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Facts about the bus from Houston to Austin

Compare all providers like FlixBus, megabus US and RedCoach that travel 32 times every day by bus from Houston to Austin in one click! Book your bus ticket from Houston to Austin starting from $20!

Cheapest Bus $20
Fastest Bus 2h 15m
Earliest Bus 2:00 AM
Latest Bus 7:00 PM
Daily Bus Routes 32 Ø
Distance 146.5 miles
Bus Companies FlixBus, megabus US, RedCoach and Greyhound US

Cheapest bus connections from Houston to Austin

Every day, 32 buses from 4 bus companies leave Houston for Austin: in the table below, you will find the cheapest prices for a bus ticket for this route, starting from 03/01/2024 and for the following days.

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday 02/25
Monday 02/26
Tuesday 02/27
Wednesday 02/28
Thursday 02/29
Friday 03/01
$32
Saturday 03/02
$30
Sunday 03/03
$33
Monday 03/04
$32
Tuesday 03/05
$30
Wednesday 03/06
$30
Thursday 03/07
$30
Friday 03/08
$32
Saturday 03/09
$30
Sunday 03/10
$25
Monday 03/11
$25
Tuesday 03/12
$25
Wednesday 03/13
$30
Thursday 03/14
$30
Friday 03/15
$30
Saturday 03/16
Sunday 03/17
$25
Monday 03/18
$24
Tuesday 03/19
$25
Wednesday 03/20
$24
Thursday 03/21
$25
Friday 03/22
Saturday 03/23

The cheapest time to travel from Houston to Austin

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from Houston to Austin, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from $20, Thursday is the cheapest day for a bus from Houston to Austin. Friday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from $32.
Morning is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from Houston to Austin, with $20. Night is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from $38.

How to save money travelling from Houston to Austin

Travel can be expensive, but it doesn't need to be! Do you want to avoid paying a terrible price for your trip? Then follow these quick steps to save money:

Book the ticket from Houston to Austin in advance! The earlier you book, the cheaper usually the price is. Also, you will be sure to have a place on the bus from Houston to Austin, compared instead if you buy it at the last moment, or directly at the station.

If you can, avoid travelling at peak times. Instead of weekend, try travelling during the week. Travelling in the evening or at night it’s also cheaper, and later buses from Houston to Austin are also emptier.

Compare all timetables for the bus from Houston to Austin

Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from Houston to Austin from various bus operators like FlixBus, megabus US or RedCoach for the next days.
  • FlixBus
    3h 25m
    10:40 AM
    Houston
    Bus station
    2:05 PM
    Austin
    5203 Eastside Bus Plaza Bay H Bus Stop
    FlixBus
    Economy
    from $20
  • megabus US
    3h 30m
    7:15 AM
    Houston
    10:45 AM
    Austin
    Megabus Stop
    megabus US
    Economy
    from $24
  • RedCoach
    4h 35m
    10:45 AM
    Houston
    Downtown Houston
    3:20 PM
    Austin
    Central Station
    RedCoach
    Business
    from $25
  • megabus US
    3h 30m
    7:15 AM
    Houston
    Bus station
    10:45 AM
    Austin
    Central Station
    megabus US
    Economy
    from $30
  • RedCoach
    3h 0m
    4:30 PM
    Houston
    Downtown Houston
    7:30 PM
    Austin
    Central Station
    RedCoach
    First Class
    from $30
  • FlixBus
    2h 55m
    6:45 AM
    Houston
    Downtown Houston
    9:40 AM
    Austin
    5203 Eastside Bus Plaza Bay H Bus Stop
    FlixBus
    Economy
    from $32
  • FlixBus
    2h 45m
    6:30 AM
    Houston
    Downtown Houston
    9:15 AM
    Austin
    North Austin/The Domain
    FlixBus
    Economy
    from $33
  • megabus US
    3h 30m
    7:15 AM
    Houston
    10:45 AM
    Austin
    Megabus Stop
    megabus US
    Economy
    from $34
  • Greyhound US
    5h 10m
    2:00 AM
    Houston
    Bus station
    7:10 AM
    Austin
    5203 Eastside Bus Plaza Bay H Bus Stop
    Greyhound US
    Economy
    from $38
  • megabus US
    3h 30m
    7:15 AM
    Houston
    10:45 AM
    Austin
    Megabus Stop
    megabus US
    Economy
    from $39
  • RedCoach
    2h 50m
    10:30 AM
    Houston
    Downtown Houston
    1:20 PM
    Austin
    Central Station
    RedCoach
    Business
    from $40
  • Greyhound US
    5h 10m
    2:00 AM
    Houston
    Southeast Bus Station
    7:10 AM
    Austin
    5203 Eastside Bus Plaza Bay H Bus Stop
    Greyhound US
    Economy
    from $44
  • Greyhound US
    5h 10m
    2:00 AM
    Houston
    Bus station
    7:10 AM
    Austin
    5203 Eastside Bus Plaza Bay H Bus Stop
    Greyhound US
    Economy
    from $48
  • FlixBus
    3h 0m
    3:50 PM
    Houston
    Downtown Houston
    6:50 PM
    Austin
    North Austin/The Domain
    FlixBus
    Economy
    from $53

