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Austin, TX to Houston, TX by bus

The journey from Austin, TX to Houston, TX by bus is 146.73 mi and takes 3 hr 13 min. There are 32 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:30 AM and the last at 11:45 PM. It is possible to travel from Austin, TX to Houston, TX by bus for as little as $19.50 or as much as $58.96. The best price for this journey is $19.50.

Lowest Price$19.50
Journey Duration3 hr 13 min
Connection per Day32
Lowest Price$19.50
Highest Price$58.96
First Departure12:30 AM
Last Departure11:45 PM
Distance146.73 mi
DepartureAustin, TX
ArrivalHouston, TX
CarriersFlixBus, Megabus

Austin, TX to Houston, TX Bus Times

Departure date
Sunday, Mar 3, 2024

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Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from Austin, TX to Houston, TX. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How much does it cost to get from Austin, TX to Houston, TX by bus?

When you're traveling from Austin, TX to Houston, TX, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $29.81. You might be able to find prices as low as $19.50, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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When you're traveling from Austin, TX to Houston, TX, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $29.81. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

How long will it take me to travel from Austin, TX to Houston, TX by bus?

Traveling from Austin, TX to Houston, TX by bus will usually take 3 hr 13 min. This journey covers a distance of 146.73 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 3 hr 13 min is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The distance between Austin, TX and Houston, TX is around 146.73 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 3 hr 13 min. However, the fastest routes between Austin, TX and Houston, TX take 2 hr 10 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

How many daily journeys are there from Austin, TX to Houston, TX?

You will be able to travel from Austin, TX to Houston, TX using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 32 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Austin, TX to Houston, TX using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 32 direct connections from Austin, TX to Houston, TX each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 0 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Austin, TX to Houston, TX. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $1.03 to $40.57 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 97% on your trip!

Find the best day to travel to Houston, TX by bus

When travelling to Houston, TX by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

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FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

Megabus is a low-cost intercity bus service that operates in North America, Canada, and Europe. It was founded in 2003 and is owned by Stagecoach Group, a multinational transport company. Megabus retains its own brand in Britain and North America, but in Continental Europe, including France, Germany, Belgium, Spain, Italy, and the Netherlands, its services have been rebranded as Flixbus since the acquisition by a German company in June 2016.

Services on board FlixBus, Megabus and RedCoach from Austin, TX to Houston, TX
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Austin, TX to Houston, TX CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
16.53kg
Bus
17.71kg
Flight
47.23kg
Car
37.78kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Austin, TX to Houston, TX?
A bus ticket from Austin, TX to Houston, TX is $29.81. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $19.50.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Austin, TX to Houston, TX?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Austin, TX to Houston, TX is $19.50. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Austin, TX and Houston, TX by bus?
Austin, TX to Houston, TX is 146.73 mi.
How long does the bus between Austin, TX and Houston, TX take?
Austin, TX to Houston, TX is on average 3 hr 13 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hr 10 min.
Which companies operate from Austin, TX to Houston, TX?
The bus journey from Austin, TX to Houston, TX is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixBus, Megabus and RedCoach.
How many bus connections per day go from Austin, TX to Houston, TX?
Austin, TX to Houston, TX has 32 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Austin, TX to Houston, TX leave?
The earliest bus from Austin, TX to Houston, TX departs at 12:30 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Austin, TX to Houston, TX depart?
The latest bus from Austin, TX to Houston, TX departs at 11:45 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Austin, TX to Houston, TX in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $19.50 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from Austin, TX to Houston, TX?
There are 1 station(s) that you can depart from Austin, TX to go to Houston, TX. You can go from Austin Station and you can arrive at Houston Gray St Parking (Bus Station), Houston Xpress Delivery and William P. Hobby Airport.
How many direct connections depart from Austin, TX to Houston, TX?
There are on average 32 direct connection(s) from Austin, TX to go to Houston, TX.
What's the fastest journey time between Austin, TX to Houston, TX by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Austin, TX and Houston, TX is 2 hr 10 min.
Is there a direct bus from Austin, TX to Houston, TX?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Austin, TX and Houston, TX.
What are the CO2 emissions for Austin, TX to Houston, TX by bus?
The bus journey from Austin, TX to Houston, TX creates 17.71kg of CO2 emissions.

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