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Houston to Austin bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$1.33
Fastest time3h 0m
Trips per day20
bus carriers4
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How to book cheap Houston to Austin bus tickets?

The best way to get deals on bus tickets from Houston to Austin is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Houston to Austin were $18.61. By booking 3 days out, tickets are on average $15.98 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Houston to Austin?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Houston to Austin by bus is at 1:00 p.m. on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Tornado Bus from Houston to Austin has the most daily schedules

On average there are 20 bus trips per day. Tornado Bus has the most options for departures from Houston to Austin, with an average of 12 trips per day and 247 monthly trips. 4 bus carriers currently travel from Houston to Austin. Of the 20 trips there are 20 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

4 carriers offer Houston to Austin bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Houston to Austin from $13.31. There are 2 Greyhound schedules from Houston to Austin and you can expect on average to pay $25.70 for a Greyhound ticket to Austin. In Houston, Greyhound departs to Austin from Bus Terminal - 2121 Main St and no other station. In Austin, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 916 E Koenig Ln and no other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Houston to Austin takes 2 hours and 54 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay $29.33 for a weekend getaway trip to Austin.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
2h 54m
Avg. Price
$25.70

Megabus

Book Megabus from Houston to Austin from $1.33. There are 4 Megabus schedules from Houston to Austin and you can expect on average to pay $21.80 for a Megabus ticket to Austin. In Houston, Megabus departs to Austin from 815 Pierce St at Travis St and 1 other station. In Austin, Megabus arrives at 1500 San Jacinto Blvd and no other station.

An average trip on Megabus from Houston to Austin takes 3 hours and 6 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Austin in 3 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 5 trips per day and you could expect to pay $30.64 for a weekend getaway trip to Austin.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Green certified
Movies
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
3h 6m
Avg. Price
$21.80

El Expreso Bus

Book El Expreso Bus from Houston to Austin from $59.92. There are 2 El Expreso Bus schedules from Houston to Austin and you can expect on average to pay $59.92 for a El Expreso Bus ticket to Austin. In Houston, El Expreso Bus departs to Austin from 6590 Southwest Hwy and no other station. In Austin, El Expreso Bus arrives at 711 E Ben White Blvd and no other station.

An average trip on El Expreso Bus from Houston to Austin takes 17 hours and 59 minutes, while the fastest available El Expreso Bus trip will get you to Austin in 3 hours and 0 minutes,

Air conditioning
Restroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
17h 59m
Avg. Price
$59.92

Tornado Bus

Book Tornado Bus from Houston to Austin from $59.92. There are 12 Tornado Bus schedules from Houston to Austin and you can expect on average to pay $68.05 for a Tornado Bus ticket to Austin. In Houston, Tornado Bus departs to Austin from 6590 Southwest Hwy and 4 other stations. In Austin, Tornado Bus arrives at 711 E Ben White Blvd and no other station.

An average trip on Tornado Bus from Houston to Austin takes 9 hours and 52 minutes, while the fastest available Tornado Bus trip will get you to Austin in 3 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Tornado Bus offers 13 trips per day and you could expect to pay $69.09 for a weekend getaway trip to Austin.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
9h 52m
Avg. Price
$68.05

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 7 stations that have bus departures from Houston. Most bus trips to Austin will depart from Bus Terminal - 2121 Main St, 815 Pierce St at Travis St, 6590 Southwest Hwy, 7011 Harrisburg Blvd, Tornado Bus Station - Lockwood, Tornado Bus Station - Airport, Select Shell Station - 13250 FM 1960 W.
  • Bus Terminal - 2121 Main St
  • 815 Pierce St at Travis St
  • 6590 Southwest Hwy
  • 7011 Harrisburg Blvd
  • Tornado Bus Station - Lockwood
  • Tornado Bus Station - Airport
  • Select Shell Station - 13250 FM 1960 W
Bus trips arrive in Austin at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are travelling with. 711 E Ben White Blvd, 1500 San Jacinto Blvd, Bus Terminal - 916 E Koenig Ln are the main bus stations in Austin for trips arriving from Houston.
  • 711 E Ben White Blvd
  • 1500 San Jacinto Blvd
  • Bus Terminal - 916 E Koenig Ln