There are 7 ways to get from San Antonio to The Woodlands by bus, train, car, plane, tram or taxi

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 19 min

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

$65 - $111

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Bus Megabus  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio to Houston, TX

$47 - $79

5 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 7 min

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

$79 - $152

Drive  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Drive from San Antonio to The Woodlands 216.7 miles

$21 - $35

Fly San Antonio to Houston  •  3 h

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

$171 - $496

Fly San Antonio to Houston Hobby Apt, line 800 tram, line 204 bus, taxi  •  4 h 45 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 204 bus from Travis St @ Capitol St to Spring Pr
  4. Take a taxi from Spring Pr to The Woodlands

$231 - $304

Bus to Austin, fly to Houston  •  4 h 51 min

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

$177 - $505

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The cheapest way to get from San Antonio to The Woodlands is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Antonio to The Woodlands is to fly which costs $170 - $500 and takes 3 h.

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The distance between San Antonio and The Woodlands is 188 miles. The road distance is 216.7 miles.

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The best way to get from San Antonio to The Woodlands without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 19 min and costs $65 - $120.

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It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from San Antonio to The Woodlands, including transfers.

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The best way to get from San Antonio to The Woodlands is to bus which takes 4 h 19 min and costs $65 - $120. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $75 - $160 and takes 6 h 7 min, you could also fly, which costs $170 - $500 and takes 3 h.

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The quickest flight from San Antonio Airport to Houston Airport is the direct flight which takes 56 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Antonio to The Woodlands is 217 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to drive from San Antonio to The Woodlands.

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

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There are 94+ hotels available in The Woodlands. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Antonio to The Woodlands.
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  • Distance: 188.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 19 min

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from San Antonio to The Woodlands hourly. Tickets cost $24 - $60 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from San Antonio to The Woodlands 3 times a week. Tickets cost $40 - $110 and the journey takes 4 h 45 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
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Antonio to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $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
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
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 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
Metropolitan Transit Harris County
Phone
+1 713-635-4000
Website
ridemetro.org
Bus from Travis St @ Capitol St to Spring Pr
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ridemetro.org
Other operators
Taxi from Spring Pr to The Woodlands
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 713-224-4445
Website
yellowcabhouston.com
Hail A Cab
Phone
+1 713-236-1111
Taxis Fiesta
Phone
+1 713-225-2666
Website
taxisfiesta.com

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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 $2.

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