Dripping Springs travel guide

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You're Going to Love Dripping Springs

With a population of 2,483, Dripping Springs is a must-see destination in Texas, United States. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. We recommend you stay at least 1 days in order to fully appreciate everything Dripping Springs has to offer.

What to do in Dripping Springs

Top activities & attractions in Dripping Springs

When to visit Dripping Springs

Dripping Springs in May
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Dripping Springs in May
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Dripping Springs


Although Dripping Springs doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Austin Bergstrom Airport (AUS), which is located 25 miles from Dripping Springs. The shortest domestic flight to Dripping Springs departs from Santa Ana and takes around 2h 48m.


Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Dripping Springs.


Another option to get to Dripping Springs is to pick up a car rental from Dallas, which is about 194 miles from Dripping Springs. You’ll find branches of Hertz and Turo, among others, in Dallas.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Dripping Springs, including Tornado Bus, El Expreso Bus and Greyhound. From Dallas, the bus ride to Dripping Springs takes 178 miles and will cost you around $63. From Lafayette, the ticket costs about $48 for a journey of 440 miles.

Airports near Dripping Springs

Airlines serving Dripping Springs

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
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Qatar Airways
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Air Canada
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Brussels Airlines
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Singapore Airlines
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Etihad Airways
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Alaska Airlines
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Where to stay in Dripping Springs

Average rates range from around $270 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $263 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Dripping Springs

Most booked hotels in Dripping Springs

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Dripping Springs - Austin Area
Excellent (8.1, 199 reviews)
Sleep Inn & Suites Dripping Springs
Excellent (8.1, 12 reviews)

Renting a car in Dripping Springs

Renting a car in Dripping Springs costs $45 per day, on average.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 29% cheaper than airport locations in Dripping Springs.

Expect to pay $3.82 per gallon in Dripping Springs (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $45.88 and $61.17. Intermediate (Nissan Kicks or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Dripping Springs, while also 32% cheaper than other types, on average.