The city of Fredericksburg in central Texas is an exciting holiday destination popular for its wineries and vineyards. Situated in the Texas Hill Country, it has a scenic landscape featuring rolling hills and fruit orchards. Whether you’re visiting the city for relishing the delicious wines or to relax and unwind with your loved ones, you’re sure to have a great time getting to Fredericksburg.
Flying to Fredericksburg
The nearest airport to Fredericksburg is San Antonio (SAT), located at a distance of 55 miles. You can fly into San Antonio and drive to Fredericksburg while admiring the scenic route. If you plan to enjoy scenic routes in and around the city, you can opt for a rental car from the airport. But if you’d prefer to relax in the city and stay closer to the downtown area to avoid driving, you can take a bus from the airport to reach the city within 4-5 hours or also opt for a private taxi. As the city offers excellent options for public transportation such as trolley rides, buses, taxis, and wine shuttles, you will find it easy to get around in the city.
Another major airport closer to the city is Austin Airport (72 miles) with excellent direct connectivity to major cities around the country. You can also find bus connectivity from the Austin Airport and reach the city within a duration of seven hours or rent a car from any of the major national car rental agencies.
Enjoying a Road Trip
If you’re planning a road trip in Texas, you can enjoy a scenic route to the Texas Hill Country. The roadways are excellent, and you can look forward to enjoying the landscape while admiring the vineyards along the way. The drive from Austin to Fredericksburg is wonderful and takes around an hour and a half. Depending on your schedule, you can stop at multiple spots along the way for gorgeous pictures, delicious local cuisines, and to admire the iconic buildings. The entire route is along US Highway 290. On the way to the city, you can stop at the famous Pedernales Falls State Park featuring a scenic Pedernales River and limestone riverbed. It also has many picnic tables, swimming areas, play areas, and a huge open area for relaxing on your way to the final destination.
Getting to Fredericksburg by Hopping on a Bus
Greyhound bus services offer many connectivity options from major cities in Texas to Fredericksburg. For example, you can find buses from Dallas, Tyler, San Antonio, and Lubbock.
Enjoy Your Time Once You Arrive
Whether you’re visiting the city on a road trip with your family or heading for a fun bachelorette getaway to explore the different wineries with your friends, you can have a memorable experience at this scenic destination. If you’d like to stay closer to the downtown area for easy accessibility to the different restaurants and stores, you can opt for a fully furnished vacation rental with us at Absolute Charm. Book a luxurious, cozy, and comfortable home away from home on your trip and return back with lots of great memories for a lifetime.