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traveling from Houston to Austin by bus

Cheapest price$1.00
Shortest Duration2h 30m
Trips per day8
bus carriers2
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How can I get the cheapest bus ticket from Houston to Austin?

The best way to get the cheapest 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 $11.85. By booking 10 days out, tickets are on average $14.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Houston to Austin by bus is at 6:00 PM on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 10:00 AM on Monday 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 Houston to Austin?

On average there are 8 bus trips per day. Megabus has the most options for departures from Houston to Austin, with an average of 5 trips per day and 101 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers currently travel from Houston to Austin. Of the 8 trips there are 8 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

bus lines that run from Houston to Austin

Megabus

Megabus operates, on average, 5 bus schedule(s) from Houston to Austin. The average Megabus ticket to Austin costs $15.39. Cheap Megabus tickets to Austin are available on Wanderu starting from $1.00. In Houston, Megabus departs 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 2 hours and 30 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 5 trips per day and you could expect to pay $20.28 for a weekend getaway trip to Austin.

Megabus
Megabus
Air conditioning
Restroom
Green certified
Movies
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
3h 6m
Avg. Price
$15.39

Greyhound

Greyhound operates, on average, 3 bus schedule(s) from Houston to Austin. The average Greyhound ticket to Austin costs $16.20. Cheap Greyhound tickets to Austin are available on Wanderu starting from $9.00. In Houston, Greyhound departs from Greyhound Station - 2121 Main St and no other station. In Austin, Greyhound arrives at Greyhound Station - 916 E Koenig Ln and no other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Houston to Austin takes 2 hours and 54 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Austin in 2 hours and 30 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay $18.40 for a weekend getaway trip to Austin.

Greyhound
Greyhound
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
2h 54m
Avg. Price
$16.20

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 3 stations that have bus departures from Houston. Most bus trips to Austin will depart from 815 Pierce St at Travis St, Greyhound Station - 2121 Main St, Select Shell Station - 13250 FM 1960 W.
  • 815 Pierce St at Travis St
  • Greyhound Station - 2121 Main St
  • Select Shell Station - 13250 FM 1960 W
Bus trips arrive in Austin at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. 1500 San Jacinto Blvd, Greyhound Station - 916 E Koenig Ln are the main bus stations in Austin for trips arriving from Houston.
  • 1500 San Jacinto Blvd
  • Greyhound Station - 916 E Koenig Ln