How to travel from Houston, TX to Austin

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Travel Information from Houston, TX to Austin

distanceDistance146 miles (235 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$43 - $240
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $43 (€38) • 3 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $240 (€213) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or United

Travel 146 miles (235 km) by bus or flight between Houston, TX and Austin. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $43 (€38). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or United among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Houston, TX to Austin.

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You can travel from Houston, TX to Austin 2 different ways: bus or flight.

The cheapest way to get from Houston, TX to Austin is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $43 (€38) compared to other travel options to Austin:

A bus is $198 (€175) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Houston, TX to Austin costing on average $240 (€213).

The fastest way from Houston, TX to Austin is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

There are alternative travel options to Austin that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 3 h 25 min   of travel time.

Austin is approximately 146 miles (235 km) away from Houston, TX.

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

  • 6 buses a day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling 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 Flixbus to go to Austin by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Houston, TX to Austin tickets on Omio for $43 (€38).
    • United can get you to Austin by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with United from Houston, TX to Austin for $240 (€213) on Omio.
    Many of our customers who book a trip from Houston, TX to Austin often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Dallas, TX, San Antonio or Chicago. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Houston, TX and Austin itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Austin and any of these top destinations today!

    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 cost on average $43 (€38) one way.
    • Plane tickets cost $240 (€213) one way on average.

    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.

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