There are 4 ways to get from Houston to Galveston by bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Amtrak Thruway  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Houston, TX - Amtrak to Galveston, TX 6021 / ...

Cheapest option

Uber  •  52 min

  1. Take an Uber from Houston to Galveston 51.6 miles

$55 - $70

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Houston to Galveston 51.6 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Houston to Galveston 51.6 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Houston to Galveston is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Houston to Galveston is to taxi which costs $130 - $170 and takes 52 min.

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The distance between Houston and Galveston is 47 miles. The road distance is 51.6 miles.

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The Amtrak Thruway from Houston, TX - Amtrak to Galveston, TX takes 1 h 30 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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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.

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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 operators
Other operators
Uber Houston
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Houston to Galveston
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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uber.com
uberX
$55 - $70
uberXL
$100 - $140
uberSELECT
$130 - $170
UberBLACK
$190 - $240
UberSUV
$230 - $290
Taxi from Houston to Galveston
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 713-224-4445
Website
yellowcabhouston.com
Hail A Cab
Phone
+1 713-236-1111
Taxis Fiesta
Phone
+1 713-225-2666
Website
taxisfiesta.com

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