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There are 7 ways to get from Arlington to Downtown Houston by bus, car or plane

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Bus Vonlane  •  4h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Dallas, TX to Houston, TX

$143 - $151

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  4h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Grand Prairie to Houston, TX

$41 - $59

5 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  8h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Ft Worth, Tx to Houston, Tx 6493 / ...

$45 - $92

Drive  •  4h 11m

  1. Drive from Arlington to Downtown Houston 258.1 miles

$25 - $40

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Houston  •  2h 30m

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Houston (IAH) DFW - IAH

$134 - $453

Fly Dallas to Houston Hobby Apt  •  2h 38m

  1. Fly from Dallas (DAL) to Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) DAL - HOU

$178 - $346

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Houston Hobby Apt  •  2h 35m

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) DFW - HOU

$135 - $451

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The cheapest way to get from Arlington to Downtown Houston is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Arlington to Downtown Houston is to fly which costs $130 - $460 and takes 2h 30m.

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The distance between Arlington and Downtown Houston is 232 miles. The road distance is 258.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Arlington to Downtown Houston without a car is to bus which takes 4h 11m and costs $140 - $155.

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It takes approximately 4h 11m to get from Arlington to Downtown Houston, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Arlington to Downtown Houston is to bus which takes 4h 11m and costs $140 - $155. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $130 - $460 and takes 2h 30m.

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The quickest flight from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport to Houston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arlington to Downtown Houston is 258 miles. It takes approximately 4h 11m to drive from Arlington to Downtown Houston.

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Boutique Air, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport to Houston Airport.

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There are 591+ hotels available in Downtown Houston. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Arlington to Downtown Houston.
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  • Distance: 231.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 11m

What companies run services between Arlington, TX, USA and Downtown Houston, TX, USA?

Vonlane operates a bus from Arlington to Downtown Houston 4 times a day. Tickets cost $99 and the journey takes 3h 45m. Alternatively, American Airlines, United Airlines and Boutique Air fly from Arlington to Downtown Houston hourly.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Dallas to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Dallas to Houston Hobby Apt via Austin
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Houston
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $450
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Houston
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Houston via Victoria
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $340
Bus operators
Vonlane
Website
vonlane.com
Bus from Dallas, TX to Houston, TX
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$99
Schedules at
vonlane.com
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Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Ft Worth, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75

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The best way to get from Arlington to Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport is to taxi which takes 17m and costs $30 - $40.

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