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from Houston, TX to Austin

You can get from Houston, TX to Austin by train, bus or flight.

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Wed
May 25
$16Redcoach
$91United
Thu
May 26
$16Redcoach
$147United
Fri
May 27
$16Redcoach
$148United

Travel Information from Houston, TX to Austin

distanceDistance146 miles (235 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$16 - $153
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $16 (€14) • 2 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $153 (€138) • 59 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRedcoach, Mesa Airlines or Amtrak

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 146 miles (235 km) between Houston, TX and Austin. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 59 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $16 (€14). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Redcoach, Mesa Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Houston, TX to Austin.

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FAQs

How do I go from Houston, TX to Austin?

There are 3 ways to travel between Houston, TX and Austin including taking a bus, flight or train.

How do I get from Houston, TX to Austin the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to travel to Austin from Houston, TX is by taking a bus with an average price of $16 (€14).

This is compared to other travel options to Austin:

A bus is generally $138 (€124) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $153 (€138) from Houston, TX to Austin.

A bus is generally $23 (€21) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $39 (€35) from Houston, TX to Austin.

What is the fastest way to travel between Houston, TX and Austin?

The fastest way to get to Austin from Houston, TX is by flight with an average travel time of 59 min.

Other travel options to Austin can usually take longer:

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How many miles from Houston, TX to Austin would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 146 miles (235 km) between Houston, TX and Austin.

How many services a day are there between Houston, TX and Austin?

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

  • Around 4 buses per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Houston, TX to Austin?

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

    Which travel companies can take me from Houston, TX to Austin?

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

    • Travel with Redcoach for buses to Austin. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Redcoach Houston, TX to Austin tickets on Omio for $16 (€14).
    • Mesa Airlines can get you to Austin by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Mesa Airlines from Houston, TX to Austin for $153 (€138) on Omio.
    • Amtrak can get you to Austin by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Amtrak from Houston, TX to Austin for $39 (€35) on Omio.

    What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Houston, TX to Austin?

    Many of our customers traveling from Houston, TX to Austin don't make Austin their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Austin are London, Paris or Madrid, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Austin to any of these top destinations today!

    How early should I buy Houston, TX to Austin tickets online to score the best deals?

    When planning your trip from Houston, TX to Austin, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Bus tickets are costing on average $16 (€14) one way.
    • Plane tickets are costing on average $153 (€138) one way.
    • Train tickets are costing on average $39 (€35) one way.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from Houston, TX to Austin online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.