There are 6 ways to get from Baton Rouge to Houston by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Baton Rouge to Houston  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Baton Rouge (BTR) to Houston (IAH) BTR - IAH

$171 - $518

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Bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to Houston, Tx 1281 / ...

$17 - $75

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Fly Baton Rouge to Houston Hobby Apt  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Baton Rouge (BTR) to Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) BTR - HOU

$202 - $926

Bus to Lafayette, fly to Houston  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to Lafayette, La
  2. Fly from Lafayette (LFT) to Houston (IAH) LFT - IAH

$163 - $743

Bus, train  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to Lafayette, La 1563 / ...
  2. Take the train from Lafayette Amtrak to Houston Amtrak Sunset Limited

$52 - $136

Drive  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Baton Rouge to Houston 271.2 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Baton Rouge to Houston is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Baton Rouge to Houston is to fly which costs $170 - $550 and takes 2 h 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Baton Rouge, La and arriving at Houston, Tx. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

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The distance between Baton Rouge and Houston is 257 miles. The road distance is 271.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Baton Rouge to Houston without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 55 min and costs $17 - $75.

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It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to get from Baton Rouge to Houston, including transfers.

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Baton Rouge to Houston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Baton Rouge, La station.

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The best way to get from Baton Rouge to Houston is to fly which takes 2 h 34 min and costs $170 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $17 - $75 and takes 4 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from Baton Rouge Airport to Houston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 14 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Baton Rouge to Houston is 271 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 28 min to drive from Baton Rouge to Houston.

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United Airlines offers flights from Baton Rouge Airport to Houston Airport.

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Map of how to get from Baton Rouge to Houston.
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  • Distance: 257.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 34 min

What companies run services between Baton Rouge, LA, USA and Houston, TX, USA?

United Airlines flies from Baton Rouge to Houston every 4 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Baton Rouge to Houston every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 4 h 55 min. Megabus also services this route 5 times a day.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Baton Rouge to Houston
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Lafayette to Houston
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Baton Rouge to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Baton Rouge to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
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 Lafayette Amtrak to Houston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$200 - $290
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 Baton Rouge, La to Lafayette, La
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Baton Rouge, La to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75

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