Domestic and International Travel

SXSW EDU Housing & Travel is here to help you get to and from SXSW EDU with ease. From powerful flight and car rental search engines to details about Austin Bergstrom Airport, we have everything you need to book your travel, so you can focus on planning your SXSW EDU itinerary.

Texas Capital - Photo by Aaron Rogosin

Texas Capital - Photo by Aaron Rogosin

Travel to Austin


Austin is the capital city of the State of Texas. Located in the very heart of Texas, it is easily accessible by highway from Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, and other major cities across the state and the nation.

Use the SXSW Travel search engine to search the web for the best fares and itineraries to Austin from your home city. Just 8 miles from Austin’s city center, Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) offers flights daily including non-stops from 50 cities and one-stop connections to hundreds more.

AUS is a modern and efficient facility with very good service to all parts of the United States and connection service to the rest of the world. More than a dozen airlines fly to AUS daily. Airport transportation is available by taxi, charter, and public transportation, including CapMetro’s Airport Flyer.

Don’t care to fly? Amtrak provides train service to Austin via the Texas Eagle. MegaBus and Greyhound are also an alternative to flying.



Austin-Bergstrom International Airport now offers non-stop service to Amsterdam, London Heathrow, Mexico City, Frankfurt Germany, San Juan, Montego Bay, Toronto, and Vancouver. Each year, thousands of people travel to SXSW EDU from outside the United States. We know international travel can be tricky, so we’ve gathered some information and links for you.

Flight Information

Several carriers have domestic flights directly into Austin but most International travelers will need to catch a connecting flight from the larger hubs around the U.S.

2023 Event Information


The SXSW EDU Conference & Festival, March 6-9, 2023, takes place in Austin, Texas. Stay tuned for more information and programming announcements throughout the season. Subscribe to SXSW EDU Event Updates for the latest information.

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