San Antonio Travel Guide

Flights, Train & Cruise

By plane
San Antonio International Airport . Serves over 30 national and international destinations with non-stop service and many more with one-stop direct service. For destinations, check with individual airlines. Ground transportation from SAT to Downtown available by shuttle ($19 one way per person), by taxi ($25-29 one way, up to 4-6 persons depending on the size of the taxi), or by public bus (Number 5) which stops just outside Terminal B (brings you downtown in about half an hour, for $1.10 exact change and runs approximately every 30 minutes). San Antonio International Airport has completed construction of Terminal B and is currently remodeling Terminal A. Terminal C construction has been postponed until at least 2014.
By train
Amtrak, SAS, 350 Hoefgen St. The Texas Eagle provides service north to Chicago; the Sunset Limited train runs west to Los Angeles and east to New Orleans. Before Hurricane Katrina, the Sunset Limited was a transcontinental route with service to Orlando; currently the route is truncated.
By car

Most visitors to San Antonio arrive by either I-35, I-10, I-37 or US 281. I-10 comes from El Paso to the west and Houston to the east. I-35 comes from Austin to the north and Laredo to the south. May be reached by automobile in about 1 hour from Austin, 4 hour 15 minutes from Dallas/Fort Worth or less than 3 hours from Houston.

By bus
Greyhound, 500 N St Marys St, Downtown. (Across the street from Bill Miller's Parking Lot)
Megabus, . Service from Dallas, Austin, and Houston. Bus stop is located in the parking lot on the south corner of 4th St and Broadway St. Fares from $1 and up.
Autobus Americanos, . Mexican trans-border bus line with services to various points in Mexico. Bus stop is located at 301 Broadway in San Antonio.
Turimex Internacional, . Mexican trans-border bus line with services to various points in Mexico. Bus stop is located at 518 N, Alamo in San Antonio.
Omnibus Mexicanos, . Mexican trans-border bus line with services to various points in Mexico. Bus stop is located at 930 Broadway in San Antonio.
By boat

San Antonio is in the middle of Texas. Therefore, it is not accessible by boat. Although there are many tubing opportunities around San Antonio, thanks to the huge abundance of rivers in the area.

The River Walk, in downtown San Antonio, does offer a River Taxi that shuttles people to hotels, restaurants and shops along its banks.

source: Wikivoyage

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