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

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Fly Dallas to Houston Hobby Apt  •  2 h 30 min

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

$178 - $346

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  4 h 30 min

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

$41 - $59

5 alternative options

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Houston Hobby Apt  •  2 h 29 min

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

$135 - $451

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Houston  •  2 h 32 min

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

$134 - $453

Bus Vonlane  •  4 h 11 min

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

$143 - $151

Bus Greyhound USA  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Houston, Tx 6491 / ...

$51 - $97

Drive  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Arlington to Downtown Houston 258.1 miles

$25 - $40

Questions & Answers

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 4 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 30 min 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 fly which takes 2 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 11 min.

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The quickest flight from Dallas Airport to Houston Hobby Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Dallas Airport to Houston Hobby Apt Airport.

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There are 536+ hotels available in Downtown Houston. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Arlington to Dallas Airport is to taxi which takes 29 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Arlington to Downtown Houston.
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  • Distance: 231.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 30 min

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

Southwest Airlines flies from Arlington to Downtown Houston hourly. Alternatively, Vonlane operates a bus from Arlington to Downtown Houston 4 times a day. Tickets cost $99 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Dallas to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Dallas to Houston Hobby Apt via Austin
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $450
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Houston
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Houston
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Bus operators
Vonlane
Website
vonlane.com
Bus from Dallas, TX to Houston, TX
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$99
Schedules at
vonlane.com
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vonlane.com
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 Dallas, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70

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