There are 8 ways to get from Austin to The Woodlands by bus, car, plane, tram or taxi

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Recommended option

Megabus  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Austin to Houston, TX Shell Station

$79 - $105

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to Houston, Tx 9305 / ...

$58 - $99

6 alternative options

Bus Vonlane  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin to Houston

$135 - $148

Drive  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Austin to The Woodlands 162.4 miles

$15 - $23

Fly Austin to Houston  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Houston (IAH) AUS - IAH

$161 - $468

Drive to Killeen, fly to Houston  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Austin to Killeen
  2. Fly from Killeen (GRK) to Houston (IAH) GRK - IAH

$196 - $634

Fly Austin to Houston Hobby Apt, line 800 tram, line 204 bus, taxi  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) AUS - HOU
  2. Take the line 800 tram from Magnolia Park Tc Wb to Theatre District Capitol Wb
  3. Take the line 204 bus from Travis St @ Capitol St to Spring Pr
  4. Take a taxi from Spring Pr to The Woodlands

$151 - $486

Bus to San Antonio, fly to Houston  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
  2. Fly from San Antonio (SAT) to Houston (IAH) SAT - IAH

$187 - $529

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The cheapest way to get from Austin to The Woodlands is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 3 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Austin to The Woodlands is to drive and fly which costs $190 - $650 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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The distance between Austin and The Woodlands is 136 miles. The road distance is 162.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Austin to The Woodlands without a car is to Megabus which takes 3 h 4 min and costs $75 - $110.

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It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to get from Austin to The Woodlands, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Austin to The Woodlands is to Megabus which takes 3 h 4 min and costs $75 - $110. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $160 - $470 and takes 2 h 43 min.

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The quickest flight from Austin Airport to Houston Airport is the direct flight which takes 49 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Austin to The Woodlands is 162 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to drive from Austin to The Woodlands.

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United Airlines offers flights from Austin Airport to Houston Airport.

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There are 94+ hotels available in The Woodlands. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Austin to The Woodlands.
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  • Distance: 135.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 4 min

What companies run services between Austin, TX, USA and The Woodlands, TX, USA?

Megabus operates a bus from Austin to The Woodlands twice daily. Tickets cost $14 - $25 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. Alternatively, United Airlines flies from Austin to The Woodlands every 3 hours.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Austin to Houston
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Killeen to Houston
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from San Antonio to Houston
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Austin to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Train operators
Metropolitan Transit Harris County
Phone
+1 713-635-4000
Website
ridemetro.org
Tram from Magnolia Park Tc Wb to Theatre District Capitol Wb
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
ridemetro.org
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Austin, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Vonlane
Website
vonlane.com
Bus from Austin to Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$99
Schedules at
vonlane.com
Book at
vonlane.com
Metropolitan Transit Harris County
Phone
+1 713-635-4000
Website
ridemetro.org
Bus from Travis St @ Capitol St to Spring Pr
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ridemetro.org
Other operators
Taxi from Spring Pr to The Woodlands
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 713-224-4445
Website
yellowcabhouston.com
Hail A Cab
Phone
+1 713-236-1111
Taxis Fiesta
Phone
+1 713-225-2666
Website
taxisfiesta.com

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The best way to get from Austin to Austin Airport is to line 20 bus which takes 28 min and costs $1 - $4.

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