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There are 5 ways to get from The Woodlands to Austin by bus, car, plane, taxi or tram

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Megabus  •  3 h 5 min

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

$81 - $105

4 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 48 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 55 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 17 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

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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 55 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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The best way to get from The Woodlands to Austin without a car is to Megabus which takes 3 h 5 min and costs $80 - $110.

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It takes approximately 3 h 5 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 5 min and costs $80 - $110. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $160 - $470 and takes 1 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from Houston Airport to Austin Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between The Woodlands to Austin is 184 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to drive from The Woodlands to Austin.

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United Airlines offers flights from Houston Airport to Austin Airport.

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There are 623+ hotels available in Austin. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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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 5 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 30 min. Alternatively, United Airlines flies from The Woodlands to Austin every 3 hours.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Austin
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Austin
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
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
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
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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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The best way to get from The Woodlands to Houston Airport is to taxi which takes 26 min and costs $60 - $75.

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