Travel from Austin to The Woodlands

Bus
$6
4h 13min
24 lb of CO2
$
Flight
$105
1h 2min
95 lb of CO2

Austin to The Woodlands Flights

There are 1 airports — AUS — that make sense to fly out of from Austin and 1 airports — IAH — to access The Woodlands. The best deals are usually found by flying out of AUS.

United offers flights from AUS to IAH.

The cheapest way by air is via PublicCharters.com and flies from Austin Bergstrom Intl (AUS) to George Bush Intercontinental (IAH). United flies from Austin Bergstrom Intl (AUS) to George Bush Intercontinental (IAH) and is the quickest flight to get you from Austin to The Woodlands.Out of the 4 total modes of travel to The Woodlands from Austin, a flight is the quickest method.
Train
$61
5h 22min
66 lb of CO2
Drive
$18
2h 34min
30 lb of CO2

Drive from Austin to The Woodlands

It's 135 miles between Austin to The Woodlands. On a typical day, it might take between 2h 34min and 2h 42min from Austin to The Woodlands under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 2h 50min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to The Woodlands by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $18.

What is the best way to travel from Austin to The Woodlands?

The are 9 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Austin to The Woodlands. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the bus out of Austin towards Houston, as it is the cheapest to The Woodlands. It's common to find tickets for as low as $6. Greyhound operates from Austin to The Woodlands, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Austin to The Woodlands?

On your trip from Austin to The Woodlands, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train.

Austin to The Woodlands TX - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Austin to The Woodlands. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to The Woodlands is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Austin/The Woodlands buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Austin is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Austin TX and The Woodlands during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Austin to The Woodlands? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of The Woodlands traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to The Woodlands is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Austin to The Woodlands?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Austin to The Woodlands is by bus. The bus costs $6 roughly and will take 5 hours 59 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from Austin to The Woodlands?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between Austin area and The Woodlands, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 6 hours. We recommend catching the train at AUS Austin Amtrak, which is about 1 miles from Austin. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at SAS San Antonio.

How long does it take from Austin to The Woodlands by car?

The total distance between Austin and The Woodlands is 135 miles and will take you about 2 hours 34 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $18.

Austin to The Woodlands Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $6
Fastest Way Flight — 1h 2min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 21 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — bus, flight, train and by car
Distance 135 miles
Travel Companies Greyhound, Amtrak, United, PublicCharters.com

Travel companies on this route

Greyhound from Austin to The Woodlands
Greyhound
Bus company
1 routes
Amtrak from Austin to The Woodlands
Amtrak
Train company
19015 routes
United from Austin to The Woodlands
United
Airline
2002 routes
PublicCharters.com from Austin to The Woodlands
PublicCharters.com
Airline
10 routes