More bus companies that typically serve the route Houston to Austin

Bus schedules change all the time. The following offers are not available anymore for buses from Houston to Austin, but may come back in the future. Keep an eye on them!

  • megabus
    3h 30m
    7:15 AM
    Houston
    Hillcroft P&R
    10:45 AM
    Austin
    Megabus Stop
    megabus
    Temporarily not available: last found 11/11/2023
    Economy
    from $24
  • Valley Transit
    5h 25m
    6:35 AM
    Houston
    SW Agencia Autobuses
    12:00 PM
    Austin
    North Austin/The Domain
    Valley Transit
    Temporarily not available: last found 01/27/2024
    Economy
    from $27

Frequency of bus connections between Houston and Austin

See here how frequent the connections between Houston and Austin are, during different times and days of the week.
Thursday is the busiest day, with more than 47 daily buses from Houston to Austin. Wednesday has instead the fewest connections, with only 13 daily coaches between Houston and Austin.
The busiest time of the day is the Morning, with 96 buses from Houston to Austin, while Night sees the fewest connections between Houston and Austin, with 10 offers.

Beloved bus companies from Houston to Austin

These are the most booked bus companies between Houston to Austin from our users.

All bus stations and stops in Houston and Austin

In the map below, you can see where to find all bus stations in Houston and Austin.

Service and Comfort on the bus from Houston to Austin

Want to know which seat classes are available on the buses from Houston to Austin? Or which bus companies serve the route Houston to Austin? Below you will find answers to your questions.

FAQs about the Houston to Austin bus

How much does a Houston Austin bus trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $20 and takes 3h 25m to reach Austin. Compare offers to save money!

How much could I save by comparing buses from Houston to Austin?

This route is offered by 4 companies with a range of ticket prices between $20 and $65. Thus, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to make sure you get the cheapest bus ticket to Austin.

On average, how many connections are available from Houston to Austin each day?

Every day, the Houston to Austin bus route is served by approximately 32 connections. With our search, you can compare bus times to find the perfect trip.

How long does a bus journey from Houston to Austin take?

The fastest bus from Houston to Austin is offered by RedCoach and takes 2h 15m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $30. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Houston to Austin?

The earliest bus arriving in Austin from Houston starts at 2:00 AM. However, information regarding departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search to find exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last bus from Houston to Austin?

The latest bus trip departing from Houston for Austin starts at 7:00 PM. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. So just use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which bus companies operate the Houston Austin route?

When traveling by bus from Houston to Austin, passengers can travel with FlixBus, megabus US and RedCoach. With our search, you can compare all available bus tickets to book the one that works for you.

Is there a direct bus between Houston and Austin?

You can check all the direct connections between Houston and Austin by using our search and looking at the Changes section in our filters. These are some of the companies which offer a direct bus: FlixBus, megabus US and RedCoach.

What can I take with me on the Houston to Austin bus route?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you're allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the Houston Austin bus route free of charge. Simply use our search to find a bus that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Houston Austin bus route?

The equipment on board differs depending on the provider. However, many long-distance buses have WiFi so you can tell your friends your exact location during the journey. To make traveling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Houston to Austin on your planned travel date.

Available seat classes which are offered on the bus route Houston to Austin

Economy
Economy

The cheapest option available for your ticket, it usually comes with reclinable seats and AC.

Business
Business

Comfortable seating, food and drink service, accompanied generally by ticket flexibility.

First Class
First

Best of the best: you will find the most comfortable accommodation to work or relax during your travel.

More bus routes from Houston and Austin

Here’s an overview of the most popular bus routes from Houston and from Austin. Simply click on the connection of your choice, and you will find all the details about your bus route!

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