Crystal Beach travel guide

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You're Going to Love Crystal Beach

Crystal Beach is a must-see destination in Texas, United States.

When to visit Crystal Beach

Crystal Beach in December
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Crystal Beach in December
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Crystal Beach


Although Crystal Beach doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Houston Hobby Airport (HOU), which is located 65 km from Crystal Beach.


Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Crystal Beach. The train journey from Crystal Beach to San Antonio takes 4h 45m and costs around $61 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Lafayette, expect to pay about $64 for a 5h 54m trip.


Another option to get to Crystal Beach is to pick up a car hire from Houston, which is about 78 km from Crystal Beach. You’ll find branches of Thrifty and Alamo, among others, in Houston.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Crystal Beach, including Tornado Bus, Greyhound and FlixBus. From San Antonio, the bus ride to Crystal Beach takes 298 km and will cost you around $76. From Dallas, the ticket costs about $101 for a journey of 362 km.

Airports near Crystal Beach

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Where to stay in Crystal Beach

Average rates range from around $692 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $844 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Crystal Beach

Hiring a car in Crystal Beach

Expect to pay $1.68 per litre in Crystal Beach (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $20.05 and $26.73.