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There are 7 ways to get from San Antonio to Galveston by bus, car, taxi, night bus or plane

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Bus, drive  •  4h

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio to Hyatt Regency Galleria Houston San Antonio
  2. Drive from Hyatt Regency Galleria Houston to Galveston

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Bus, taxi  •  5h 45m

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio to Houston "Greyhound"
  2. Take a taxi from Bay Area Pr to Galveston

Bus, taxi via San Antonio, TX  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the Bus from San Antonio, TX to Houston, TX - 815 Pierce Street San Antonio - Houston
  2. Take a taxi from Bay Area Pr to Galveston

Night bus, taxi  •  4h 51m

  1. Take the night bus from San Antonio to Houston "Greyhound"
  2. Take a taxi from El Dorado Pr to Galveston

Drive  •  3h 57m

  1. Drive from San Antonio to Galveston 246.5 miles

Fly to Houston Hobby Apt, taxi  •  3h 24m

  1. Fly from San Antonio (SAT) to Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) SAT - HOU
  2. Take a taxi from Houston Hobby Apt to Galveston

Fly to Houston, bus, taxi  •  5h 38m

  1. Fly from San Antonio (SAT) to Houston (IAH) SAT - IAH
  2. Take the bus from Pierce St @ Travis St to El Dorado Pr
  3. Take a taxi from El Dorado Pr to Galveston
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The cheapest way to get from San Antonio to Galveston is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 3h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from San Antonio to Galveston is to fly and taxi which costs $220 - $600 and takes 3h 24m.

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The distance between San Antonio and Galveston is 224 miles. The road distance is 246.5 miles.

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The best way to get from San Antonio to Galveston without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 5h 45m and costs $100 - $140.

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It takes approximately 4h to get from San Antonio to Galveston, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from San Antonio Airport to Houston Hobby Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Antonio to Galveston is 246 miles. It takes approximately 3h 57m to drive from San Antonio to Galveston.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from San Antonio Airport to Houston Hobby Apt Airport.

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There are 361+ hotels available in Galveston. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Antonio to San Antonio Airport is to line 5 bus which takes 35 min and costs $2.

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Map of how to get from San Antonio to Galveston.
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  • Distance: 224 miles
  • Duration: 4h

What companies run services between San Antonio, TX, USA and Galveston, TX, USA?

There is no direct connection from San Antonio to Galveston. However, you can take the bus to Hyatt Regency Galleria Houston then take the drive to Galveston. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Houston, take the walk to Pierce St @ Travis St, take the bus to Bay Area Pr, then take the taxi to Galveston.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Antonio to Houston
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Antonio to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Bus operators
Vonlane
Website
vonlane.com
Bus from San Antonio to Hyatt Regency Galleria Houston
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$99
Schedules at
vonlane.com
Book at
vonlane.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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Antonio to Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Email
inquiries@megabus.com
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from San Antonio, TX to Houston, TX - 815 Pierce Street
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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megabus.com
Metropolitan Transit Harris County
Phone
+1 713-635-4000
Website
ridemetro.org
Bus from Pierce St @ Travis St to El Dorado Pr
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
ridemetro.org
Other operators
Taxi from Bay Area Pr to Galveston
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100

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