Georgetown travel guide

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You're Going to Love Georgetown

With a population of 47,400, Georgetown is a must-see destination in Texas, United States.

When to visit Georgetown

Georgetown in November
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Georgetown in November
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Georgetown in July, when the average temperature is 28 °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 3 °C, with an average temperature of 9 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in May, when precipitation is around 110 mm. In contrast, January is usually the driest month of the year in Georgetown, with an average rainfall of 50 mm.

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How to Get to Georgetown


Although Georgetown doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Austin Bergstrom Airport (AUS), which is located 49 km from Georgetown. The shortest flight to Georgetown from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 20h 03m.


Amtrak is the most popular train carrier serving Georgetown, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Georgetown to San Antonio takes 2h 23m and costs around $15 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Dallas, expect to pay about $25 for a 6h 32m trip.


Another option to get to Georgetown is to pick up a car hire from Houston, which is about 242 km from Georgetown. You’ll find branches of Dollar and Thrifty, among others, in Houston.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Georgetown, including Greyhound, Bus and FlixBus. From San Antonio, the bus ride to Georgetown takes 129 km and will cost you around $155. From Houston, the ticket costs about $35 for a journey of 257 km.

Airlines serving Georgetown

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
Good (2,059 reviews)
Air France
Good (820 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,221 reviews)
Qatar Airways
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Air Canada
Good (3,964 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (195 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (723 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
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Etihad Airways
Good (584 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
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Spirit Airlines
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Where to stay in Georgetown

Average rates range from around $429 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $360 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Candlewood Suites Georgetown and Holiday Inn Express & Suites Georgetown.

Where to stay in popular areas of Georgetown

Most booked hotels in Georgetown

Hampton Inn Austin - Round Rock
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
Hyatt Place Austin/Round Rock
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
Hilton Garden Inn Austin/Round Rock
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Round Rock
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
Extended Stay America Suites - Austin - Round Rock - North
Okay (4.9, Okay reviews)
Red Roof Inn Austin - Round Rock
Okay (4.8, Okay reviews)

Hiring a car in Georgetown

Expect to pay $1.85 per litre in Georgetown (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $22.09 and $29.46. The most frequently booked car type in Georgetown is Intermediate (Class Intermediate SUV or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Chevrolet Sonic Sedan or similar) is, on average, 49% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.