Huntsville travel guide

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You're Going to Love Huntsville

With a population of 38,548, Huntsville is a must-see destination in Texas, United States.

Where to Eat in Huntsville

If you’re looking for affordable options, 1836 Steakhouse (2641 11th St) and Cafe Texan (1120 Sam Houston Ave) are great picks.

When to visit Huntsville

Huntsville in October
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Huntsville in October
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Huntsville 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 5 °C, with an average temperature of 10 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in June, when precipitation is around 122 mm. In contrast, April is usually the driest month of the year in Huntsville, with an average rainfall of 76 mm.

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How to Get to Huntsville


Although Huntsville doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to College Station Easterwood Field (CLL), which is located 79 km from Huntsville.


Amtrak is the most popular train carrier serving Huntsville, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Huntsville to Lake Charles takes 4h 23m and costs around $39 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from San Antonio, expect to pay about $52 for a 4h 45m trip.


Another option to get to Huntsville is to pick up a car hire from Houston, which is about 109 km from Huntsville. You’ll find branches of Dollar and Hertz, among others, in Houston.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Huntsville, including Greyhound, RedCoach and FlixBus. From Austin, the bus ride to Huntsville takes 266 km and will cost you around $94. From San Antonio, the ticket costs about $86 for a journey of 314 km.

Airlines serving Huntsville

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Where to stay in Huntsville

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Huntsville and Super 8 by Wyndham Huntsville.

Where to stay in popular areas of Huntsville

Hiring a car in Huntsville

Expect to pay $1.86 per litre in Huntsville (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $22.26 and $29.68. Standard (Ford Edge or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Huntsville, while also 46% cheaper than other types, on average.