Cheap train tickets from San Antonio to Houston

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How much are train tickets from San Antonio to Houston?

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How do you find cheap train tickets from San Antonio to Houston?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from San Antonio to Houston is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from San Antonio to Houston was $30.00. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 27 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $7.00 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from San Antonio to Houston?

The distance between San Antonio and Houston is approximately 189.22 miles, or 304.44 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 4 hours and 45 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 45 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains 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 train 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 day for trains from San Antonio to Houston?

On Wednesday trains from San Antonio 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 Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak Sunset Limited has the most connections between San Antonio to Houston

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the San Antonio to Houston route. Amtrak Sunset Limited offers the most scheduled departures between San Antonio to Houston, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Houston with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from San Antonio to Houston, which start at $1.00.

One train company connects San Antonio to Houston

Amtrak Sunset Limited

Amtrak Sunset Limited train tickets from San Antonio to Houston start from $30.00, and on average cost $32.29. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Sunset Limited schedules to Houston. Amtrak Sunset Limited in San Antonio leaves from 350 Hoefgen St, And in Houston trains arrive at 902 Washington Ave,

From San Antonio to Houston train travel on Amtrak Sunset Limited takes 4 hours and 45 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Houston on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Sunset Limited scheduled trip per day, which will cost $33.00 for a one-way weekend reservation from San Antonio.

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There is one train station from which trains depart San Antonio on their way to Houston. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in San Antonio are:
  • 350 Hoefgen St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Houston from San Antonio. These are the busiest arriving stations in Houston:
  • 902 Washington Ave