Bus Austin to Houston and return

Cheap bus and train tickets for trips from Houston to Austin and return

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You can get a bus ticket from Austin to Houston or from Houston to Austin for only $1.00. Greyhound US, megabus US, OurBus and Busbud 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 2h 59m . 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
  Bus Austin - Houston    146 mi
Ø Bus connections7 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
      10:15 PM
      1:10 AM
    7 Jan
    +1
    megabus US
    from $1.00
  • Austin
    Houston
      10:15 PM
      1:10 AM
    20 Feb
    +1
    megabus US
    from $1.00
  • Austin
    Houston
      9:55 PM
      12:50 AM
    20 Jan
    +1
    megabus US
    from $1.00
  • Austin
    Houston
      10:15 PM
      1:10 AM
    19 Feb
    +1
    megabus US
    from $1.00
  • Austin
    Houston
      10:15 PM
      1:10 AM
    10 Jan
    +1
    megabus US
    from $1.00
  • Austin
    Houston
      10:15 PM
      1:10 AM
    3 Jan
    +1
    megabus US
    from $5.00
  • Austin
    Houston
      10:15 PM
      1:10 AM
    9 Jan
    +1
    megabus US
    from $5.00
  • Austin
    Houston
      7:55 AM
      11:45 AM
    26 Mar
    Greyhound US
    from $9.00
  • Austin
    Houston
      10:00 AM
      2:00 PM
    1 Jan
    OurBusOurBus
    from $10.00
  • Austin
    Houston
      7:55 AM
      10:55 AM
    26 Mar
    Greyhound US
    from $11.00
  • Austin
    Houston
      7:55 AM
      10:55 AM
    19 Feb
    Greyhound US
    from $11.00
  • Austin
    Houston
      7:55 AM
      10:55 AM
    1 Jan
    Greyhound US
    from $13.00
  • Austin
    Houston
      7:55 AM
      10:55 AM
    19 Dec
    Greyhound US
    from $14.00
  • Austin
    Houston
      12:01 PM
      3:00 PM
    6 Apr
    Greyhound US
    from $15.00


  Bus Houston - Austin    146 mi
Ø Bus connections7 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
      6:40 AM
      9:10 AM
    31 Dec
    megabus US
    from $1.00
  • Houston
    Austin
      8:00 PM
      10:30 PM
    23 Dec
    megabus US
    from $1.00
  • Houston
    Austin
      6:40 PM
      9:10 PM
    22 Dec
    megabus US
    from $1.00
  • Houston
    Austin
      6:55 PM
      9:25 PM
    24 Dec
    megabus US
    from $5.00
  • Houston
    Austin
      6:55 PM
      9:25 PM
    26 Feb
    megabus US
    from $5.00
  • Houston
    Austin
      6:55 PM
      9:25 PM
    1 Jan
    megabus US
    from $5.00
  • Houston
    Austin
      8:25 PM
      11:00 PM
    17 Jan
    megabus US
    from $5.00
  • Houston
    Austin
      8:10 AM
      11:00 AM
    26 Mar
    Greyhound US
    from $9.00
  • Houston
    Austin
      3:45 PM
      7:45 PM
    1 Jan
    OurBusOurBus
    from $20.00
  • Houston
    Austin
      3:45 PM
      7:45 PM
    1 Jan
    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
    1 Jan
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $20.40
  • Houston
    Austin
      8:00 AM
      10:50 AM
    1 Jan
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $24.93


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 $21.00. 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 Greyhound US will get you to your destination in only 2h 59m, other companies' buses take up 3h 0m.

Bus stops in Austin and Houston

  Stations
San Jacinto Blvd 1500, 78701 Austin (USA)
Dean Keeton St between Dancy St. and Lafayette St. , 78722 Austin (USA)
  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

Finding a cheap bus ticket from Austin to Houston can become quite a chore if you don’t know where to look. That's exactly what we're here for: to help you find the right bus. You can compare all the offers available and select the perfect bus! Go for the quickest bus if you're in a hurry, select the least expensive one if you want to travel without spending too much money or select the one that offers the best on-board amenities.

While carry-on luggage, AC and extra legroom are becoming the norm on most buses, some operators go the extra mile and offer modern appliances such as USB ports (sometimes in every single row) or wireless internet at no extra cost. Just enter your point of departure, destination and your preferred date of travel and let our smart bus search start comparing the best bus operators. For instance, when you take a bus from Houston to Austin, wireless internet at no extra cost can be found on board most buses operated by Greyhound US.

We’ll help you pick the best offer so that your bus trip from Austin to Houston and back is as, or even more convenient than taking the train or flying.

Austin and Houston: Useful Info

Austin
0.79 Million
Houston
2.10 Million
Taxi
$4.87
$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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