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There are 9 ways to get from Houston Airport (IAH) to Texas State University by plane, bus, car, tram or train

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

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Fly to San Antonio, bus

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to San Antonio (SAT)
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to San Marcos

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Houston Downtown to Austin Downtown
  2. Take the bus from Austin to San Marcos

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Fly to Victoria, drive

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Victoria (VCT)
  2. Drive from Victoria to Texas State University

Fly to Austin, line 550 tram, bus

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Austin (AUS)
  2. Take the line 550 tram from Downtown Station to Highland Station
  3. Take the bus from Austin to San Marcos

Fly to Killeen, train

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Killeen (GRK)
  2. Take the train from Temple to San Marcos Amtrak

Bus via San Antonio

  1. Take the bus from Houston to San Antonio
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to San Marcos

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Hyatt Regency Galleria Houston to San Antonio
  2. Take the train from San Antonio Amtrak Station to San Marcos Amtrak

Bus #2

  1. Take the bus from Houston Downtown Greyhound to San Antonio
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to San Marcos

Drive

  1. Drive from Houston Airport (IAH) to Texas State University

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The cheapest way to get from Houston Airport (IAH) to Texas State University is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 2h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Houston Airport (IAH) to Texas State University is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 2h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Houston Airport (IAH) to Texas State University. However, there are services departing from Bush Iah Terminal C and arriving at San Marcos via Houston and San Antonio. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 27m.

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The distance between Houston Airport (IAH) and Texas State University is 157 miles. The road distance is 181.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Houston Airport (IAH) to Texas State University without a car is to bus via San Antonio which takes 7h 27m and costs $35 - $55.

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It takes approximately 4h 23m to get from Houston Airport (IAH) to Texas State University, including transfers.

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Houston Airport (IAH) to Texas State University bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Houston station.

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The quickest flight from Houston Airport to San Antonio Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Houston Airport (IAH) to Texas State University bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at San Marcos station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Houston Airport (IAH) to Texas State University is 181 miles. It takes approximately 2h 58m to drive from Houston Airport (IAH) to Texas State University.

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Map of how to get from Houston Airport (IAH) to Texas State University.
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  • Distance: 156.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 23m

What companies run services between Houston Airport (IAH), USA and Texas State University, TX, USA?

You can take a bus from Houston Airport (IAH) to Texas State University via Pierce St @ Travis St, Houston, San Antonio, and San Marcos in around 7h 27m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Flights from Houston to Victoria
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Houston to Austin
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Houston to Killeen
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Train operators
Capital Metro
Phone
+1 512-474-1200
Website
capmetro.org
Tram from Downtown Station to Highland Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
capmetro.org
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Temple to San Marcos Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from San Antonio Amtrak Station to San Marcos Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$30 - $45
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 San Antonio to San Marcos
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$29 - $45
Bus from Austin to San Marcos
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$27 - $40
Bus from Houston to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
Vonlane
Website
vonlane.com
Bus from Hyatt Regency Galleria Houston to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$99
Schedules at
vonlane.com
Book at
vonlane.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Houston Downtown to Austin Downtown
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Turimex Internacional
Phone
800 881 81 81
Website
turimex.com
Bus from Houston Downtown Greyhound to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
turimex.com
Omnibus Mexicanos S.A. de C.V.
Phone
800 765 6636
Email
contacto@odm.com.mx
Website
omnibusmexicanos.com.mx
Bus from San Antonio to San Marcos
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
omnibusmexicanos.com.mx

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