There are 4 ways to get from Houston Airport (IAH) to Austin by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Austin (AUS) IAH - AUS

$103 - $388

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Austin, Tx 9304 / ...

$22 - $53

2 alternative options

Bus Vonlane  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Bush Iah Terminal C to Milam St @ Dallas St 102
  2. Take the bus from Houston to Austin

$100 - $102

Drive  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Houston Airport (IAH) to Austin 177.3 miles

$17 - $26

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Houston Airport (IAH) to Austin. However, there are services departing from Airmail Rd @ Pallet Rd and arriving at Austin, Tx via Houston, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

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The distance between Houston Airport (IAH) and Austin is 146 miles. The road distance is 177.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Houston Airport (IAH) to Austin without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 29 min to get from Houston Airport (IAH) to Austin, including transfers.

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Houston Airport (IAH) to Austin bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Houston, Tx station.

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The best way to get from Houston Airport (IAH) to Austin is to fly which takes 1 h 29 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Houston Airport to Austin Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Houston Airport (IAH) to Austin bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Austin, Tx station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Houston Airport (IAH) to Austin is 177 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to drive from Houston Airport (IAH) to Austin.

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United Airlines offers flights from Houston Airport to Austin Airport.

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  • Distance: 145.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 29 min

What companies run services between Houston Airport (IAH), USA and Austin, TX, USA?

United Airlines flies from Houston Airport (IAH) to Austin every 3 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Houston Airport (IAH) to Austin hourly. Tickets cost $21 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Austin
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
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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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
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Metropolitan Transit Harris County
Phone
+1 713-635-4000
Website
ridemetro.org
Bus from Bush Iah Terminal C to Milam St @ Dallas St
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ridemetro.org
Vonlane
Website
vonlane.com
Bus from Houston to Austin
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$99
Schedules at
vonlane.com
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vonlane.com

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