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Austin to San Antonio bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$1.00
Shortest Duration0h 35m
Trips per day17
bus carriers5
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bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Austin to San Antonio
4.5
Based on 6 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
July 23, 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
June 26, 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
March 1, 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
August 16, 2019Vacation
Pros
the best way to go from city to city
Cons
magabus web site

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from Austin to San Antonio cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Austin to San Antonio were $4.63.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Austin to San Antonio is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 28 days out, tickets are on average $9.06 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Austin to San Antonio?

The distance between Austin and San Antonio is approximately 73.64 miles, or 118.47 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 1 hour and 35 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is and 35 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Austin to San Antonio by bus is usually on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Tuesday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Austin to San Antonio?

On average there are 17 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Austin to San Antonio, with an average of 9.393 trips per day and 143.25 monthly trips. 5 bus carriers serve the route from Austin to San Antonio. Of the 17 trips there are 17 trips that are direct connections to San Antonio.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Austin to San Antonio start at $12.00.

5 carriers offer Austin to San Antonio bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Austin to San Antonio from $6.00. There are 9.393443 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Austin to San Antonio and you can expect on average to pay $10.28 for a Greyhound ticket to San Antonio. In Austin, Greyhound departs to San Antonio from Bus Terminal - 916 E Koenig Ln, In San Antonio, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 500 N St Marys St,

An average trip on Greyhound from Austin to San Antonio takes 1 hours and 41 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to San Antonio in 0 hours and 35 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 9.352941 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $10.65 for a weekend trip to San Antonio.

Avg. Time
1h 41m
Avg. Price
$10.28

Megabus

Book Megabus from Austin to San Antonio from $1.00. There are 2.557377 trips per day offered by Megabus from Austin to San Antonio and you can expect on average to pay $5.24 for a Megabus ticket to San Antonio. In Austin, Megabus departs to San Antonio from 1500 San Jacinto Blvd, In San Antonio, Megabus arrives at Parking Lot - 840 Probandt St,

An average trip on Megabus from Austin to San Antonio takes 1 hours and 29 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to San Antonio in 0 hours and 35 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 2.823529 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $5.32 for a weekend trip to San Antonio.

Avg. Time
1h 29m
Avg. Price
$5.24

Turimex Internacional

Book Turimex Internacional from Austin to San Antonio from $23.00. There are 7.27027 trips per day offered by Turimex Internacional from Austin to San Antonio and you can expect on average to pay $25.39 for a Turimex Internacional ticket to San Antonio. In Austin, Turimex Internacional departs to San Antonio from 1140 Airport Blvd, In San Antonio, Turimex Internacional arrives at Of Turimex Intl,

An average trip on Turimex Internacional from Austin to San Antonio takes 1 hours and 30 minutes, while the fastest available Turimex Internacional trip will get you to San Antonio in 0 hours and 35 minutes,

On weekends, Turimex Internacional offers 8.090909 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $25.48 for a weekend trip to San Antonio.

Avg. Time
1h 30m
Avg. Price
$25.39

El Expreso Bus

Book El Expreso Bus from Austin to San Antonio from $45.00. Typically there is one El Expreso Bus schedule per day from Austin to San Antonio and you can expect on average to pay $45.00 for a El Expreso Bus ticket to San Antonio. In Austin, El Expreso Bus departs to San Antonio from 711 E Ben White Blvd, In San Antonio, El Expreso Bus arrives at Tornado Bus Station,

An average trip on El Expreso Bus from Austin to San Antonio takes 1 hours and 50 minutes, while the fastest available El Expreso Bus trip will get you to San Antonio in 0 hours and 35 minutes,

Avg. Time
1h 50m
Avg. Price
$45.00

Tornado Bus

Book Tornado Bus from Austin to San Antonio from $45.00. There are 3.333333 trips per day offered by Tornado Bus from Austin to San Antonio and you can expect on average to pay $45.00 for a Tornado Bus ticket to San Antonio. In Austin, Tornado Bus departs to San Antonio from 711 E Ben White Blvd, In San Antonio, Tornado Bus arrives at Tornado Bus Station,

An average trip on Tornado Bus from Austin to San Antonio takes 2 hours and 0 minutes, while the fastest available Tornado Bus trip will get you to San Antonio in 0 hours and 35 minutes,

Avg. Time
2h 0m
Avg. Price
$45.00

Plan your next adventure

There are 4 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to San Antonio will depart from these stations in Austin:
  • Bus Terminal - 916 E Koenig Ln
  • 1140 Airport Blvd
  • 1500 San Jacinto Blvd
  • 711 E Ben White Blvd
Buses arrive in San Antonio at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in San Antonio for trips arriving from Austin:
  • Bus Terminal - 500 N St Marys St
  • Of Turimex Intl
  • Parking Lot - 840 Probandt St
  • Tornado Bus Station

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