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traveling from Austin to Houston by bus

Cheapest price
$1.00
Fastest time
2h 30m
Trips per day
8
bus carriers
2
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How can I get the cheapest bus ticket from Austin to Houston?

The best way to get the cheapest bus tickets from Austin to Houston is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Austin to Houston were $12.40. By booking 24 days out, tickets are on average $12.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Austin to Houston by bus is at 12 PM on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 1 PM 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.

How many daily bus trips are there from Austin to Houston?

On average there are 8 bus trips per day. Megabus has the most options for departures from Austin to Houston, with an average of 5 trips per day and 108 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers currently travel from Austin to Houston. Of the 8 trips there are 8 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Train options from Austin start at $41.00.

bus lines that run from Austin to Houston

Megabus

Megabus operates, on average, 5 bus schedule(s) from Austin to Houston. The average Megabus ticket to Houston costs $15.61. Cheap Megabus tickets to Houston are available on Wanderu starting from $1.00. In Austin, Megabus departs from 1500 San Jacinto Blvd and no other station. In Houston, Megabus arrives at 815 Pierce St at Travis St and 1 other station.

An average trip on Megabus from Austin to Houston takes 2 hours and 56 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Houston in 2 hours and 30 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 5 trips per day and you could expect to pay $18.83 for a weekend getaway trip to Houston.

Megabus
Megabus
Air conditioning
Restroom
Green certified
Movies
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
2h 56m
Avg. Price
$15.61

Greyhound

Greyhound operates, on average, 2 bus schedule(s) from Austin to Houston. The average Greyhound ticket to Houston costs $15.71. Cheap Greyhound tickets to Houston are available on Wanderu starting from $9.00. In Austin, Greyhound departs from Greyhound Station - 916 E Koenig Ln and no other station. In Houston, Greyhound arrives at Greyhound Station - 2121 Main St and no other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Austin to Houston takes 3 hours and 1 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Houston in 2 hours and 30 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay $17.76 for a weekend getaway trip to Houston.

Greyhound
Greyhound
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
3h 1m
Avg. Price
$15.71
Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have bus departures from Austin. Most bus trips to Houston will depart from 1500 San Jacinto Blvd, Greyhound Station - 916 E Koenig Ln.
  • 1500 San Jacinto Blvd
  • Greyhound Station - 916 E Koenig Ln
Bus trips arrive in Houston at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. 815 Pierce St at Travis St, Greyhound Station - 2121 Main St, Select Shell Station - 13250 FM 1960 W are the main bus stations in Houston for trips arriving from Austin.
  • 815 Pierce St at Travis St
  • Greyhound Station - 2121 Main St
  • Select Shell Station - 13250 FM 1960 W