There are 4 ways to get from Houston to Galveston by bus, taxi, car or towncar
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What companies run services between Houston, TX, USA and Galveston, TX, USA?
Amtrak operates a bus from Houston to Galveston once daily, and the journey takes 1 h 30 min.
Bus from Houston, TX - Amtrak to Galveston, TX
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h 30 min
- Once daily
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Questions & Answers
How far is it from Houston to Galveston?
The distance between Houston and Galveston is 75 km. The road distance is 83 km.
What is the cheapest way to get from Houston to Galveston?
The cheapest way to get from Houston to Galveston is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 52 min.
What is the fastest way to get from Houston to Galveston?
The quickest way to get from Houston to Galveston is to taxi which takes 52 min and costs $130 - $170.
Is there a direct bus between Houston and Galveston?
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Houston, TX - Amtrak and arriving at Galveston, TX. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.
How long does it take to get from Houston to Galveston?
The Amtrak Thruway from Houston, TX - Amtrak to Galveston, TX takes 1 h 30 min including transfers and departs once daily.