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from Austin to Houston, TX

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Travel Information to Houston, TX from Austin

distanceDistance146 miles (235 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$26 - $110
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $26 (€21) • 3 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $110 (€90) • 1 h 3 min
carriersPopular travel companiesUnited or Greyhound

Travel 146 miles (235 km) by flight or bus to Houston, TX from Austin. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 3 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $26 (€21). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are United or Greyhound among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or bus from Austin to Houston, TX.

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FAQs
How do I go from Austin to Houston, TX?

There are 2 ways to travel between Austin and Houston, TX including taking a flight or bus.

What is the cheapest way to go from Austin to Houston, TX?

The cheapest way to go to Houston, TX from Austin is by taking a bus, which costs on average $26 (€21).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Houston, TX:

A bus is generally $83 (€68) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $110 (€90) from Austin to Houston, TX.

What is the quickest way to get from Austin to Houston, TX?

The fastest way from Austin to Houston, TX is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 3 min.

There are alternative travel options to Houston, TX that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 3 h 10 min   on average.

How far is it from Austin to Houston, TX?

The distance from Austin to Houston, TX is approximately 146 miles (235 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Austin to Houston, TX?

The average frequency per day from Austin to Houston, TX is:

  • 5 buses per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Houston, TX from Austin as scheduled services by flight or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling from Austin to Houston, TX, what are the departure and arrival points in Austin and Houston, TX?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Austin to Houston, TX:

    Who can get me from Austin to Houston, TX?

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Austin to Houston, TX, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Travel with United to go to Houston, TX by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find United Austin to Houston, TX tickets on Omio for $110 (€90).
    • Travel with Greyhound for buses to Houston, TX. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Greyhound Austin to Houston, TX tickets on Omio for $26 (€21).
    Can I travel directly between Austin and Houston, TX?

    Yes, there are direct services available from Austin to Houston, TX with the following travel companies:

    • You'll find 5 direct buses per day with Flixbus.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Houston, TX as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Houston, TX from Austin.

    What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Austin to Houston, TX?
    Looking to extend your trip from Austin to Houston, TX? Many Omio customers who go from Austin to Houston, TX usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris or London. If you're looking to explore Madrid, Paris or London from Houston, TX, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
    How early should I buy Austin to Houston, TX tickets online to score the best deals?

    Before traveling from Austin to Houston, TX, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • A plane ticket is costing on average $110 (€90) one way for this journey.
    • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $26 (€21) one way on average.

    But we recommend booking Austin to Houston, TX tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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