Search Flights from Houston to Austin (Austin Bergstrom Intl.)

Approximate Travel Distance
157 Miles
Approximate Flight Duration
50 min
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Transportation to Houston Airport from the City Center

George Bush Intercontinental  Airport

George Bush Intercontinental Airport is located 37 km from the city center. Also referred to as Houston Airport it serves the Greater Houston area, operating both domestic and international flights. Taxis and buses are the most widely used methods of transportation to get to the airport.

Taxi

Taxis are a convenient method of transportation to get to the airport from the city center. Taxis are easily accessible from the city center. You can also have the hotel you are staying at help arrange a taxi for you. Taxis are equipped with credit card technology so you can pay using cash or credit. Implementing a special 10% discount for elderly passengers is required by law. A taxi from the city center to Houston Airport takes about 30 minutes.

Bus

Another transportation alternative to get to Houston Airport is by bus. Buses are a cheaper alternative when compared to taxis but they do take longer. A bus from the city center to the airport takes over an hour. Buses run more frequently over the weekends due to the increase in the number of passengers over the weekends. Buses drop off passengers at the terminal departures level. For more information on bus routes please visit Houston Bush Intercontinental Airport’s website.   

Rental Car

Renting a car in the city center is another convenient transportation alternative to get to Houston Airport. Renting a car is also a great option to get around in the city during your trip. There are various rental car companies located at the airport, such as Avis, Budget, Hertz, and Enterprise. You can return your rental car vehicle at the Rental Car Center located adjacent to the airport. There is a shuttle service that connects the Rental Car Center and the airport terminals. The shuttles are blue and white and get to the airport terminals in 5 minutes.

Airport Information

George Bush Intercontinental Airport, also referred to as Houston Airport, is located 37 km from downtown Houston. Houston Airport operates passenger services out of 5 terminals that are connected to each other by the TerminaLink train, which is for passengers only, and an underground train, that everyone has access to. Houston Airport offers passengers a variety of services to meet their basic needs and services that could be considered more unique. The airport contains ATMs, free Wi-Fi, charging stations, currency exchange services, vending machines, a lost and found, mail services, restaurants, cafes, bars, and stores. Houston Airport also features shoeshine services and pet relief areas.

Houston Airport aims to provide a relaxing yet fun environment for passengers once they’ve landed or as they wait for their flight. Stores where passengers can go shopping include ATU Duty Free and Dufry Tax & Duty Free stores, Bayou city Travelmart, Americana, Automated Kiosks for Benefit Cosmetics, Best Buy Express, and AT&T, as well as Brooks Brothers, Bluewire, Brookstone, City Point, Corsa Collections, Dylan’s candy Bar, Eddie Bauer, eSavvy, Headphone Hub, Hugo Boss, Johnston & Murphy, and more.

There are also a rich variety of restaurants and cafes offering delicious international cuisine. Venues where passengers can get a bite to eat or something to drink include Auntie Anne’s, Barcuterie, Belgian Beer Café, Blaze Pizza, Bullritos, Café Adobe, Camden food co., Center Bar, Chili’s Too, Dunkin’ Donuts, La Salsa, Le Grand Comptoir, Panda Express, Republic, Starbucks, Subway, Upper Crust, Urban Crave, Wendy’s, and Zori Bistro. 

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019

William P. Hobby Airport

George Bush Intercontinental Airport is located 37 km from the city center. Also referred to as Houston Airport it serves the Greater Houston area, operating both domestic and international flights. Taxis and buses are the most widely used methods of transportation to get to the airport.

Taxi

Taxis are a convenient method of transportation to get to the airport from the city center. Taxis are easily accessible from the city center. You can also have the hotel you are staying at help arrange a taxi for you. Taxis are equipped with credit card technology so you can pay using cash or credit. Implementing a special 10% discount for elderly passengers is required by law. A taxi from the city center to Houston Airport takes about 30 minutes.

Bus

Another transportation alternative to get to Houston Airport is by bus. Buses are a cheaper alternative when compared to taxis but they do take longer. A bus from the city center to the airport takes over an hour. Buses run more frequently over the weekends due to the increase in the number of passengers over the weekends. Buses drop off passengers at the terminal departures level. For more information on bus routes please visit Houston Bush Intercontinental Airport’s website.   

