Nestled in the Texas Hill Country, Lago Vista is a gorgeous suburb of Austin that affords its residents the luxuries of space and nature that you just can’t get in the city. If you’re thinking of moving to the Lake Travis area, you may find yourself wondering: how far will you really be from Austin?
How far is Lago Vista to Austin?
Austin is 35 miles away from Lago Vista. The drive takes approximately 45 minutes via US 183 and the TX-1 Loop/MoPac Expressway. You’ll travel east past the snaking Colorado River as it feeds into Lake Travis, and from there your road turns south toward Austin. As with most travel within Texas, expect to encounter tolls on your way. This drive takes you all the way into downtown Austin, but you’ll hit the northern edge of the city about 10 minutes sooner.
Getting From Lago Vista to Downtown Austin
Downtown Austin, TX is easily accessible from our Lago Vista community of Lakeside, with the commute lasting around 45 minutes. The route from Lago Vista to downtown Austin starts on Ranch Road 1431 heading East. You’ll then merge onto US 183A Southbound in Williamson County. Stay on US 183 until you reach MoPac Expressway, also known as the TX-1 Loop. Merge onto the MoPac Expressway/TX-1 Loop heading South. Exit at Winsted Lane to find yourself in the heart of downtown Austin! Nearby you’ll find the downtown Austin trademarks of the Texas Capitol, the Colorado River, and the Greetings from Austin mural as well as various parks and outdoor spaces. On your way into the city, stop at the Museum of Ice Cream or the Austin Aquarium as a fun way to break up the drive.
How far is Lakeside to the Domain?
Lakeside is only 28 miles, or about a 35-minute drive, from the Domain Northside, North Austin’s premier destination for shopping, dining, and entertainment. To get to the Domain from Lakeside, start heading East on Ranch Road 1431 until you reach US 183. Merge onto Southbound US 183 and stay on for about 15 miles. Follow the signs for the TX-1 Loop and merge onto Northbound TX-1 Loop/MoPac Expressway. Exit at Domain Drive, and you’ve arrived at the Domain Northside! Explore the shops and dine in the city before heading home to Lakeside. You can even toss in a quick round at one of the beautiful Lago Vista golf courses too!
How far is Lakeside to the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS)?
It takes only 45 minutes, or 40 miles, to get from Lakeside to the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS). The trip to Austin’s airport from Lakeside is as easy as starting on Ranch Road 1431 headed East until you reach US 183 in Williamson County. Merge onto US 183 Southbound and stay on for about 20 miles. Exit onto Spirit of Texas Drive, and you’ve made it to the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS).
Downtown Austin, the Domain Northside, and the airport all being less than an hour from Lago Vista makes Lakeside a perfectly positioned quiet community with quick access to all that Austin, TX has to offer. Learn more about life at Lakeside and discover your dream home within our Lago Vista homes for sale just a stone’s throw from Austin today!