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.

When to visit Dripping Springs

Dripping Springs in August
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Dripping Springs in August
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 flight to Dripping Springs from New Zealand departs from Christchurch and takes around 30h 34m.


Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Dripping Springs. The train journey from Dripping Springs to San Antonio takes 2h 23m and costs around $15 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Dallas, expect to pay about $25 for a 6h 32m trip.


Another option to get to Dripping Springs is to pick up a car hire from Houston, which is about 165 miles from Dripping Springs. You’ll find branches of Dollar and Hertz, among others, in Houston.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Dripping Springs, including Greyhound, RedCoach and FlixBus. From San Antonio, the bus ride to Dripping Springs takes 80 miles and will cost you around $78. From Houston, the ticket costs about $69 for a journey of 160 miles.

Airports near Dripping Springs

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Where to stay in Dripping Springs

Average rates range from around $486 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $350 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Dripping Springs

Hiring a car in Dripping Springs

Expect to pay $1.86 per litre in Dripping Springs (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $22.26 and $29.68. The most frequently booked car type in Dripping Springs is Compact (Chevrolet Equinox or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Full-size car hire (Volkswagen Jetta or similar) is, on average, 41% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.