There are 7 ways to get from Dallas to Galveston by bus, car, tram or plane

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Recommended option

Bus Megabus, Amtrak Thruway  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Dallas/Forth Worth to Houston, TX
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Houston, TX - Amtrak to Galveston, TX 6021 / ...

Cheapest option

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Beaumont/Port Arthur, drive  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Beaumont/Port Arthur (BPT) DFW - BPT
  2. Drive from Beaumont/Port Arthur to Galveston

$154 - $820

5 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA, Amtrak Thruway  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Houston, Tx 7213 / ...
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Houston, TX - Amtrak to Galveston, TX 6021 / ...

Drive  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Dallas to Galveston 291.6 miles

$28 - $45

Tram to Dallas, fly to Houston Hobby Apt  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the tram from West End Station to Inwood/Love Field Station
  2. Fly from Dallas (DAL) to Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) DAL - HOU

$190 - $350

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Houston Hobby Apt  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) DFW - HOU

$158 - $468

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Houston, bus  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Houston (IAH) DFW - IAH
  2. Take the bus from George Bush Airport, Houston, TX to Galveston

$158 - $468

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dallas to Galveston is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 4 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dallas to Galveston is to tram and fly which takes 4 h 42 min and costs $190 - $350.

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The distance between Dallas and Galveston is 432 km. The road distance is 467 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 35 min to get from Dallas to Galveston, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dallas to Galveston. However, there are services departing from Dallas/Forth Worth and arriving at Galveston, TX via Travis St @ Pease St and Houston, TX - Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 35 min.

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What companies run services between Dallas, TX, USA and Galveston, TX, USA?

You can take a bus from Dallas to Galveston via Houston, TX, Travis St @ Pease St, Franklin St @ Congress St, and Houston, TX - Amtrak in around 6 h 35 min. Alternatively, American Airlines flies from Dallas to Galveston every 4 hours.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Dallas to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Dallas to Houston Hobby Apt via Austin
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $450
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Houston
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Beaumont/Port Arthur
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Houston
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Train operators
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)
Website
dart.org
Tram from West End Station to Inwood/Love Field Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
dart.org
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Galveston Limousine
Website
galvestonlimo.com
Bus from George Bush Airport, Houston, TX to Galveston
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
galvestonlimousineservice.com

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