Duration 2 days 20h
Distance 1566.3 miles
Average price $252
Frequency 2/week

Trip overview

The train between Rochester and Houston takes 2 days 20h. The train runs, on average, 2 times per week from Rochester 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 • 42h 38m

  1. Rochester Amtrak Station
  2. Chicago Union Station
  3. New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  4. Houston
42h 38m
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Rochester to Houston train times

Trains run twice a week between Rochester and Houston. The service departs Rochester at 23:12 at night, which arrives into Houston at 18:18. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2 days 20h. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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Want to know about travelling from Rochester to Houston? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Rochester station to Houston station. However, there are services departing from Rochester Amtrak Station and arriving at Houston Amtrak Station via Chicago Union Station and New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42h 38m.

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The distance between Rochester and Houston is 1355 miles. The road distance is 1566.3 miles.

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

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

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Houston is 1h behind Rochester. It is currently 4:55 PM in Rochester and 3:55 PM in Houston.

There are 791+ hotels available in Houston. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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You can take a train from Rochester to Houston via Chicago Union Station and New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal in around 42h 38m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Train from Rochester Amtrak Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Rochester Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
11h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Premium
$260 - $370
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Seat
$130 - $200
Train from Chicago Union Station to Longview Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
18h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Premium
$300 - $420
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Business Seat
$190 - $270
Train from Chicago Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
19h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Premium
$310 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Seat
$200 - $290
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

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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Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85

About VIA Rail

Train from Rochester to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$20 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
EconomyPlus
$55 - $85
Business
$55 - $80

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