Baytown travel guide

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You're Going to Love Baytown

With a population of 71,802, Baytown is a must-see destination in Texas, United States.

Where to Eat in Baytown

If you’re looking for affordable options, Saltgrass Steakhouse - Baytown (4400 E Freeway) and Iguana Joes -Baytown (9030 N Highway 146) are great picks.

When to visit Baytown

Baytown in September
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Baytown in September
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Baytown in July, when the average temperature is 29 °C, and the highest can go up to 34 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 4 °C, with an average temperature of 10 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in May, when precipitation is around 138 mm. In contrast, July is usually the driest month of the year in Baytown, with an average rainfall of 41 mm.

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How to Get to Baytown


Although Baytown doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Houston Hobby Airport (HOU), which is located 31 km from Baytown.


Amtrak is the most popular train carrier serving Baytown, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Baytown to Beaumont takes 2h 30m and costs around $31 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from San Antonio, expect to pay about $61 for a 4h 45m trip.


Another option to get to Baytown is to pick up a car hire from Houston, which is about 38 km from Baytown. You’ll find branches of Thrifty and Alamo, among others, in Houston.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Baytown, including Tornado Bus, Greyhound and Bus. From Austin, the bus ride to Baytown takes 266 km and will cost you around $68. From San Antonio, the ticket costs about $170 for a journey of 338 km.

Airlines serving Baytown

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
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United Airlines
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Qatar Airways
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Austrian Airlines
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Air Canada
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Brussels Airlines
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Singapore Airlines
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Where to stay in Baytown

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Comfort Suites Baytown and Holiday Inn Express & Suites Houston East - Baytown.

Where to stay in popular areas of Baytown

Most booked hotels in Baytown

Comfort Suites Baytown
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
Home2 Suites By Hilton Baytown
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Houston Baytown East
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
Motel 6 Houston - Baytown East
Good (7, Good reviews)
Motel 6-Baytown, Tx - Garth Rd
Okay (5.7, Okay reviews)

Hiring a car in Baytown

Expect to pay $1.67 per litre in Baytown (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $19.99 and $26.66. The most frequently booked car type in Baytown is Compact (Buick Encore or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Nissan Versa or similar) is, on average, 7% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.