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Is Austin or Dallas Better? Both Dallas and Austin feature exciting and fascinating entertainment options. Dallas is a more traditional large city, featuring high-class museums and galleries, swanky eateries, and fun shopping options from boutiques to high-end luxury stores. Austin, on the other hand, is like the hipster cousin in the family.
Is Austin cheaper than Dallas? Highlights. Dallas is 14.8% less expensive than Austin. Dallas housing costs are 41.8% less expensive than Austin housing costs. Health related expenses are 0.4% less in Dallas.
Is Austin Texas closer to Dallas or Houston? Austin encompasses 272 square miles along the Colorado River in central Texas 200 miles from the Gulf of Mexico. The capitol city is 200 miles southwest of Dallas 162 miles west of Houston 90 miles north of San Antonio and is the center of the major metropolitan area of Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos.