There are 6 ways to get from Boston to Houston Amtrak by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Houston  •  6 h 34 min

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

$123 - $674

Cheapest option

Fly to Houston Hobby Apt  •  6 h 43 min

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

$104 - $572

4 alternative options

Bus  •  42 h 48 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

Bus, Megabus  •  45 h 17 min

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

$144 - $345

Train  •  45 h 21 min

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

$359 - $1,050

Drive  •  30 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Houston Amtrak 1852.6 miles

$180 - $270

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Houston Amtrak is to drive which costs $180 - $270 and takes 30 h 57 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Boston to Houston Amtrak is to fly which costs $120 - $700 and takes 6 h 34 min.

More details

The distance between Boston and Houston Amtrak is 1613 miles. The road distance is 1852.6 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 6 h 34 min to get from Boston to Houston Amtrak, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Houston Amtrak. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA and arriving at Houston, Tx via Newark, Nj and Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 h 48 min.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Boston station to Houston Amtrak. However, there are services departing from Boston South Station Amtrak and arriving at Houston Amtrak via New York Penn Station and New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45 h 21 min.

More details

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

United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Boston to Houston Amtrak hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Houston Amtrak via Newark Penn Station, Newark, Nj, Atlanta, Ga, and Houston, Tx in around 42 h 48 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Houston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Houston via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Boston to Houston Hobby Apt via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Boston to Houston Hobby Apt via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Boston to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Boston to Houston Hobby Apt via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Houston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,500
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 3 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
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
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak 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
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
Schedules at
boltbus.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.

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 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
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
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Atlanta GA
Ave. Duration
21 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.