There are 5 ways to get from Atlanta to Houston by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Houston Hobby Apt  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) ATL - HOU

$114 - $454

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Fly to Houston  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Houston (IAH) ATL - IAH

$54 - $346

3 alternative options

Bus  •  17 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Houston, Tx 1563 / ...

$75 - $200

Bus, train  •  21 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al
  2. Take the train from Birmingham Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  3. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Houston Amtrak

$135 - $366

Drive  •  12 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Atlanta to Houston 797.3 miles

$75 - $120

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Atlanta, Ga and arriving at Houston, Tx. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 h 35 min.

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The distance between Atlanta and Houston is 705 miles. The road distance is 797.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Houston without a car is to bus which takes 17 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 20 min to get from Atlanta to Houston, including transfers.

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Atlanta to Houston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Atlanta, Ga station.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Houston is to fly which takes 4 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 17 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Atlanta Airport to Houston Hobby Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 2 min.

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Atlanta to Houston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Houston, Tx station.

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Houston is 1 h behind Atlanta. It is currently 3:18 PM in Atlanta and 2:18 PM in Houston.

Yes, the driving distance between Atlanta to Houston is 797 miles. It takes approximately 12 h 58 min to drive from Atlanta to Houston.

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  • Distance: 704.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 20 min

What companies run services between Atlanta, GA, USA and Houston, TX, USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and American Airlines fly from Atlanta to Houston hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Atlanta to Houston every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $75 - $200 and the journey takes 17 h 35 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Atlanta to Houston
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Atlanta to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Atlanta to Houston Hobby Apt via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Atlanta to Houston
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Atlanta to Houston
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Train operators
Amtrak

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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Birmingham Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $360
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Houston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $370
Bus operators
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 Atlanta, Ga to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Atlanta Airport to Houston Hobby Apt Airport.

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Book your Atlanta to Houston bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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There are 539+ hotels available in Houston. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Atlanta Airport is to subway which takes 17 min and costs .

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