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Recommended option

Bus Megabus  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin - San Jacinto/15Th to Houston, TX via Shell

$80 - $105

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 52 min

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

$58 - $102

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 45 min

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

$161 - $468

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

Drive to Killeen, fly to Houston  •  2 h 47 min

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

$196 - $634

Bus to San Antonio, fly to Houston  •  4 h 56 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

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 $15 - $25 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. Alternatively, United Airlines flies from Austin to The Woodlands every 4 hours.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Austin to Houston
Ave. Duration
58 min
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
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Austin to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
54 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
Megabus
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
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Austin and The Woodlands is 217 km. The road distance is 260 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Austin to The Woodlands is to fly which takes 2 h 45 min and costs $160 - $470.

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