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Houston to Galveston drive

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Houston to Galveston road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Houston to Galveston. If you're planning a road trip to Galveston, you can research locations to stop along the way. Find the best restaurants, hotels, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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10:00 am  start in Houston
drive for about 20 minutes

10:20 am  Executive Inn & Suites Houston
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 11:20 am
drive for about 13 minutes

11:33 am  Sun Suites Of Hobby Clearlake
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 12:33 pm
drive for about 15 minutes

12:47 pm  Webster
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 1:47 pm
drive for about 16 minutes

2:03 pm  Dickinson (Texas)
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 3:03 pm
drive for about 29 minutes

3:32 pm  Moody Gardens
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 4:32 pm
drive for about 8 minutes

4:41 pm  arrive in Galveston

driving ≈ 1.5 hours

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Houston to Galveston questions

Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Houston, Texas.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.

How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.

Where should I stop along the way?

Executive Inn & Suites Houston
Sun Suites Of Hobby Clearlake
    Space Center Houston  (3 mentions)
Dickinson (Texas)
    Space Center Houston  (3 mentions)
Moody Gardens  (2 mentions)

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Galveston, Texas.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.

Where's the best place to eat in Galveston?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest Fisherman's Wharf, which was mentioned 2 times.

Want to research more popular restaurants in Galveston? Click the blue button below.

What are some things to do in Galveston?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Galveston. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Valerie from Los Angeles asked:
What is your favorite restaurant in Galveston?  (5 answers)

profile  Christopher from asked:
Cruises effected by hurricane  (2 answers)

profile  Paula from asked:
places to stay  (1 answer)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Galveston.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Galveston to Houston drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Houston to Galveston. Or get a full Houston to Galveston flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Houston well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Houston!

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At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 53 miles
driving time of 1 hour, 10 minutes
83 Houston travel answers
16 Galveston travel answers

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