There are 6 ways to get from Houston Airport (IAH) to San Antonio by plane, bus, tram, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Houston to San Antonio  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to San Antonio (SAT) IAH - SAT

$117 - $416

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx 9095 / ...

$21 - $63

4 alternative options

Fly Houston to Austin, bus  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Austin (AUS) IAH - AUS
  2. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx

$118 - $427

Bus, line 800 tram to Houston Hobby Apt, fly to San Antonio  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Bush Iah Terminal C to Milam St @ Texas Ave
  2. Take the line 800 tram from Theatre District Rusk Eb to Magnolia Park Tc Eb
  3. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to San Antonio (SAT) HOU - SAT

$197 - $259

Train  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Houston Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak Sunset Limited

$41 - $113

Drive  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Houston Airport (IAH) to San Antonio 210.5 miles

$20 - $30

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

United Airlines flies from Houston Airport (IAH) to San Antonio every 4 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Houston Airport (IAH) to San Antonio hourly. Tickets cost $24 - $60 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min. Megabus also services this route 4 times a day.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Flights from Houston to Austin
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Train operators
Metropolitan Transit Harris County
Phone
+1 713-635-4000
Website
ridemetro.org
Tram from Theatre District Rusk Eb to Magnolia Park Tc Eb
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
ridemetro.org
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Houston Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Room
$200 - $290
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Metropolitan Transit Harris County
Phone
+1 713-635-4000
Website
ridemetro.org
Bus from Bush Iah Terminal C to Milam St @ Texas Ave
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ridemetro.org

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Houston Airport (IAH) and San Antonio is 311 km. The road distance is 337 km.

The cheapest way to get from Houston Airport (IAH) to San Antonio is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 17 min.

The quickest way to get from Houston Airport (IAH) to San Antonio is to fly which takes 1 h 58 min and costs $110 - $420.

No, there is no direct bus from Houston Airport (IAH) to San Antonio. However, there are services departing from Bush Iah Terminal C and arriving at San Antonio, Tx via Houston, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 31 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to get from Houston Airport (IAH) to San Antonio, including transfers.