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.

Where to Eat in Crystal Beach

If you’re looking for affordable options, Stingaree Restaurant & Bar (1295 N Stingaree Dr) and Steve's Landing (1290 Bay Vue Dr) are great picks.

When to visit Crystal Beach

Crystal Beach in October
Estimated hotel price
$151
1 night at 3-star hotel
Crystal Beach in October
Estimated hotel price
$151
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Crystal Beach

Plane

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.

Train

Amtrak is the most popular train carrier serving Crystal Beach, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Crystal Beach to Lake Charles takes 4h 23m and costs around $94 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from San Antonio, expect to pay about $65 for a 4h 45m trip.

Car

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 Dollar and Thrifty, among others, in Houston.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Crystal Beach, including RedCoach, Tornado Bus and Megabus. From Austin, the bus ride to Crystal Beach takes 274 km and will cost you around $81. From San Antonio, the ticket costs about $81 for a journey of 290 km.

Plane

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.

Train

Amtrak is the most popular train carrier serving Crystal Beach, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Crystal Beach to Lake Charles takes 4h 23m and costs around $94 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from San Antonio, expect to pay about $65 for a 4h 45m trip.

Car

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 Dollar and Thrifty, among others, in Houston.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Crystal Beach, including RedCoach, Tornado Bus and Megabus. From Austin, the bus ride to Crystal Beach takes 274 km and will cost you around $81. From San Antonio, the ticket costs about $81 for a journey of 290 km.

Airports near Crystal Beach

Airlines serving Crystal Beach

Lufthansa
Good (4,685 reviews)
KLM
Good (837 reviews)
SWISS
Good (956 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,654 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,233 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,565 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (484 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,604 reviews)
Air France
Good (985 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,105 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,411 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,994 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,028 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (228 reviews)
Finnair
Good (850 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (933 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,177 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (841 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,786 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
Good (535 reviews)
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Where to stay in Crystal Beach

Average rates range from around $708 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $1,068 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 $1.64 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 $19.64 and $26.18.

Expect to pay $1.64 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 $19.64 and $26.18.