Texas Express

Weekend Service between

UT Dallas and UT Austin

The Texas Express is a non-stop, round-trip chartered bus service running between UT Dallas and UT Austin on weekends. This service is available to any UT Dallas student, faculty member, or staff member with a valid Comet Card, plus any family or friends that accompany him/her on a Texas Express trip.


Basic Information


You can purchase your tickets online or over the phone (866.977.6849) any time until noon on the start day of a trip (for one-way Sunday trips, you must purchase your tickets by noon on the Friday before the trip.) Tickets are non-refundable, but on occasion we are able to exchange them for you. If you need us to exchange your ticket, please send the following information to park@utdallas.edu at least 24 hours before the departure of your originally purchased trip:

If we are able to successfully exchange your ticket, we will notify you via email, and you will be charged an additional $4.

Bring your Comet Card!

At least one member of your group must present a valid Comet Card when you board.

Arrival / Departure Location
Texas Express Stop

The Texas Express arrives and departs from UT Dallas at the University Parkway traffic circle, near the Activity Center (AB) and the Visitor Center and University Bookstore (VCB.)


See the approximate route in Google Maps or Mapquest.

Boarding Times

Please arrive at least 30 minutes before your scheduled departure time to allow us enough time for loading luggage and boarding. If you arrive less than 10 minutes before your scheduled departure time, you might not be able to board.

Luggage Limits

Each passenger is limited to one standard-size suitcase and one small (20” × 15” × 8” max) carry-on bag.

Reserve a Zipcar

You can reserve a Zipcar for your trip and have it waiting for you at UT Austin or at UT Dallas.

More Questions?

If you have questions about this service during the school week, please contact us (transit@utdallas.edu / 972.883.7777.) To get answers over the weekend, please contact Star Shuttle (800.341.6000.)


Information for Travelers with Disabilities

Please contact us (transit@utdallas.edu / 972.883.7777) at least two weeks prior to your departure so we can prepare to accomodate your needs during your trip. Unfortunately, we may not be able to acquire the correct vehicle with less than a two-week lead time.


Star Shuttle, Inc. (“Star Shuttle”) and The University of Texas at Dallas (“the University”) act only as an agent in arranging transportation, and as such are not responsible for any damages, loss, delay, injury or accident due to weather, or any act of default of any company engaged in providing service included in our tours. We reserve the right to cancel any tour or make changes in any itinerary as we deem necessary. Star Shuttle and the University are not responsible to any person for expenses, loss of time or money or other circumstances resulting from a change in itinerary or change of tour arrangements made by it for tour members. Any person may be dismissed from any tour at any time should his or her conduct not be in harmony with the rest of the passengers and no further obligation will be assumed by Star Shuttle, the University, or anyone in their employ.


Upcoming Trips

There are no trips currently scheduled. Please contact park@utdallas.edu for information on future trips.