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There are 9 ways to get from Boston to Houston by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Boston to Houston  •  6h 20m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Houston (IAH) BOS - IAH

$26 - $117

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Fly Boston to Houston Hobby Apt  •  8h 1m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) BOS - HOU

$106 - $187

Bus to Manchester, fly to Houston Hobby Apt  •  9h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
  2. Fly from Manchester (MHT) to Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) MHT - HOU

$241 - $924

Train to Providence, fly to Houston Hobby Apt  •  9h 42m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Providence
  2. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) PVD - HOU

$183 - $822

Train to Providence, fly to Houston  •  9h 47m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Providence
  2. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Houston (IAH) PVD - IAH

$130 - $622

Bus  •  39h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA Oak & Harrison to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - 19 Allen St to Atlanta, GA Nyc
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta to Houston

$122 - $180

Bus, train  •  43h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Boston to Midtown NYC
  2. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  3. Take the bus from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX

$169 - $266

Train  •  45h 55m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall
  2. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  3. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Houston

$219 - $387

Drive  •  30h 55m

  1. Drive from Boston to Houston 1847.6 miles

$180 - $270

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Houston is to fly which costs $25 - $120 and takes 6h 20m.

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The fastest way to get from Boston to Houston is to fly. Taking this option will cost $25 - $120 and takes 6h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Houston. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA Oak & Harrison and arriving at Houston via New York, NY - 19 Allen St and Atlanta. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Boston station to Houston. However, there are services departing from Boston South Station and arriving at Houston via New York Moynihan Train Hall and New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45h 55m.

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The distance between Boston and Houston is 1613 miles. The road distance is 1847.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Houston without a car is to bus which takes 39h 20m and costs $120 - $180.

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It takes approximately 6h 20m to get from Boston to Houston, including transfers.

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Boston to Houston bus services, operated by Coach Run, depart from Boston, MA Oak & Harrison station.

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Boston to Houston train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, depart from Boston South Station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Houston is to fly which takes 6h 20m and costs $25 - $120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $120 - $180 and takes 39h 20m, you could also train, which costs $210 - $390 and takes 45h 55m.

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  • Distance: 1612.8 miles
  • Duration: 6h 20m

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Houston, TX, USA?

JetBlue Airways, United Airlines and five other airlines fly from Boston to Houston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Houston via New York, NY, New York, NY - 19 Allen St, Atlanta, GA, and Atlanta in around 39h 20m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Houston via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Boston to Houston Hobby Apt via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Boston to Houston Hobby Apt via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Boston to Houston Hobby Apt via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Boston to Houston Hobby Apt via Nashville
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Boston to Houston Hobby Apt via Orlando
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Boston to Houston Hobby Apt via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Manchester to Houston Hobby Apt via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Manchester to Houston Hobby Apt via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Manchester to Houston Hobby Apt via Orlando
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Manchester to Houston Hobby Apt via Tampa
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Manchester to Houston Hobby Apt via Baltimore, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Manchester to Houston Hobby Apt via Baltimore, Panama City
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Manchester to Houston Hobby Apt via Baltimore, Nashville
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Manchester to Houston Hobby Apt via Baltimore, Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Providence to Houston Hobby Apt via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Providence to Houston Hobby Apt via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Providence to Houston Hobby Apt via Tampa
Ave. Duration
8h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Providence to Houston Hobby Apt via Orlando
Ave. Duration
7h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Providence to Houston Hobby Apt via Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International
Ave. Duration
8h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Providence to Houston Hobby Apt via Baltimore, Nashville
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Providence to Houston Hobby Apt via Baltimore, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Providence to Houston via Baltimore, New Orleans
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Providence to Houston via Baltimore, Nashville
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Houston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Boston to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Boston to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Providence to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Providence to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Providence to Houston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Providence to Houston via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 33m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Boston to Houston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Boston to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Manchester to Houston Hobby Apt via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Providence to Houston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Providence to Houston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Providence to Houston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Boston to Houston via Newark
Ave. Duration
6h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Boston to Houston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Providence to Houston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Providence to Houston via Newark
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Providence to Houston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Houston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $200
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Providence
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
Train from Boston South Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from South Station to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
MBTA
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Providence
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
30h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Premium
$380 - $550
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Business Seat
$290 - $410
Train from Boston South Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Houston
Ave. Duration
9h 18m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Premium
$230 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Seat
$90 - $140
Bus operators
Boston Express
Phone
1800-639-8080
Email
contact@bostonexpressbus.com
Website
bostonexpressbus.com
Bus from Boston South Buses to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
webstore.bostonexpressbus.com
Coach Run
Website
coachrun.com
Bus from Boston, MA Oak & Harrison to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Schedules at
coachrun.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Bus from New York, NY - 19 Allen St to Atlanta, GA
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Book at
gotobus.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 Atlanta to Houston
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $190
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Boston to Midtown NYC
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Book at
megabus.com

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Houston Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 11m.

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

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Houston is 1h behind Boston. It is currently 2:54 PM in Boston and 1:54 PM in Houston.

Boston to Houston train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Houston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Houston is 1848 miles. It takes approximately 30h 55m to drive from Boston to Houston.

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JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Houston Airport.

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There are 1095+ hotels available in Houston. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 0 min and costs $1 - $13.

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