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. Dripping Springs deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

When to visit Dripping Springs

Dripping Springs in November
Estimated hotel price
$119
1 night at 3-star hotel
Dripping Springs in November
Estimated hotel price
$119
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Dripping Springs

Plane

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. Killeen Fort Hood Regional is the most popular, with regular flights from American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Qatar Airways and other airlines departing from the United States. The shortest domestic flight to Dripping Springs departs from Las Vegas and takes around 2h 29m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Dripping Springs. The train journey from Dripping Springs to Dallas takes 6h 35m and costs around $17 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Little Rock, expect to pay about $75 for a 15h 31m trip.

Car

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 Easirent and Hertz, among others, in Dallas.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Dripping Springs, including RedCoach, Megabus and Bus. From San Antonio, the bus ride to Dripping Springs takes 80 miles and will cost you around $30. From Houston, the ticket costs about $55 for a journey of 170 miles.

Plane

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. Killeen Fort Hood Regional is the most popular, with regular flights from American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Qatar Airways and other airlines departing from the United States. The shortest domestic flight to Dripping Springs departs from Las Vegas and takes around 2h 29m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Dripping Springs. The train journey from Dripping Springs to Dallas takes 6h 35m and costs around $17 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Little Rock, expect to pay about $75 for a 15h 31m trip.

Car

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 Easirent and Hertz, among others, in Dallas.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Dripping Springs, including RedCoach, Megabus and Bus. From San Antonio, the bus ride to Dripping Springs takes 80 miles and will cost you around $30. From Houston, the ticket costs about $55 for a journey of 170 miles.

Airports near Dripping Springs

Airlines serving Dripping Springs

Lufthansa
Good (4,575 reviews)
KLM
Good (851 reviews)
SWISS
Good (920 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,402 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,593 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,276 reviews)
Air France
Good (970 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,543 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,925 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,119 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,481 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,664 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (222 reviews)
Finnair
Good (886 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (833 reviews)
LOT
Good (681 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,152 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (915 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,457 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (830 reviews)
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Where to stay in Dripping Springs

Average rates range from around $339 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $728 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
2 stars
Excellent (8.2, 238 reviews)
$127+
Sleep Inn & Suites
3 stars
Excellent (9, 10 reviews)
$122+

Renting a car in Dripping Springs

Renting a car in Dripping Springs costs $70 per day, on average, or $140 if you want to rent if for 2 days.

You’re likely to save money by renting your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 2% more expensive than at Austin Bergstrom.

Expect to pay $3.86 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 $46.33 and $61.78. The most frequently booked car type in Dripping Springs is Compact (Buick Encore or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Premium rental cars (Dodge Charger or similar) are, on average, 61% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

Renting a car in Dripping Springs costs $70 per day, on average, or $140 if you want to rent if for 2 days.

You’re likely to save money by renting your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 2% more expensive than at Austin Bergstrom.

Expect to pay $3.86 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 $46.33 and $61.78. The most frequently booked car type in Dripping Springs is Compact (Buick Encore or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Premium rental cars (Dodge Charger or similar) are, on average, 61% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.