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There are 5 ways to get from Downtown Houston to Johnson Space Center by bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus via Saturn Ln @ Hercules Av  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Pierce St @ La Branch St to Saturn Ln @ Hercules Av 249 / ...

$1 - $4

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Milam St @ Rusk St to Space Center Houston 249 / ...

$1 - $4

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Downtown Houston to Johnson Space Center 29.1 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Downtown Houston to Johnson Space Center 29.1 miles

$2 - $5

Uber  •  34 min

  1. Take an Uber from Downtown Houston to Johnson Space Center 29.1 miles

$30 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Downtown Houston to Johnson Space Center is to bus which costs $1 - $4 and takes 1 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Downtown Houston to Johnson Space Center is to taxi which costs $70 - $90 and takes 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pierce St @ La Branch St and arriving at Saturn Ln @ Hercules Av. Services depart every three hours, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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The distance between Downtown Houston and Johnson Space Center is 21 miles. The road distance is 29.1 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 1 h 36 min and costs $1 - $4.

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The bus from Pierce St @ La Branch St to Saturn Ln @ Hercules Av takes 1 h including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Downtown Houston to Johnson Space Center bus services, operated by Metropolitan Transit Harris County, depart from Pierce St @ La Branch St station.

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Downtown Houston to Johnson Space Center bus services, operated by Metropolitan Transit Harris County, arrive at Saturn Ln @ Hercules Av station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Downtown Houston to Johnson Space Center is 29 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Downtown Houston to Johnson Space Center.

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There are 122+ hotels available in Johnson Space Center. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Downtown Houston to Johnson Space Center.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 21.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 36 min

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

Metropolitan Transit Harris County operates a bus from Downtown Houston to Johnson Space Center every 3 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $4 and the journey takes 1 h.

Bus operators
Metropolitan Transit Harris County
Phone
+1 713-635-4000
Website
ridemetro.org
Bus from Pierce St @ La Branch St to Saturn Ln @ Hercules Av
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ridemetro.org
Bus from Milam St @ Rusk St to Space Center Houston
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ridemetro.org
Other operators
Uber Houston
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Downtown Houston to Johnson Space Center
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$30 - $40
UberXL
$60 - $80
Select
$75 - $100
Black
$100 - $140
Black SUV
$130 - $170
Taxi from Downtown Houston to Johnson Space Center
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
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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