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There are 3 ways to get from Downtown Houston to Johnson Space Center by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Congress St @ La Branch St to Bay Area PR 249

$11 - $16

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Downtown Houston to Johnson Space Center 26.7 miles

$60 - $80

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Downtown Houston to Johnson Space Center 26.7 miles

$2 - $4

Downtown Houston → Johnson Space Center
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The cheapest way to get from Downtown Houston to Johnson Space Center is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Downtown Houston to Johnson Space Center is to taxi which costs $60 - $80 and takes 30 min.

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The distance between Downtown Houston and Johnson Space Center is 21 miles. The road distance is 26.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Downtown Houston to Johnson Space Center without a car is to bus which takes 1h 9m and costs $11 - $17.

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It takes approximately 1h 9m to get from Downtown Houston to Johnson Space Center, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Downtown Houston to Johnson Space Center is 27 miles. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Downtown Houston to Johnson Space Center.

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Map of how to get from Downtown Houston to Johnson Space Center.
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  • Distance: 21.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 9m

What companies run services between Downtown Houston, TX, USA and Johnson Space Center, TX, USA?

Metropolitan Transit Harris County operates a bus from Congress St @ La Branch St to Bay Area PR every 4 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $4 and the journey takes 1h 2m.

Bus operators
Metropolitan Transit Harris County
Phone
+1 713-635-4000
Website
ridemetro.org
Bus from Congress St @ La Branch St to Bay Area PR
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ridemetro.org
Other operators
Taxi from Downtown Houston to Johnson Space Center
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 713-236-1111
Website
yellowcabhouston.com
OnCabs Houston
Phone
+1-832-648-4111
Website
facebook.com

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