There are 7 ways to get from San Antonio to Houston Airport (IAH) by plane, bus, tram, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly San Antonio to Houston  •  2 h 33 min

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

$111 - $421

Cheapest option

Bus Turimex Internacional  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio to Houston Downtown Greyhound

$1 - $4

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Bus to Austin, fly to Houston  •  4 h 25 min

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

$117 - $430

Fly San Antonio to Houston Hobby Apt, line 800 tram, line 102 bus  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Fly from San Antonio (SAT) to Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) SAT - HOU
  2. Take the line 800 tram from Magnolia Park Tc Wb to Theatre District Capitol Wb
  3. Take the line 102 bus from Travis St @ Preston St to Bush Iah Terminal C

$196 - $259

Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 44 min

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

$25 - $61

Train  •  6 h

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

$44 - $107

Drive  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Drive from San Antonio to Houston Airport (IAH) 210.2 miles

$20 - $30

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from San Antonio to Houston Airport (IAH). However, there are services departing from San Antonio, Tx and arriving at Bush Iah Terminal C via Travis St @ Preston St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 44 min.

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The distance between San Antonio and Houston Airport (IAH) is 194 miles. The road distance is 210.2 miles.

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The best way to get from San Antonio to Houston Airport (IAH) without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to get from San Antonio to Houston Airport (IAH), including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from San Antonio to Houston Airport (IAH) is to fly which takes 2 h 33 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 44 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 6 h.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between San Antonio to Houston Airport (IAH) is 210 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 17 min to drive from San Antonio to Houston Airport (IAH).

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United Airlines offers flights from San Antonio Airport to Houston Airport.

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Map of how to get from San Antonio to Houston Airport (IAH).
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  • Distance: 194.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 33 min

What companies run services between San Antonio, TX, USA and Houston Airport (IAH), USA?

United Airlines flies from San Antonio to Houston Airport (IAH) every 4 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from San Antonio to Houston Airport (IAH) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $24 - $60 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min.

Airlines
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
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Antonio to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Train operators
Metropolitan Transit Harris County
Phone
+1 713-635-4000
Website
ridemetro.org
Tram from Magnolia Park Tc Wb to Theatre District Capitol Wb
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
ridemetro.org
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 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
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
Metropolitan Transit Harris County
Phone
+1 713-635-4000
Website
ridemetro.org
Bus from Travis St @ Preston St to Bush Iah Terminal C
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ridemetro.org
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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