 kilometers / hour. For different choices, please review the avg. speed travel time table on the below.

There is no time difference between Pharr and Austin. The current time is 03:40:41.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 10 hours 18 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 07 hours 43 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 06 hours 11 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 05 hours 09 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 04 hours 25 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 04 hours 07 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 03 hours 51 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 41.32 liters (10.91 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Pharr and Austin.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Pharr to Austin is $36.9 (diesel $44.94).

Texas gas prices.

Gasoline Mid Grade Premium Diesel
Gallon $3.38 $3.78 $4.11 $4.12
Total $36.9 $41.29 $44.89 $44.94

Take a look at our Gas Cost Calculator feature. It will figure out how much it will cost to drive this particular distance.

The average gas price (in Texas ) per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $3.381 (Diesel $4.117) /gallon. Last changed prices on September 28, 2023.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Pharr and Austin (latitude and longitude). Cities, states, and countries each have their own regional center. The Haversine formula is used to measure the radius.

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