The distance between Austin to Houston is 146.32 miles or 235.42 km. A train trip from Austin to Houston typically takes 16 hours and 42 minutes. If you are looking to get to Houston faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 16 hours and 40 minutes to get from Austin to Houston.
Going from Austin to Houston by train takes over 16 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.
On Tuesday trains from Austin to Houston are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Austin to Houston route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Austin to Houston, usually offering one departure per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Austin to Houston, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Austin to Houston, which start at $1.00.
Amtrak train tickets from Austin to Houston start from $41.00, and on average cost $43.75. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Houston. Amtrak in Austin leaves from 250 N Lamar Blvd, And in Houston trains arrive at 902 Washington Ave,
From Austin to Houston train travel on Amtrak takes 16 hours and 42 minutes. If you are looking to get to Houston faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 16 hours and 40 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $43.65 for a one-way train ticket to Houston.