How to travel from Houston, TX to San Antonio, TX

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from Houston, TX to San Antonio, TX

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

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

FlixBus
12:30PM6h25
Houston, TX
06:55PMSan Antonio, TX
$411One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
12:30PM6h25
Houston, TX
06:55PMSan Antonio, TX
$411One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Infobus
11:00PM4h00
Houston, TX
03:00AMSan Antonio, TX
$461One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Infobus
02:00PM4h10
Houston, TX
06:10PMSan Antonio, TX
$601One-way
0 transfers

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Travel Information between Houston, TX and San Antonio, TX

distanceDistance189 miles (305 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$25 - $84
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $25 (€22) • 3 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $84 (€73) • 1 h 6 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, United or Amtrak

Travel 189 miles (305 km) by train, bus or flight from Houston, TX to San Antonio, TX. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Greyhound, United or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Houston, TX to San Antonio, TX.

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Amtrak, FlixBus and United will get you to San Antonio from Houston at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Amtrak is a passenger train service based in the United States. It operates more than 300 trains daily including trains from Houston to San Antonio, connecting more than 500 destinations in 46 states and three Canadian provinces. Amtrak offers a variety of train types, including the Acela Express, Northeast Regional, Keystone Service, and the Auto Train. The Acela Express is the fastest train, reaching speeds of up to 150 mph. The Northeast Regional is the most popular, offering frequent service between major cities in the Northeast. The Keystone Service is a regional service connecting Philadelphia and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The Auto Train is a unique service that allows passengers to transport their cars along with them. Amtrak offers a variety of ticket types, including Saver, Value, Flexible, and Business Class. Saver tickets are the most affordable, while Business Class tickets offer the most amenities, such as complimentary meals and access to the Amtrak Metropolitan Lounge. Onboard facilities vary by train type, but all Amtrak trains offer comfortable seating, Wi-Fi, and power outlets. The most popular routes for Amtrak include the Northeast Corridor, which runs between Washington, D. C. And Boston, and the Pacific Surfliner, which runs between San Diego and San Luis Obispo, California. Other popular routes include the Capitol Corridor, which runs between San Jose and Sacramento, California, and the Empire Builder, which runs between Chicago and Seattle.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      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 between Houston and San Antonio.

        FAQs: Travel from Houston, TX to San Antonio, TX

        FAQs: Travel to San Antonio, 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 San Antonio, TX.
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        There are 3 options to travel between Houston, TX and San Antonio, TX including taking a train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to travel between Houston, TX and San Antonio, TX is a bus with an average price of $25 (€22).

        This is compared to other travel options from Houston, TX to San Antonio, TX:

        A bus is $59 (€51) less than a flight with an average ticket price of $84 (€73) from Houston, TX to San Antonio, TX.

        A bus is $12 (€11) less than a train with an average ticket price of $37 (€32) from Houston, TX to San Antonio, TX.

        The quickest way to travel from Houston, TX to San Antonio, TX is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 6 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

        Bus takes on average 3 h 10 min.

        Getting to San Antonio, TX by train takes 5 h 10 min on average.

        San Antonio, TX is approximately 189 miles (305 km) away from Houston, TX.

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

        • 1 bus a day.
        • 1 train per day.

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

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

          Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Houston, TX to San Antonio, TX:

          • You can go to San Antonio, TX from Houston, TX by bus with Greyhound, FlixBus, Infobus, OurBus or Megabus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $25 (€22) with FlixBus from Houston, TX to San Antonio, TX on Omio.
          • You can take a flight from Houston, TX to San Antonio, TX with United, American Airlines or Mesa Airlines. Cheap tickets can be found for $84 (€73) with United from Houston, TX to San Antonio, TX.
          • You can travel to San Antonio, TX from Houston, TX by train with Amtrak. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $37 (€32) with Amtrak from Houston, TX to San Antonio, TX.

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

          • You can find 1 direct bus per day to San Antonio, TX with Greyhound, Infobus or Megabus.
          • You'll find 1 direct train a day to San Antonio, TX with Amtrak.

          Direct services to San Antonio, 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 trip.

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

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