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There are 8 ways to get from Galveston to San Marcos by taxi, bus, car, shuttle or plane

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Taxi, bus  •  7h 3m

  1. Take a taxi from Galveston to Bay Area Pr
  2. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Austin, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to San Marcos, Tx 895 / ...

$116 - $175

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Galveston to George Bush Airport, Houston, TX
  2. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Austin, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to San Marcos, Tx 895 / ...

$87 - $131

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Drive  •  3h 31m

  1. Drive from Galveston to San Marcos 216.8 miles

$21 - $35

Shuttle to Houston Hobby Apt, fly to Austin, bus  •  6h 7m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Galveston, TX to Houston Hobby Airport, TX
  2. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Austin (AUS) HOU - AUS
  3. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to San Marcos, Tx

$177 - $515

Bus to Houston, fly to Austin, bus  •  6h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Galveston to George Bush Airport, Houston, TX
  2. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Austin (AUS) IAH - AUS
  3. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to San Marcos, Tx

$167 - $475

Shuttle to Houston Hobby Apt, fly to San Antonio, bus  •  6h 20m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Galveston, TX to Houston Hobby Airport, TX
  2. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to San Antonio (SAT) HOU - SAT
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to San Marcos, Tx

$258 - $332

Bus to Houston, fly to San Antonio, bus  •  7h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Galveston to George Bush Airport, Houston, TX
  2. Fly from Houston (IAH) to San Antonio (SAT) IAH - SAT
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to San Marcos, Tx

$178 - $502

Bus to Houston, fly to Victoria, drive  •  6h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Galveston to George Bush Airport, Houston, TX
  2. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Victoria (VCT) IAH - VCT
  3. Drive from Victoria to San Marcos

$140 - $201

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The cheapest way to get from Galveston to San Marcos is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Galveston to San Marcos is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Galveston to San Marcos. However, there are services departing from Galveston and arriving at San Marcos, Tx via Wright Rd @ Colonel Fischer Dr Mb, Houston, Tx and Austin, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 2m.

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The distance between Galveston and San Marcos is 194 miles. The road distance is 216.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Galveston to San Marcos without a car is to taxi and bus which takes 7h 3m and costs $110 - $180.

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It takes approximately 7h 3m to get from Galveston to San Marcos, including transfers.

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Galveston to San Marcos bus services, operated by Galveston Limousine, depart from Galveston station.

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The quickest flight from Houston Hobby Apt Airport to Austin Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Galveston to San Marcos bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at San Marcos, Tx station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Galveston to San Marcos is 217 miles. It takes approximately 3h 31m to drive from Galveston to San Marcos.

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Map of how to get from Galveston to San Marcos.
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  • Distance: 194.2 miles
  • Duration: 7h 3m

What companies run services between Galveston, TX, USA and San Marcos, TX, USA?

You can take a bus from Galveston to San Marcos via George Bush Airport, Houston, TX, Wright Rd @ Colonel Fischer Dr Mb, Milam St @ Preston St, Houston, Tx, and Austin, Tx in around 9h 2m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Austin
Ave. Duration
57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Austin
Ave. Duration
59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Houston to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Flights from Houston to Victoria
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Houston to Victoria
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Houston, Tx to Austin, Tx
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Austin, Tx to San Marcos, Tx
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$17 - $22
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to San Marcos, Tx
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$19 - $25
Galveston Limousine
Website
galvestonlimo.com
Bus from Galveston to George Bush Airport, Houston, TX
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
galvestonlimousineservice.com
Shuttle from Galveston, TX to Houston Hobby Airport, TX
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
galvestonlimousineservice.com
Other operators
Taxi from Galveston to Bay Area Pr
Ave. Duration
32m
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Yellow Cab Galveston
Phone
+1 409-763-3333
Website
yellowcabgalveston.com

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Houston Hobby Apt Airport to Austin Airport.

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There are 177+ hotels available in San Marcos. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Galveston to Houston Hobby Apt Airport is to shuttle which takes 1h and costs $55.

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