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

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Recommended option

Bus Greyhound USA, Amtrak Thruway  •  5 h 57 min

  1. 9092 / ...
  2. 6021 / ...

Cheapest option

Fly San Antonio to Houston, bus  •  5 h 39 min

  1. SAT - IAH

$166 - $476

5 alternative options

Bus Megabus, Amtrak Thruway  •  6 h 21 min

  1. 6021 / ...

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Sunset Limited
  2. 6021 / ...

Drive  •  3 h 53 min

  1. 246.5 miles

$24 - $35

Fly San Antonio to Houston Hobby Apt  •  4 h 48 min

  1. SAT - HOU

$246 - $306

Bus to Austin, fly to Houston Hobby Apt  •  6 h 52 min

  1. AUS - HOU

$182 - $525

Questions & Answers

The distance between San Antonio and Galveston is 358 km. The road distance is 394 km.

The cheapest way to get from San Antonio to Galveston is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 3 h 53 min.

The quickest way to get from San Antonio to Galveston is to drive which takes 3 h 53 min and costs $24 - $35.

No, there is no direct bus from San Antonio to Galveston. However, there are services departing from San Antonio, Tx and arriving at Galveston, TX via Houston, TX - Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 57 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 57 min to get from San Antonio to Galveston, including transfers.

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

You can take a bus from San Antonio to Galveston via Houston, Tx and Houston, TX - Amtrak in around 5 h 57 min. Alternatively, Southwest Airlines flies from San Antonio to Galveston 5 times a day.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Antonio to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Flights from Austin to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Antonio to Houston
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Antonio Amtrak to Houston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Room
$200 - $290
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Galveston Limousine
Website
galvestonlimo.com
Bus from George Bush Airport, Houston, TX to Galveston
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
galvestonlimousineservice.com

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