There are 6 ways to get from The Woodlands to Austin by bus, car, plane, taxi or tram

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

Recommended option

Megabus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Houston, TX Shell Station to Austin

$81 - $105

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Austin, Tx 9304 / ...

$59 - $97

4 alternative options

Bus Vonlane  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston to Austin

$137 - $146

Drive  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Drive from The Woodlands to Austin 183.6 miles

$18 - $26

Fly from Houston  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Austin (AUS) IAH - AUS

$162 - $466

Taxi, line 204 bus, line 800 tram to Houston Hobby Apt, fly  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take a taxi from The Woodlands to Spring Pr
  2. Take the line 204 bus from Spring Pr to Milam St @ Rusk St
  3. Take the line 800 tram from Theatre District Rusk Eb to Magnolia Park Tc Eb
  4. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Austin (AUS) HOU - AUS

$153 - $485

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from The Woodlands to Austin is to drive which costs $18 - $26 and takes 3 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from The Woodlands to Austin is to fly which costs $160 - $470 and takes 1 h 56 min.

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The distance between The Woodlands and Austin is 136 miles. The road distance is 183.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to get from The Woodlands to Austin, including transfers.

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The best way to get from The Woodlands to Austin is to Megabus which takes 3 h 10 min and costs $80 - $110. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $160 - $470 and takes 1 h 56 min.

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Map of how to get from The Woodlands to Austin.
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  • Distance: 135.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 10 min

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

Megabus operates a bus from The Woodlands to Austin once daily. Tickets cost $15 - $27 and the journey takes 2 h 35 min. Alternatively, United Airlines flies from The Woodlands to Austin every 2 hours.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Austin
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Austin
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Train operators
Metropolitan Transit Harris County
Phone
+1 713-635-4000
Website
ridemetro.org
Tram from Theatre District Rusk Eb to Magnolia Park Tc Eb
Ave. Duration
21 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Houston, Tx to Austin, Tx
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Vonlane
Website
vonlane.com
Bus from Houston to Austin
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$99
Schedules at
vonlane.com
Book at
vonlane.com
Metropolitan Transit Harris County
Phone
+1 713-635-4000
Website
ridemetro.org
Bus from Spring Pr to Milam St @ Rusk St
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ridemetro.org
Other operators
Taxi from The Woodlands to Spring Pr
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45

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