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Houston, TX to Galveston, TX by bus

The journey from Houston, TX to Galveston, TX by bus is 46.69 mi and takes 1 hr 30 min. There are 1 connections per day, with the first departure at 1:15 PM and the last at 1:15 PM. It is possible to travel from Houston, TX to Galveston, TX by bus for as little as $2.72 or as much as $13.78. The best price for this journey is $2.72.

Lowest Price$2.72
Journey Duration1 hr 30 min
Connection per Day1
Lowest Price$2.72
Highest Price$13.78
First Departure1:15 PM
Last Departure1:15 PM
Distance46.69 mi
DepartureHouston, TX
ArrivalGalveston, TX
CarriersAmtrak

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

When you're traveling from Houston, TX to Galveston, TX, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $12.54. You might be able to find prices as low as $2.72, 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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The prices for bus tickets from Houston, TX to Galveston, TX vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average bus ticket price is approximately $12.54. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

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

Traveling from Houston, TX to Galveston, TX by bus will usually take 1 hr 30 min. This journey covers a distance of 46.69 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 1 hr 30 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. In order to get from Houston, TX to Galveston, TX faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Houston, TX and Galveston, TX will complete the journey in 1 hr 30 min.On average, it will take you about 1 hr 30 min to travel the 46.69 mi between Houston, TX and Galveston, TX.

When do the first and last departures from Houston, TX to Galveston, TX leave?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Houston, TX at 1:15 PM, and the last departure will leave at 1:15 PM. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Houston, TX to Galveston, TX can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Houston, TX to Galveston, TX, which usually leaves at 1:15 PM. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 1:15 PM. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

How many times a day do departures from Houston, TX leave for Galveston, TX?

The exact number of journeys from Houston, TX to Galveston, TX can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 1 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Houston, TX to Galveston, TX. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Houston, TX to Galveston, TX varies, but in general, you can expect to find 1 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 0 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Houston, TX to Galveston, TX. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Houston, TX to Galveston, TX
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Houston, TX to Galveston, TX.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Houston, TX to Galveston, TX, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Houston, TX to Galveston, TX.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Houston, TX to Galveston, TX

The cheapest Houston, TX - Galveston, TX bus tickets can be found for as low as $11.84 if you’re lucky, or $13.29 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $14.97.

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

When travelling to Galveston, 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!

Services on board Amtrak from Houston, TX to Galveston, TX
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Houston, TX to Galveston, TX CO2 Emissions by Bus

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5.26kg
Bus
5.63kg
Flight
15.03kg
Car
12.02kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Houston, TX to Galveston, TX?
A bus ticket from Houston, TX to Galveston, TX is $12.54. 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 $2.72.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Houston, TX to Galveston, TX?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Houston, TX to Galveston, TX is $2.72. 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 Houston, TX and Galveston, TX by bus?
Houston, TX to Galveston, TX is 46.69 mi.
How long does the bus between Houston, TX and Galveston, TX take?
Houston, TX to Galveston, TX is on average 1 hr 30 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 30 min.
How many bus connections per day go from Houston, TX to Galveston, TX?
Houston, TX to Galveston, TX has 1 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Houston, TX to Galveston, TX leave?
The earliest bus from Houston, TX to Galveston, TX departs at 1:15 PM. 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 Houston, TX to Galveston, TX depart?
The latest bus from Houston, TX to Galveston, TX departs at 1:15 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 Houston, TX to Galveston, 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 $2.72 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.
How many direct connections depart from Houston, TX to Galveston, TX?
There are on average 1 direct connection(s) from Houston, TX to go to Galveston, TX.
What's the fastest journey time between Houston, TX to Galveston, TX by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Houston, TX and Galveston, TX is 1 hr 30 min.
Is there a direct bus from Houston, TX to Galveston, TX?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Houston, TX and Galveston, TX.
What are the CO2 emissions for Houston, TX to Galveston, TX by bus?
The bus journey from Houston, TX to Galveston, TX creates 5.63kg of CO2 emissions.

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