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Journey Information

Austin to San Antonio coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£8.63
Shortest Duration1h 20m
Trips per day9
Coach lines4

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Austin to San Antonio right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most coach companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, coach companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a coach ticket from Austin to San Antonio?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £9.81 was the low point for coach fares from Austin to San Antonio. Coaches from San Antonio to Austin are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £9.81 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most coach companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 29 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £21.80 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 1 hour 49 minutes to cover the 74 miles (118 kilometers) from Austin, TX to San Antonio, TX. However, the fastest coach only takes 1 hour 19.8 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short trip.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?

Friday is the busiest travel day for coaches as people head from Austin to San Antonio for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Austin?

The first coach leaves at 02:00 and the last coach leaves at 23:00. To see the times for all coaches from Austin to San Antonio, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 9 scheduled coaches that travel from Austin to San Antonio every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct coaches which you can take the entire route from Texas to Texas without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Austin to San Antonio; ticket prices start at £5.88.

What coach companies travel from Austin to San Antonio?

There are 4 coach lines from Austin, Texas to San Antonio, Texas. With 7 daily trips, Tornado Bus usually has the most coaches running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
El Expreso Bus12h 0m£41.98
Greyhound31h 42m£11.60
Tornado Bus71h 52m£41.98
Turimex Internacional21h 48m£23.54

Where does the coach leave from in Austin?

Coaches to San Antonio leave from multiple locations in Austin, Texas. These are the 3 most popular coach stations:

  • 711 E Ben White Blvd
  • Bus Terminal - 916 E Koenig Ln
  • 1140 Airport Blvd

Where does the coach arrive in San Antonio?

Coaches arrive in San Antonio at 3 stations, depending on which coach line you are traveling with. These are the main coach stations in San Antonio, Texas:

  • Tornado Bus Station
  • Bus Terminal - 500 N St Marys St
  • Of Turimex Intl

Price trends for coaches from Austin to San Antonio

Average prices by travel date

£47£31£16OctNov

Monthly average prices

£20£16£12£8£4NDJFMAMJJASO

Prices as travel date approaches

£39£31£24£16£83020100

coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Austin, TX to San Antonio, TX
4.5
Based on 6 ratings and reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.7
Staff
3.7
Value
3.0
Condition
4.0
Anthony
3.0
23 July 2019Solo travel
Pros
Driver was courteous and professional.
Cons
Greyhound couldn’t be bothered to keep us informed as departure was delayed. Bus was a little shabby. Charging port didn’t work.
Covadonga
5.0
26 June 2019Vacation
Pros
It was a good option to visit another city while I was in Texas without having to rent a car. It was a relaxing trip, easy and affordable
Tips
Buy your tickets on line. It is very easy to print from the machines at the station or e-ticket on your phone

Based on 3 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Megabus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.3
Staff
4.7
Value
4.7
Condition
4.3
Helen
5.0
1 March 2020Solo travel
Pros
Comfortable ride, good driver
Cons
I can't think of anything
Tips
Have numbers for taxis in case of no wifi once off the bus
Wendy
5.0
16 August 2019Vacation
Pros
the best way to go from city to city
Cons
magabus web site

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