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

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Fly Boston to Houston Hobby Apt  •  6h 14m

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

$84 - $322

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Fly Boston to Houston  •  6h 32m

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

$31 - $304

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Bus to Hartford, fly to Houston  •  9h 17m

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

$159 - $682

Bus via New York  •  40h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to New York
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - 19 Allen St to Atlanta, GA Nyc
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Houston, Tx

$146 - $193

Train, night bus  •  41h 59m

  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 night bus from New Orleans UPT to Downtown Houston

$187 - $342

Bus  •  47h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to New York, Ny
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Atlanta, Ga
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Houston, Tx

$205 - $292

Drive  •  30h 59m

  1. Drive from Boston to Houston 1849.3 miles

$180 - $270

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Houston is to fly which costs $30 - $310 and takes 6h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Houston is to fly which costs $80 - $330 and takes 6h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Houston. However, there are services departing from Boston South Buses and arriving at Houston, Tx via New York, NY - 19 Allen St, Peachtree St Sw @ Trinity Ave Sw and Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40h 31m.

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The distance between Boston and Houston is 1613 miles. The road distance is 1849.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Houston without a car is to bus via New York which takes 40h 31m and costs $140 - $200.

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It takes approximately 6h 14m to get from Boston to Houston, including transfers.

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Boston to Houston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Boston South Buses station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Houston is to fly which takes 6h 14m and costs $80 - $330. Alternatively, you can bus via New York, which costs $140 - $200 and takes 40h 31m.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Houston Hobby Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 10m.

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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: 6h 14m

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

Southwest 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 - 19 Allen St, Atlanta, GA, Peachtree St Sw @ Trinity Ave Sw, and Atlanta, Ga in around 40h 31m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Flights from Boston to Houston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Flights from Boston to Houston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Flights from Hartford to Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Hartford to Houston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Hartford to Houston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 9m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Houston via Covington
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Hartford to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Flights from Hartford to Houston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,500
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Boston to Houston Hobby Apt via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Boston to Houston Hobby Apt via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Boston to Houston Hobby Apt via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Boston to Houston Hobby Apt via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Houston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Boston to Houston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Boston to Houston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Hartford to Houston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Hartford to Houston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from New York Penn Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
30h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Premium
$380 - $550
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Business Seat
$290 - $410
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 New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
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 Boston South Buses to Hartford, Ct
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $24
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $120
Flexible
$120 - $180
Bus from Boston South Buses to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $75
Bus from New York, Ny to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
21h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $130
Flexible
$130 - $200
Lucky Star Bus
Phone
(888) 881-0887 / (617) 269-5468
Email
info@luckystarbus.com
Website
luckystarbus.com
Bus from Boston South Buses to New York
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
luckystarbus.com
Coach Run
Website
coachrun.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
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Night bus from New Orleans UPT to Downtown Houston
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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Houston is 1h behind Boston. It is currently 12:13 AM in Boston and 11:13 PM in Houston.

Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Houston is 1849 miles. It takes approximately 30h 59m to drive from Boston to Houston.

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

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Book your Boston to Houston bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 792+ 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 - $11.

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