There are 4 ways to get from Galveston to Johnson Space Center by bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Galveston Amtrak to Houston Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the bus from Milam St @ Rusk St to Space Center Houston 249 / ...

$2 - $7

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Galveston to Johnson Space Center 34.2 miles

$90 - $120

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Galveston to Johnson Space Center 34.2 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  40 min

  1. Take an Uber from Galveston to Johnson Space Center 34.2 miles

$35 - $45

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Galveston to Johnson Space Center. However, there are services departing from Galveston Amtrak and arriving at Space Center Houston via Preston St @ Artesian Pl and Milam St @ Rusk St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 12 min.

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The distance between Galveston and Johnson Space Center is 25 miles. The road distance is 34.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Galveston to Johnson Space Center without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 12 min to get from Galveston to Johnson Space Center, including transfers.

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Galveston to Johnson Space Center bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Galveston Amtrak station.

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Galveston to Johnson Space Center bus services, operated by Metropolitan Transit Harris County, arrive at Space Center Houston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Galveston to Johnson Space Center is 34 miles. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Galveston to Johnson Space Center.

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There are 125+ hotels available in Johnson Space Center. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Galveston to Johnson Space Center.
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  • Distance: 25.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 12 min

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

You can take a bus from Galveston to Johnson Space Center via Houston Amtrak, Preston St @ Artesian Pl, Smith St @ Rusk St, Milam St @ Rusk St, and Space Center Houston in around 4 h 12 min.

Bus operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Galveston Amtrak to Houston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Metropolitan Transit Harris County
Phone
+1 713-635-4000
Website
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 Galveston to Johnson Space Center
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$35 - $45
UberXL
$70 - $95
Select
$90 - $120
Black
$130 - $170
Black SUV
$160 - $200
Taxi from Galveston to Johnson Space Center
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Yellow Cab Galveston
Phone
+1 409-763-3333
Website
yellowcabgalveston.com

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