Highlands transportation information

StatisticHighlandsTexasNational
Airports (within 30 miles of city center)0 (2)25354
Amtrak train stations (within 30 miles of city center)0 (2)31711
Average one way commute23min26min26min
Workers who carpool13.1%10.6%9.3%
Workers taking public transportation0.0%1.5%5.1%
Workers who walk to work0.5%1.6%2.8%
Working from home0.9%4.3%4.6%

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  • There are 2 airports and 2 Amtrak train stations within 30 miles of the Highlands city center.
  • The average travel time to work in Highlands is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The number of people who take public transportation in Highlands is 100% lower than the national average.
  • The number of people who carpool to work in Highlands is 41% higher than the national average.
  • The number of people who work from home in Highlands is 80% lower than the national average.

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Amtrak stations within 30 miles of Highlands

South Houston
1546 College
South Houston TX 77587
Station Information
  • Located 15.7 miles from Highlands city center
  • Served by a thruway bus, not by a train
  • Has no ticket office
  • Does not handle checked baggage
  • Luggage assistance not available
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • No public restrooms available
  • No food service facilities
  • No automated teller machines available
  • No public transit connection available
  • No public telephones in the station
Houston
902 Washington Ave.
Houston TX 77002
Station Information
  • Located 18.7 miles from Highlands city center
  • This Amtrak station is open
  • Has a ticket office
  • Handles checked baggage
  • Luggage assistance not available
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Public restrooms available
  • Vending machine available
  • No automated teller machines available
  • Public transit connection available
  • Public telephones in the station

Airports within 30 miles of Highlands

Airport NameAirport AddressDistance (miles)City/State
William P. Hobby Airport7800 Airport Blvd16.8Houston, TX
George Bush Intercontinental Airport2800 North Terminal Rd21Houston, TX
Source: The Highlands, TX transportation data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).