There are 6 ways to get from San Antonio to Houston by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Houston, Tx 9092 / ...

$20 - $60

5 alternative options

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 24 min

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

$193 - $253

Fly San Antonio to Houston  •  3 h 42 min

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

$112 - $425

Bus to Austin, fly to Houston Hobby Apt  •  5 h 31 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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Antonio to Houston is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Antonio to Houston is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3 h 2 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 bus from San Antonio, Tx to Houston, Tx takes 3 h 15 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San Antonio, Tx and arriving at Houston, Tx. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 15 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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What companies run services between San Antonio, TX, USA and Houston, TX, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from San Antonio to Houston hourly. Tickets cost $24 - $60 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min. Megabus also services this route 4 times a day. 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
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Antonio to Houston
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Train operators
Amtrak
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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
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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 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

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