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Journey Information

Houston to San Antonio coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£12.55
Shortest Duration3h 5m
Trips per day10
Coach lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to get to San Antonio from Houston?

By bus it takes an average of 2 hours to get to San Antonio from Houston. If you were to travel by train, it would take about 3 hours and 15 minutes.

What buses go from Houston to San Antonio?

There are on average 23 scheduled bus trips per day from Houston to San Antonio. There are 5 bus carriers that operate this route: Greyhound, Megabus, Turimex Internacional, El Expreso Bus and Tornado Bus. However, Greyhound has the most scheduled bus trips with an average of 11 trips per day. The cheapest average bus ticket is about $18.47 and the duration is about 2 hours.

Is San Antonio a good destination for a family vacation?

San Antonio is one of the best educational cities for families to visit. Places to go include the San Antonio Zoo, The Alamo, Six Flags and more. San Antonio has great attractions for all ages that the entire family can enjoy.

Is it safe to travel by coach from Houston 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 Houston to San Antonio?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £12.55 was the low point for coach fares from Houston to San Antonio. Coaches from San Antonio to Houston are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £12.55 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 23 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £17.04 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 3 hours and 36 minutes to cover the 189 miles (304 kilometers) from Houston, TX to San Antonio, TX. However, the fastest coach only takes 3 hours and 4.8 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie.

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

Because many passengers travel from Houston to San Antonio at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for coaches. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded coaches to San Antonio, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Houston?

The first coach leaves at 02:00 and the last coach leaves at 21:00. To see the times for all coaches from Houston to San Antonio, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 10 scheduled coaches that travel from Houston 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 Houston to San Antonio; ticket prices start at £23.54.

What coach companies travel from Houston to San Antonio?

There are 3 coach lines from Houston, Texas to San Antonio, Texas. With 9 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
Greyhound23h 26m£17.35
Tornado Bus93h 40m£37.78
Turimex Internacional23h 57m£28.65

Where does the coach leave from in Houston?

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

  • 6590 Southwest Hwy
  • 7011 Harrisburg Blvd
  • Bus Terminal - 2121 Main St
  • Tornado Bus Station - Lockwood
  • Tornado Bus Station - Airport

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 Houston to San Antonio

Average prices by travel date

£35£24£12SepOct

Monthly average prices

£39£31£24£16£8ONDJFMAMJJAS

Prices as travel date approaches

£39£31£24£16£83020100

coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Houston, TX to San Antonio, TX
4.7
Based on 7 ratings and reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.5
Staff
4.5
Value
4.5
Condition
5.0
Sisay
5.0
29 February 2020Solo travel
Pros
Very friendly and welcoming driver and I enjoyed my trip well.
Daniel
5.0
20 October 2019Solo travel
Pros
On time even with 2 pit stops

Based on 5 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
3.2
Staff
4.2
Value
4.4
Condition
4.6
Jonathan
4.0
30 December 2019Solo travel
Pros
Better bus setup than Greyhound
Cons
Bus stops
Tips
Take megabus, forget greyhound
Billie
5.0
14 December 2019Vacation
Pros
The friendly driver
Cons
The seats. Need better cushion.
Tips
Bring snacks and be careful being loud. Some passengers can be douches and shout at you.
Sulekha
4.0
21 October 2019Solo travel
Pros
Very cheap and free reliable Wi-Fi on bus
Gillian
5.0
21 June 2019Vacation
Pros
The bus depared and arrived as schedule. The bus was clean and comfortable, and the driver was very courteous. He made frequent announcements to help us plan for our arrival.
Cons
Wifi
Tips
Please don't hesitate to book your ticket with Megabus. My trip was great. Be sure to arrove on time. Punctuality is important to them.

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