Rental Car

Renting a car in the city center is another convenient transportation alternative to get to Houston Airport. Renting a car is also a great option to get around in the city during your trip. There are various rental car companies located at the airport, such as Avis, Budget, Hertz, and Enterprise. You can return your rental car vehicle at the Rental Car Center located adjacent to the airport. There is a shuttle service that connects the Rental Car Center and the airport terminals. The shuttles are blue and white and get to the airport terminals in 5 minutes.

Airport Information

George Bush Intercontinental Airport, also referred to as Houston Airport, is located 37 km from downtown Houston. Houston Airport operates passenger services out of 5 terminals that are connected to each other by the TerminaLink train, which is for passengers only, and an underground train, that everyone has access to. Houston Airport offers passengers a variety of services to meet their basic needs and services that could be considered more unique. The airport contains ATMs, free Wi-Fi, charging stations, currency exchange services, vending machines, a lost and found, mail services, restaurants, cafes, bars, and stores. Houston Airport also features shoeshine services and pet relief areas.

Houston Airport aims to provide a relaxing yet fun environment for passengers once they’ve landed or as they wait for their flight. Stores where passengers can go shopping include ATU Duty Free and Dufry Tax & Duty Free stores, Bayou city Travelmart, Americana, Automated Kiosks for Benefit Cosmetics, Best Buy Express, and AT&T, as well as Brooks Brothers, Bluewire, Brookstone, City Point, Corsa Collections, Dylan’s candy Bar, Eddie Bauer, eSavvy, Headphone Hub, Hugo Boss, Johnston & Murphy, and more.

There are also a wide variety of restaurants and cafes offering delicious international cuisine. Venues where passengers can get a bite to eat or something to drink include Auntie Anne’s, Barcuterie, Belgian Beer Café, Blaze Pizza, Bullritos, Café Adobe, Camden food co., Center Bar, Chili’s Too, Dunkin’ Donuts, La Salsa, Le Grand Comptoir, Panda Express, Republic, Starbucks, Subway, Upper Crust, Urban Crave, Wendy’s, and Zori Bistro. 

Last Updated: 22 Dec 2016

Transportation to Austin (Austin Bergstrom Intl.) City Center from Airport

The city center can be reached quite quickly from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. Buses and taxis are the most common means of transport but shuttle services can also be preferred due to their comfort. If you love luxury then there are plenty of limousine rental agencies to choose from. You can also rent a car and just use this as your main method of getting from place to place for your entire trip. If you have any questions then you can get information from the 'Visitors Information Center', which is in the baggage claim area.

Taxi

You can get to the city center in just 15 minutes from the airport by taxi. The lowest fare you can expect is $ 13.10. They can accept a maximum of 4 people and all of them accept card payments.

Shuttle Service

Once you’ve passed the baggage belt no. 1 in the baggage claim area then you’ll see the SuperShuttle table, which is where you can get tickets to make use of the airport shuttle service. The shuttle service vehicles are extremely comfortable and the prices are similar to taxi fares.

Limousine

There are more limousine rental agencies at the airport than what you can count at first glance. If you want to travel in luxury then you can rent a limousine from one of these agencies, but don’t forget that you need to book in advance.  

Car Rental

Once you exit arrivals, use one of the pedestrian walkways to cross the road and follow the ‘Rental Car Facility’ signs. You should find 13 different car rental companies and it’s possible to reach the city center in just 15 minutes in normal traffic conditions by following the TX-71 E motorway.

Bus

You can reach the city directly by taking one of the Capital Metro ‘Airport Downtown’ buses leaving from the terminal exit. You can spot these pretty easily as they are blue with big yellow writing on both sides. The bus reaches the city center in less than 30 minutes and departs every half an hour. The price for a one-way ticket is only $ 1.75. You should pay with exact change. Another alternative for using the bus is to get a passcard. There are convenient spaces in the bus for your luggage.

 

Last Updated: 24 May 2018

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Which airports can I use for Houston-Austin (Austin Bergstrom Intl.) flights?

For Houston-Austin (Austin Bergstrom Intl.) flights, you can use David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport, Ellington Field Airport, George Bush Intercontinental  Airport, William P. Hobby Airport, West Houston Airport as departure airport, and Austin Bergstrom Intl. Airport for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Houston-Austin (Austin Bergstrom Intl.) and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Houston-Austin (Austin Bergstrom Intl.) is 252 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 50 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Houston-Austin (Austin Bergstrom Intl.) flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Houston-Austin (Austin Bergstrom Intl.) flights is Tuesday.

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