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

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What companies run services between Houston, TX, USA and Galveston Island, TX, USA?

Amtrak operates a bus from Houston to Galveston Island once daily, and the journey takes 1 h 30 min.

Bus operators
Other operators
Uber Houston
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Houston to Galveston Island
Avg. Duration
1 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$60 - $75
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uberX
$60 - $75
uberXL
$110 - $150
uberSELECT
$140 - $180
UberBLACK
$210 - $260
UberSUV
$250 - $310
Taxi
Avg. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Houston to Galveston Island?

The distance between Houston and Galveston Island is 75 km. The road distance is 90 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Houston to Galveston Island?

The cheapest way to get from Houston to Galveston Island is to drive which costs $7 and takes 1 h.

What is the fastest way to get from Houston to Galveston Island?

The quickest way to get from Houston to Galveston Island is to drive which takes 1 h and costs $7.

How long does it take to get from Houston to Galveston Island?

It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to get from Houston to Galveston Island, including transfers.