How to travel from Houston, TX to Austin, TX

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Travel Information between Houston, TX and Austin, TX

distanceDistance146 miles (235 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$24 - $167
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $24 (€21) • 2 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $167 (€144) • 58 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or United

Take a bus or flight to travel 146 miles (235 km) from Houston, TX to Austin, TX. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus or United among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Houston, TX to Austin, TX.

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from Houston, TX to Austin, TX

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

Our recommendation
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The best way to travel from Houston, TX to Austin, TX is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

FlixBus
08:30AM2h40
Houston, TX
11:10AMAustin, TX
$361One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
07:15AM2h50
Houston, TX
10:05AMAustin, TX
$321One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
United
02:22PM0h59
George Bush Intercontinental Airport, TX (IAH)
03:21PMAustin-Bergstrom International Airport, TX (AUS)
$3551One-way
0 transfers
Other options
FlixBus
08:30AM2h55
Houston, TX
11:25AMAustin, TX
$361One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
08:30AM3h15
Houston, TX
11:45AMAustin, TX
$361One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
11:25AM2h40
Houston, TX
02:05PMAustin, TX
$351One-way
0 transfers
American Airlines
08:00AM3h19
George Bush Intercontinental Airport, TX (IAH)
11:19AMAustin-Bergstrom International Airport, TX (AUS)
$3281One-way
1 transfer
American Airlines
08:00AM4h34
George Bush Intercontinental Airport, TX (IAH)
12:34PMAustin-Bergstrom International Airport, TX (AUS)
$3281One-way
1 transfer
American Airlines
10:19AM5h01
George Bush Intercontinental Airport, TX (IAH)
03:20PMAustin-Bergstrom International Airport, TX (AUS)
$3281One-way
1 transfer

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Travel on FlixBus, Greyhound and RedCoach travel to Austin from Houston at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

    United Airlines is one of the USA’s leading airline and operates domestic and international routes. Economy, Premium Economy and Business are the ticket fares that the airline offers for your next travel to Austin from Houston.

      FAQs: Travel from Houston, TX to Austin, TX

      FAQs: Travel to Austin, TX easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Houston, TX to Austin, TX.
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      There are 2 travel options from Houston, TX to Austin, TX: bus or flight.

      The cheapest way to get from Houston, TX to Austin, TX is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $24 (€21) compared to other travel options to Austin, TX:

      Taking a bus costs $143 (€124) less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of $167 (€144).

      The fastest way to get to Austin, TX from Houston, TX is by flight with an average travel time of 58 min.

      Other travel options to Austin, TX take longer:

      Taking a bus requires on average 2 h 30 min of travel time.

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

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

      • Around 8 buses per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Houston, TX to Austin, TX 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, TX:

        The following travel companies offer services from Houston, TX to Austin, TX:

        • Travel with FlixBus, RedCoach, Infobus, Greyhound or Megabus to go to Austin, TX by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find FlixBus Houston, TX to Austin, TX tickets on Omio for $24 (€21).
        • Travel with United for flights to Austin, TX. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for United Houston, TX to Austin, TX tickets on Omio for $167 (€144).

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

        • You'll find 8 direct buses a day to Austin, TX with FlixBus or Megabus.

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

        Omio customers who travel from Houston, TX to Austin, TX often also extend their vacation to go to Dallas, TX, San Antonio, TX, Fort Worth, TX or Ally. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Austin, TX and these popular destinations at a great price.
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