There are 7 ways to get from Boston to Houston by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Boston to Houston  •  6 h 29 min

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

$123 - $674

Cheapest option

Fly Boston to Houston Hobby Apt  •  6 h 34 min

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

$104 - $572

5 alternative options

Bus to Hartford, fly to Houston  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Hartford, Ct
  2. Fly from Hartford (BDL) to Houston (IAH) BDL - IAH

$238 - $1,044

Bus via New York, NY  •  39 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New York
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Atlanta ,GA
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Houston, Tx

$163 - $308

Train, bus  •  42 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  3. Take the bus from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX

$319 - $940

Bus  •  42 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to Newark Penn Station
  2. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Atlanta, Ga
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Houston, Tx

$178 - $447

Drive  •  30 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Houston 1852.3 miles

$180 - $270

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Houston is to drive which costs $180 - $270 and takes 30 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Houston is to fly which costs $120 - $700 and takes 6 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Houston. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA and arriving at Houston, Tx via New York, NY, Pryor Rd Sw@University Ave and Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 h 21 min.

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The distance between Boston and Houston is 1613 miles. The road distance is 1852.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Houston without a car is to bus which takes 39 h 21 min and costs $160 - $310.

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It takes approximately 6 h 29 min to get from Boston to Houston, including transfers.

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Boston to Houston bus services, operated by Lucky Star Bus, depart from Boston, MA station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Houston is to fly which takes 6 h 29 min and costs $120 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $160 - $310 and takes 39 h 21 min.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Houston Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 55 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Boston to Houston.
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  • Distance: 1612.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 29 min

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

United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Boston to Houston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Houston via New York, New York, NY, Atlanta ,GA, Pryor Rd Sw@University Ave, Alabama St @ Peachtree St, and Atlanta, Ga in around 39 h 21 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Houston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Houston via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Hartford to Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Hartford to Houston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Hartford to Houston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Boston to Houston Hobby Apt via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Boston to Houston Hobby Apt via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Boston to Houston Hobby Apt via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Boston to Houston Hobby Apt via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Boston to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Boston to Houston Hobby Apt via Austin
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Houston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Hartford to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Hartford to Houston via Covington
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Houston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,500
Flights from Hartford to Houston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Hartford to Houston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Hartford to Houston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,300
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
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 New York Penn Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
30 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$310 - $450
Business Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Room
$650 - $950
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston, Ma to Hartford, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
Bus from Newark, Nj to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
20 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $210
Lucky Star Bus
Phone
(888) 881-0887 / (617) 269-5468
Email
info@luckystarbus.com
Website
luckystarbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to New York
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
luckystarbus.com
Pandora Bus
Website
pandorabus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Atlanta ,GA
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
pandorabus.com
Book at
search.gotobus.com
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Website
boltbus.com

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Houston is 1 h behind Boston. It is currently 12:42 PM in Boston and 11:42 AM in Houston.

Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Houston is 1852 miles. It takes approximately 30 h 56 min to drive from Boston to Houston.

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American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Houston Airport.

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There are 532+ hotels available in Houston. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs $1 - $20.

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