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There are 4 ways to get from San Antonio to Texas State University by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  1h 19m

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio to San Marcos

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Bus via San Marcos  •  1h 20m

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio to San Marcos "Greyhound"

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Train  •  1h 52m

  1. Take the train from San Antonio Amtrak Station to San Marcos Amtrak Texas Eagle

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from San Antonio to Texas State University 51 miles

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The cheapest way to get from San Antonio to Texas State University is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Antonio to Texas State University is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San Antonio and arriving at San Marcos. Services depart once a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 8m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from San Antonio Amtrak Station station and arriving at San Marcos Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 32m.

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The distance between San Antonio and Texas State University is 47 miles. The road distance is 51 miles.

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The best way to get from San Antonio to Texas State University without a car is to bus which takes 1h 19m and costs .

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The bus from San Antonio to San Marcos takes 1h 8m including transfers and departs once a week.

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San Antonio to Texas State University bus services, operated by Omnibus Mexicanos S.A. de C.V., depart from San Antonio station.

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San Antonio to Texas State University train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from San Antonio Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from San Antonio to Texas State University is to bus which takes 1h 19m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs $24 - $35 and takes 1h 52m.

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Map of how to get from San Antonio to Texas State University.
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  • Distance: 46.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 19m

What companies run services between San Antonio, TX, USA and Texas State University, TX, USA?

Omnibus Mexicanos S.A. de C.V. operates a bus from San Antonio to San Marcos once a week, and the journey takes 1h 8m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from San Antonio Amtrak Station to San Marcos Amtrak once daily. Tickets cost $24 - $35 and the journey takes 1h 32m.

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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Antonio Amtrak Station to San Marcos Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Omnibus Mexicanos S.A. de C.V.
Phone
800 765 6636
Email
contacto@odm.com.mx
Website
omnibusmexicanos.com.mx
Bus from San Antonio to San Marcos
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
omnibusmexicanos.com.mx
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 to San Marcos
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$29 - $45

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San Antonio to Texas State University bus services, operated by Omnibus Mexicanos S.A. de C.V., arrive at San Marcos station.

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San Antonio to Texas State University train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at San Marcos Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Antonio to Texas State University is 51 miles. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from San Antonio to Texas State University.

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