Duration 2 days 1h
Distance 1206.4 miles
Average price $203
Frequency 2/week

Trip overview

The train between Raleigh and Houston takes 2 days 1h. The train runs, on average, 2 times per week from Raleigh to Houston. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Raleigh Union Station
  2. Greensboro Amtrak Station
  3. New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  4. Houston
32h 59m
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$167 - $237

Raleigh to Houston train times

Trains run twice a week between Raleigh and Houston. The service departs Raleigh at 17:30 in the afternoon, which arrives into Houston at 18:18. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2 days 1h. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Raleigh station to Houston station. However, there are services departing from Raleigh Union Station and arriving at Houston Amtrak Station via Greensboro Amtrak Station and New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 59m.

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The distance between Raleigh and Houston is 1061 miles. The road distance is 1206.4 miles.

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Raleigh to Houston train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Raleigh Union Station.

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Raleigh to Houston train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Houston Amtrak Station.

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Houston is 1h behind Raleigh. It is currently 9:07 AM in Raleigh and 8:07 AM in Houston.

There are 778+ hotels available in Houston. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Raleigh and Houston?

You can take a train from Raleigh to Houston via Greensboro Amtrak Station and New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal in around 32h 59m.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Raleigh Union Station to Greensboro Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Greensboro Amtrak Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Premium
$310 - $430
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $270
Business Seat
$190 - $270
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Houston Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
9h 18m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Premium
$230 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Seat
$90 - $140

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