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

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Bus  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Houston, Tx 7336 / ...

$11 - $60

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Train  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from San Antonio Amtrak to Houston Amtrak Sunset Limited

$40 - $110

Drive  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Drive from San Antonio to Houston 195.8 miles

$19 - $28

Fly San Antonio to Houston Hobby Apt  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Fly from San Antonio (SAT) to Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) SAT - HOU

$193 - $253

Fly San Antonio to Houston  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Fly from San Antonio (SAT) to Houston (IAH) SAT - IAH

$112 - $425

Bus to Austin, fly to Houston Hobby Apt  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx
  2. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) AUS - HOU

$129 - $472

Bus to Austin, fly to Houston  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx
  2. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Houston (IAH) AUS - IAH

$118 - $434

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San Antonio, Tx and arriving at Houston, Tx. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from San Antonio Amtrak and arriving at Houston Amtrak. Services depart three times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

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The distance between San Antonio and Houston is 191 miles. The road distance is 195.8 miles.

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The best way to get from San Antonio to Houston without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 40 min and costs .

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The bus from San Antonio, Tx to Houston, Tx takes 3 h 40 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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San Antonio to Houston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Antonio, Tx station.

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San Antonio to Houston train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from San Antonio Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from San Antonio to Houston is to bus which takes 3 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4 h 45 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 34 min.

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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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San Antonio to Houston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Houston, Tx station.

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Map of how to get from San Antonio to Houston.
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  • Distance: 190.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 40 min

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from San Antonio to Houston every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $24 - $60 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from San Antonio to Houston 3 times a week. Tickets cost $40 - $110 and the journey takes 4 h 45 min.

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
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Antonio to Houston
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Flights from Austin to Houston
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Antonio Amtrak to Houston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
3 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

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 San Antonio, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Turimex Internacional
Website
turimex.com
Bus from San Antonio to Houston Downtown Greyhound
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
turimex.com

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San Antonio to Houston train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Houston Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Antonio to Houston is 196 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 2 min to drive from San Antonio to Houston.

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

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Book your San Antonio to Houston bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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There are 539+ hotels available in Houston. Prices start at $61 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 38 min and costs .

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