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There are 9 ways to get from Manhattan to Galveston by plane, taxi, bus, train or car

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Fly New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt, taxi  •  5h 50m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) LGA - HOU
  2. Take a taxi from Houston Hobby Apt to Galveston

$245 - $520

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Fly New York La Guardia to Houston, taxi  •  8h 46m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Houston (IAH) LGA - IAH
  2. Take a taxi from Bay Area Pr to Galveston

$167 - $518

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Fly New York JFK to Houston Hobby Apt, taxi  •  7h 54m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) JFK - HOU
  2. Take a taxi from Houston Hobby Apt to Galveston

$403 - $893

Fly Newark to Houston, taxi  •  8h 47m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Houston (IAH) EWR - IAH
  2. Take a taxi from Bay Area Pr to Galveston

$175 - $412

Fly New York JFK to Houston, taxi  •  9h 18m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Houston (IAH) JFK - IAH
  2. Take a taxi from Bay Area Pr to Galveston

$185 - $481

Bus  •  38h 5m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - 19 Allen St to Atlanta, GA Nyc
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta to Longview
  3. Take the bus from Longview to Galveston Amtrak Bus Stop

Bus, train  •  43h 51m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to Chicago Nyc
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Longview
  3. Take the bus from Longview to Galveston Amtrak Bus Stop

Train, bus  •  45h 58m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Longview
  3. Take the bus from Longview to Galveston Amtrak Bus Stop

Drive  •  27h 41m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Galveston 1661.2 miles

$160 - $240

Manhattan to Galveston by subway, bus, walk and train

The journey time between Manhattan and Galveston is around 2 days 6h and covers a distance of around 1925 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 42h 41m. Operated by MTA, Wanda Coach, Chicago Transit (CTA) and others, the Manhattan to Galveston service departs from Lexington Av/63 St and arrives in Galveston Amtrak Bus Stop. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2 days 6h
Fastest journey time:
42h 41m
Journey distance:
1925 miles
Services per week:
2
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
284 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
20:57
Last service departs at:
21:04

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manhattan to Galveston subway, bus, walk and train schedules

Manhattan → Galveston
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Galveston is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Galveston is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Galveston is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Galveston is to drive which costs $160 - $240 and takes 27h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Galveston is to fly and taxi which costs $240 - $550 and takes 5h 50m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Galveston is 1423 miles. The road distance is 1661.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Galveston without a car is to bus which takes 38h 5m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 50m to get from Manhattan to Galveston, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Houston Hobby Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 35m.

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Galveston is 1h behind Manhattan. It is currently 7:01 AM in Manhattan and 6:01 AM in Galveston.

Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Galveston is 1661 miles. It takes approximately 27h 41m to drive from Manhattan to Galveston.

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American Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Houston Hobby Apt Airport.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Galveston.
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  • Distance: 1423 miles
  • Duration: 5h 50m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Galveston, TX, USA?

You can take a bus from Manhattan to Galveston via New York, NY - 19 Allen St, Atlanta, GA, Atlanta, and Longview in around 38h 5m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $460
Flights from New York JFK to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $440
Flights from New York JFK to Houston Hobby Apt via Rochester, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 43m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $480
Flights from New York JFK to Houston Hobby Apt via Buffalo, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 42m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$330 - $480
Flights from New York JFK to Houston Hobby Apt via Cleveland, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $480
Flights from New York JFK to Houston Hobby Apt via Richmond, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 28m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $440
Flights from New York JFK to Houston Hobby Apt via Norfolk, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $450
Flights from Newark to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $330
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $370
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $390
Flights from New York JFK to Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $350
Flights from New York JFK to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $350
Flights from New York JFK to Houston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $370
Flights from New York JFK to Houston via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Newark to Houston via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Newark to Houston via Covington
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Newark to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Newark to Houston via Columbus
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Newark to Houston via Savannah
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Houston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Houston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Houston via Miami
Ave. Duration
7h 24m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Train operators
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Longview
Ave. Duration
18h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Premium
$300 - $420
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Business Seat
$190 - $270
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Premium
$320 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $290
Business Seat
$210 - $300
Bus operators
Coach Run
Website
coachrun.com
Bus from New York, NY - 19 Allen St to Atlanta, GA
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Book at
gotobus.com
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 Atlanta to Longview
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $95
Flexible
$100 - $150
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Longview to Galveston Amtrak Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
646-630-7186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to Chicago
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Book at
GoTo Bus
Other operators
Taxi from Houston Hobby Apt to Galveston
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 713-236-1111
Website
yellowcabhouston.com
OnCabs Houston
Phone
+1-832-648-4111
Website
facebook.com

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