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Duration 4h 45m
Distance 195.8 miles
Average price $45
Frequency 3/week

Trip overview

The train between San Antonio and Houston takes 4h 45m. The train runs, on average, 3 times per week from San Antonio to Houston. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. San Antonio Amtrak Station
  2. Houston
4h 45m
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$35 - $55

San Antonio to Houston train times

Trains run three times a week between San Antonio and Houston. The service departs San Antonio at 06:25 in the morning, which arrives into Houston at 11:10. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 4h 45m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from San Antonio Amtrak Station station and arriving at Houston Amtrak Station station. Services depart three times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4h 45m.

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The distance between San Antonio and Houston is 191 miles. The road distance is 195.8 miles.

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San Antonio to Houston train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from San Antonio Amtrak Station.

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San Antonio to Houston train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Houston Amtrak Station.

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What companies run services between San Antonio and Houston?

Amtrak operates a train from San Antonio Amtrak Station to Houston Amtrak Station 3 times a week. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 4h 45m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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+1 215-856-7924
Train from San Antonio Amtrak Station to Houston Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
$200 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Seat
$60 - $90

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