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Houston - 7000 Harrisburg Blvd, Greyhound Bus station
San Antonio - Greyhound Station San Antonio, Texas
Bus Houston to San Antonio: Trip Overview

Bus Houston to San Antonio: Trip Overview

Average ticket price$38
Average bus trip duration3h 35m
Number of daily buses14
Earliest bus departure2:00 AM
Distance193 miles (310 km)
Latest bus departure9:31 PM

Houston to San Antonio Buses

Information on this bus route

Buses travel from Houston to San Antonio about 14 times a day, with the fastest trip taking 221. You can expect to pay about $38 for a bus ticket on this route, though cheaper tickets can be found at $29.

Daily Departures14
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures2:00AM - 9:31PM
Minimum Price$24
Average Ticket Price$38
Minimum Trip Duration2h25m
Average Bus Trip Duration3h35m
Distance193 miles (310 km)
Bus Companies on This RouteFlixBus, Greyhound, Red Coach, Turimex Internacional, Megabus
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions for your trip Houston - San Antonio

Both buses and trains are available for traveling between these two cities. Either way you choose, you'll be sure to reach your destination in the most convenient and sustainable way. Another option is using carpool services and riding with fellow travelers.

The travel time from Houston to San Antonio is about 3h 35m, although the fastest bus will take 2h 25m, on average. This is the time it takes to travel the 190 miles (306 km) that separate the two cities.

Houston and San Antonio are 190 miles (306 km) apart.

On average, there are 14 daily departures on this route, offered by FlixBus, Greyhound and Red Coach. The number of buses operating from Houston to San Antonio may change based on the day of the week. Busbud can make your trip from Houston to San Antonio a breeze! Simply check the schedules and pick the bus that matches your needs and budget. It's that easy!

The bus service operates from 2:00 AM for the initial departure and runs until 9:31 PM for the final departure.

If you're headed to San Antonio from Houston, chances are that your bus will depart from Downtown Greyhound Station and arrive at Greyhound Station San Antonio, Texas. These are the main departure and arrival locations on this route, but you can also find other options that could better fit your plans.

You can save a lot of money on your trip from Houston to San Antonio by choosing to travel by bus. The lowest price for the bus on this route is $29.

The bus ticket costs $38 on average. Over the last 30 days, the prices ranged between $29 and $110, so make sure to compare them to get the best option.

Yes, you can do a day trip from Houston to San Antonio. The total time it takes to make a round-trip between Houston and San Antonio is about 4h 50m. This allows for plenty of time to explore the sights in San Antonio before returning to Houston in the evening.

Once in San Antonio, you can start exploring the city and discover its surroundings. The top sights and things to do are Traders Village, Six Flags Fiesta Texas, Tower of the Americas, City Sightseeing San Antonio and San Antonio Zoo.

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The cheapest trip from Houston to San Antonio was searched and found on Apr 21, 2024 with a price of $25

To save money and be sure you have the best seat, it's a good idea to buy your bus tickets from Houston to San Antonio, as early as possible.

You can expect to pay from $25 to $52 for a bus ticket from Houston to San Antonio based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $25 which is on 2024-04-21.

Usually Turimex will charge you higher prices for tickets closer to the departure date. To find the best prices, you should be flexible on your date of travel.

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

Make friends with the driver. They usually know a lot about your destination and may even recommend which side of the bus to sit on to get the best views on the road between Houston and San Antonio!

From miles long of beauteous natural landscapes to impressive man-crafted sights, you're bound to be in for a visual treat on your bus trip from Houston to San Antonio.

Buses are energy-efficient. Carrying a passenger over 100 kms by coach only takes 0.6-0.9 liters of gas. Compare that to the 2.6 liters required by high-speed train, 6.6 liters by airplane and 7.6 liters by gas-powered car, and it's clear that the bus is a more environmentally-conscious option for your bus transportation from Houston to San Antonio.

Make a music playlist for your bus ride from Houston to San Antonio, and enjoy the scenery to tunes from your own personal soundtrack.

Did you know?

It takes 27 hours to go by bus from Lima to Cusco, one of the craziest bus trips on the world. This route is used daily by locals and backpackers.

One of the longest bus route in the world goes all the way from Ontario to Alberta in Canada (with the same bus). This trip is 3,435 km or 2,135 miles long and the price is a bit under $100.

9.2% of ground transportation in Europe is done by bus versus 7.4% by train.

What's the cheapest way to go from Houston to San Antonio?

The bus is the cheapest travel choice for this destination
Vehicle TypeTravel TimeAvg PriceDaily Departures
Vehicle TypeBusTravel Time3h 35mAvg Price$38Daily Departures14
Vehicle TypeTrainTravel Time5h 10mAvg Price$43Daily Departures1

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