The Woodlands to San Antonio Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $10
Fastest Way Flight — 1h 7min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 16 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — bus, train, flight and by car
Distance 187 miles
Travel Companies Greyhound, Amtrak, Turimex Internacional, United, Turimex
Bus
$10 · 2h 49min · 32 lb of CO2
Conroe to San Antonio
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Train
$53 · 4h 20min · 48 lb of CO2
HOS to SAS
Flight
$135 · 1h 7min · 102 lb of CO2
IAH to SAT

The Woodlands to San Antonio Flights

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

United offers flights from IAH to SAT.

The cheapest way by air is via United and flies from George Bush Intercontinental (IAH) to San Antonio Intl (SAT). United flies from George Bush Intercontinental (IAH) to San Antonio Intl (SAT) and is the quickest flight to get you from The Woodlands to San Antonio.Out of the 4 total modes of travel to San Antonio from The Woodlands, a flight is the quickest method.

Drive
$25 · 3h 27min · 40 lb of CO2
The Woodlands to San Antonio

Drive from The Woodlands to San Antonio

It's 188 miles between The Woodlands to San Antonio. On a typical day, it might take between 3h 27min and 3h 37min from The Woodlands to San Antonio under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 3h 47min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to San Antonio 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 $25.

What is the best way to travel from The Woodlands to San Antonio?

The are 7 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from The Woodlands to San Antonio. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the bus out of Houston towards San Antonio, as it is the cheapest to San Antonio. It's common to find tickets for as low as $10. Greyhound operates from The Woodlands to San Antonio, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from The Woodlands to San Antonio?

On your trip from The Woodlands to San Antonio, 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.

Is the train or the bus better from The Woodlands to San Antonio TX?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from The Woodlands to San Antonio. 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 San Antonio is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the The Woodlands/San Antonio buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from The Woodlands 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 The Woodlands TX and San Antonio 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 The Woodlands to San Antonio? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of San Antonio 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 San Antonio 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 The Woodlands to San Antonio?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from The Woodlands to San Antonio is by bus. The bus costs $10 roughly and will take 3 hours 14 minutes.

How much does Amtrak cost from The Woodlands to San Antonio?

Amtrak costs about $53 between The Woodlands and San Antonio. In total, the train will take roughly 4 hours 20 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at HOS Houston Amtrak, which is 28 miles from The Woodlands. Further, once you arrive at SAS San Antonio Amtrak or you will still have 1 miles to San Antonio.

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

The total distance between The Woodlands and San Antonio is 188 miles and will take you about 3 hours 27 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $25.

How far is it from the Woodlands, Texas to San Antonio?

From the Woodlands to San Antonio, it is about 187 miles directly or about 200 miles by driving.  If you're going to catch a bus, this will take about 3 hours and about 4 and a half hours by train.  Neither of which are direct.  Our recommended route is by car.

Travel companies on this route

Bus
Greyhound Greyhound from The Woodlands to San Antonio
Useful Links Greyhound Contact Page Greyhound Bustracker Website
Customer Service1-214-849-8966
Customer Service Español1-800-531-5332
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Train
Amtrak Amtrak from The Woodlands to San Antonio
Useful Links Map Coverage Schedule Pet Policy Website
Customer Service and Reservations1-800-872-7245
International Visitors215-856-7952
Group Travel Requests1-800-872-1477
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Bus
Turimex Internacional Turimex Internacional from The Woodlands to San Antonio
Useful Links Map Website
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Flight
United United from The Woodlands to San Antonio
Useful Links Map Reservations Coverage Baggage Website
Reservations1-800-864-8331
Damaged, Delayed, or Lost Luggage & Lost Items1-800-335-2247
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Bus
Turimex