Kemah travel guide

Kemah Tourism | Kemah Guide

You're Going to Love Kemah

With a population of 1,986, Kemah is a must-see destination in Texas, United States. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Consider staying at least one whole day in Kemah to see all of its attractions.

Where to Eat in Kemah

If you’re looking for affordable options, Landry's Seafood House - Kemah (1 Kemah Boardwalk) and Aquarium - Kemah (#11 Kemah Boardwalk) are great picks.

When to visit Kemah

Kemah in February
Estimated hotel price
$98
1 night at 3-star hotel
Kemah in February
Estimated hotel price
$98
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Kemah

Plane

Although Kemah doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Houston Hobby Airport (HOU), which is located 17 miles from Kemah.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Kemah. The train journey from Kemah to New Orleans takes 9h 18m and costs around $75 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from El Paso, expect to pay about $116 for a 18h 25m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Kemah is to pick up a car rental from Houston, which is about 26 miles from Kemah. You’ll find branches of THT Cars and Easirent, among others, in Houston.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Kemah, including RedCoach, Tornado Bus and Bus. From Austin, the bus ride to Kemah takes 170 miles and will cost you around $55. From San Antonio, the ticket costs about $50 for a journey of 180 miles.

Plane

Although Kemah doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Houston Hobby Airport (HOU), which is located 17 miles from Kemah.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Kemah. The train journey from Kemah to New Orleans takes 9h 18m and costs around $75 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from El Paso, expect to pay about $116 for a 18h 25m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Kemah is to pick up a car rental from Houston, which is about 26 miles from Kemah. You’ll find branches of THT Cars and Easirent, among others, in Houston.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Kemah, including RedCoach, Tornado Bus and Bus. From Austin, the bus ride to Kemah takes 170 miles and will cost you around $55. From San Antonio, the ticket costs about $50 for a journey of 180 miles.

Airlines serving Kemah

Lufthansa
Good (4,689 reviews)
KLM
Good (847 reviews)
SWISS
Good (942 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,742 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,195 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,451 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (473 reviews)
Air France
Good (975 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,601 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,103 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,951 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,370 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (219 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,200 reviews)
Finnair
Good (778 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,169 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (931 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (847 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,916 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
Good (555 reviews)
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Where to stay in popular areas of Kemah

Most booked hotels in Kemah

Boardwalk Inn
3 stars
Excellent (8.5, 687 reviews)
$135+
Quality Inn & Suites Seabrook- NASA- Kemah
2 stars
Excellent (8.3, 466 reviews)
$89+
Hilton Houston NASA Clear Lake
3 stars
Good (7.8, 1030 reviews)
$137+
Kemah Edgewater Hotel
2 stars
Good (7.5, 1086 reviews)
$88+
Scottish Inn & Suites - Kemah Boardwalk
2 stars
Good (7.4, 206 reviews)
$141+
Days Inn by Wyndham Kemah
2 stars
Good (7.2, 641 reviews)
$55+

Renting a car in Kemah

Expect to pay $3.79 per gallon in Kemah (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $45.42 and $60.57. Economy (Class Economy Car or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Kemah, while also 56% cheaper than other types, on average.

Expect to pay $3.79 per gallon in Kemah (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $45.42 and $60.57. Economy (Class Economy Car or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Kemah, while also 56% cheaper than other types, on average.