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You can get a bus ticket from Austin to Houston or from Houston to Austin for only $1.00. FlixBus, Greyhound US, megabus US, OurBus, Busbud and offer cheap and convenient bus trips between these two cities, allowing travellers to save money without compromising comfort. This route's fastest travel time starts at 3h 30m . The choice is yours: Just click the "Find Now" button, see all options and take your pick!

Austin to Houston Bus Information

Cheapest Bus$1.00
Fastest Bus2h 55m
Distance146.5 miles
Bus Companiesmegabus US, Greyhound US, OurBus, FlixBus
  Bus Austin - Houston    146 mi
Ø Bus connections10 x
Savings-93%

The cheapest bus routes from Austin to Houston

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Austin
    Houston
      12:00 PM
      3:00 PM
    6 Nov
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $1.00
  • Austin
    Houston
      10:15 PM
      1:10 AM
    6 Dec
    +1
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $1.00
  • Austin
    Houston
      10:15 PM
      1:10 AM
    30 Sep
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $1.00
  • Austin
    Houston
      9:55 PM
      12:50 AM
    9 Nov
    +1
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $1.00
  • Austin
    Houston
      7:30 PM
      10:30 PM
    22 Dec
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $1.00
  • Austin
    Houston
      10:15 PM
      1:10 AM
    15 Oct
    +1
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $1.00
  • Austin
    Houston
      9:55 PM
      12:50 AM
    16 Nov
    +1
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $1.00
  • Austin
    Houston
      5:25 PM
      10:45 PM
    6 Nov
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $8.00
  • Austin
    Houston
      5:25 PM
      10:45 PM
    27 Nov
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $8.00
  • Austin
    Houston
      5:25 PM
      10:45 PM
    26 Nov
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $8.00
  • Austin
    Houston
      7:55 AM
      12:05 PM
    8 Nov
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $9.00
  • Austin
    Houston
      10:00 AM
      2:00 PM
    2 Oct
    OurBusOurBus
    from $10.00
  • Austin
    Houston
      9:00 AM
      12:30 PM
    14 Oct
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $13.82
  • Austin
    Houston
      9:00 AM
      12:30 PM
    17 Oct
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $13.82


  Bus Houston - Austin    146 mi
Ø Bus connections10 x
Savings-96%

The cheapest bus routes from Houston to Austin

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Houston
    Austin
      8:20 AM
      10:50 AM
    28 Oct
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $1.00
  • Houston
    Austin
      11:20 AM
      1:55 PM
    8 Nov
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $1.00
  • Houston
    Austin
      8:00 PM
      10:30 PM
    15 Dec
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $1.00
  • Houston
    Austin
      11:20 AM
      1:55 PM
    31 Oct
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $1.00
  • Houston
    Austin
      6:55 PM
      9:25 PM
    25 Dec
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $1.00
  • Houston
    Austin
      8:25 PM
      11:00 PM
    17 Oct
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $5.00
  • Houston
    Austin
      6:55 PM
      9:25 PM
    14 Oct
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $5.00
  • Houston
    Austin
      11:15 AM
      4:50 PM
    22 Jan
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $8.00
  • Houston
    Austin
      11:15 AM
      4:50 PM
    6 Jan
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $8.00
  • Houston
    Austin
      11:15 AM
      4:50 PM
    25 Dec
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $8.00
  • Houston
    Austin
      4:00 PM
      7:10 PM
    15 Dec
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $13.82
  • Houston
    Austin
      4:00 PM
      7:10 PM
    25 Dec
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $13.82
  • Houston
    Austin
      3:45 PM
      7:45 PM
    2 Oct
    OurBusOurBus
    from $20.00
  • Houston
    Austin
      3:45 PM
      7:45 PM
    2 Oct
    OurBusOurBus
    from $25.00


  Carpooling Houston - Austin    146 mi
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from Houston to Austin

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Houston
    Austin
      12:00 PM
      3:00 PM
    2 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $19.90
  • Houston
    Austin
      8:00 AM
      10:50 AM
    2 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $24.33


Current ticket prices

You're looking for low-budget travel options? Then taking the bus is just perfect for you. But be aware: there can be price differences nonetheless! Ticket prices for the route Austin - Houston are currently ranging from $1.00 to $13.82. If you're flexible timewise, we suggest checking different departure times. Sometimes you can save some dollars on top by simply taking an earlier bus. Another thing to take a look at is the travel time: while will get you to your destination in only 3h 30m, other companies' buses take up 3h 30m.

Bus stops in Austin and Houston

  Stations
Main St 2121, 77002 Houston (USA)
Southwest Fwy 6590 , 77074 Houston (USA)
St Joseph Parkway 801, 77002 Houston (USA)

More on bus features and services

Opting for the bus for a city trip is becoming increasingly popular. It's not only affordable but it's also eco-friendly thanks to its low carbon emissions.

Traveling by bus has also become as convenient as flying or taking the train. In recent years, carriers have stepped up their game when it comes to amenities by offering everything from power plugs, USB plugs, to free WiFi. When taking a look at the search results displayed on our page, you can immediately see all features offered by all carriers. For instance, free WiFi can be found on board most buses operated by FlixBus. That way you'll be able to play some online games while on the road.

A generous baggage policy also belongs to the myriad features and amenities offered by today's carriers. Your trip from Houston to Austin can become a lot easier if you do your research before you travel. Most carriers offering intercity bus routes from Austin to Houston, allow you to take a regular-size baggage in addition to carry-on baggage. Additional luggage or oversized luggage can usually be booked for an extra fee.

Take a look at the exact location of the bus stops in both cities, find out about departure times and book the perfect bus! You can also use CheckMyBus to look for current special offers for your Austin – Houston bus. The choice is yours - travel smart!

Austin and Houston: Useful Info

Austin
0.79 Million
Houston
2.10 Million
Taxi
$4.86
$4.27
Austin
Houston
A cab ride in Austin is 13% more expensive than in Houston.
Local buses
$1.25
$1.25
Austin
Houston
A bus fare in Austin is 0% more expensive than in Houston.
Beer
$4.00
$3.00
Austin
Houston
A large beer in Austin is 25% more expensive than in Houston.
Water
$1.68
$1.61
Austin
Houston
A bottle of water in Austin is 5% more expensive than in Houston.
Meal
$10.05
$9.72
Austin
Houston
A meal in Austin is 4% more expensive than in Houston.
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