Cheap bus tickets from Houston, TX to Austin, TX

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Rides:Houston, TX Austin, TX (09/28/2022)

2:55 hrs
Downtown Houston
Austin South Congress
Mostly empty
$39.99
3:10 hrs
Downtown Houston
Downtown Austin
Mostly empty
$39.99
2:40 hrs
Houston Uptown/Upper Kirby
Austin South Congress
Mostly empty
$39.99
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Bus stations and stops in Houston, TX

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Houston Downtown

Houston Uptown/Upper Kirby

The Woodlands

Baytown (Thompson & I-10 Service Rd)

North Houston

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Houston, TX - Austin, TX : Quick information
Online payment

Yes

Distance

146 miles

Direct connection

Yes

Environmentally-friendly travel?

Yes

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to get from Houston to Austin by bus?
The quickest bus trip from Houston to Austin takes as little as 2 hours 40 minutes.
What is the distance between Houston and Austin?
The bus route from Houston to Austin covers 163 miles. FlixBus can bring you from Houston to Austin in as little as 2 hours 40 minutes.
How much is the bus ticket between Houston and Austin?
You can get from Houston to Austin for as little as $24.99. On average, tickets for this connection cost $29.31.
What route does the bus from Houston to Austin take?
There are direct connections from Houston to Austin. Among them up to 1 buses running daily from Houston to Austin, 1 are direct connections. The fastest bus on this connection has 3 stop(s).
How can I pay for the bus from Houston to Austin?
You can buy your bus ticket from Houston to Austin choosing your preferred payment method among card, Paypal, Google Pay, and more!
Where can I see if my bus from Houston to Austin is on time?
You can track your bus location on our Real-Time Info Tool. Just select the relevant bus stop and check the time of arrival. Find out where your bus is and check if there are delays on the route.

Find the cheapest buses from Houston to Austin

Getting from Houston to Austin is cheap and easy when you travel with FlixBus. The two cities are 163 miles apart and traveling between the two takes as fast as 2 hours 40 minutes.
FlixBus tickets are always good value, but you can save even more money by booking online in advance. Book on the website or our FlixBus App in minutes, then simply use your phone as your ticket to board the bus.
Bus tickets between Houston and Austin cost $29.31 on average, but you can get tickets for as low as $24.99 if you book in advance and/or outside of busy travel times, like weekends and holidays.

For a quick, easy and environmentally-conscious choice, travel with FlixBus.
We have a large network of 200 destinations, so you can trust us to take you from your desired departure city to your destination in comfort and style - all for great value.

Traveling from Houston to Austin

It's easy to get from Houston to Austin with FlixBus, with 1 direct buses per day.
You can expect a minimum of 3 stops on your journey. It can take a minimum time of 2 hours 40 minutes.
Bus travel is the most environmentally friendly way to travel long distances and we're working to make it even greener with high environmental standards across our fleet of buses, the use of alternative drive and fuel technologies, and the option for all passengers to offset their carbon emissions at the point of buying a ticket.
The average cost of bus travel between Houston and Austin is $29.31, which makes bus travel far cheaper than any other method.

Taking the bus from Houston

Traveling from Houston and not familiar with it? Here's everything you need to know.
Houston is a transport hub with 8 bus station(s); the 13 connections departing from Houston every day take travelers both within the state and further afield.

Arriving in Austin

Traveling to Austin for the first time? Here's what you need to know:
Austin is very well connected to other destinations on the FlixBus network, with 13 connections arriving in one of the 3 bus station(s) of the city, giving you easy access to all corners of the country.

What to expect onboard the FlixBus bus from Houston to Austin

Getting from Houston to Austin aboard a FlixBus bus means traveling in comfort and style, with all the services you need to keep you occupied. Most of our buses include free Wi-Fi onboard, an entertainment system, toilets and power outlets.
You can bring one carry-on and one check-in piece of luggage per passenger, so even if you're taking a long trip, you don't need to worry about traveling light.
All ticket holders are guaranteed a seat on our buses but if you want to reserve a seat, you can do so at the time of booking. Choose from a classic seat, table seat, panorama seat or extra seat.
Just book online or on our FlixBus App when purchasing your ticket using any of our available payment methods.


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